Get Real with Caroline Hobby

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Caroline Hobby got her start in the Country Music scene as a member of the trio Stealing Angels. She then competed and was a finalist twice on CBS’s “The Amazing Race,” and now is an Entertainment Host and Correspondent.  Each week on the podcast, Caroline sits down and talks to the wives of your favorite country artists. In every episode, she gives you an inside look of what it’s like to be married to Luke Bryan, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Dan and Shay and more!  Being married to front man Michael Hobby of chart topping band A Thousand Horses, she really is able to connect on a personal, soul level with the stories of her guests. She also sits down with female entrepreneurs, influencers and all sorts of fascinating ladies! It’s honest women... honest talk!

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Caitlyn Smith: Hit Songwriter, mother, wife and visionary talks about the power of visualization and going with the flow plus her deeply inspired new music.
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Caitlyn is a musical, mystical being. Talking to her feels like a river; she flows; she moves with the current and waves of her life with ease and grace. She’s written for artists from Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers (“You Can’t Make Old Friends”) and Garth Brooks to Meghan Trainor & John Legend (“Like I’m Gonna Lose You”) and James Bay. She just released her sophomore album “Supernova.” The title track was inspired by life moving by so quickly and watching her two young sons grow up before her eyes, and it’s a reminder to all of us to fully live in each moment. She talks to me a lot about how she uses visualization to create a creative life she loves. Caitlyn is a such special soul.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 01, 2020
Kathy Thomas: Founder of first all women co-working space in Nashville, Collective 615.
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Kathy grew up the baby of 6 kids to an abusive father who controlled her mother’s very move. It shaped her into knowing she would never let herself rely on a man and would always be able to stand on “her own two feet.” That led her to climbing the ladder in the corporate world where she became very successful. But when her father passed she realized she wanted more for her life than just career and financial success. She wanted love and a family and a career that fueled her passion. So she quit corporate and started her photography business. She met Rob soon after and they had precious Stella. When they moved to Nashville for Rob’s job, Kathy quickly realized there was no co-workspace for women. She leveraged everything they had and opened Collective 615. Kathy shares with me how she walks through fear, choosing to stay and love your marriage, the important lessons she’s learned from parenthood, and why she has been blessed by quarantine. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 29, 2020
Introducing 'Katie's Crib Season 3'
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Katie Lowes, famously known for her role as Quinn Perkins on Scandal, is back with a third season of Katie’s Crib! An array of knowledgeable experts and engaging guests offer experiences and perspective to help parents navigate taking care of their kids and themselves – even in the most trying times.  Katie's Crib is a partnership between iHeartRadio and Shondaland, and Season 3 is available now. Listen here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 27, 2020
Sara Evans: superstar singer gives me epic marriage and motherhood advice & talks about life on the road w kids plus her newest album “Copy That.”
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Sara is the total package. Stunning, Unbelievably talented, Incredible mother and devoted wife, God fearing woman. Sara knows who she is and what matters to her. She doesn’t try to hide what’s important, where she stands, and she knows her priorities and is unapologetic about them. When we started talking, she was so down to earth and relatable that it felt like I was just talking to an old friend, not a top selling female country artist. We talked about how her game-changing debut album “Born to Fly” is celebrating 20 years. Her latest album “Copy That” is out now and it features her favorite classic songs, remade Sara Evans style. I think my favorite part of the interview was her talking about life on the road w babies and kids. She never asked permission to include her family in everything she has done. She just brought them along and made it work. I love that. So many times, especially as women, we feel like we can’t do it all at the same time, but Sara is a perfect example that you can have a happy marriage, beautiful children, and a thriving career all at once. This episode is packed with wisdom and truth bombs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 25, 2020
Mid-Week Friend Chat:Jackie Tigue.
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Jackie is one of my besties. We met at a Hot Yoga class and hit it off immediately a few years ago. We are both Texas girls, so there’s also that 🙌🏻👏🏼. I love Jackie for so many reasons. A big one being she trusts her intuition and isn’t scared to take huge leaps with her life. Like moving to NYC right after college to live w a family and be their personal assistant after only meeting them once. That takes major guts! We talk about her journey and how life so often takes you places you never can dream of if you just let it happen and don’t resist. Jackie now works at iHeart Artist Relations and told me how important it was to be passionate about the music and the artists, not just see it as a job. Then we reminisced about how the first time she went to the BlueBird cafe Garth Brooks made a surprise appearance. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 21, 2020
Dennis Quaid on starting a podcast, lessons from “Hollywood Jail,” and how we could be in a spiritual awakening right now.
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Dennis Quaid does it all. First off he’s a Hollywood superstar. He’s a badass singer and musician. Also on his resume: he’s a jet pilot, has golfed with Presidents, and is a doting father. Dennis has so much wisdom from all of the incredible life that he has lived. He just launched a new podcast “The Dennissance” where he interviews all of his famous friends and has honest, real conversations talking about everything outside of what they are known for professionally. Dennis and I chatted about what he’s learned from being in “Hollywood jail,” who’s on his bucket list to interview, and why he thinks the world is in the middle of a spiritual awakening. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 18, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Wynne Elder
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I have one of my best childhood/lifelong friends joining me on this episode. Wynne was the reason I started my podcast 4 years ago! I was having a breakdown about what to do in life, and Wynne was the most famous blogger that I knew (wynneelder.com), so I called her and asked her for advice. She told me to start a podcast before podcasts were all the rage! So thank you Wynne! We talk about her journey to motherhood, infertility, miscarriage, how God put a burning fire in her heart to adopt.  We talk about how she and her hubs adopted 2 kids, Asher and Camp, at the same time from Africa when they were 8 months old. We then talk about in vitro and her finally getting pregnant and having her daughter Rivers. She is now pregnant w their last embryo and due in October. Rivers and this new baby girl were conceived together at the same time, frozen together for years, and now will be living together 3 years apart in age this fall. What an incredible journey she has been on! She is completely led by God and it is amazing to hear how her life has unfolded. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 14, 2020
Sarah Buxton: Hit songwriter talks about her artist journey, learning to love Taylor Swift, and what she’s learned from marriage and motherhood.
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Sarah is a wild spirit. She feels like an Indian Paintbrush blowing in the wind. Beautiful. Colorful. Wild. Passionate. She moves from the soul. She can’t be tamed yet she’s super grounded. She’s one of the best vocalists and artists the town of Nashville has ever seen. She’s also written hits like “Stupid Boy” for Keith Urban and “Dayum Baby” for Florida Georgia Line. Sarah and I get so intimate on this episode. We talk about the bidding war that multiple labels had over her to sign her a decade ago, and how frustrating it was to never have one of her artist singles take off at radio when she knew that music was her destiny. But we also talk about the peace she feels in her life right now. She understands the magic and mystery of life and completely embraces it. She’s on the ride of life at full speed and she is in it to win it while enjoying the view. Tune in now to have your soul rocked. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 11, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Betsy Hobby (my sis-in-law).
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I have always been in awe of Betsy. First off she’s a knockout. Then you learn she runs a nationwide glass company, United Glass Services. Then you learn she’s the mother of 5 kids. Then you find out she has lived with type 1 diabetes since she was 17. Then you realize that she is 1 of 13 kids and was raised to grow and hunt her own food and be totally self sufficient, living off their land and animals for a large part of their food as a child. Then she tells you she was a single mom of 2 boys under 3 when she was in her early 20’s. Finally you show up at her house, where she lives with her husband Landon (my hubby’s brother) and it’s paradise. 5 acres, a pool, 4 wheelers, bikes, a pond, chickens, rabbits, dogs, and so much life and love happening around you that can’t help but feel so good and alive and just “in it.” She’s built an incredible life. Betsy is not a victim ever. She takes every experience and turns it into a launching pad. I love this conversation so much and I am so inspired by my sis-in law. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 07, 2020
Lauren Popoff: Wife of Jeremy Popoff from hit band LIT.
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Lauren is one of the most fun, energetic, beautiful people I know. She never holds onto grudges. She always finds the light and the good time, no matter how dark a situation can be. If there’s a gathering of friends (pre-corona), Lauren will be the one to crank up the jams and start a dance party. I consider that one of her most spectacular gifts. Some people hold onto what’s wrong with the world and their lives, others hold onto what’s right with the world and their lives. Lauren holds onto what’s right. We talk about her amazing relationship with her stepson Jake and Jeremy’s ex-wife Michelle; they all love each other and respect each other so much, they share every holiday together. We talk about how she coped with losing her father, what she’s learned from growing her thriving business with MONET (amazing natural hair products), how Jeremy pulled off a surprise wedding for her and what road life is like with him, plus why fear doesn’t run her show. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 04, 2020
Mid-Week Mom & Dad Chat: By popular demand I have my hubby Michael Hobby back on!
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The hubs and I get downnnnn and intimate on this podcast. We talk about the difference between sex and making love, each other’s hall passes, why you have to persevere and not take things personal, the importance of not burning bridges, what we both are learning from quarantine, why he knows crying is important to me and supports it, and how it is absolutely 100% necessary to be honest and communicate with your partner and not expect them to read your mind. This absolutely may be one of my favorite, most personal convos we have ever had. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 30, 2020
Cassie DiLaura: Entertainment Tonight Online Host talks perseverance, her faith in God (and her mama)and what it feels like to live your dream.
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At 27 years old, Cassie has already established herself as a top entertainment host in the industry. It is no fluke that she is working for ET and interviewing all the A List stars from Garth Brooks to The Jonas Brothers. She went to college and studied journalism and immediately hit the pavement hustling and honing her craft as an entertainment reporter at several news outlets until landing her dream job at Entertainment Tonight recently. But it has not been an easy road. Cassie got choked up when she talked about the sacrifices she has made pursuing this dream, including rarely seeing her family and putting her love life on hold. But she has no complaints and is super grateful for all she has accomplished and the life she lives. She loves her mama more than anything, lets God guide her life, and wants to use her platform to change the world for the better. She’s not just completely stunning on the outside, but truly her heart is pure gold. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 27, 2020
Mid-Week Mom (Bestie) Chat: Bri Lundeen.
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This week I zoom interview w my bestie Bri Lundeen. We are very close friends and have shared tons of memories together from her dressing as Dolly Parton on Halloween and getting kicked out of ACME downtown (it’s not what you think but it’s epic!) and now raising baby girls together. Bri and I both struggle w anxiety so we talk about tricks to help ease that. We talk about our experience as first time moms, why we need our friends, everything you must know but they don’t tell you about labor.... it’s so good. I love how Bri takes the time to figure out what she wants and connects with, then she commits full heartedly! Very inspiring! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 23, 2020
Ruthie Lindsey: Author and Motivational Speaker
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At seventeen years old, Ruthie was hit by an ambulance outside of a gas station in rural Louisiana. She broke her neck, punctured her lungs, and ruptured her spleen. Doctors performed a spinal cord fusion using wire and miraculously, she walked out of the hospital within a month. I sat down and talked with Ruthie (before #quarantine) all about how her life unfolded after the accident. We talk about marriage and divorce, the passing of her father and living with unbearable chronic pain that left her depressed, addicted to painkillers, and bedridden. Ruthie just released her memoir “There I Am, from Hopeless to Healing,” empowering others to find purpose in their pain, to look for beauty in the midst of their brokenness. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 20, 2020
Mid-Week Kid Chat: Genevieve Powers (my 9 yr old niece).
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This week’s episode is pretty cool. I sit down and chat it up w my 9 year old niece. We have been in quarantine together for the past month and it has been really special to live with her and see how her mind works. She is so thoughtful, kind, smart, talented, curious and a lover and adventure, her family and being a lil mama to baby Sunny. She talks about what love, being brave and success mean to her. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 16, 2020
Introducing: The Way We Live Now an iHeartRadio Original Podcast
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We can’t gather. We can’t hold each other close. We can’t break bread. Whether we’re alone or with our families, our daily lives have been upended. On her new podcast The Way We Live Now, bestselling author and Family Secrets host Dani Shapiro has searching, intimate conversations with people from all walks of life about how they’re coping — and managing to stay connected. Mark your calendar: Follow and subscribe at https://ihr.fm/3cknLwb or wherever you get your podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 15, 2020
Laura Lea: Holistic Chef share on overcoming anxiety and trusting the voice within.
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Laura Lea makes cooking easy, healthy and family friendly. She has already published one cookbook “Laura Lea Balanced,” and has a brand new one out now called “Simply Laura Lea.” Laura shares with me her journey and how she found her love for cooking. After she graduated college she moved to NYC and found herself in a corporate job that was crushing her soul and leaving her feeling anxious. After listening to her heart, she took a leap of faith and got certified to become a holistic chef. In this interview Laura breaks down how her guy has always guided her and why it is so important to take a leap of faith and make a move towards happiness when you feel stuck. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 13, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Catherine Powers.
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This week I curl up on the bed with my beautiful, smart, wise and steadfast sister. We have been quarantining in Texas together on our family farm, and it has truly been an amazing opportunity to share life together w our husbands and daughters these past couple weeks. Seeing Sunny look up to and love her older cousin Genevieve has been Precious. And G is a lil mama. Cat has always been my safe place. She is the person who always knows what is the right next thing to do. She is morally so good and pure. She wants her people to be happy. She wants to be happy. She is incredible at problem solving and making stuff happen, like super fast. She has done a lot of work on herself to become her best self so she can live her best life and bless all those around her. One of my favorite mottos that she lives by is “if it’s not a hell yes, it’s a no.” Cat is super intentional about putting family first and making life fun. She always is deeply rooted in her faith and that is her guiding light. She talks about why telling the truth to your children about everything is so important as well as how she keeps a happy home. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 09, 2020
RaeLynn: Standout Star from Season 2 “The Voice” shares her journey from overnight fame to navigating 3 record deals and why she’s happier than ever.
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I video chat with RaeLynn and talk all about this crazy time we are in being quarantined due to the corona virus. RaeLynn is a sparkling unicorn of rainbow confetti that brightens every room she’s in. She is the life of every party. And she’s incredibly talented. After being on “Team Blake” and impacting America with her twang, charm and talent on “The Voice,” Raelynn’s music career exploded like a firework! She had a hit song immediately with “God Made Girls,” and was touring with every superstar from Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, to Rascal Flatts. We talk about her rise to fame and how she has navigated the highs and lows of the music industry at a very young age. She is now signed to Florida Georgia Line’s record label and feels more freedom than ever to create the music she feels like she was put on this earth to make. We chat about her husband and how they have been sweethearts for years. God is the guiding force in her life and how she shares with me how He leads the way in all that she does. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 06, 2020
Mid-Week Mom (& Dad) Chat: Willie Powers.
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I interview my bro-in-law in this episode. He grew up 1 of 6 siblings and talks about his ranch-living mentality, why he chooses happiness everyday, and how marriage and fatherhood has changed him for the better. He and I have become true siblings and he’s watched me grow up the past 14 years through guy drama, breakdowns, and everything in between. We laugh HARD about funny stories and travels we have experienced together from Running with the Bulls in Spain, hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru, The Milford Track in New Zealand. Willie is such a happy guy with a great perspective on how to live a happy life. Tune in now! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 02, 2020
Liz Mace: What it’s like to have the #coronavirus.
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Liz is a powerful social media influencer. She and her twin sister Megan (their channel is Megan & Liz), have over a million YouTube subscribers. Liz is the only personal friend I know that has tested positive for COVID19. Liz shares her journey with me. What her symptoms were, how she got tested, her recovery and her hope for us a nation once we come out of this unknown, confusing scary time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 30, 2020
Mid Week Mom Chat: Joanne Jarrett.
