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Originally from Mt. Zion, I’ve been in radio 14 years. I’m married to Tom, and have three children. My favorite foods include Mexican, and peanut butter and pickle sandwiches (try it, you’ll like it)! Favorite TV shows include Friends, The Biggest Loser, Friday Night Lights, and The Soup on E. Fever Pitch, and How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days are my favorite movies, and my favorite country stars are Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, and Chris Cagle. GO ILLINI!

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Hunter Hayes performs on the Today Show concert series

Thursday, November 20, 201411/20/2014

Hunter Hayes Cancels St. Louis Show

Ticket refunds are available.

48th Annual ACM Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena inside MGM Grand

Wednesday, November 19, 201411/19/2014

Two Country Artists on People’s Sexiest Men Lists

Actor, Chris Hemsworth, has been named People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive (I personally prefer his brother, Liam Hemsworth).  A couple…

The 2013 CMA Music Festival

Tuesday, November 18, 201411/18/2014

Lady Antebellum To Receive Humanitarian Award

Lady Antebellum will receive the 2015 Artist Humanitarian Award at the Country Radio Seminar in February.  They are being recognized…

Garth Brooks

Monday, November 17, 201411/17/2014

Garth Brooks To Receive Special Award

Garth Brooks is among artists who will receive a Centennial Award from ASCAP tonight at a gala in New York.…

"The Voice" Season 5 Top 12 Red Carpet Event

Friday, November 14, 201411/14/2014

Blake Shelton Inducted Into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Blake Shelton was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame last night.  He was inducted by, Larry Large, a teacher…

Trisha Yearwood

Thursday, November 13, 201411/13/2014

Trisha Yearwood Performing at Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting

Trisha Yearwood will be among artists performing at the lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center.  The annual special,…

American Idol Season 13 finalists party - Arrivals

Wednesday, November 12, 201411/12/2014

Keith Urban Returning to HSN

One year after debuting his guitar line on the Home Shopping Network, Keith Urban will return this weekend to debut…

Screening of NBC's 'The Voice' Season 4 at TCL Chinese Theatre

Tuesday, November 11, 201411/11/2014

Blake Shelton Breaks His Own Record

Watch Scotty McCreery’s tribute to a fallen soldier in his video for The Dash. Faith Hill is heading back to the big screen.

Friday, November 7, 201411/07/2014

CMA Country Christmas Taping Tonight

CMA Country Christmas special will be taped tonight in Nashville.  Jennifer Nettles is hosting the show for the 5th time.…

Luke Bryan

Thursday, November 6, 201411/06/2014

And The Winner Is….

48th Annual CMA Award winners. Trisha Yearwood, Joe Nichols and The Band Perry making an appearance on Nashville.

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Taylor Swift named among world’s greatest leaders in new Fortune poll

Singer Taylor Swift attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York.

Taylor Swift ranks two spots behind Pope Francis in a new Fortune.com poll of the World's Greatest Leaders.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Luke Bryan joins the Chicago White Sox

Luke Bryan poses in the press room with the award for entertainer of the year at the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Luke Bryan joined the Chicago White Sox for spring training in Arizona.

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Jana Kramer defends home state after Madonna criticism

The Academy of Country Music hosts a free all star concert for fans as country music artist Jana Kramer performs at the ACM Fremont Street Experience on Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Las Vegas.

Jana Kramer steps up to defend Michigan after Madonna slammed their home state in interviews.

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‘Empire’ co-stars spark romance rumors

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Are Trai Byers and Grace Gealey more than just coworkers?