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Carrie Underwood Moved to Tears During Surprise Presentation as “Cry Pretty” Certified Platinum

Carrie Underwood Moved to Tears During Surprise Presentation as “Cry Pretty” Certified Platinum

Carrie Underwood was moved to tears during a surprise presentation as her 2018 album, Cry Pretty, was certified Platinum by the RIAA. UMG Nashville CEO Mike Dungan and president Cindy Mabe surprised Carrie with a plaque commemorating her album’s new platinum designation—which represents 1 million units—during her artist interview at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville…MORE

Top 15 Best-Selling  Country Albums of All Time, According to the RIAA

Top 15 Best-Selling Country Albums of All Time, According to the RIAA

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is celebrating its 60th anniversary of honoring music’s best through its Gold and Platinum Awards Program. The RIAA trademarked the Gold record (500,000 units) and formalized the industry practice of presenting awards to artists for music sales achievements, including the Platinum Award (1 million), Multi-Platinum Award (2 million+)…MORE

Brett Young Reaches Platinum Milestone With “In Case You Didn’t Know”

Brett Young Reaches Platinum Milestone With “In Case You Didn’t Know”

Brett Young can add a feather to his cap and some coin to his pockets. His sophomore single, “In Case You Didn’t Know,” has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of 1 million units. Brett is the only country artist to reach the milestone with a song released in 2017. Co-written by Brett,…MORE

Thy Name Is Garth: Only One Country Artist Earned an RIAA-Certified Platinum Album Released in 2016, But Two Others Earned Gold

Thy Name Is Garth: Only One Country Artist Earned an RIAA-Certified Platinum Album Released in 2016, But Two Others Earned Gold

Recording industry trade organization RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) released its final numbers for 2016, and, as you can imagine, it’s good to be Garth. The reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year released a nine-album bundle set at Target in November, and each album has been certified platinum by RIAA for 1 million certified…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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