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Joanne is a family physician turned stay-at-home mom, writer, and cozy clothes designer. After she published a story about getting stuck in a dress at Dillard’s, thinking she was the first and only one this had ever happened to, and getting SO many responses that a similar thing had happened to so many other people, she decided that we NEED to be telling each other these stories! So she launched her podcast “FANCY FREE.” We laughed so hard during this episode. Joanne also gave great advice on navigating COVID19 with children and why faith is so important. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 26, 2020
Marley Sherwood: Gorgeous CMT host talks Corona virus and what she and her new hubby are doing during lockdown.
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Marley is a knockout. She is a badass host on CMT, full of knowledge and charm. She has a great no drama-let-it-go mentality for life that truly makes her a joy and pleasure to be around. And she can drink beer like the boys. Basically she’s a perfect 10. We talk about how she and her new hubs have been adjusting to married life-living together after only doing long distance for years. She shares the marriage book their reading and tips for how they communicate effectively. They also have been on #corona #lockdown for 2 weeks already (she lives in Seattle), and she gives us a glimpse into what’s heading our way... We also talk #Royals and her take on Harry and Megan and William and Kate. It’s a GREAT interview. Tune in now. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 23, 2020
Mid-Week Mom (& Dad) Chat Podcast: WOOOHOOO I finally got Michael to come on my podcast!
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The hubs and I talk all about it all! How we met, peet peeves, what we love the most about each other, how much sex makes a healthy marriage, his personal marriage advice, communication and grace with each other, navigating the #coronavirus and being quarantined, all his emotions as a new dad and advice for new dads. Plus how he is balancing touring and being home w a baby. This podcast is FUN, informative and gives you a peek into our reality together. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 19, 2020
Kelli Haywood : Boss lady and wife to Dave from Lady Antebellum talks about her journey of climbing the ladder in the Music Industry and finding balance in life.
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Kelli Haywood, one of Nashville’s top women in the country music scene and wife to superstar Dave Haywood from Lady Antebellum, talks about how she climbed the ladder in the music industry going from an assistant to the vice president of marketing for Warner Brothers Records, all at the age of 25. She tells us all about the journey of how her and Dave became friends first and how their love story began. She lets us in on their extravagant winter wonderland themed proposal. Kelli walks us through her experience of going from full-time boss lady to a full time mom and finding balance. She is an inspiration to all those hardworking women in the world, who are striving to have it all. Kelli is one of those women, where the limit does not exist. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 16, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Talking with Oprah, John Wayne and Becca Stevens.
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This week, I don’t have much to say. There is so much happening in the world, so much fear swirling that I decided to turn to 3 people who have always lead the way when it come to peace, communication, dealing with fear and the meaning of love. I read quotes and excepts from their books and discuss why it’s so important to find stillness and peace in the time of confusion and fear. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 12, 2020
Laney Crowder: wife to superstar producer talks “present parenting” and how to live abundantly when the world feels broken and full of hardship.
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Laney Crowder is the wife to Corey Crowder, who is one of Country Music’s top Songwriters and producers (Chris Young, Florida Georgia Line), and super mom to two wonderful kids. While tackling all the things life has to offer, she shares her family’s journey in the music industry from being broker then broke, returning groceries for gas money, to #1 songs on the charts. She talks about the ups and downs and the struggles of being present in a fast moving world and how she tackles being a present parent. Laney is taking 2020 by storm with her passion project “The Wheatfield”. We talk about how she is spreading the word of God and that all seasons of our lives lead to abundance, even though that feels hard to believe. To get to the harvest we have to plow, wait, plant, wait, overcome nature’s obstacles, only to have to work harder once our harvest is here. I love her perspective so much. Especially in this time of confusion and tragedy in the world, Laney is shining a light on how to live abundantly. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 09, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Bestie Talk w Amanda Satcher.
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This week Nashville was hit by a tornado. Michael and I were in the eye of the storm, but somehow thankfully spared. Since our power went out, our best friends Bill and Amanda Satcher took us in. I grew up w Amanda and Bill plays guitar in A Thousand Horses and grew up with Michael. Amanda is 7 months pregnant and an Occupation Therapist who deals with life and death and losing and recovering everyday. We talk about navigating the highs and lows of life, dealing with trauma, the heartbreak of not being able to get pregnant for over a year, then getting pregnant and the highs and lows of that. This is honest best friend talk to it’s finest. So pull up a chair, grab some coffee and join us. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 05, 2020
Live Podcast with Brittany Aldean and Katelyn Brown!
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This week’s episode is straight from our LIVE show that happened last Monday. I interview the beautiful Brittany and Katelyn, the wives of country music superstars Jason Aldean and Kane Brown. They share stories from the road, including the craziest things fans have done to them from headlocks to dumping drinks on their head! They share the highs and lows of fame and what a day in the life really is like. Vibe Queen Amara Hall kicks the whole show off with some spoken word and we wrap up with some Q&A from the audience asking about how to keep sexy time spicy! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 02, 2020
Mide-Week Mom Chat: Riding the Wave.
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I had the extreme honor to go lecture a Belmont class on Tuesday. The class is called “Women in Entertainment.” How cool is that there there is a class talking about this?! I basically told my story. How I have had extreme highs and lows in my career. I’ve had multiple record deals, been on lots of reality TV, been a TV host, Record label promoter, song plugger, music teacher to kids and now podcaster. It’s so easy to look at someone when they seem to be crushing it and compare yourself to their journey and think you’re not enough, a loser, never going to be successful, not talented enough, etc... NEWS FLASH: everyone feels super insecure at times and like they are a fraud. The secret is you have to keep moving forward and riding the wave. You have to trust the flow. When you feel resistance, pivot. Follow the easy feelings. That’s doesn’t mean it won’t be hard work, but if you are in true pursuit of your passion it will feel so good when you are “working.” A lot of times you have to have a side hustle to support yourself until that can become your main hustle. But follow the flow. It’s so important to jump at opportunities and be brave. Put yourself out there even when it’s uncomfortable. I just basically recap what I told these amazing students at the beginning of their journey. I really felt honored that I had the chance to instill hope in them and let them know they are not crazy to believe in their dreams. I made everyone go around the class and say what they felt called to do and why they would be great at that job. It was powerful. So here’s my recap. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 27, 2020
Mary Lawless Lee: How this Fashion Influencer is turning her brand “Happily Grey” into an empire.
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When Mary joined Instagram several years ago, she didn’t even know how to correctly post a picture. Now with nearly 1 million followers, and a beautiful feed of high fashion, Mary has become one of the top fashion influencers in the game. We talk about her journey, beginning as an ICU nurse right out of college. She shares how that taught her how to communicate which has transferred to her now having 5 employees and running her new brand storefront “Happily Grey.” She also shares her secrets to success from acting fast to giving yourself grace and how motherhood has changed everything. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 24, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Romance post baby.
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So this week I answer a lot of y’all burning questions haha. The one that popped up a lot was “how is romance after having a baby.” Yes, things completely change in every area of your life once your child enters the world, but I personally think it makes everything 100 times sweeter and more meaningful. I also talk about how crucial time management is and how I’m working fitness and health into my very busy days. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 20, 2020
Stevie Frasure: Talks about her journey with breast cancer, being a power-couple w her mega-hit songwriter hubby Jesse Frasure and the time she and Beyoncé became best friends.
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Stevie is everybody’s best friend. Or at least everybody wants to be her best friend. Her smile and laugh are infectious. Then she drops her sense of humor and good time on you, and you can’t be anything short of glamoured by her spirit. Stevie talks to me openly about how life has been amazing and awful at the same time. While in the middle of battling breast cancer, her husband won songwriter of the year. While feeling her worst, she and her husband’s publishing company, Rhythm House (under Jay-Z’s Entertainment Company), started thriving and bringing in multiple #1 hits. Stevie also goes into vivid detail about the time she met Beyoncé at the company Christmas party and talked to her after multiple tequilas... they basically are best friends now lol! What I love about Stevie is her honesty and humor about life. She knows how to take things in stride. She’s not scared of dealing with the truth. She also knows how to really have fun and enjoy life no matter what season or struggle she may be facing, she finds the laughter and light! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 17, 2020
Let’s Be Real with Sammy Jaye Trailer
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Sammy Jaye, at 17 years old, is the youngest person to have her own podcast on iHeartRadio. She brings a fresh and authentic voice to the podcast world, driving unfiltered, heartfelt and revealing conversations with celebrities, activists, athletes and influencers. With extensive experience as a correspondent and interviewer, Let’s Be Real with Sammy Jaye covers serious topics like mental health, politics and the pressures of social media, to lighter topics like friendships, dating and pop culture. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 14, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Feeling Alone.
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We all deal with this: feeling totally alone and not understood on some level. Especially as moms it can feel like you are isolated and doing it all wrong when everyone else is doing it all right. I’m here to tell you, you’re crushing it. I dive into my cures for anxiety, social media resources, flowing, and why community, intentional thinking, and connection is the most important ways to cure feeling alone in my opinion. I also answer a lot of y’all’s very vulnerable questions from my most heart felt space. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 13, 2020
Laura Hutfless: Named one of Billboard’s “Power players” and “Country’s most powerful” multiple years in a row, Laura is using her influence to help survivors of mass shootings find healing.
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Laura has a laundry list of accomplishments.  She is a top female power player in the Entertainment Industry. She launched FlyteVu (They Connect Brands To Consumers Through the Power Of Music, Pop Culture and Entertainment) in 2015 after 15+ years in the music industry brokering Artist & Brand partnerships at CAA, Ticketmaster, and WME where she grew sponsorship revenues to over $50M. But Laura is not one of those “bosses” who just orders people around . She is all about the creative experience and hiring people who think outside the box and can bring ideas to life that others would be too scared to even dream about. I love how she told me “no is just a suggestion.”  She won’t stop until her vision is executed no matter how much red tape she has to get through and how daunting the task may be. Giving back is where her heart lives. She wants people to be seen, ideas to come alive, people to feel fulfilled, and brands and entertainers to combine forces with a message that impacts the world for the better.  I have been lucky enough to work with her on several campaigns and it has been nothing short of inspiring to see the creativity, connectivity and fluidness of her team. You can tell everyone is full of passion at FlyteVu. Laura talks about why healing is so important to her. When she was young she almost died from anorexia.  Last year she lost her boyfriend. He was a survivor of Columbine. Laura has made it her life’s work to help heal those who have survived a mass shooting. Please check out http://www.theonsitefoundation.org if you or someone you know needs help. Laura is a light to this world and is using her own pain to help others find healing. This interview will motivate you to believe in hope, even in the darkest hours. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 10, 2020
MID-WEEK MOM CHAT: Flow Session.
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This episode I’m just flowing. Truly letting the spirt move through me and just guide where this convo goes. My friend Laney Crowder started a Women’s Group and she talked about how to get to “the harvest” in life, we have to go through the rain, plowing, more rain, and finally the harvest... but sometimes the harvest is bad and we have to start over.... but ultimately it all leads to our abundance so don’t be discouraged.” I talk about that, and the different seasons I’ve gone though lately, and how I feel I’m stepping into my Harvest season.... I talk about bringing God into every aspect of my life and why serving others is important to happiness and where I can improve on that in my life.... Then I answer a lot of your questions! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 06, 2020
Landyn Hutchison! Local Nashville Celebrity and social media sensation @livingwithlandyn!
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Landyn shares about her old fashioned values, how she prioritizes her family in the midst of her thriving career and brand new retail store, being married to NFL Star Steve Hutchinson plus their heart wrenching and romantic love story since grade school and why a healthy sex life is important to marriage. She also gets honest about how a happy mindset will bless your life and shares how she always lets what she loves guide her life and career. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 03, 2020
Mid-week Mom Chat: Resolution for No Resolutions.
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This year I’m saying NO to making resolutions. In my mind, resolutions set you up for failure bc you havvvvvvveeeeee to keep it or reach it, or else you’ve “failed.” I’m not putting that kind of pressure on myself this year. Instead I’m choosing to have digestible goals that help move me towards my dream body, home, career, purpose, home life, lifestyle, spiritual well-being, outreach, etc. What I don’t want to do is put so much pressure on myself to “achieve,” that I miss the joy, blessings and wins that are already happening in my life. I don’t want to have anxiety. That’s a bold claim, but I’m claiming it and I’m going to do the work to live a life of PEACE and TRUST this year and throw in some JOY and FUN while you’re at it. Ohhh, and I’m claiming God’s blessing over my life this year in all that I do. I’m also claiming that for Michael and Sunny and my family and friends and I claim it for all of you too. No more agenda forcing. Handing the wheel to God this year. I can’t wait to see where He goes with our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 30, 2020
Tayla Lynn Finger: Loretta Lynn’s granddaughter talks sex, drugs and growth.
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Tayla is my sister. We were in a band together, Stealing Angels, for about 7 years. We lived together, toured together, loved together, fought together, grew up together. Tayla has been such a great teacher in my life. She is the one who really showed me how to unapologetically be and love myself, because that’s what she does. She has recovered from drug addiction, abuse, trauma, divorce and so much more. We talk about it all openly here. We could feel the Holy Spirit in the room. Tayla also is the most ALIVE human I know. She feels and expresses life in every aspect of her being, she doesn’t hold back from singing, performing, speaking God’s word and being a ball of firecracker energy at all times. She’s one of a kind and I’m blessed to call her family. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 27, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Breast Feeding/ Pumping/ Formula.
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When it comes to feeding your baby, there is no one way to skin a cat. It’s crazy how stressful and emotional it can be... “can I breast feed, do I make enough milk, my baby isn’t latching, breast feeding just isn’t working for me, how do I supplement formula, am I a failure if i can’t/don’t want to breast feed,” man.... the inner struggle we go through as moms can be rough! So in this episode I address what’s working for me, how it changes allllllll the time and why we have to give ourselves grace as mamas. I also answer some questions y’all have asked me. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 23, 2020
Allison Moorer: Grammy and Oscar nominated singer for “Soft Place to Fall” talks about her musical life and family, and why it was finally time for her to write the very personal book “Blood” and companion album about the murder/suicide of her parents.
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Allison Moorer has a depth to her that feels like the ocean, and you feel it immediately when you’re in her presence. She’s feels classic like Nicole Kidman meets Kate Winslet and throw in a touch of Joni Mitchell. There’s a confident quietness to her until she is engaged in conversation... then she speaks and all you want to do is listen. I met her at an eclectic dinner party hosted by a fabulous interior Photographer, Alyssa Rosenheck. I was moved by everything Allison spoke about; from how she just published a book and album called “Blood” on the murder-suicide of her parents, and how she and her sister, Grammy winner Shelby Lynne, became each other’s rock and “nightlights,” as one of the tracks on her new album sings about. She also talked about the trials and triumphs of raising a non-verbal ten year old with autism. Allison says God gives us the child we need. She is so tuned into her spiritual being. We talk about what it felt like to be nominated for an Oscar and a Grammy and playing the Oscars. This interview hits every nerve. Allison is so transparent and honest. I love this conversation, and I feel honored to know Allison. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 20, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Grayson Woods and Julie Thomas founders of FYI.
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FYI is a gathering place for women to have lively, authentic, interactive conversations with experts about your health and medical concerns. Basically they hold several meetings each week that last 1 hour and they bring in a TOP EXPERT to discuss openly topics that we all want to know about as women. Topics include food and nutrition, women’s health, emotional well-being, aging parents, skin care, disease prevention, fertility and pregnancy, exercise and fitness, relationships, sex, anxiety in ourselves and children, parenting and family health.... you name it, they cover it. FYI is a true service and asset to women, giving us easy access to experts that we would otherwise never know how to get in touch with, and then allowing us to ask our hard question. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 16, 2020
Nikki Burdine: Nashville Morning News Anchor at WKRN shares her journey to TV and motherhood with her precious daughter Andi who was born micro-premie at 28 weeks.
