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Behind the Song: Darius Rucker’s ‘Wagon Wheel’

“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”

01/09/2014

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Behind The Song: Lorde’s ‘Royals’

“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”

01/07/2014

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GRAMMY Gourmet: Josh Homme On His Kinship With Anthony Bourdain

For this installation of GRAMMY Gourmet, we spoke with Homme about his relationship with Bourdain, his favorite recipe (sorry folks, recipe’s secret), and advice for all those aspiring chefs out there.

12/11/2013

The Band Perry

REWIND: The Band Perry Talks ‘Pioneer,’ Blake Shelton And Jason Aldean Discuss ACMs

Kimberly, Neil, and Reid Perry of sibling trio The Band Perry have a big year ahead of them, and it starts right now with the release of their sophomore album Pioneer. The release hit stores today, and the […]

04/03/2013

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Inside The ACM Entertainer Of The Year Nominees: Luke Bryan

There’s no denying that ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Luke Bryan is a “heartthrob” and “dreamy.” But as Radio.com’s panel of music experts notes, he also “appeals to men and women”–the kind of guy who’s “your best […]

04/01/2013

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Behind The Song: Miranda Lambert And Blake Shelton’s ACM-Nominated ‘Over You’

If it wasn’t for a telling comment from Blake Shelton’s father, the ACM Award-nominated song “Over You” might never have been recorded. Written by Blake and his wife Miranda Lambert, the touching song is about the loss of Blake’s brother, who […]

03/28/2013

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(AUDIO) Lightning GM Steve Yzerman Talks About the Hiring of Jon Cooper with Booger and Rich

Late Saturday night Tampa Bay Lightning Head Coach Guy Boucher was informed by GM Steve Yzerman that his services with the team were no longer required. Just days later, the Lightning had found Boucher’s replacement, […]

98.7 The Fan–03/26/2013

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Behind The Song: The Eli Young Band’s ACM-Nominated ‘Even If It Breaks Your Heart’

The Eli Young Band was handed an awesome surprise at last year’s Academy of Country Music Awards, when their hit “Crazy Love” was awarded Song of the Year. And at this year’s ACM Awards, the four bandmates (Mike Eli, Jon […]

03/21/2013

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Behind The Song: Hunter Hayes’ ‘Wanted’ Gets Multiple ACM Award Nominations

Hunter Hayes‘ ACM Award-nominated song “Wanted” began simply as a way to tell a girl he was interested. “‘Wanted’ is very much a love letter. It was written basically just to tell a girl how I felt about […]

03/14/2013

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REWIND: Jason Aldean Remembers ‘1994,’ And Sheryl Crow Takes It ‘Easy’

What was it about Jason Aldean’s new single “1994” that had him falling out of his chair laughing when he first heard it? Check out this week’s Radio.com Rewind to find out. Plus, Sheryl Crow talks about what a delicate U.S. economy and […]

03/13/2013

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