B-MO in the MO’rning – Another “Double Wide WINS-DAY” is in the books which meant two in a row from your favorite artists all morning long. Got lots of requests on the Kicks 96 Country Club Hotline, which you can call or text in at 601-389-1967 and make requests, answer our Text and Tones Topic Questions and more.
It’s January 26th and on this date back in 1979 that the American television series The Dukes Of Hazzard aired on CBS, starring John Schneider, as Bo Duke; Tom Wopat, as Luke Duke; and Waylon Jennings, as The Balladeer, the show was set in fictional Hazzard County, Georgia with their attractive cousin Daisy. The series which was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners, featured Jennings singing the theme song.
Celebrating birthdays today are Wayne Gretsky, WWE Superstar Sasha Banks and Ellen DeGeneres.
Don’t forget to get in touch with us by calling or texting Happy Birthday to 601-389-1967, just tell us your first and last name and who’s celebrating a birthday (ages are strictly voluntary for anyone over 21, birthdays don’t count after that anyhow lol)
In country music news
Keith Urban is adding more Vegas shows to his spring 2022 performance calendar now that Adele has cleared the way.
Urban has added five shows to his slate of concerts for his Keith Urban Live—Las Vegas residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. He is picking up shows in March and April, filling slots that opened up following Adele’s announcement that she is postponing her own “Weekends With Adele” residency.
Urban’s newly added show dates are set for March 25-26 and 30, as well as April 1-2. The March 25-26 and April 1-2 dates were originally slotted for the “Easy on Me” singer’s residency.
Tickets for Urban’s newly added dates will go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. PT.
Jason Aldean has been named the 2022 recipient of the Country Radio Broadcasters’ Artist Humanitarian Award.
Aldean will accept the honor during the annual Country Radio Seminar, which will be held Feb. 23-25 in Nashville and virtually.
The country star has supported numerous charitable organizations over the course of his career by raising millions of dollars to further their work.
Additionally, Aldean is an advocate for veterans, first responders, children and working class families. After the horrific 2017 shooting at Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas, the superstar funded a six-day triumph-over-tragedy workshop for those who were in attendance and witnessed the shooting massacre, in which 60 people were killed. Aldean was performing onstage when the shooting occurred.
Aldean will be presented the award during CRS Honors on Wednesday, Feb. 23. He will also have the honor of introducing the Country Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2022 inductees.
Jordan Davis shared the origin story behind his new #1 hit, “Buy Dirt,” saying that when co-writer Matt Jenkins pitched the idea, Jordan knew they had to write it:
Jordan Davis and Walker Hayes have a special connection thanks to “Fancy Like”: songwriter Josh Jenkins. Jordan co-wrote his own hit, “Buy Dirt,” with the brother duo of songwriters Josh and Matt Jenkins, along with his own brother, Jacob Davis:
B-MO gets teased a lot from Breck about being the “old man” in the bunch and once Breck found out that B-MO had an old AOL screen name and email, it was open season. B-MO knew he couldn.t have been the only one who had both a AOL screen name and e-mail address, so he asked you to tell him if you have or had a AOL screen name and the phone calls came in!