99.5 WYCD’s Ten Man Jam Heats Up Frozen Detroit Night
Mar14

99.5 WYCD’s Ten Man Jam Heats Up Frozen Detroit Night

The dreary endless days of winter are always made more enjoyable for one night when the annual Ten Man Jam comes to Detroit. Ten artists, two hour and a half acoustic sets, and a sold out crowd made for a solid mid-February night this year as 99.5 WYCD proved again why it is Detroit’s best country station. Shows like this are unique and original because you get all sorts of fans that show up. As a win only show, you know the “front...

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American Idol Alum Josh Gracin Returns With Nothin’ Like Us, Pt. 1
Mar13

American Idol Alum Josh Gracin Returns With Nothin’ Like Us, Pt. 1

Eleven-year-old Josh Gracin was listening to Garth Brooks and George Strait, already saying that country music was the genre that best fit his life. Five years later he performed on the Grand Ole Opry stage as part of a national talent show and recorded a demo album in Nashville. Fast forward to 2003, the now 22-year-old Michigan native auditioned for American Idol’s second season with O-Town’s “All or Nothing.” The Lance Corporal in...

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Lauren Alaina Discovers New Ground With The Road Less Traveled
Jan30

Lauren Alaina Discovers New Ground With The Road Less Traveled

After her initial success as the runner-up on the tenth season of American Idol and growing a dedicated fan base with her first few singles, Lauren Alaina is back with a new album. The collection of songs on her new album, the Road Less Traveled is everything you could want from a female country artist right now. Cover art is not usually something I comment on but this album’s art was incredibly well done. The “hands on hips” power...

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Scotty McCreery Wants “Five More Minutes”
Aug31

Scotty McCreery Wants “Five More Minutes”

In case you haven’t heard Scotty McCreery’s new song “Five More Minutes,” let me fill you in. This song will leave quite an impression. The song starts off remembering the innocent times as a kid. Reminding us it’s the little things in life that mean the most. Bringing us back to our first love and our first heartbreak as we remember a huge staple in our lives — high school football. If you’re anything like me, Friday nights...

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#BreakingTheIce with Jimmie Allen
Aug18

#BreakingTheIce with Jimmie Allen

Delaware native Jimmie Allen prides himself on being an artist, most know him from Season 10 of American Idol. Although he considers himself a country artist, his music also has some pop flare. It’s modern day mainstream at its finest. He has found his niche and people are loving it. Jimmie Allen is certainly one artist to look out for as he brings more diversity to country music. Where are you answering these questions from and...

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