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Nikki is a badass. She has spent her whole adult life pursuing her dream of being a news anchor. Not only did she make that happen, but she landed the coveted seat at Nashville’s top news outlet WKRN. We talk about the sacrifices and victories she has had along the way to that chair. Then we get to real heart-strings talk. Nikki and I were pregnant together, and she was due only 2 weeks before me. Then fate had another plan. Her precious, fighter of a daughter Andi, decided to make her debut into this world 12 weeks early, making her born at 28 weeks. Andi was 1.4 pounds and a micro-premie. After spending 71 scary, hard, emotional and blessed days in the NICU Andi got to come home! This episode is so inspiring as Nikki recalls all the God moments that happened while in the NICU and how she processed and handled her fear. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 13, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Vision Boards.
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This week I dive into why I feel like it is so important to take the time to get clear and set your intentions, dreams and goals for the new year. Whether you write them down or make a picture board, I think it is essential to know what your heart is wanting, so then you can build a road map on how to get there. I tell you how I do it, what my goals are for the new year, and how to start visualizing your dream future when you feel lost and don’t know where to turn.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 09, 2020
Erin Oprea: Celebrity Trainer to the stars like Carrie Underwood, Jana Kramer and Maren Morris.
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We talk about why “skinny” is not the goal, her new app PRETTY MUSCLES that spells out everything you need to know fitness/diet, plus she talks about what it was like serving our country for 9 years as the first female platoon leader. She also tells me why and how she’s fearless, how she absolutely DOES NOT CARE what anyone thinks about her which allows her to live authentically, annnnnd how dancing with her hubby every Saturday is essential to her well being. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 06, 2020
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Gratitude.
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Jan 02, 2020
Maile Misajon: From pop sensation, songwriter, world traveller, to mother of 3. What Maile has learned about life during her many rebirths.
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When Maile laughs, the joy that she exudes shakes any room she’s in. That’s the thing about Maile, she’s all soul. Everything she does in this life she means and feels. She has chased her dreams from being a waitress in LA serving superstars to landing a deal in pop group/reality show Eden’s Crush that sold 1 million units, to following love across the world, signing a record deal w a country label while simultaneously getting pregnant with her first child Kona Blue... Maile has done it all. And she shares her life and wisdom that she has collected with so much laughter, heart and depth. We cry, we laugh, and she shares what true happiness and fulfillment means to her. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 30, 2019
The Showroom Ladies: I talk to the owners of the premier evening gown dress rental shop in Nashville about how hard women are on themselves and how important it is to support each other bc we all have insecurities.
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Kristen, Ariel and Danielle have heard more personal details about most women in Nashville than they would probably care to know. They own The Showroom, which is THE place to rent any kind of evening gown. When women are trying on a dress, all of their deepest insecurities and negative self talk come out. The Showroom ladies share with me how hard we are on ourselves as women, and how we pick ourselves apart in the attempt to be “perfect.” The Showroom is an amazing place bc Ariel, Kristen and Danielle’s only goal is to make every woman that comes in the store feel like a million bucks and comfortable in their skin. They talk about the importance of community and supporting each other and how the store has become an amazing so space for fun, encouragement and spreading love and confidence between women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 23, 2019
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Traveling w a baby!
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I cover everything I packed that had me fully prepared while traveling w Sunny on her first flight and trip away from home. I talk about how I adjusted her sleep schedule and made it work on the fly (literally in the air lol), tips for equalizing her ears during take off and landing, what I carried on and how I travelled w her stroller, how to carry on breast milk, plus answered a lot of questions from y’all about traveling with a baby. I also address a lot of my fears and anxieties I had about exposing her to germs and sick people and kids. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 19, 2019
Sharron Cutbirth (My Mom): my mom and I get real about her childhood, getting married at age 19, and what shaped her into the philosophical mind that she is today.
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My mom is wise. She is beautiful. She is never quick to anger or assumptions. She gives people the benefit of the doubt and she ALWAYS assumes the best in people. She CHOOSES to see the good in the world. She CHOOSES to be open minded and non-judgmental. She loves to learn and expand her mind through art, travel, people, books, philosophy, nature, and the life experience in general. I look up to her so much. As a child she never yelled at us, she always would sit us down and have a conversation about right and wrong and she would let us use our own minds to figure out why we should or shouldn’t do something. The older I get the more I adore the woman my mom has chosen to be. I say “chosen” bc I realize that we get to choose how we respond to life’s circumstances that are put on our path. My mom has always chosen to embrace her journey, learn from the heartaches, and never play a victim. This conversation is full of wisdom and grace from my mother. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 16, 2019
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Sleep Deprivation.
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This episode is coming to you from my bath tub after I had a breakdown and cried bc I only got 3-4 hours of sleep last night (do to Sunny escaping her swaddle 😵). I’m learning how to say no first instead of yes first (which is VERY hard for a recovering people pleaser and adventure lover). I’m learning how to let my old self die in order to become the best version of my new self and I’m identifying how I’m doing that as well as giving y’all tons of examples of how I have been a total exhausted mess lately and what I’m doing to change that so I can be the best version of myself for Sunny, me and Michael. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 12, 2019
Mary Reames Reinhart. How she and her college sweetheart Bear (front man of Need to Breathe and Wilder Woods) have journeyed through life, love, children, and the ups and downs of fame.
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Mary is stunning. You see her and she takes your breath away, literally. Then you talk to her and you realize her heart is so pure and kind. I loved this conversation bc Mary Reames is so transparent about every different chapter of her life and evolution w Bear. They met and married in their early 20’s at college when they had no careers yet, and were living on young love and dreams. Now after being together over 15 years, with 2 precious young sons, she and Bear have grown up together, navigated fame, weathered storms, and grown stronger than ever. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 09, 2019
Musician Kimberly Perry on Choosing What to Dwell on
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The oldest sibling in The Band Perry (the country superstars behind the hits “If I Die Young” and “Better Dig Two”), Kimberly Perry has always found solace in making music. As she tells Arianna Huffington, personal challenges over the last few years have led her to a new commitment to self-care, and a better appreciation for life’s unplanned moments. Tune in to hear what happened when she and the band were about to perform in front of Paul McCartney — and a massive live TV audience — and their gear isn’t working. Thrive Global is available wherever podcasts are available. Listen to the full season here. The Thrive Global Podcast is brought to you by Crest 3D White (https://crest.com/en-us/products/compare/crest-toothpaste#whitening). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 06, 2019
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Birth Control.
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I talk about every birth control I have tried (which is quite a few), how I feel they work and their side effects in my opinion. I also get real about understanding when you ovulate and what birth control method I like the best and am currently using. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 05, 2019
Ashley Eicher: One of Nashville’s favorite hosts gets real with me about overcoming “the lies of shame and not enough.”
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This episode is pure therapy. I went into this interview wanting to talk to Ashley all about how she is one of the most respected entertainment hosts in Nashville. She has worked with Rolling Stone, Country Weekly, GAC, CMT, covered every major county award show and host her own successful Nashville entertainment based podcast “All Our Favorite People.” But instead we had soul talk. Went went real deep. Like all the way back to the moment in Ashley’s childhood where she remembered being completely free before the world made her believe that she wasn’t enough. Then we have a BREAKTHROUGH moment where we realize she has found that girl again, after committing the last year to intensive therapy, and she is truly living free and worthy like how she remembered herself as a child. This episode is truly healing and inspiring to walk through the emotional journey of Ashley’s life. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 02, 2019
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Mom Guilt.
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Since becoming a new mom I have struggled with a lot of anxiety. Mom guilt is for real. I always thought moms just said it kinda like a cliche and joke, but now I realize how crippling it can be. In this episode I talk about my struggles and how I’m finding ways to cope with mom guilt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 28, 2019
GiGi Butler: how she went from cleaning Taylor Swift’s toilet to owning a multi million dollar cupcake company, GiGi’s Cupcakes.
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Being around GiGi truly feels as sweet, magical and light hearted as walking into her world famous cupcake store, GiGi’s. She is fearless. She does what it takes to move herself forward and she is not afraid of risking it all for a dream. Failure is not even something she worries about, because she always knows God is guiding her and something else will be around the corner if a door closes in her face. GiGi’s first business was a cleaning company that she took Nashville when she moved to pursue her dream of singing country music. She tells an amazing story of how she found herself in the house of young Taylor Swift, cleaning her toilet while she was singing “teardrops on my guitar,” before Taylor had become a star. At that moment GiGi decided her dream of being a country music star was over. I love that GiGi preaches a message we don’t hear too often “that there are times in life where you have to let your dreams die in order to realize what you’re really meant to create.” GiGi is an author, she has been on “Undercover Boss,” she has given a TED Talk, and speaks her story and inspires others all over the country. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 25, 2019
Mid-Week Mom Chat: I interview my Night Nurse and baby guru Paula Power!
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Paula is a registered nurse who basically coaches new parents and newborns on when to sleep, eat and play. Her business is called NASHVILLE BABY BOSS. She is a WEALTH of knowledge and has taught me everything about taking care of Sunny and informing me on what she needs from how much to feed her, guiding me through breast feeding, SIDS and how to set yourself up for the safest environment with your child, plus gently guiding Sunny into a consistent sleep schedule. Because of Paula I am greatly able to reduce my anxiety of being a new mother and know what Sunny needs. By 2 months old Sunny started sleeping through the night 7:30-7 and waking up happy and smiley because of Paula’s coaching. Sunny rarely cries and it’s only right when she’s ready for nap time or sleep bc her needs are always met and prepared for due to her schedule. Tune in now to hear Paula share her incredible knowledge of newborns! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 21, 2019
Slumber Party with my College Roommates and Besties.
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Beth Potter, Emily Serdoz and Katie Arabie are my very best friends from Belmont University. We all got together at my house, piled in my bed like the old days, grabbed the wine, and went down memory lane for this podcast. We talk about the life we lived together in our 20’s... how we thought we were so cool smoking cigarettes (NOT COOL) and making out with boys. We laugh about all the lessons we learned together and how much we appreciate our 15 year friendship. We are moms now and Emily and I share our birthing stories and how they both weren’t what we planned, but isn’t that parenthood in general?! Beth and Katie share about life with little kids and how we all find balance within the beautiful chaos. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 18, 2019
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Why diets and eating disorders don’t work for me.
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After struggling with body image and trying every different diet known to man from no carbs, juice cleanses, diet pills plus not eating, excessively exercising, bulimia... I have tried every unhealthy way to get “skinny.” And none of them worked long term for me, even though they did provide a “quick fix.” They all made me feel physically terrible and become obsessive about food and image plus miss the joy and appreciation of a meal and the nutrients it provided for my body. After getting pregnant and having Sunny I have never been more comfortable in my skin even though my body has changed more than ever. I break down why I think I’m happier than ever in my body and why diets and eating disorders don’t work for me. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 14, 2019
Round Table Talk with Tyler and Hayley Hubbard and my hubby Michael! We have honest/open couple talk about navigating marriage, parenting, careers, trusting God, perseverance and so much more.
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We start this conversation with discussing the importance of learning each other’s love languages. Then Tyler tells his love story with Hayley and let’s us know who kissed who during their first kiss ;). We talk secrets for making time for each other in the midst of busy careers, parenting and how Tyler and Michael see it as men versus how Hayley and I see it as women plus how we work together. Hayley and I share how essential our mama tribe is and what we share and learn from each other. We discuss why finding time for ourselves is as crucial as date nights with our spouse. We also talk about God and the importance of weaving him into every aspect of our lives and why we shouldn’t be scared of failing. This convo is as real as it gets! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 11, 2019
Mid-Week Mom Chat: Our Birthing Story
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I go into detail about our birthing story and why I had a c-section, and how important it was for me to let go of control with my birthing plan... Plus must have baby essential items I can’t live without and I answer a lot of your questions about how I’m navigating new motherhood! Check out new Mid Week-Mom Chat episodes every Thursday! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 07, 2019
Carissa Culiner: Star of E! Daily Pop shares her perspective on what it’s like to sit and chat with some of the biggest stars everyday on Live TV plus why being vulnerable and willing to share truth and struggles is essential for her as a host.
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Carissa is the girl that everyone wants for their best friend and I’m sure every guy tried to date before she got married. She’s beautiful but doesn’t lead with her beauty, she leads with her open heart, bright eyes, good humor, and honest conversation. She’s super chill and has a way of making anyone who’s talking to her feel at ease and safe. I guess that’s why she is one of the star hosts for E!. Everyday she goes live with “The Daily Pop,” where she has round table talk with some of the biggest celebrities. I love how Carissa told me that her being vulnerable and willing to share her life and struggles was crucial for a good interview... “why would they want to share something back with me if I’m just sitting there on my high horse not sharing anything about myself.” She tells me how she juggles work and motherhood, how there is no balance, and what kept her in tears in the beginning of being a new mom. She also walks me through some of her most memorable interviews with the world’s favorite superstars. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 04, 2019
Introducing Old Dominion: One Fan to Interview the Band
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Old Dominion’s “One Fan to Interview the Band” gives a fan the opportunity in each episode to go backstage, hang with and interview the band. It follows the two-time CMA and ACM award-winning Country act, Old Dominion, across their worldwide Make It Sweet Arena Tour with fans hosting the exclusive inside look. Each episode is comprised of questions fans have always wanted to ask about touring on the road, home life, hobbies, traditions, the journey to fame and more.  One Fan to Interview the Band is now available. Listen here.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 02, 2019
Mama Karen Parker: How a positive attitude, romance, believing in yourself and good recipes make for a happy life
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Mama Karen is mom to 3 beautiful kids, one of them being my good friend Jessie James Decker who makes an appearance on this podcast w her daughter Vivi... Jessie shares one of her favorite childhood stories about her mama. Karen is so wise and so kind. That’s something I really took away from this interview was her sincere heart. She loves so purely and believes that anything is possible if you can see it, you can achieve it. She became a QVC host after working her way up from the front desk bc she knew she could do it. That’s how she is with her kids too, I remember Jessie saying in my interview with her that Mama Karen never thought any of Jessie’s dreams to become a singer were out of reach and she would take her all over the place so she could perform at a young age. Karen also believes in romance and gives some excellent tips to keeping the spark alive in your marriage plus she talks about her cookbooks and novel that is in the works! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 28, 2019
Olivia Caridi: How being left in the rain on Ben Higgin’s season of The Bachelor, turned out to be a great blessing in disguise to self discovery.
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Olivia is gorgeous. She is also quick and witty, making her a perfect 10 to be cast on the romantic roller coaster ride of a show THE BACHELOR. During her season she was framed as the “villain,” even though that’s as far from the truth as can be. Olivia talks about how she dealt with and overcame her bad press and the mean comments plus the insight she learned from the whole experience. We also talk about her life of travel and adventure and what speaks to her soul. Olivia is strong, bold and not afraid to take risks and put herself out there. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 21, 2019
Gabi McCreery: How Scotty has been her crush and true love through elementary/middle/high school
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Gabi is a sweetheart with the purest heart. This interview is so touching bc Gabi shares with me how she has always  loved Scotty since they met in elementary school.  They are both each other’s first, big love. She talks about how life changed once Scotty came back to High School as a star after winning American Idol, his epic marriage proposal to her where he almost fell off the side of a cliff, how God is the center point of their marriage, plus we discuss what they’ve learned from the highs and lows of the music industry: from the American Idol rocket ship to stardom, to losing his record deal, watching his career as he knew it come crashing down and then rebuilding stronger than ever.

