We react to the news about Rascal Flatts announcing their farewell tour. We discuss what we think led to the surprised announcement, when we might see their return, and what they meant to country music in the 20 years they’ve been in our lives.
On Part 2 of The Decade in Country Music Recap, Emily reacts to Aaron’s lists to sum up the last 10 years and as we look to the next decade.
We recap the last decade in country music as we discuss the biggest songs and albums. We chat about Taylor Swift leaving country music, Garth Brooks returning to tour and everything else from bro-country to the new artists that we loved in the 2010s.
This week we preview the 2019 CMA Awards with those who are on the front lines of country music — country radio personalities. We go coast to coast chatting with them about the biggest and most competitive categories of the night.
4:34 — Brent Michaels, KUZZ (Single of the Year)
13:23 — Wyatt Reed, 101.7 The Bull (Song of the Year)
21:21 — Presleigh Webb, 99.9 KTCS (New Artist of the Year)
30:15 — Shelby, Y95 (Vocal Duo of the Year)
34:34 — Justin Fray, 106.3 The Bull (Vocal Group of the Year)
43:58 — Bryan Axelson, Kicks 99 (Album of the Year)
50:25 — McKenzie Benefield, 97.7 Kicker FM (Female Vocalist of the Year)
56:24 — Anthony Donatelli, KFROG (Male Vocalist of the Year)
1:03:14 — Hannah, Y100 (Entertainer of the Year)
It’s been awhile since we chatted on a podcast. We caught up on the new Old Dominion album, all the new songs from the biggest names in country, and previewed a busy month of November for new albums.