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Kenny Chesney Thinks He Is #1 For Fun! [Podcast]

Kenny Chesney was recently ranked as the number-one country artist — and number nine overall — on Billboard magazine’s list of the top 25 live performance artists since 1990. It’s quite an accomplishment, placing Kenny in some esteemed company, but Kenny says that the most important thing is that the music he’s made has made a difference in the lives of the people who’ve come to see him play…

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–06/23/2014

Dan + Shay

Dan + Shay Debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart

“It’s a dream come true,” Dan Smyers told about how their music career has been progressing. “It’s unbelievable. It’s an incredible feeling.”


Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash’s ‘Out Among the Stars’ Debuts at No. 1

Johnny Cash’s posthumous ‘Out Among the Stars,’ initially recorded in the 1980s, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart this week.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–04/02/2014

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Billboard Teams Up With Twitter For New Real-Time Charts

The Billboard charts have officially entered the Twitterverse.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–03/27/2014

Brian Kelley (L) and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Cruise’ Is 2013’s Best-Selling Country Single

Florida Georgia Line hit another milestone this past year. The duo’s debut single “Cruise” was the best-selling country single of 2013, according to Nielsen SoundScan. What other records has the song broken?


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Florida Georgia Line Makes Billboard History!

Florida Georgia Line keep topping themselves! The duo has now set the all-time record for the most weeks at Number One on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart, as their mega-hit “Cruise” holds the top spot […]

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–08/02/2013

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Downtown Hoedown Artist Parmalee Rocks The Skies

Downtown Hoedown Artist Parmalee will kick off the “Southwest Airlines Travelin’ Taylor Tour” on May 13 when they perform on their Taylor Guitars at 35,000 feet in the air. The group will perform the midair […]

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/06/2013

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Brad Paisley Tops Country Album Chart, Releases ‘Beat This Summer’ Video

Perhaps the old saying is true, that ‘all publicity is good publicity.’ Because after a week of living under the spotlight for his song “Accidental Racist,” Brad Paisley’s album Wheelhouse (which contains the song) has topped the Billboard Country Albums chart this week. […]


Divorce Papers

A Woman Gets Revenge on Her Cheating Husband With a Giant Billboard

If you find out your husband’s cheating on you, there are two ways you can react. You can curl up into a ball, and cry about how your life is ruined, or you can figure out the best way to publicly humiliate him.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–03/22/2013

Josh Turner

Josh Turner Talks ‘Time Is Love,’ The Most Popular Country Song Of 2012

Though it never reached Number One, Josh Turner’s song “Time Is Love” turned out to the most popular country song of 2012, according to Billboard. First released in January, the song appears on Turner’s latest album Punching Bag. “Time […]