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Oct 14, 2019
Natalie Paslay: How being bold in a Parking Lot led to a job with John Rich and a career in Publishing.
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We talk about why you can’t be scared to go after and ask for what you want in life. Natalie shares multiple examples of when she bravely put herself out there, from singing opera in college at Vanderbilt (with no previous experience), and the one time she ran up to John Rich in a parking lot and basically asked him for a job- and he hired her! We also talk about how she and her husband, Eric Paslay, worked together for years, she was his song publisher, and they were best friends before they fell in love... Plus the magical day she got his song “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” recorded by Jake Owen. We also chat about new mom life and how life has changed since having a baby girl!

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Oct 07, 2019
Kelly Sutton: One of Nashville’s most beloved Entertainment Host talks about her winding road to success, taking risks, following her heart and intuition and some of her most memorable interviews with superstars.
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Kelly Sutton is a Nashville treasure. She is the Host of the morning show “Today in Nashville,” and interviews the who’s who in Music City.  We talk about her journey to becoming a premier entertainment host, plus how she weathered the highs and lows of the ever changing Entertainment Business. She also spills on some of her favorite interviews with the biggest stars.

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Sep 30, 2019
Shawn Johnson: how visualization led her to a gold medal in gymnastics at the Olympics, winning Dancing with the Stars, and being pregnant after miscarriage.
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Shawn Johnson started pursing her dream of gymnastics at 12 years old. At the age of 16, she took home the gold medal at the Olympics.  She explains how mental training and visualization was just as important as physical training for her big win. We talk about how she was lost after winning the highest award in her sport plus how it felt to win Dancing with the Stars and why she decided to walk away from the Olympics for a second time just a week before tryouts.  We also talk about our pregnancy’s, fears of motherhood and heartbreak of miscarriage. 

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Sep 23, 2019
Jennifer Wayne: John Wayne’s Granddaughter talks about lessons learned from being a professional tennis player, “The Amazing Race,” and her Top Ten song “Buy My Own Drinks” with her hit trio Runaway June, currently on tour with Carrie Underwood.
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Jen has been one of my best friends for over ten years. We have gotten into all kind of adventures together including being partners on CBS’s the “The Amazing Race” twice (season 22 and 24 placing 4th and 2nd). We talk about her journey from professional tennis to following her heart and not being afraid to fail when it comes to chasing her dream of music for the past decade. Currently she is on tour with Carrie Underwood and has a top ten single, “Buy my own Drinks,” with her Trio Runaway June. She has the courageous spirit of her grandfather John Wayne and never backs down in the face of challenge. She also is more stunning than a supermodel and has the spirt of an angel.



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Sep 16, 2019
Brittainy Taylor: Star of “Very Cavallari” on E! gets intimate about sharing her life on camera.
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We talk all things Reality TV, what it’s like exposing her personal life on camera, turning 30 and the wisdom and peace that comes with that, finding her girl tribe and why that is so important, beauty and brains (she codes computer programs!), plus surviving a breakup.

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Sep 09, 2019
Sunny and Fiona: Mother/Daughter Duo literally blowing up the Nashville Party scene one balloon creation at a time!
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Sunny and Fiona have taken Nashville by storm. This mother/daughter pair are incredibly creative and work together so seamlessly it’s like they share a brain.  We walk through the early years where Sunny was a single mother to Fiona, but always an entrepreneur.  Sunny ran a daycare, hula hoop workout classes where Fiona created the routines, performed in a burlesque dancing show, to finally opening up VROOM VROOM BALLOON w Fiona after Fiona returned from art school and realized she had a knack for making creative statues and masterpieces, which quickly turned into their thriving balloon stylist company, Vroom Vroom Balloon, plus an adorable gift shop Harlan Ruby, where they sell and make perfect party spunky gifts.  Sunny and Fiona talk about the power of visualizing their destiny, covering celebrity events and why you have to JUMP w NO FEAR when it comes to making your dreams come true.

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Sep 02, 2019
Family Secrets is Back for Season 2
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Season 2 of the hit podcast Family Secrets is happening now! Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us. Listen and follow on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!

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Sep 01, 2019
Cody Alan: The Face of CMT talks about when he decided the time was right to come out as a gay man in country music.
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I usually interview women for my podcast, but I had to make an exception when I got the opportunity to talk to Cody Alan. I have loved Cody for so long. He has always had the kindest heart, and most inviting spirit to be around. Watching him own his true identity as a gay man in country music, and taking that risk of wondering if he would be exiled from the community, where so few people have ever come out as LGBTQ was a huge moment of bravery for Cody, and powerful to observe. Cody is one of the trailblazers for equality and acceptance in country music.  He shares with me how incredible it felt to receive the overwhelming support from artists and the community, and how he uses his platform to help others embrace their individuality by living by the motto “make your mess your message.”

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Aug 26, 2019
Tarryn Feldman: Inside the life of Nashville’s Top Celeb Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist
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What she’s learned from being a Top Celebrity Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist to the Stars, what she thinks about fame, why the “grind” is so important, the truth about ego, plus inside stories from behind the scenes with superstars. 




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Aug 19, 2019
Jessie James Decker: what she learned from high school bullies, how she owes her confidence to her mama, charting her own course and building an empire, plus how she and Eric keep their marriage healthy, happy and spicy.
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Jessie James Decker has never been one to quit because someone told her no, or didn’t believe in her. Instead she comes back stronger and better. After being rejected countless times from country music record labels then being signed and released from several major pop labels, Jessie has become a force all on her own, completely independent and doing it her way.  That’s Jessie. Fearless, talented, driven, and full of heart. She now has a booming clothing empire with her brand Kittenish, a best selling book with another on the way, she is selling out music venues with thousands of fans all by herself, and she still makes being a mama a wife her top priority.  Jessie is the example of what a modern day woman can be: a mogul, mother, wife and friend while looking like a million bucks.

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Aug 12, 2019
Deanna Daughtry: Life with Chris Daughtry since he was 20 years old and selling vacuums, raising 5 kids, navigating overnight stardom, overcoming people pleasing and finding her voice, plus owning her truth of bisexuality.
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For so long, Deanna hid the full truth of who she was, and felt unworthy. But she is done living in the shadows.  Recently, Deanna has stepped out publicly as a bisexual woman, with the full support of Chris. We talk about why she decided to go public, and how she is taking brave ownership of every part of herself, despite how scary it feels. She co-wrote Chris’ newest song AS YOU ARE which is a declaration of being loved fully for who you are... 
“You're feeling isolateAnd all kinds of frustrateBut I love you as you areLove you as you are, yeahAnd don't worry about the hateIt don't fit in those boxes they createAnd it's tearing you apartIt's tearing you apart, yeah”
Deanna and Chris met 19 years ago when he was just 20 years old and selling vacuums. Deanna at the time was a single mother of 2 and 7 years older. Sparks flew between them immediately and they were married within months of meeting.  We talk about how they have navigated life as Chris became an overnight success and star from American Idol, dealing with infidelity from an empathic standpoint, the ups and down of fame, and raising 5 kids. Plus we talk about how Deanna and Chris agreed upon ethical non-monogamy at certain points in their relationship, and how important it is to love yourself and live authentically.  It is not easy to share your whole soul with the world and open yourself up to others opinions.  I admire and praise her for her strength, vulnerability and commitment to living honestly and open. I know you will feel the same. 

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Aug 05, 2019
Caroline Bryan and Becky Sweet: LIVE GET REAL Podcast from CMA Fest 2019!
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This is a special episode.  It’s a live interview w two of the most amazing wives in country music. Caroline Bryan, married to Luke Bryan and Becky Sweet, married to Phillip Sweet of Little Big Town.  We talk about everything: how they met on a red carpet in the early days of their husbands careers, both super nervous, and Becky whipped out a flask from her cleavage which started their best friendship of 15 years.  They tell me what it’s like to go from the bottom to the top of the music industry, and what they’ve learned along the way, plus parenting on the road and why it’s good to have your husbands be afraid of you a little bit!  We also take a couple questions from the live audience. This episode is SO MUCH FUN!

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Jul 29, 2019
Kaitlyn Bristowe: From Bachelor front runner to The Bachelorette: what Kaitlyn has learned about love, self confidence, and dealing with internet trolls plus what really happens in the Fantasy Suites!
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Kaitlyn Bristowe was one of the Top 3 contestants on Chris Soules season 19 of The Bachelor. She then went on to be the Bachelorette on Season 11. She tells me all the inside scoop on the Bachelor men she has loved, including Ben Higgins, Shawn Booth, Nick Viall and her current cutie boyfriend Jason Tartick. We talk about how she survives the haters on the internet, and if she thinks you can have more than one soul mate. Plus she tells me what really goes down in the Fantasy Suites, and it’s not what you think! Kaitlyn has such a joyful, bubbly spirit. I loved hearing what she has learned about love,  her biggest fears about love, and the importance of having self confidence. Kaitlyn is also quite the entrepreneur and we dive into her businesses from her thriving podcast Off the Vine, scrunchie  business Dew Edit, and wine brand Spade and Sparrow. This little lady does it all!

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Jul 22, 2019
Cat Nail: How a fart on demand led to true love with David Nail. Plus their emotional journey to parenthood through in vitro.
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Cat is a little firecracker. She is so spunky, beautiful and has a heart of gold. I love that she is fearless when it comes to being honest and sharing about life and her journey.  We talk about how she met David (after he and her friend had a brief make out session) how Cat farting on demand was the beginning of true love for her and David, secrets to a successful marriage while life on the road, their 4 year journey to parenthood through in vitro that led to precious twins, plus the very raw reality of dealing with loss after trying in vitro again for a third child.  Spoiler alert: Cat’s adorable son makes a cameo and sings several songs that will melt your heart.



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Jul 15, 2019
Summer Fawn Duncan: A blind date leading to love with Jon Pardi, plus how she let go of control and opened up to the adventure of the unknown.
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Summer is stunning. She had a perfect life in California with her family (who raises all sorts of exotic animals) and running her hair salon which was thriving.  But then her client insisted she meet this Country Cowboy Jon Pardi (her client is best friends with Jon’s mom and they arranged the setup).  Their first date was Jon flying Summer to Colorado for a weekend of his shows. It could have ended in disaster but instead led to love. We talk about how Summer let go of control and learned to let her life flow which has led her to so much fun and fulfillment, the biggest fight she and Jon have ever had, over Christmas decorations, and the sentimental side of Jon.

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Jul 08, 2019
Carly Pearce: Singing professionally since 16, navigating the Music Industry through success and rejection, the power of females supporting each other, and falling head over heels in love with Michael Ray.
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The beautiful Carly and I talk all about how she dropped out of High School at 16 to sing full time at Dollywood, getting a Record Deal w/ Sony at 19 & losing it at 21, going from industry darling to no one answering her calls but finding out who she was as an artist in the midst of the highs & lows, overcoming jealousy with Kelsea Ballerini to become great friends & realizing how powerful females are together & the importance of paying it forward, plus falling in love with Michael Ray.

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Jul 01, 2019
Chrissy Ballard: Falling in love with Frankie while starring in his music video “A Buncha Girls,” leaving LA and acting to become a Cowboy Boot Mogul, and the secrets to her strong, spiritual relationship with Frankie.
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Chrissy grew up in her parents retail and shoe stores.  From an early age she knew she had a creative spark. She quickly landed the lead role in a Blake Shelton music video and knew she had to pursue acting. After moving to LA, she was cast in another Country Music Star’s Video, Frankie Ballard’s “A Buncha Girls.”  But this video was different. From the second Frankie and Chrissy met, sparks flew. 2 weeks later he flew her out for their first date to meet him on the road and watch him play shows. After that they were inseparable.  Chrissy realized that acting was no longer her dream, and she wanted to leave LA to be with Frankie in Nashville. But she didn’t want to lose her creative outlet, so she prayed to God for a new dream. And woah, did God answer. Chrissy went back to her family roots of loving shoes and retail and created a Boot Empire named OLD SMOKEYS BOOTS where she has celebrity clients from Lucy Hale to Miranda Lambert.  She gets old vintage boots and leather and makes super-funky-cool-one-of-a-kind cowboy boots, belts and purses.  Chrissy also talks the secrets to her fruitful/spiritual marriage with Frankie, dealing with the grief of suddenly losing her father, and what a successful life looks like to her.

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Jun 24, 2019
Katie Cook: How she become the Host and Face of CMT on a whim over 20 years ago, growing up in England in a punk rock/country band, plus stories and lessons from her interviews with Obama, Faith Hill, Dolly Parton
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Katie Cook grew up in England in a very musical family. She got a record deal in Nashville with her punk rock/country band Reno, and started splitting time between America and the UK.  When her band broke up, she was sweeping hair at a salon in Nashville and heard that CMT was looking for a new host. On a whim, she auditioned and got the job with no previous hosting experience. Over 20 years later, she is still the Host and Face of CMT. Katie also shares about the passing of her sister JoJo, who lived her life with disabilities and the brightest spirit. Katie and her husband have a band called SunKat and they have an amazing tribute song to her called “Hey JoJo.”

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Jun 17, 2019
Laney Hayes: How monster trucks, McDonalds, and breaking into a construction site led to love at age 17 with Walker, raising 6 kids, Walker’s obsession with bacon, and dealing with the grief of losing their 7th child in labor while Laney almost died.
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This is a powerful episode. Laney and Walker Hayes are high school sweethearts. They fell in love at age 17 after breaking into a construction site and talking all night, then reciting lines from their school play to each other and Walker finally going in for the kiss. They are incredible parents to 6 kids, and make it a point to have open communication about everything. They also have a family tradition of eating pounds of bacon when Walker comes in off the road. Laney gets real with me about the grief and tragedy of losing their 7th child, Oakleigh, in labor while Laney almost died delivering her. She and Walker feel very passionately about using their journey of loss to help others. There are tears and very raw emotions in this episode. I thank Laney for her bravery and willingness to share about this incredibly sensitive, painful topic and use it for healing.



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Jun 10, 2019
Nicolle Galyon: 2 time ACM Song of the Year winner, how songwriting was Plan B, motherhood, marriage (to mega hit songwriter Rodney Clawson)and balance in the music industry while following her curiosity.
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Nicolle is the unicorn of the music business, she has it all. She’s beautiful, oozing with passion and talent, fiercely committed to her family and friends, and oh yeah, happens to be one of the most successful songwriters in Country Music.  She’s won ACM Song of the Year twice w Miranda Lambert’s “Automatic” and Dan and Shay’s “Tequila,” plus written multiple other #1 hits.  She’s been on “The Voice,” and has an exhibit in The Country Music Hall of Fame.  But what I love most about Nicolle is her raw, honest heart. Yes her life appears perfect, but she’s not scared to fail, or talk about her insecurities, struggles and the ups and downs of daily life. I love how she views fear and failure, and why she’s not afraid to own her worth.

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Jun 03, 2019
Rebecca Sweet: Living life with Little Big Town, raising kids on the road, her epic red carpet fall, trick for overcoming comparison, and the awesome dynamic of her marriage and family.
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Rebecca and Phillip Sweet truly into their last name. They are the sweetest people on earth. Rebecca tells me about how fun it is being married to Phillip, a constant dreamer and optimist, and part of the Little Big Town Family.  We talk life on the road raising babies (they had their newborn on the bus at 9 days old!), her epic fall on the red carpet, dealing with women flashing her hubs, plus a trick she made up to overcome the comparison game.  She also shares about the early struggle days of Little Big Town, and how they never lost hope or gave up even after 4 record deals, and why she loves that their daughter is a daddy’s girl.

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May 27, 2019
Lauren Akins: life + love with Thomas Rhett since first grade, secret to marriage & why their marriage isn’t perfect, balancing Africa & red carpets, embracing her platform to help children and families, navigating 2 kids under 3 yrs old!
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Lauren and Thomas Rhett met when they were in first grade. They were great friends then tried dating around 15 years old. It didn’t work out then, but they stayed besties and after college TR confessed his love to Lauren and dared her to kiss him. The rest is history.  Lauren walks me through their whole love story, why their marriage isn’t perfect, their love of therapy, life on the road when they were newlyweds (it’s not always glamorous or fun FYI), becoming a huge celebrity in her own right and how she learned to process it. She then shares how she fell in love with the children and families of Haiti and Africa and knowing she was called to work with and change lives of children in need. She talks about finding balance between the poverty of 3rd world countries, where her heart lives, to walking red carpets.  Plus how she learned to embrace her platform to spread awareness of how her community can help those in need.  Also we talk about how TR knew they should instantly adopt Willa Gray and how they navigated being new parents to a 1.5 year old and newborn at the same time!

