Martina McBride with E&L

Martina McBride’s “Everlasting” Hits #1 On Country Charts! [Podcast Interview]

When Martina McBride decided to record a new album of classic cover songs, I think she should have included ole’ blue eyes Frank Sinatra’s “My Way,” because that is exactly what she did with her brand new CD “Everlasting!” And to those who may have thought: “What is she thinking recording non-country songs?” HA-HA! She was crazy like a fox whose latest CD shot right up to the #1 spot on the country charts too! Check out the track listing and Edwards & Lee’s recent interview with the lovely songbird right here…

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–20 hours ago

Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal

Optimism & Pessimism Both Biological?

Do you struggle to look on the bright side of life? If so, the next time someone tells you to cheer up, you can tell them it’s not your fault you’re grumpy.
Scientists have discovered that the ability to stay positive when times get tough may be hardwired in the brain. Do you think this is true, that you were born ‘optimistic’ or ‘pessimistic?’

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–20 hours ago

Big Kenny (L) and John Rich of Big & Rich

WYCD Hoedown Artists Big & Rich Feed Off Energy Of Detroit Fans! [Interview]

There have been many ‘memorable moments’ from our WYCD Downtown Hoedown’s in years past, but one that sticks out most in my mind was back in I believe 2006 when Big & Rich took the stage and brought out Kid Rock to kick it up even a notch further! John Rich & Big Kenny tell Edwards & Lee that when they return this year on Sunday June 1st, they plan to ‘shred it’ and listen here as they explain how they seriously feed off the ‘special energy’ of their Detroit fans!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–04/21/2014


Time To Clean Out Your Closet?

If you have a shameful amount of clothing gathering dust in your closet, take heart – you’re not alone. According to a new survey of women aged 18 and over, the average woman owns $550 of unworn clothing. So how many things in your closet still have the tags on them, and is it time to clean out the closet?

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–04/21/2014

Kip Moore with E&L

Kip Moore Changes It Up With Latest Single “Dirt Road”

Kip Moore likes to change it up when it comes to his music, and his new album will be completely different than his debut Up All Night. Moore’s new single “Dirt Road” is about his […]


'Princess' Priscilla

Do Your Treat Your Pet Like A ‘Human’ Family Member?

You might think of cats and dogs as merely faithful companions but research shows that we are starting to treat them more and more like humans.I’m not gonna lie, I treat my three dogs like ‘family’ and they really are like my ‘furry kids!’ I used to dress them up for Halloween, mostly to see the joyful reaction the kiddies who were trick-or-treating, but I could tell that Priscilla pictured here in her Princess costume hated it, so I stopped doing it!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–04/18/2014

Jerrod Neimann with E&L

Jerrod Niemann Wishes He Could ‘Cut & Paste’ Detroit Fans In Every Audience! [Interview]

Congrats in order to Jerrod Neimann with his latest single “Drink To That All Night” hitting No. 1 this week on Billboard’s country airplay chart! Jerrod says he is looking forward to returning to the Royal Oak Music Theater on April 26th and explained to Edwards & Lee why his Detroit fans are truly the best. Listen to Neimann describe why “he wishes he could ‘cut & paste an audience” like Detroiter’s at every show!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–04/17/2014

Scotty McCreery with E&L

Scotty McCreery Voted ‘Country’s Sexiest Male Artist!’

The fans have cast their votes and surprise-surprise! Luke Bryan did not win the ‘fan vote’ in the Taste of Country ‘March Man-ness Sexiest Male Artist’ contest, it was 20-year-old Scotty McCreery who beat out a slew of hunks to win the title with 56% of the votes!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–04/16/2014

Vista Maria kids

Local Kids Who Need Loving Foster Families!!

Did you know that there are over 23,000 children are in the foster care system and 14,000 are right here in southeast Michigan? If you have room in your heart and home to take in one or more of these kids and give them the loving environment that ALL kids NEED, please consider becoming a foster parent! Vista Maria in Dearborn Heights is looking for those special people who can and will provide a loving home to kids in need right now!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–04/16/2014

Brantley Gilbert

Tough Guy Brantley Gilbert Admits His ‘Three Biggest Fears’

At first glance, Brantley Gilbert looks like a pretty tough guy, with all his tattoos and piercings, so you might think there isn’t much that scares him. I guess it’s good for me that he is not afraid of creepy stalker fans like me, who follow him up to his hotel room! BTW….just to set the record straight, that was purely coincidental as we were both staying on the same floor at the MGM in Las Vegas! LOL!! But there seriously are 3 things that Gilbert admits that he is afraid of!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–04/15/2014