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Thomas Rhett (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Thomas Rhett Is A Daddy’s Boy

“Me and dad are very close. But we are the weirdest father/son that you ever met.” That’s how Thomas Rhett describes his relationship with dad, Rhett Akins. Rhett (born Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr.) sat down [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/15/2014

Chase Rice (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Chase Rice says Take it or Leave it: “Bro Country” is his Kind of Country

As a college football linebacker for the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chase Rice left a lot of marks on opposing players. Now, he’s leaving his mark on country music. Chase is one of [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/09/2014

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Brett Eldredge Gets Piggy With It

Sometimes, if something seems impossible, people will say “it’ll happen when pigs fly.”  Early in his career, Brett Eldredge may have thought that a time or two about a successful music career as he performed [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/08/2014

Gary Allan at the KNCI table for 2014 ACM awards broadcast (Photo Courtesy of Tom Mailey)

Gary Allan Does Not Want Your Opinion

Gary Allan has always been a bit of a country music outsider. Maybe it’s his west coast roots, some sort of independent surfer-dude streak (he keeps several boards at the home of a buddy in [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/07/2014

Brantley Gilbert

Whether Plunging Into An Icy River or Gambling, Brantley Gilbert Gets Soaked

For a guy who lost, um, his backside at the roulette wheel the night before, Brantley Gilbert was in a surprisingly great mood when he sat down at KNCI’s table during ACM week. Hear how [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/06/2014

Photo Courtesy of KNCI's Tom Mailey

Kix, Luke and Blake Talk About Merle

Country legend Merle Haggard will be honored tonight at the Academy of Country Music Awards. The Bakersfield native, who now makes his home near Lake Shasta in Northern California, has influenced generations of musical artists [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/06/2014

Toby Keith and daugher Krystal Keith

Toby Keith’s Daughter Krystal Talks About Her Dad, Tornadoes, and Bouncing Back

When Toby Keith’s hometown of Monroe, Oklahoma was torn apart last May by a monster tornado that left over 50 dead, it seemed from the outside that recovery from such devastation might be impossible. But [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/06/2014

Cassadee Pope

Cassadee Pope Talks Songwriting

Fresh off her live performance the night before in downtown Las Vegas, Cassadee Pope sat down with KNCI at the ACM broadcast table and talked about her new single, “I Wish I Could Break Your [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/06/2014

Sheryl Crow at the ACM broadcast with KNCI

Sheryl Crow Wants Bra Country Not Bro Country

Sheryl Crow found herself in a bit of controversy recently when she tweeted that it would be nice to hear a few more female artists on country radio these days. An ACM nominee (for female [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/06/2014

Photo Courtesy of KNCI

New Martina Is Old School

Martina McBride’s newest album takes her back to the old days of R&B and rock. “Everlasting” comes out April 8th and features Martina’s interpretation of such all-time classics as Suspicious Minds and If You Don’t [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–04/06/2014