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May 20, 2019
Taylor Young: Meeting and falling in love with Brett Young through Facebook, breaking up after 6 years dating then getting married years later, having a baby girl + road life.
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Taylor met Brett Young when she was in college. Her roommate was friends with him and he was coming to town to play a show. Brett heard about Taylor and sent her a Facebook message asking her on a date before they even met.  They ended up dating 6 years then broke up due to timing and schedules. Fast forward a few years, Brett had moved to Nashville and was one of country music’s newest, hottest stars, when he randomly reached out to Taylor after they hadn’t spoken in years. They reconnected and realized they were each other’s one true love and got married and pregnant with a baby girl all within about a year and a half.   Taylor tells me why she loves going on the road with Brett and learning his world of touring, how she and Brett plan to bring a baby on the road, plus how they learned to fight fair with a purpose and why they love pillow talk. 

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May 13, 2019
Nicole Hocking: How friendship turned to love with Luke Combs, hunting, being cat people, and the importance of being thankful everyday.
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I pulled up to interview Nicole Hocking, and see her fiancé Luke Combs outside changing their cats litter box. My heart exploded. Here is Luke, on fire, selling out arenas, yet he’s still as normal as the next person.  That’s why I loved this interview with Nicole. She is so down to earth. She loves to hunt and be active, loves her friends and family, loves to make tacos with Luke at home and binge Netflix.  It was so sweet hearing about how Nicole and Luke started off as close friends, then watched that friendship quickly turn to love.  Listening to Nicole talk about how teary she gets seeing Luke on stage and watching his music impact people was so inspiring. I love how she takes time to count her blessings everyday and never forgets to be thankful for the life she lives.

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May 06, 2019
Tatiana Houser: Love at first sight with Randy Houser plus overcoming body issues to Holistic Heath Coach and why she has to horseback ride.
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I loved getting real with Tatiana Houser. We started the conversation off with her life in Australia where she played golf and rode horses competitively. She still rides horses and says that riding allows a part of her to come alive and be herself that nothing else does. We then get really personal and talk about a time when Tatiana felt out of control with her diet, body, self esteem, and past relationship. She opens up about how she moved through that painful period to become a holistic health coach where she really learned to love taking care of herself, physically and emotionally and spreading this knowledge to others. One of my favorite parts of the interview is where Tatiana tells her love story with Randy Houser. They met and fell in love instantly. Randy is best friends with Tatiana’s sisters husband, hit songwriter Dallas Davidson, so they met through them. Within weeks Tatiana was moving over to the United States from Australia and planning her life with Randy. They are now married with a baby boy on the way. Her story is nothing short of beautiful and inspiring!

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Apr 29, 2019
Kasi Williams: Growing up Jason Aldean’s little sister, all things motherhood, surviving divorce, plus falling in love with country star/radio personality Chuck Wicks!
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Kasi Williams is a badass. We talk about everything from what it was like growing up w Jason Aldean as a big brother, how their whole family all sticks together and hangs out all the time, even used to lived next door to each other, plus how Jason’s wife Brittany is her bestie.  Kasi tells me how she navigated divorce and being a single mother, and what life has been like since falling in love with (and recently engaged!) Chuck Wicks.... hint hint, lots of laughter!  I also get all the secrets on how Kasi she keeps her perfect body and hair!

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Apr 22, 2019
Jana Kramer: Babies & Miscarriages, Plus Navigating Marriage and Career.
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First off, Jana and I share some SUPER exciting news that my hubby Michael and I have been keeping a secret..... WE ARE HAVING A BABY! It was so fun to break this news on the podcast w Jana who is such an incredible mother to her 2 angels Jolie and Jace, and has been through such an emotional journey to parenthood, just like I have been. We talk about how devastating it is to miscarry and the fear of miscarriage again once you are holding a pregnancy. We dive into how she juggles her career, her family, and how she and Mike have worked so hard to rebuild and make their marriage strong and thriving. Jana is such a beautiful, open soul with so much talent and love bursting out of her. Plus she is so down to get real about the nitty gritty of life.

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Apr 15, 2019
Introducing: Committed Season 2
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We’re back, baby! On April 11th, the Committed podcast is coming back for Season Two. Get ready to believe in love all over again as host Jo Piazza interviews couples navigating the good, the bad, the messy, the wonderful and sometimes the hilarious —-often all in the same story. As she did in season one, Piazza will cover an array of poignant and timely topics such as coping with a spouse stricken with a sudden illness, an engagement put in limbo because of immigration status, watching a husband transition to a new gender, processing the news that a newborn baby is diagnosed with a terminally ill disease, adjusting to marrying a famous person, coping with sex addiction, navigating marriage in a brothel and more.

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Apr 11, 2019
Get Real -w- Caroline Hobby Trailer
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Each week on the podcast, Caroline Hobby sits down and talks to the wives of your favorite country artists. In every episode, she gives you an inside look of what it’s like to be married to Luke Bryan, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line, Kane Brown, Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney from Dan and Shay and more!  Being married to front man Michael Hobby of chart topping band A Thousand Horses, she really is able to connect on a soul level with the stories of her guests. She also sits down with female entrepreneurs, influencers and all sorts of fascinating ladies! It’s honest women…having honest talks! New Episodes every Monday starting April 15th!

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Apr 10, 2019
Kelly Lynn Janson (Wife of Chris Janson )
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I have loved this little firecracker for over a decade.  I met Kelly when I was in college at Belmont, and we became fast friends.  At that time she was a single mom of 2 amazing kids, an A&R consultant, hosting a TV show, making furniture, and basically a powerhouse machine doing it all with THE MOST optimistic attitude.  That's Kelly.  Life never gets her down, and you won't find her whining that it's not fair.  She always sees the glass half full, and is not afraid to work hard and get her hands dirty.  She also is never afraid of being told NO.  She will always find a way, and I admire that so much about her.  She tells me her amazing love story with Chris Janson... How he knew he loved her instantly; how he was thrilled and honored to get to be a step dad to her kids, and even asked them for permission to marry Kelly.  Kelly now goes on the road pretty much full time with Chris, manages him, is a Publisher (has a co-venture with Warner-Chapel), is a songwriter and also has 2 more precious kids with Chris.  We talk about the moment Chris was inducted into The Grand Old Opry as the youngest living member and what a day in the life of the Janson household looks like.... Hint hint, it's NEVER boring!

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Feb 20, 2019
Kailey Dickerson (Wife of Russell Dickerson)
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Kailey is such a ray of light.  She has faith that can move mountains.  I love our conversations, and hearing how she talks to God and trusts in Him so completely.  That goes for her husband too, Russell Dickerson.  We talk about the long journey it has been for Russell to finally find the success in Country Music that they both knew he was destined for.  What I love is they never doubted that God would open the doors.  We talk about Russell's 100% optimistic attitude and constant amazement for life, like Buddy the Elf.  Kailey shares how incredible it feels to be one of the few female video directors in Nashville (she has gotten two #1 videos on CMT for "Yours" and "Blue Tacoma").  And we talk about secrets to a happy marriage and happy life, including sex everyday, walks in the morning, and truly taking the time to SEE people and KNOW people!

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Feb 13, 2019
Cassie Kelley (Wife of Lady A's Charles Kelley)
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Cassie Kelley.  What a woman.  I have known and admired this lady for over 10 years.  I was an intern for her husband Charles (of Lady Antebellum) co-producer, Victoria Shaw, when Cassie and Charles first met and fell in love; so I got a front row ticket to their blooming love story.  I remember thinking Cassie was the most stunning, fabulous human I had ever seen.  So graceful, so stylish and so kind.  I still feel that way about Cassie today.  I have loved getting to know Cassie more over the years and seeing how soulful, giving, real and honest she is as a wife, mother, friend and business woman.  Sitting down and talking with Cassie for this podcast was nothing short of inspiring.  We talk about how she and Charles fell in love at first sight, Cassie and Charles infertility struggles and journey to parenthood, life on the road pre and post babies, and her travel blog WOMANISTA that she grew, partnered, and eventually sold to CBS (can we say badass)!!!  We also get real about body image and how she found relief from the pressure to be perfect.  Cassie is such a woman of faith and uplifts anyone who is lucky enough to be in her presence.

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Feb 06, 2019
Caroline Bryan (Wife of Luke Bryan)
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I discovered Caroline Bryan’s Instagram page last year and my life was changed forever. Not only is Caroline a total bombshell, she is the funniest prankster I have ever witnessed. Over Christmas, Caroline did “the 12 days of pranks” where she hid in a life size teddy bear and scared every family member and friend walking by, put fingernail polish on a bar of soap only to hear Luke wonder why it’s not lathering up lol, plus many more pranks involving snakes, fog horns and fart machines. She also has a sidekick, LeClaire, Luke’s mother-in-law. Luke definitely got his dance moves from his mother, bc she can cut a rug! The Bryan Family is so much fun and so inspiring. They know how to enjoy life and find joy in everyday. Caroline and I chat about her love story with Luke and how they met in college. We also talk about how she and Luke have survived tragedy. Luke lost both his siblings and brother-in-law, and took in their 3 children: a son who was in high school and 2 college age daughters to live with them and their 2 sons Bo and Tate. Caroline and Luke also started a charity, Brett’s Barn, with Caroline’s brother and sister-in-law, in honor of her brother’s daughter Brett who died at a very young age. Brett’s Barn opens its doors to sick and disabled children to come pet and love on the animals. It’s a true sanctuary. Caroline has a heart of gold and uses her life to spread love and healing and laughs. She is such an example of faith. It was amazing to hear her story with Luke and see how they have such an incredible marriage and life in the midst of the wild world of the music industry and personal heartbreak.

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Jan 30, 2019
Katelyn Brown (Wife of Kane Brown)
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When you see Katelyn Brown, you can’t help but stare. She’s drop dead gorgeous. Then you get to know her, and realize she has the sweetest, most playful spirit. It was so fascinating to learn about her musical past. When she was 18, she linked up with Justin Timberlake’s manager and moved to his musical compound in Orlando FL that he created for all of his artists and boy bands to live and develop their talents. At the compound there were recording studios, rehearsal rooms and basically anything you need as an artist at your beck and call. Katelyn lived here for years. During this time she started working with a producer out of Atlanta that was also working with a new young artist, Kane Brown. Katelyn met Kane serendipitously when she was shooting a music video and did not feel chemistry with the actor cast for her love interest. Her manger quickly thought of Kane to take the role, and from that moment on, sparks were flying between the two. In this episode we talk all about their enchanting wedding, how she’s overcoming her fear of flying, instagram dance battles with Kane, and life at home and on the road. Tune in now to hear Katelyn’s incredible journey and exciting love story.

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Jan 22, 2019
Brittney Kelley (Wife of FGL's Brian Kelley)
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Brittney Kelley is the definition of how love, light, dreams and positivity can can turn the darkest times into inspiration, drive and a thriving life and marriage.  At 17 years old, Brittney suffered great loss with the murder of her grandmother who raised her.  She was forced to grow up and learn how to be resilient and self motived at a very young age.  She surrounded herself with people who lifted and pushed her to never settle for less than she was worth.  In college she was on the fast track to becoming an accountant (she got all A's), when she felt a calling to switch to psychology and truly dive into understanding people and sharing her story.  Brittney has always had the confidence to follow where her heart guides her, even if it's scary.  That led to her opening an Etsy's jewelry store from her one bedroom apartment where she would take old, broken jewelry and twist it around into something new and spectacular.  Brittney met and married Brian from Florida Georgia Line when she was finishing up at the University of Georgia and went straight from college to the tour bus.  On the road, she and Brian combined their creative juices and launched a clothing/lifestyle brand, Tribe Kelley.  They now have two beautiful storefronts: one in Nashville and one in 30A FL.  Brittney and Brian are hands on every part of their company.  They take pride in the quality of their products and that they are American Made.  Brittney and Brian also take pride in their marriage and showing that marriage is sexy and cool.  FGL has never been shy to put their wives in the spotlight and show that you can be a rockstar and love your wife at the same time.  Get ready to be beyond inspired with this episode.

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Jan 15, 2019
Hayley Hubbard (Wife of FGL's Tyler Hubbard)
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I could not be more thrilled to kick of 2019 continuing my Music City Wives Series with this angel, Hayley Hubbard.  Hayley has the most gentle, giving spirit.  She is so inclusive and kind, and radiates so much love for humanity.  It was inspiring getting soulful with Hayley, to hear her talk so openly about how she is finding the courage to speak up and use her voice and platform, even though it had formerly terrified her.  She talks a lot about God and several moments in her life where God smacked her in the face with a message loud and clear.  One of those being when she was about to move to LA.  She had a roommate and life lined up, ready to sign a lease, when this cute boy she was just friends with, Tyler Hubbard, told her "No, I don't think you should go... Have you prayed about it yet?"  The next day, God gave her an answer loud and clear.  She is now married to Tyler (of Florida Georgia Line) and has the sweetest baby girl Liv.  Hayley and Tyler's love is more than inspirational.  FGL includes their wives in all that they do publicly, and have shown that marriage is a sexy and a beautiful thing in the Entertainment Industry, where so many people before have not wanted to promote marriage.  Hayley and Tyler are definitely couple goals and more than that, they are incredible people.

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Jan 07, 2019
Jenna Perdue (Wife of DeeJay Silver)
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This beauty radiates positivity.  She should be a supermodel, for real.  I met Jenna when Michael was on tour w Jason Aldean in 2015, and Jenna's hubby, DeeJay Silver, was the rockstar DJ that played between all the sets.  During that time she had a perfect pregnancy with her now precious 2 year old son, Wake.  After Wake was born, Jenna went through a miscarriage.  It devastated her.  This episode is so personal because when we recorded it, I was going through a miscarriage and was heartbroken.  We have a very real, emotional conversation about how she handled her heartbreak of loss, and found her way back from fear and sadness to hope and redemption.  She is now 25 weeks pregnant and thriving.  I'm in awe of her openness to share her journey and bring awareness to painful topic.

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Dec 18, 2018
Hannah Mooney (Wife of Shay from Dan & Shay)
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This little beauty is an angel.  She grew up on a farm raising cow-calf pairs to earn money for college.   She entered Miss Arkansas for the scholarship money, and ended up winning the whole thing!  She is married to Shay, from Dan and Shay and they have the most precious little boy, Asher.  I love Hannah because she is so connected to her faith.  Many times throughout this interview she talks about how she surrendered her life over to God when she felt lost or stuck, and let Him lead her... And he always did!  She also tells her love story with Shay, and I have to say, it will make you swoon!

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Dec 11, 2018
Abby Smyers (Wife of Dan from Dan & Shay)
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Love Abby. She is going to save all the dogs. Her heart is so big. We talk about what it’s like being married to Dan Smyers of Dan and Shay, her enneagram number & what that means to her, why her friends bring happy tears to her eyes, and we have a fun encounter with FedEx.

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Dec 04, 2018
Kristen Brust (Wife of Preston from LoCash) & Laney Crowder (Wife of Hit songwriter/Producer Corey Crowder)
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How could we make it in life without our girlfriends? I know I could not.  This is another episode of my GET REAL series Girlfriend Confidential.  Laney, Kristen and I talk all about marriage in the music industry (it's not all glamour, and can have some really trying seasons).  We chat babies, balance, learning to have patience and trust ourselves while giving ourselves grace for the mess and uncertainty. We 3 are already best friends, so this interview is raw and real.  Kristen shares about her miscarriage and Laney talks about learning how to embrace her creativity and instincts even when it feels overwhelming.  "Nobody is nailing it;"  that may be my favorite line of the whole podcast.  But we are all sure giving it are all, and that is more than enough!

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Nov 09, 2018
Maddie & Tae (Part 2)
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AND WE ARE BACK w PART 2 of Maddie and Tae! I love everything these two beauties stand for. They are strong, perseverant, soulful, kind, insanely talented and the perfect “yin” to each other’s “yang.” They exploded on the #CountryMusic scene with their huge #1 smash “Girl in a Country Song,” and rocked everyone’s world. They have a new single, a new album and a #kickass mindset of always finding the positive perspective, even when times seem to suck, and connect connect connect with people soul to soul.

