Kenny Chesney: Ready For The Road

Kenny Chesney: Ready For The Road

This week’s co-host is Kenny Chesney, who has two songs in the countdown.  His own Top 10 hit, “Knowing You,” and his award-winning duet with Kelsea Ballerini.  Plus, he previews his Here & Now 2022 Stadum Tour that kicks off next spring. Kenny told Lon that he was actually in Nashville the morning of the CMA Awards: “I…More

Zac Brown Makes A Comeback

Zac Brown Makes A Comeback

This week’s co-host is Zac Brown, back as Lon’s co-host for the first time in 5 years.  A lot has changed in that time, which is partly the reason he calls his new album “The Comeback.”  He told Lon, “It’s the whole world getting to come back together again.  I knew there would be a day…More

St. Jude Honors Lon Helton

St. Jude Honors Lon Helton

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2021) – Industry leaders in the country music community Lon Helton (pictured) and Bill Mayne are the 2021 recipients of the prestigious Randy Owen Angels Among Us Award. The award was presented by Alabama lead-singer and co-founder of Country Cares Randy Owen. Lon Helton, whose radio career began in 1971, has…More

Walker Hayes On “Fancy Like”

Walker Hayes On “Fancy Like”

This week’s co-host is Walker Hayes, who joins Lon for the first time thanks to the success of “Fancy Like.”  Walker says: “I always swing for the fence, I don’t enjoy playing it safe.  Safe just looks boring.”  Walker just got the word that his song is nominated for an American Music Award: “That’s amazing, I’m not…More

2021 CMA Award Winners

2021 CMA Award Winners

NASHVILLE—“The 55th Annual CMA Awards” made a triumphant return to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, delivering an emotional broadcast celebrating the very best in Country Music. Shining a light on a community like no other, Country Music’s Biggest Night™ was filled with groundbreaking performances, heartfelt speeches and surprise wins.   Luke Combs, who performed his brand new single “Doin’ This,” received the night’s top honor of CMA Entertainer of the Year, a first for the artist. Sharing…More

Ryan & Maren Take Chances

Ryan & Maren Take Chances

This week’s co-hosts are Maren Morris & Ryan Hurd.  They were both in the studio, rather than on zoom or some other system. “It feels good to be here.  To be able to see someone’s facial expressions, and not just being on the phone is so helpful!” Maren & Ryan have been married for 3 years,…More

Jason Aldean Big Braves Fan

Jason Aldean Big Braves Fan

Jason Aldean was playing a show in Lexington KY the night the Atlanta Braves advanced to the World Series. He told us he has system to keeping up with his team on a show night. “I’ve learned a lot of things from being on the road, and one of those things I’ve learned is how…More

Old Dominion Is On a Boat

Old Dominion Is On a Boat

This week’s co-hosts are all five members of Old Dominion, and as usual, they sat in the exact same chairs they’ve occupied every time they’ve co-hosted.  Brad Tursi said, “I noticed that, and I thought, if I get here late, I guarantee my seat will be open.”   The guys were here in support of their current hit…More

AUDIO: Lon Helton Wins CMA Award

AUDIO: Lon Helton Wins CMA Award

Click to hear Lon Helton receive a call from Carly Pearce saying he has won the 2021 CMA National Personality of the Year. Then hear the reaction from this week’s co-hosts Lady A.More

Lady A Release New Album

Lady A Release New Album

This week’s co-hosts are the three members of Lady A.  They just wrapped up their summer tour: “We were able to play live every weekend, it was such a gift.  We had a blast.” In addition, they have a new album out on Friday 10/22 called “What A Song Can Do.” “After it looked like we were…More

Jason Aldean’s Fast Moving Hit

Jason Aldean’s Fast Moving Hit

Lon’s co-host this week is Jason Aldean.  He tells Lon he’s amazed by the success of “If I Didn’t Love You,” his duet with Carrie Underwood:  “I think it’s the fastest moving song I’ve ever had.  We felt we had something special, especially with Carrie being on it.  But I don’t think we expected it to move as…More

Reba McEntire Revisits Her Hits

Reba McEntire Revisits Her Hits

Lon’s co-host this week is the legendary Hall of Fame member Reba McEntire.  She is releasing a 3-album set: “Revived, Remixed, Revisited.”  It features a duet with Dolly Parton on Reba’s song “Does He Love You.” Reba explained, “They asked me who was on my wish list, and I said Dolly, and she said yes.  Unfortunately we couldn’t be in…More

Lee Brice’s Great Year

Lee Brice’s Great Year

Lon’s co-host this week is Lee Brice. He’s back in the Top 5 with “Memory I Don’t Mess With.” But this past year, he collected ACM and CMA Awards for his duet with Carly Pearce. He told Lon, “It’s been a good year as far as music and radio. But it’s nice to be back…More

Jameson Rodgers Gets Married

Jameson Rodgers Gets Married

Lon’s co-host this week is Jameson Rodgers.  Or rather, the newly-married Jameson Rodgers! “Yes, i can’t believe she actually showed up to the wedding!  I was expecting her to bail the whole time, but I convinced her to marry me somehow.” Jameson told Lon he met his wife Sarah ten years ago at Nashville’s famous club The Bluebird: “I met…More

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