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Dierks Bentley Is Back With New Single, “Gone” [Listen]

Dierks Bentley Is Back With New Single, “Gone” [Listen]

Dierks Bentley is back on country radio with the release of new single, “Gone.” Penned by Nicolle Galyon, Ben Johnson and Niko Moon, “Gone” is Dierks first single on the solo front since the release of “Living” in February 2019. The gritty new tune finds a heartbroken Dierks ghosting family and friends at home as…MORE

Charley Pride to Be Honored With CMA 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

Charley Pride to Be Honored With CMA 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

After more than 50 years as a recording artist, Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career: CMA’s 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. Charley will accept the honor during the 54th CMA Awards on Nov. 11 in Nashville. The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award was established to…MORE

Maddie & Tae Are Rolling Into the Holiday Season With New EP, “We Need Christmas”

Maddie & Tae Are Rolling Into the Holiday Season With New EP, “We Need Christmas”

Maddie & Tae will release a new holiday EP, We Need Christmas, on Oct. 23. The six-song project includes two original tunes, “Merry Married Christmas” and the title track, as well as four holiday standards: “This Christmas,” “Holly Jolly Christmas,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” “We are so proud…MORE

Watch Maren Morris Perform “To Hell & Back” at CMT Music Awards

Watch Maren Morris Perform “To Hell & Back” at CMT Music Awards

Maren Morris delivered a stirring rendition of her single, “To Hell & Back,” as part of the CMT Music Awards on Oct. 21. Maren’s performance was recorded in Ashland City, Tenn., about 25 miles northwest of Nashville. Penned by Maren, Jessie Jo Dillon and Laura Veltz, “To Hell & Back” is currently No. 37 on…MORE

Carrie Underwood Continues Reign as the Most Decorated Artist in CMT Awards History

Carrie Underwood Continues Reign as the Most Decorated Artist in CMT Awards History

Carrie Underwood continued her reign as the most decorated artist in CMT Music Awards history on Oct. 21. Carrie picked up two fan-voted trophies at the 2020 CMT Music Awards to extend her career total to 22. In addition to winning Female Video of the Year for “Drinking Alone,” Carrie’s clip copped the night’s most…MORE

Hurt Hand Forces Garth Brooks to Reschedule Preview of His New Album to Oct. 26

Hurt Hand Forces Garth Brooks to Reschedule Preview of His New Album to Oct. 26

Garth Brooks had planned to give fans a live interactive preview of his upcoming album, Fun, on TalkShopLive and GarthBrooks.com on Oct. 21, however, a hand injury forced the G-man to reschedule the event to Oct. 26. Garth injured a couple of digits on his left hand while working on his farm. “I kept trying—all…MORE

The Winners: 2020 CMT Music Awards

The Winners: 2020 CMT Music Awards

We’ll be posting all of the winners from the 2020 CMT Music Awards as they are announced. The show begins on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. CT on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop or TV Land. Duo Video of the Year Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists Brothers Osborne –…MORE

Watch Miranda Lambert’s New Video for “Settling Down” Starring Her Husband

Watch Miranda Lambert’s New Video for “Settling Down” Starring Her Husband

Miranda Lambert released a new video for her current single, “Settling Down,” on Oct. 21. The new clip features her husband, Brendan McLoughlin, as her love interest. Penned by Miranda, Luke Dick and Natalie Hemby, “Settling Down” is featured on Miranda’s 2019 album, Wildcard. The mid-tempo tune is currently No. 40 on the Billboard Country…MORE

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Dave Daniels

Dave Daniels

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Small Market Personality! It’s a great honor to be recognized for the work we do on air and around our community. We have only been here a short time in Ventura County, taking up residence in Camarillo. My wife and I are starting to find our favorite places to…

Dakota

Dakota

Well, hello there! I’m so excited to hang out with you Monday through Friday from 10am to 3pm. My life is busy as I balance two jobs with getting a master’s degree in Journalism but being busy keeps me out of trouble. I’ve been lucky enough to work as a radio DJ in Bakersfield, Los…

Chad Taylor

Chad Taylor

Get the most out of your ride home from work with Chad Taylor!

Nights With Elaina

Nights With Elaina

California native, Elaina D. Smith has become one of the strongest female presences on Country Radio. While working at Entertainment Tonight and The Insider in L.A., Elaina found her true passion when she got an opportunity to work with the wildly popular Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw morning show. Elaina caught the radio “bug” and never…

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