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Jul 25, 2018
Maddie & Tae (part 1)
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MADDIE & TAE! I love everything these two beauties stand for. They are strong, perseverant, soulful, kind, insanely talented and the perfect “yin” to each other’s “yang.” They exploded on the #CountryMusic scene with their huge #1 smash “Girl in a Country Song,” and rocked everyone’s world. They have a new single, a new album and a #kickass mindset of always finding the positive perspective, even when times seem to suck, and connect connect connect with people soul to soul.

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Jul 18, 2018
Cassadee Pope
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No better way to kick off Season 2 of GET REAL PODCAST and YOUTUBE than with Cassadee Pope! Cassadee has accomplished so much: She won The Voice Season 3 | #1 Duet w Chris Young "Think Of You," | Performed w Pitbull & Leona Lewis on the CMT Awards | And she just released a brand new single called TAKE YOU HOME that feels so good... This just scratches the surface of what she's accomplished and capable of. And she just getting started. I loved this interview because Cassadee gets real w me about the whirlwind. She talks about what she's learned from it all and why she's so excited about where she's headed.

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Jun 25, 2018
Tara Mackey (Best Selling Holistic Author)
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Tara beat 14 illness with her WILD natural plan. She was born to a mother addicted to drugs and from an early age, Tara had to take care of herself. As a young person, Tara watched her mother overdose in front of her and struggle with addiction her entire life. Tara was put on prescription pills to help with the stress of her childhood, but that led to a snowball affect where she was prescribed 14 different medications that were slowly dimming Tara's light for life. But Tara said NO! She got off all medications and not lives natural and free of pain. She is a 2 time best selling author and just released her second book WILD HABITS that talks about how to live and heal yourself naturally.

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May 31, 2018
Julie Solomon (Influencer)
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Julie Solomon is a seasoned, smart, driven, out of the box thinker.  She has created an empire for herself. She is a #1 Best Selling Publicist, has "The Influencer Podcast" where she shares priceless information about how to best make money and grow your brand... She is THE resource for BLOGGING/BRAND/GROWTH Strategy. Through trial and error, and her publicist background and brain, Julie has figured out how to best monetize with brand deals.  And she TEACHES YOU HOW! Her course "Pitch It Perfect" tells young Influencers how to best market themselves and make major cash, authentically. I love Julie. She has walked the walk to get to happiness in her career and her personal life. Julie has fought to find her bliss. And she shares it all on this episode and gives major insight into THE BEST BRAND GROWTH PLANS. This is the last episode in my "Influencer Series." Hope y'all loved it as much as I did!

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May 16, 2018
Nicole Digiacobbe (Influencer)
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You may as well call her Supermom. Nicole is someone I have great admiration for. She is not only beautiful and smart, she's basically #ElleWoods. She competed as Miss Delaware at the Miss USA Pageant, and she went to Law School! She developed a big love for Photography when she was in School and really started pursuing it as a #sidehustle. Flash forward to now, she's married w 2 beautiful daughters and has totally put all of her skills from her past lives to create her own Niche Business.  She has mastered how to capture and edit beautiful photographs and videos using only her iPhone. And she offers a course on her website "thislovelylife.com" as well as so much other goodness.  There's no one I respect more than an innovative, creative, wise woman, and that Nicole.

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May 09, 2018
Jessica Payne "Southern" (Influencer)
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This girl is everything. You see her, and your jaw hits the floor because she is just so damn beautiful.  Then you get to know her. You see that she has the worlds biggest, brightest heart.  She has been through so much hardship from an abusive relationship (which she openly, bravely shares about), infertility struggles, to overcoming it all with a fairly tale ending of finding her handsome prince and being pregnant with their first child, little angel girl. Jessica moved to NYC right out of High School to pursue becoming a Top Makeup Artist/Stylist.  She boldly went to a Model "Open Call" and introduced herself to the head booker, but not as a model, a makeup artist.   Her confidence and natural skill led him to let her shadow Pam Anderson's makeup artist, and then the rest is history. Jess does all the top celebrities hair/makeup/style.  She makes everyone look so naturally beautiful and sexy.  She is fearless, and she never lets one rejection or hard time set her back.  She gives great advice to young influencers about why being authentic and never doing anything just for a paycheck is crucial.  LOVE HER!

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May 02, 2018
Vanessa and Miles Adcox (Influencers)
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This is a Power Couple. Both Vanessa and Miles are huge forces in their own right. Vanessa is an actress (she was "Brittany Hodges" on "The Young and the Restless," plus so many movies, and TV shows). She is is also an incredible jewelry designer. Vanessa comes from a large entertainment family: her dad starred in "My Two Dads," her mother was a Broadway Dancer and her Brother is a hit Songwriter and Producer. Vanessa has talent oozing through her veins. And she is even more beautiful on the inside than outside. Miles is a staple in Nashville for his Emotional Wellness Retreat Center "Onsite." At "Onsite," he leads people to personal healing. Miles says "Onsite to me more than a therapeutic retreat center, a personal growth center, therapy center, all these things that people can label us, but the truth is, we're a safe place where people can land, relax, take whatever armor they've had on for so long to make themselves feel safe from the world, and just lay it down. We're a place that helps people connect to WHO THEY ARE, so they can go back into the world and connect to other people." WOW. Miles also just launched "Unspoken Podcast" with the incredible Ruthie Lindsey, covering all of these real issues. Vanessa and Miles are also the parents to a precious child, Maverick, and they are so honest about parenting, marriage, and all the ups and downs that happened in their relationship. They share with me how they keep their marriage strong, and why they don't ever claim to be perfect. This interview is ESSENTIAL if you interested healing yourself, and having healthy relationships.

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Apr 25, 2018
Alyssa Rosenheck & Sarah Davidson (Influencers)
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These 2 ladies rock my soul. They are so talented. Alyssa is a Top Interior Architectural Photographer, her work graces every major magazine and media outlet. Sarah is an angelic Singer/Songwriter/Fashionista. Both of these ladies have been though major heartbreak and fear, from losing a record deal, getting divorced, surviving cancer and a breakup, plus childhood wounds and life pains in general... These ladies are shining examples of what it looks like when you do the work, commit to healing, dive into your pain and make peace with it, and then choose to live a life radiating love.  They use their lives and platforms to inspire others to heal themselves and live a purposeful life of love.

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Apr 18, 2018
Sarah Belle (Influencer)
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Sarah Belle. This beauty is bold. She is unapologetically herself. She is kind and thoughtful and original and smart. I have loved getting to have a glimpse inside of her brain to see how someone so young, has discovered how to be such an entrepreneur on YOUTUBE, Instagram, Blogging, evvvverything! You won’t want to miss this episode, she dishes everything.

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Apr 04, 2018
Hunter Premo and Melissa Schleicher (Mother/Daughter Influencers)
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This Mother/Daughter Duo is unstoppable! They look like twins and are just as beautiful on the inside as the outside. Melissa owns the premier hair/beauty salon in Nashville called Parlour 3\. All the stars go there. Hunter is a fashionista taking over the world with her amazing style and blog HunterPremo.com This interview is too much fun, the dynamic between these two is a blast, and hilarious!  We cover it all from how to get started in your dream career, to why being true to you is crucial.

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Mar 28, 2018
Mallory Ervin: Part 2 (Influencer)
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Mallory Ervin Part 2! This girl is the QUEEN. Queen of positivity, queen of manifesting her life, and the queen of hard work and hustle. I am literally in awe of how she makes it all happen for herself! Mallory and I met several years ago when we both competed on “The Amazing Race.” We have both grown a lot and experienced some really cool moments together. What Mallory has accomplished as a YouTube, Instagram and Fashion/Lifestyle Influencer in only about 2 years truly blows me away. Once this lady sets her mind to something, there is NO stopping her (and her precious husband Kyle is the mastermind behind all of her editing of content and the co-star of most of her content ). Mallory talks all about how she has branded herself, why discovering “what your audience wants for you” is most important, and how being 100% authentic and honest is crucial, even if you have to walk away from high dollar deals.

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Mar 21, 2018
Brooke Webb (Influencer)
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Brooke Webb! This chica is a powerhouse! Not only has she had a Vice President position for Human Resources at a Bank for many years, she’s also been running a thriving blog at the same time! And this fashionista is a wife and mother of 2- dang she gets it done! Brooke talks all about how she got started, why comparison is the devil, how we shouldn’t have “perfection” be the goal, and tips for building your brand. She also isn’t scared of hard work and late hours, often the only time she has for blogging is at night and she will stay up as late as it takes to get it all finished and posted- so to new bloggers out there, there’s no excuses for not doing it, you just have to prioritize and make the time. Tune in tomorrow to hear Brooke get real, honest and open about her journey. You won’t want to miss it! @kbstyled #getreal #getrealpodcast #podcast #podcasts #nashvillepodcast #nashville #nashvilleblogger #bloggers #bloggerstyle #bloggerlife #mommyblogger #lifestyleblogger #musiccity #fashion #fashionblogger #style #nashvillescene #realtalk #honesty #influencer #influencers #fashionista #influencerseries

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Mar 14, 2018
Megan and Liz: Part 2 (Twin Influencers)
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Megan & Liz! These are my 2 fav twins in the whole world! They have 1 million YouTube Subscribers, had their own clothing line w Macy’s, Music for Daysssss, and they are the most positive, inspiring duo you’ll ever meet. They tell us what you absolutely should not do when trying to grow your brand, and why being authentic is crucial. Tune in to hear all the juicy goodness they share! Ohhhh and we talk Liz’s upcoming wedding! 🙌🏽 👰🏼 #getreal #getrealpodcast #podcast #podcasts #nashvillepodcast #nashville #nashvilleblogger #bloggers #bloggerstyle #bloggerlife #mommyblogger #lifestyleblogger #musiccity #fashion #fashionblogger #style #nashvillescene #realtalk #honesty #frienshipgoals #influencer #influencers #twins #twinning #twinlife #youtube

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Mar 07, 2018
Ashley Houston & Ashley Wilson (Influencers)
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(Influencer Series Part 2): Ashley Houston and Ashley Wilson! These 2 HOT MAMAS are both mothers of 2 kids and full time lifestyle bloggers and influencers. Ashley Houston’s (@nashvillewifestyles) blog is “NashvilleWifestyles.com,” she covers it all from kids, clothes, cooking, products she loves, home life, and much more! She has also quickly become one of my favorite people, she is so real and just tells it all like it is. Ashley Wilson (@beauandarrownashville) has exciting news: SHE’S REBRANDING HER WEBSITE. In the next few days her website will be re-launching as “BeausandAshley.com” How cute! Beaus for her 2 boys and hubs! I’ve been loving Ashley for years, she’s the sweetest, most thoughtful soul around, and our hubs are both in the music biz. These 2 Ashley’s are dynamite. They know so much when it comes to building a strong brand. They only blog about things they love and they have tons of tips for new bloggers/influencers just trying to get into the game. And my FAV part of the whole interview was how “real life” this was. Babies crying, doorbell ringing, people walking in and out... This is real life y’all! So get excited for a true behind the scenes of how these mommy-lifestyle bloggers make it all happen, while lookin’ like a million! #getreal #getrealpodcast #podcast #podcasts #nashvillepodcast #nashville #nashvilleblogger #bloggers #bloggerstyle #bloggerlife #mommyblogger #lifestyleblogger #musiccity #fashion #fashionblogger #style #nashvillescene #realtalk #honesty #frienshipgoals

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Feb 28, 2018
Shea Leigh Mills (Influencer)
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Shea Leigh Mills! This is my first episode of my new “INFLUENCER SERIES!” I could not be more excited about this series! Shea Leigh is only 20 years and has over a Hundred Thousand Instagram followers (she grew this within 2 years!) She is a style QUEEN! She is a blogger and she also has the biggest, sweetest heart! She shares with me all her tips on building a brand, how she personally runs her accounts and what an “INFLUENCER” even is! This is a whole new job and world bc of Social Media and Shea Leigh dishes it all. Shea Leigh also talks about how important her faith is, her daily prayer and how she lets God guide her life. We chat about how High School can be so hard and mean, and how she got through tough times and wants to spread Love to everyone! #getreal #getrealpodcast #truth #honest #blogger #influencer #nashvilleblogger #nashvillebloggers #fashion #fashionblogger

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Feb 21, 2018
Leah Turner (Country Singer)
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Leah Turner! Y’all. This girl has a STORY! Like the most magical things have happened to her, from 1) a random encounter w a woman in an LA restaurant where Leah was serving, heard her SPEAKING VOICE, not even singing voice, then 5 days later Leah was at David Foster’s house recording her original songs w him (WHAT?! That only happens in the movies, right?!) 2) Got offered a record deal on the spot at Sony. We talk all about the magic that has happened in her life and career, and also what it feels like to have everything fall apart, find her wings while free falling, and learning to rest and take the time she needed to really find herself and how she wants her music to reflect her soul. She is SO ON FIRE RIGHT NOW! I left this interview feeling so excited for Leah’s future, bc this woman knows who she is, her God Given Talent, and what she wants to do with it.

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Feb 08, 2018
Russell Dickerson
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Russell Dickerson joins me on the last Episode of GET REAL for 2017! Russell has had such an explosive year, his song "Yours" is now top 5 on the Country Music Charts. We talk all about his journey to success, trust in God and how important it is to just START! He is so positive and full of inspiration, get excited and ready to be moved!

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Dec 20, 2017
Jessi Alexander (Hit Songwriter)
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Jessi Alexander is one of the greatest, most soulful songwriters of our generation. She wrote “The Climb” for Miley Cyrus that was over a 10 week #1 on multiple charts as well as the theme song to The Hannah Montana Movie, and she won CMA and ACM song of the year with Lee Brice’s “I Drive Your Truck.” She also is a mother and wife and has so much insight into the human experience, making her one of the most incredible humans and songwriters. Get excited.

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Dec 13, 2017
Michael Chandler (2X MMA World Champ)
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Michael Chandler is a 2 Time MMA World Champion. He is probably the most self motivated, positive thinker and inspirational person I know personally. We talk all about his journey to taking the World title twice, why positive self talk is CRUCIAL, and why we shouldn't be scared to be the best, after all he says, "someone's got to be the best, why not me?"

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Dec 06, 2017
April Nemeth (Vibe Chefs)
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This chick is inspired from above. She started a Personal Chef Company, Vibe Chefs, where she comes over to some of the hottest celebrities homes in country music and grocery shops for them, and then personal cooks in their kitchen based on their food preferences, food allergies, etc. She has several chefs that work for her and has a full thriving business. April is super connected to God, and she feels that this was handed to her straight from Him. The whole journey to Vibe Chefs is a super spiritual experience from April, you won't want to miss her explain the magic!

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Nov 29, 2017
Chuck Wicks
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Chuck Wicks! This guy is multi-talented. You probably know him from Ty, Chuck and Kelly, a nationally syndicated Radio Show that keeps you in-the-know of all things Country Music, and they're hilarious. He is an incredible artist, his hit, Stealing Cinderella, is one of my absolute favorite songs (and my dads too!). He's been on Dancing with The Stars, he does Iron Mans (yes, that's right, IRON MANS) and he recently survived a horrible car crash with his co-hosts that has only deepened his incredible wisdom on life. This interview is such a blast, bc Chuck has to be one of the funniest guys I know. He definitely does not take himself too seriously. And he plays us his new single "Whole Damn Thing," and it's badass. #nashville #carolinehobby #hypercarolinehobby #podcast #countrymusic #chuckwicks #tychuckandkelly

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Aug 23, 2017
Mallory Ervin: Part 1 (Influencer)
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Mallory Ervin! This little lady is a bright light of overflowing energy! Seriously, Mal has more energy than ANYONE I have ever met. And she is the absolute sweetest, most joyful person around. It's essential she has tons of energy bc she does SO MUCH. She is the former Miss Kentucky and was RunnerUp to Miss America... she went on The Amazing Race 3 different seasons (she and her dad were fan favorites) and now she is a YouTube Star... she talks about everything on her YouTube page from makeup, to fitness/cooking/weight loss, and she takes you behind the scenes on her most adventurous life (including her stunning wedding and honeymoon) and she just too cute to handle. #Nashville #Podcast #carolinehobby #malloryervin #missamerica #kentucky #amazingrace #hypercarolinehobby #youtube

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Aug 16, 2017
Megan & Liz: Part 1 (Twin Influencers)
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Megan and Liz! These 2 beauties are as sweet as sugar, and as talented as they come. They are YOUTUBE Superstars. They sing, perform, host, have a new clothing line at Macy's(!!), share makeup tutorials, and just plain crush at life. Their YouTube page, Megan and Liz, has over 1 million subscribers- and they've built it all themselves from the ground up, no tv show, no record deal, nothing. Woah. These girls are so precious and will steal your heart once you meet them. #nashville #podcast #hypercarolinehobby #carolinehobby #youtube #meganandliz

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Aug 09, 2017
April Tomlin (Interior Designer)
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April Tomlin! This hot mama (literally, the hottest mom ever) is such a boss. She is the Interior Designer to the Stars. Her clientele are some of Country Music's biggest names. April and I talk all about what inspires her, balancing motherhood and her major career, how she got started, and how she creates the most beautiful spaces for people to live in. April has such an incredible work ethic and view on life. #nashville #podcast #carolinehobby #apriltomlin #celebrities #interiordesign #music #countrymusic

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Aug 02, 2017
Autumn House (A&R UMG Records)
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Autumn House! This chick is a major powerhouse. She is one of the most influential Women in A&R at UMG Records. So for those of you who don't know what A&R is, basically, Autumn discovers new talent for her label, listens to songs for artists on her label, and helps guide and develop artists as they grow and make music... to name a few things she does. She works closely w stars such as Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley to name a feeeeew. And she is just so talented. Autumn has an amazing ear for hit songs. That's why she's one of the best in the biz, and it was my privilege to interview her. Especially since i was so impacted by her when I first moved to town, and was in college at Belmont, and she spoke to us. She said "if you have a backup plan, do that, bc the music business is tough and you can't have a backup plan." Love this woman! Tune in tomorrow to hear us talk about all parts of her job and life, and artist stories that are so interesting! #nashville #carolinehobby #hypercarolinehobby #podcast #musicbusiness #ladyantebellum #keithurban #dierksbentley #lukebryan #belmontuniversity

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Jul 26, 2017
Brandi Cyrus
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Brandi Cyrus! This badass babe does it all: Model-DJ-World Traveller-Musician-Horse Lover- Fashion Editor & Star of Bravo's "Cyrus vs Cyrus: Design and Conquer." She has such an inspiring perspective on life, being from one of the most Famous Families in America. Tune in tomorrow to hear all about her incredible life and her new Hit TV Show! #nashville #brandicyrus #mileycyrus #billyraycyrus #podcast #hypercarolinehobby #carolinehobby

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Jul 19, 2017
Jenny Gill (Vince Gill's Daughter)
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Jenny Gill is in the house! And speaking of house, she just released a new EP called "The House Sessions." It's so real. My favorite song is "Your Shadow," where she addresses what it's like to be Vince Gill's daughter. Jenny is also Amy Grant's step-daughter and toured with her for many years. The life Jenny has lived is incredible. She also is a brand new mother and we talk all about how shaking her booty keeps her in balance... Yep, you'll have to tune in to watch/hear her secret to balance! #hypercarolinehobby #podcast #nashville #jennygill #vincegill

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Jul 12, 2017
Jillian Jacqueline
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Jillian Jacqueline! This babe is one of the hottest new females on the Country Music Scene! She got her start, at age 9, touring w Kenny Roger's Broadway Show (how amazing is that!?). Jillian then formed a band with her sisters called "The Little Women Band," that they pursued much of her childhood. Jillian has recorded with Vince Gill, Billy Dean and Suzy Bogguss (she was featured on their charting single "Please Keep Mom and Dad in Love" ironically while her parents were divorcing) ... Jillian has been poised and ready for her time to shine for almost 2 decades now- and NOW it is happening. With brand new music including her single "Hate Me" and songs "Reasons" and "Bleachers" gaining much attention, get excited for this new force and face in Country Music! #podcast #nashville #carolinehobby #jillianjacqueline #kennyrogers #vincegill

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Jun 28, 2017
Noah Guthrie (GLEE Star)
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Noah Guthrie! This guy is so inspiring. He got his start on YouTube when he posted his own version of LMFAO's "I'm Sexy and I Know It." Well, it went viral, getting over 25 million views. A Producer from the hit TV show GLEE found him and thought he would be perfect to play the role of Roderick Meeks, starring opposite Lea Michele (he tells us what's she's like behind the scenes). He just recorded a new album, "The Valley," and it comes out June 23rd and it's just so good. Noah truly believes in the music he's making and does it all for the song, never worrying about the outcome. But it sure looks like the songs have places to go bc he's one of the most exciting new voices emerging. #nashville #podcast #carolinehobby #noahguthrie #lmfao #glee

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Jun 22, 2017
Luke Pell (Bachelorette Finalist)
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Luke Pell! You guys may recognize him from being a FrontRunner on JoJo Fletcher's season of "The Bachelorette." We talk alllll about what goes on behind the scenes, how it feels knowing other guys are kissing the girl you are pursuing, that hot tub scene (🔥), and how he really felt about falling in love on National TV.... Then we talk about his life prior to The Bachelorette, in the military... he served 9 years, 4 years in college at Westpoint, and 5 years as an officer, 1 year in Afghanistan. He said that experience "opened his eyes to the rest of the world." Luke is super wise about how he views life... he feels you should try and do something everyday to make someone else's life better.... He also had a life-threatening health scare that really put everything in perspective for him... This guy has lived a lot of life to be so young and his stories and journey are nothing short of inspiring. He also talks to us all about his Country Music career! #nashville #podcast #theBachelorette #carolinehobby #hypercarolinehobby #lukepell

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Jun 14, 2017
Emily West
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Emily West! This girl is a STAR! She has had an amazing journey. Moved to Nashville, got a record deal on Capitol Records (I interned at Capitol when she was signed there, and have been a huge fan of her for years!), sang a DUET w Keith Urban ("Blue Sky"- talk about powerful song and performance!), then moved to NYC on a whim- she went for a weekend trip then didn't come back for a year or so, entered "America's Got Talent," and got 2nd Place (what!), basically 1st place as far as singing, bc a magician beat her... So in my mind, she won for sure. Emily's voice is other worldly. She is in a league of her own. One of the best voices of our generation.... She belongs in the company of Barbara Streisand, Cher, Bette Midler and Judy Garland. #podcast #nashville #hypercarolinehobby #emilywest #carolinehobby

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May 31, 2017
The Sisterhood
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The Sisterhood! I'm obsessed. I'm not sure how you get cooler, more talented or more beautiful than Alyssa Bonagura and Ruby Stewart. These 2 belong from another era, like the 70's with Stevie Nicks and Cher... But they bring a modern twist to their music and vibe. What they have is magic, and can't quite be defined. Both ladies grew up on the road with traveling musician parents. Ruby is from Rock N Roll Royalty; her dad is Rod Stewart. When they are together it feels like electricity is in the room, you just want to be around it. Hearing about their upbringing both living on the road, finding their own way musically and then joining together by a random stroke of luck in LA, confirms these 2 gals were always destined to be together, make music, and change the world. They even have opposite matching missing front teeth. #carolinehobby #thesisterhood #nashville #podcast #rodstewart #rubystewart #alyssabonagura

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May 24, 2017
Lou Taylor (Business Mgmt CEO)
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Lou Taylor! Where do I even start? This woman is a boss. She's a badass. She is driven by excellence and faith. She works harder than anyone I know and has a team that is just as dedicated and passionate. She is the Owner and CEO of TriStar Sports and Entertainment Group that is the business manager to Britney Spears, Florida Georgia Line, Meghan Trainor, Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, A Thousand Horses to name a few! Lou gets it done with grace, class, style and no bullish!t. I am so honored to know her and work with her. #carolinehobby #podcast #nashville #loutaylor #tristar #jenniferlopez #gwenstefani #BritneySpears #FloridaGeorgiaLine #MeghanTrainor #StevenTyler #JenniferLopez #GwenStefani #AThousandHorses

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May 17, 2017
Amara Hall (Spoken Word)
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This is MY GIRL!! One of the greatest humans I have had the blessing to be friends with. Amara Hall is pure soul. She has been behind the scenes working in the music industry for years. Many people may not have even known she is a Spoken Word Artist. Oh, but she is. She understands people so well. She knows how to listen and how to heal. She has so much wisdom to share. I said it before and I'll say it again, she is a mix between Maya Angelou and Oprah and Alicia Keys. #amarahall #carolinehobby #podcast #nashville #spokenwordartist

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May 10, 2017
Skip Bishop (Record Label Promotions)
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Skip Bishop! This guy is magical. Like a magical musical wizard. He has been the VP of Sony Promotions as well as VP of Arista Promotions- working in the music business for over 40 years. We talk about everything. How he got into radio as a kid with a cardboard box where he would entertain the whole neighborhood, pretending to be on air. He talks about artist he has worked with such as Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson, Kellie Pickler to name a few. We cover how important radio is to an artist's career and all the ins and outs of the music biz. Skip is one of a kind. Once you meet him, you will NEVER forget. He's such an original in every way. He also was my boss when He hired me to work at his label Hit Shop Records in Promotions a few years ago. It was one of the most enlightening experiences of my life. #CarolineHobby #Nashville #Podcast #SkipBishop #CarrieUnderwood #AlanJackson

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Apr 19, 2017
Jimmy Harnen (Big Machine Records)
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Jimmy is a rockstar- I'm not kidding- he had a huge pop hit "Where Are You Now," before becoming EVP of the entire Big Machine Label Group as well as being President of BMLG Records (which is one of the 5 labels in the Big Machine Label Group). His story is amazing. He started as an artist, and over time switched to the business side of the music industry where he has broken acts like Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Darius Rucker and most recently A Thousand Horses and Brett Young. We talk all about what goes into picking a single, signing an artist, and the power of radio. Jimmy also is just a great guy and family man to the core. #carolinehobby #bigmachine #lukebryan #ericchurch #dariusrucker #athousandhorses #brettyoung #podcast #nashville

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Mar 22, 2017
Marcus Hummon (Hit Songwriter)
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Marcus Hummon! This man is one of the most interesting guys I know. He's truly is a citizen of the world, growing up in Italy, Africa, and the Philippines to name a few. He got a record deal in 1986 and then shortly after started getting cuts with some of the biggest artists in Country Music at the time including Wynonna "Only Love," Alabama "Cheap Seats," and has only continued to have smash hits with Tim McGraw's "One of These Days," and Sara Evan's huge breakout hit "Born To Fly." He then linked up with the Dixie Chicks and cowrote my FAV song ever "Cowboy Take Me Away," and "Ready To Run." In 2005, Marcus won a Grammy for Best Country Song with his Rascal Flatts hit "God Bless The Broken Road." This man has TALENT FOR DAYS. He is also married to Becca Stevens, an Episcopal Priest, who launched the incredible Thistle Farms which is "a sanctuary for healing for women survivors of abuse, addiction, trafficking, and prostitution." Marcus and his wife truly are helping to heal the world. #nashville #podcast #carolinehobby #marcushummon #songwriter #hitsongwriter #thistlefarms

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Mar 15, 2017
Brittany Aldean (Jason Aldean's Wife)
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Brittany Williams! I love this girl. And yes, she is even more gorgeous on the inside than she is on the outside which is almost impossible to believe! I got to know Britt last year when A Thousand Horses toured with her hubby Jason Aldean, and it was instant love for me. She is a makeup guru, she has pop-up classes all over the country helping teach women beauty secrets to make them feel beautiful and empowered. Brittany loves helping women feel good about themselves. Her YouTube page is full of all sorts of makeup tutorials from everyday looks to super intense awesome Halloween looks. She also may as well be St. Francis because this gorgeous creature is going to save all the animals. #nashville #podcast #carolinehobby #jasonaldean #youtube

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Mar 08, 2017
Ali Ryan (Dry House Hair Bar)
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Ali Ryan! This chick styles/cuts/colors ALL the stars; I'm talking FGL and their wives, Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren, Jason Aldean and his wife Brittany, Dan and Shay and their fiancés, Miranda Lambert, Kasey Musgraves, Kelsea Ballerini, Michael Ray, Jake Owen, just to name a few. She literally has her hands in everyone's hair! She also co-owns The Dry House with Dierks Bentley's wife Cassidy. Star power for days. Ali and her stylists don't just do celebrities though, they are the premier blow dry bar for anyone in Nashville who wants their hair to look fab. And this place is not just going to give you great hair, it's going to give you a great time while you're there. There's always music, champagne, and a fun crew every time you step into The Dry House. I am lucky enough to go every week with my #NashvilleInsider babe Lindsey Caldwell to get us camera ready, and it's always a high spot of my week. Ali also believes in the power of manifesting your dreams, hustling and living the life you imagine. #nashville #podcast #thedryhouse #carolinehobby #fashion #hair

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Mar 01, 2017
Maggie Rose
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MAGGIE ROSE! This chick is fire! Back when she was in High School the label executive legend Tommy Mottola realized her talent and helped her score a record deal. She has been making music and making waves ever since. She released a new EP "The Variety Show" last year and it showed us even more what she is capable of as an artist and how talented she is- "Same Sky" is my JAM off that EP. She also has been named one of CMT's Next Women of Country and just got a song cut by Lady Gaga! And to top it off, her heart is just as big as her talent. #podcast #nashville #CMT #maggierose #carolinehobby #ladygaga

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Feb 22, 2017
Lucie Silvas
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Lucie Silvas! This interview was a pure delight! And in the spirit of love (since it is Valentine's Day), how fitting that Lucie's husband John kicked off this interview, interviewing Lucie! He asked her a lot of personal questions, like how much she loved his big, sexy.... beard! Lucie and John then talked all about Lucie's incredible album they co-produced together, "Letters To Ghosts," and what the experience was like working together in the studio. Lucie is from Europe and has been writing songs, playing and singing since she was a wee little thing at the age of 10. At the age of 17 she hit the road touring as a background singer and then went on to score a record deal and sell A MILLION ALBUMS! I repeat, Lucie Silvas has sold A MILLION ALBUMS. Woah. She now is a Nashville Native and has toured with everyone from Little Big Town to Chris Stapleton. She is the tiniest, most stunning creature with the most enormous voice and soul. She has been named one of CMT's Next Women of Country, and Rolling Stone just debuted her trilogy of music videos she made for her album "Letters To Ghosts." Lucie is one of the purest spirits I know; her passion for sharing her gift of music is inspiring and the way she loves her husband, family and friends so fiercely is something nothing short of extraordinary. Oh, and John and his brother TJ, Brothers Osborne, just won CMA Duo Of the year! John tells us how that moment felt in detail! #Nashville #podcast #luciesilvas #carolinehobby #brothersosborne #cmt #womenofcountry

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Feb 15, 2017
Jaren Johnston (Artist/Hit Songwriter)
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Jaren Johnston This guy is a rock star. He's the lead singer of his badass band, The Cadillac Three as well as a big time hit songwriter. He's written #1's for Keith Urban "You Gonna Fly," and "Raise Em Up;" "Beachin" and "Days Of Gold" for Jake Owen; "Southern Girl" for Tim McGraw to name a few.... We talk music, Food Porn, Chuck Norris, his sold out shows in Europe, and how excited he is to become a dad with his beautiful wife Evyn Mustoe Johnston in April. Evyn pops in at the end of the interview and gives her thoughts on being the wife of a touring musician and why it is important to have your own thing. They also are just the cutest couple and have been together over 15 years. #nashville #podcast #jarenjohnston #thecadillacthree #jakeowen #timmcgraw #chucknorris

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Feb 08, 2017
Wives of A Thousand Horses
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The Jockeys, aka the wives of A Thousand Horses! We had the most amazing band family trip to Aspen earlier this month and while there, I sat my girls down and we talked all about what it's like to be married to a touring artist, and how to keep the balance of home life and road life. My sisters, Amanda, Andrea and Rhain, are all badasses in their own right and it was too much fun to get to hear about their love stories with their hubbys and how we all make this life work together. We also talk about how Graham proposed to Andrea on this trip- it was soooooo good! Annnnnd some pretty cute Horses stop in for a second. #HyperCarolineHobby #podcast #AThousandHorses #Family

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Feb 01, 2017
Jamie O'Neal
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Jamie O'Neal! I LOVE this lady. I have to admit it, I was kinda nervous when I first met Jamie because I am such a super fan of her music. When she came out in 2000 with her back to back #1 songs, "There is no Arizona," and "When I think about Angels," I was hooked. Not to forget, she sang "All By Myself" in the dramatic scene in Bridget Jones Diary (I'm still freaking out about this)! She is so interesting; grew up in a traveling family band, she and her father can both yodel, she's been nominated for 4 Grammys and won ACM best New Artist, and has her own record label called Momentum. #nashville #acm #grammys #carolinehobby #jamieoneal #podcast #itunes

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Jan 18, 2017
Meghan Linsey (2nd Place The Voice)
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Meghan Linsey! I've known this songbird for about a decade and have loved following her career. She had a big hit with her former duo, Steel Magnolia, "Keep on Lovin' You," then went on to win 2nd place on The Voice w her coach Blake Shelton (believe me her voice is out of this WORLD), and now she has a new song and new music video out "Exes and Friends" which is infectious, and there's even a celebrity costar in the music video that you won't wanna miss! #nashville #meghanlinsey #thevoice #carolinehobby #hyper #podcast

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Jan 11, 2017
Eric Paslay
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Eric Paslay is one of the most talented singer/songwriters I've ever known. Not only has he written #1 hits such as "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" for Jake Owen, Eli Young "Even If it Breaks Your Heart," and Love and Theft's "Angel Eyes," he was was nominated for song of the year with "She Don't Love You," a song he wrote and performed as an artist. He also had a huge #1 as an artist with "Friday Night." His talent just doesn't stop. Eric also is so connected to his faith and calling, it's beyond inspiring. #ericpaslay #carolinehobby #podcast #nashville

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Dec 21, 2016
Ty Herndon
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Ty and I talk all about his incredible career where he has sold over 5 million albums! He won song of the year with "What Mattered Most" in 1995. He's had a beautiful journey, and we talk all about the highs and lows. On November 20th, 2014, Ty made the decision to come out publicly as a gay man. He talks all about the freedom he has had since then; Ty is beyond inspiring. He also just released a new album, HOUSE ON FIRE, that he co-produced and wrote many of the songs. This is the most personal album he has ever recorded. I am grateful to call Ty a friend, his life and musical journey can't help but make you want to rise up to your best self. #podcast #nashville #tyherndon #carolinehobby #hypercarolinehobby

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Dec 07, 2016
Marie Osmond
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Marie Osmond! I died! I love her so much, and she is absolutely the most down to earth, light hearted, fun, energized, humble person. It was a thrill of a lifetime to interview her. We talk about how she got her start at age 13 with her hit song, "Paper Roses," the Donny and Marie show, and now their Vegas show, the books she's written, how she remarried her first husband almost 30 years later and wore the SAME WEDDING DRESS! How badass is that?! And I'm so pumped to have co-written her current single on the radio, "Baby You're Crazy." #nashville #podcast #marieosmond #hyper #carolinehobby

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Nov 30, 2016
Tayla Lynn (Loretta Lynn's Granddaughter)
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Oh my gosh, we laughed so hard we cried. Then we cried because of all the beautiful life we have lived together in our band Stealing Angels... we talked about the heartbreak we felt when our band broke up, and now how we both have truly found our happiness doing what we love. Tayla is in a duo with a Grammy award winning guitar player, and they play shows all up and down the North West, selling them out! She is married to a man who is her rock and has 2 beautiful little boys. We talk about what it was like growing up as Loretta Lynn's Granddaughter, her love of singing and performing, alcohol-drugs-relapse-addiction and recovery, and how she has finally learned to live in the moment and enjoy the beautiful life she has created. I LOVED interviewing Tayla so much. She is my sister and truly the person who makes me laugh the hardest. #taylalynn #carolinehobby #hypercarolinehobby #nashville #lorettalynn #stealingangels #podcast

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Oct 05, 2016
Kellie Pickler
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KELLIE PICKLER! Kellie is everything you think she is and MORE... She's funny, charming, warm, HYSTERICAL, loving, talented and kind. I am so thrilled to be on the cast of her CMT hit reality show "I Love Kellie Pickler." We are already 3 episodes into Season 2 and this interview is going to recap the first episodes and tell you what to expect the rest of the season. Kellie breaks down the personality of each cast member and talks about why she loves this season so much (it's full of high energy and adrenaline!) She also talks about the important things in life to her: her husband Kyle Jacobs and her family and friends; as well as how she wants to use her life to spread light and happiness. She a true blue friend and honest to the core. #nashville #kelliepickler #ilovekelliepickler #podcast #carolinehobby #hypercarolinehobby #cmt

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Sep 14, 2016
Storme Warren
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STORME WARREN! This guy is a force! He has been in radio and TV hosting since his early teens, starting his career at LA's "Pirate Radio." He moved on to TNN and later became the face of GAC (Great American Country). He has his own Sirius XM show on The Highway called "The Storme Warren Morning Show," that interviews all the country stars. I also found out why Charlie Daniels is so influential in his life and story... It's amazing! #podcast #nashville #hypercarolinehobby #stormewarren #GAC #SiriusXM

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Sep 07, 2016
Rebecca Sweet (Phillip of Little Big Town's Wife)
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This lady truly lives up to her last name and is the sweeeeeeeetest! She launched a blog "Sweet Ladi Jane" that covers food, fashion, travel and art.... And it's amazing. By launching the blog she also overcame one of her greatest obstacles, dyslexia. And her biggest supporter and cheerleader is her amazing Hubby Phillip Sweet, who is 1/4 of Little Big Town. Rebecca is truly a ray of sunshine and is using her life and blog inspire the world with her passions and story. She also talks all about how cool life is on road w her daughter and all the kids of Little Big Town. #carolinehobby #podcast #littlebigtown #nashville #hyper

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Aug 31, 2016
Victoria Shaw and Lacy Cavalier
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I have 2 fantastic guests this episode. Victoria Shaw is a singer/songwriter/publisher/producer. She wrote the #1 hits "The River" and "She's Every Woman" for Garth Brooks. She also opened up for Garth at his legendary sold out Central Park concert in NYC. She co-produced Lady Antebellum's debut album that went platinum. Other hits she's written are "Nobody wants to be Lonely" for Ricky Martin and Christina Aguilera, and John Michael Montgomery's "I Love The Way You Love Me." Victoria has been working with the insanely talented and GORGEOUS Lacy Cavalier for several years now. Lacy began her career on BARNEY (Yes, the big purple dinosaur!) and then moved the Nashville at age 15. She has just released an EP called "Saving Pennies, Paying Dues," and is on tour with Chase Rice. She has had several music videos on CMT and her star is on the rise!

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Aug 24, 2016
Tony Brown (Legendary Producer)
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This guy is a living legend. He played piano with Elvis and Emmy Lou Harris, has produced everyone from Vince Gill to George Strait to Brooks & Dunn to Reba to Lionel Richie to name a few... He's produced over 100 #1 songs, and had over 100 million album sales. He also ran MCA Records and has been called "the founding father of the alternative 'Americana' country movement" bc he signed acts like Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, The Mavericks and more... He's also won a Grammy! #nashville #carolinehobby #tonybrown #elvis #podcast #americana

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Aug 17, 2016
Steve Cutbirth (My Dad: Shark Bite Survivor)
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I had to interview my dad because, well, HE GOT BIT IN THE FACE BY A SHARK! He was spear fishing in the Bahamas while on our family vacation, and a shark went after his fish and bit him instead (on accident.) My dad tells the whole story, which is unbelievable. Along with being a shark bite survivor, he also is an incredible father, husband and dentist and has tons of wisdom he shares about his life journey. #nashville #carolinehobby #bahamas #sharkbite

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Aug 10, 2016
Ashley Campbell (Glen Campbell's Daughter)
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Ashley Campbell! This girl is a true beauty inside and out. She is the daughter of legendary Glen Campbell, and a badass in her own right. She plays the banjo better than any person on the planet, and is an incredible artist. She has a deal at Big Machine Records and her first single was a tribute to her father called "I'll Do the Remembering." She tells me how Alzheimer's has not just affected her dad, but her family, and she talks all about touring with him on his Goodbye Tour and the making of his documentary "I'll Be Me." She is so real, honest and a ray of light. And her talent is to the moon and back! Annnnd her beloved dog Frodo helps me do some of the interview :)

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Aug 03, 2016
Gary Burr & Georgia Middleman (Hit Songwriters)
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POWER COUPLE of songwriting. Gary has written 14 #1 songs, 24 top 10 hits, 32 top 40 hits for artists like Patty Loveless, Tim McGraw, Wynonna, Conway Twitty, Ty Herndon. He's also in the Country Music Hall of Fame and is in Ringo Star and Carole King's bands.. The stories he tells are UNREAL! Georgia wrote The smash "I'm In" for Keith Urban, and has had songs recorded by Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney, Reba, Martina to name a few. Together, they are in the band Blue Sky Riders with Kenny Loggins... This life they lead is pretty incredible!

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Jul 20, 2016
Rachel Reinert (Former member of Gloriana)
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Rachel Reinert! This beautiful brunette (inside and out) was the main chick in Gloriana. This is the first interview she did after parting ways with the band, and she talks all about trusting her instincts, having patience, and being open to opportunities on this new road. We also share an obsession to vacuum (like it's a problem lol)! She talks about touring with Taylor Swift for 2 years and how it felt to win the breakthrough Artist Award at at the American Music Awards against Lady Gaga And Drake! This girl is a star!

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Jul 13, 2016
Cody Alan (CMT Host)
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CODY ALAN! This guy is a main face of CMT. Cody and I talk about how he got his start from working at a radio station in Dallas, the power of visualizing what you want, his religious background, and we role play on hosting- he teaches me all his ways! He also tells tons of funny stories he has encountered with celebrities, including Brett Eldredge shooting him in the face with a tequila watergun... I also find out what it would take for him to host CMT's HOT 20 Countdown naked!

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Jul 06, 2016
Bob DiPiero (Hit Songwriter)
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This guy is one the most successful songwriters in country music. He has written 15 #1 songs, more than 10 top 10 songs, and over 1000 songs recorded by artists including Reba, Brooks & Dunn, George Strait, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. He has had such a colorful life filled with beginning in a rock-n-roll band from Youngston Ohio, moving to Nashville, becoming a session player, which lead him to writing songs, which lead him to a whirl-wind life of success, a marriage and divorce to Pam Tillis, partying and living the wild life, to sobering up and settling down with the love of his life Leslie Tomasina.  Bob does not hold a thing back, and is the most charismatic, kind soul. He is a member of the Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame and the Nashville Walk of Fame. I left this interview feeling completely inspired!

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Jun 29, 2016
Jamie Lynn Spears
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In this episode, I have Jamie Lynn Spears! We talk all about what it was like growing up on the road with Britney; Jamie Lynn becoming a child star having a hit show {Zoey 101}, life as a mom to her adorable Maddie, how it felt to write the hit song "I Got The Boy" for Jana Kramer, and her return to the spotlight in country music with a brand new single "Sleepover" and a new TLC Special both coming out June 26th. She's so awesome and inspiring, I cannot wait for y'all to hear this interview!

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Jun 22, 2016
The Warren Brothers (Hit Songwriters)
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The Warren Brothers! These guys are insane- like off their rocker, in the best way possible! They talked about their best friendship w Tim McGraw (they kick ass at all sports together, as well as just get into ruckus:), touring with Faith Hill as she was exploding, then touring with Tim for years and years... They tell crazy stories about getting wild with Dierks Bentley and on top of it all, they have written over 20 Tim McGraw songs, as well as hits for Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Brooks & Dunn, and they had their own show on CMT "Barely Famous" where they just got into all sorts of shenanigans with famous artists.

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Jun 15, 2016
Rod Essig (Head of CAA)
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The man, the myth, the legend Rod Essig! This guy is one of the biggest power players at CAA (Creative Artist Agency). And he has the most colorful and interesting life. He began his career singing with Cher, and then went on to represent some of the biggest artists from Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, and Taylor Swift. He shares so many stories about what happens behind the scenes in the music industry... You will not want to miss!

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Jun 08, 2016
Corey Crowder (Hit Songwriter/Producer)
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Corey Crowder is a hit songwriter - he had a 3 week #1 song with Chris Young's "I'm Coming Over,' and another #1 with duet "Think of You" with Chris Young and Cassadee Pope. He also is a badass producer. He produced Chris Young's latest album and is producing Cassadee Pope. On top of it all, he's an incredible family man and just had a little girl Carolina Joy! We talk about how he got his musical start with MTV and all the twists and turns in this wild industry. He's hilarious, insightful and real.

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Jun 01, 2016
Kree Harrison (American Idol Runner Up)
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Kree Harrison! In This interview Kree shares her life story and musical journey starting when she went on The Rosie O'Donnell show when she was just a kid all the way to getting runner-up on American Idol Season 12. She has the voice and soul of an angel and just released new music "This Old Thing," that is absolutely incredible, and recorded in ONE TAKE. You will not want to miss!

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May 25, 2016
LIT
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LIT has had some of the biggest songs in history, including "My Own Worst Enemy" that was an 11 week #1! What?! Ajay and Jeremy Popoff, the 2 founding brothers of the band, talk about touring, success, evolving, being eaten by Pamela Anderson (yes, she ate them in a music video) Also they share where they are headed next musically!

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May 04, 2016
Tim Shaw (Titans Football Player fighting ALS)
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Tim Shaw is a former professional football player, who played for the Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Chicago Bears and Tennessee Titans. He is a world traveller and co-owner in HOTBOX Fitness and Music City Lofts. He also has been battling ALS for the past 2 years, and his faith and attitude will leave you nothing short of inspired.

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Apr 20, 2016
Old Dominion and Drake White
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Old Dominion is a band of guys who broke into the country music scene in 2015 with a bang. Their debut single, “Break Up With Him” went #1; they toured with Kenny Chesney in 2015 and are currently back on tour with him for 2016. They won their first ACM Award for Best New Group in 2016. Drake White is an artist that is on the rise. His live show is riveting and feels like a revival. He sings songs from the heart, with grit and soul that are true to his story. He toured with The Zac Brown Band in 2015, and is currently promoting his new single “Livin’ the Dream.” This is an artist you most definitely need to get to know.

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Apr 06, 2016
A Thousand Horses
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A Thousand Horses are four guys who have been band-mates and best friends since childhood. They hit the country music scene full force in 2015 with their huge #1 song “Smoke.” They toured with Darius Rucker and are touring with Jason Aldean for all of 2016. Their live show is explosive and commanding. These guys are insanely talented, driven, down-to-earth, and love to horse around.

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Mar 30, 2016
Fancy
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Who is Fancy is the hottest new thing to hit the pop scene. His music is authentic and electric; he released a single on the radio called "Boys Like You" with Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor that made waves on the music scene. He is full of heart and soul in his voice. This is an artist you will most definitely want to get to know!

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Mar 23, 2016
Darius Rucker
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What better way to kick off Episode 1 than with the incredible Darius Rucker. Front man of Hootie & the Blowfish, and Country Superstar, Darius explains his musical journey. He conquered both Pop/Rock and Country radio, selling over 30 million albums. Darius couldn’t be more down-to-earth and hilarious as we talk, career, love, marriage, life, The Grand ole Opry, and everything in between.

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Mar 16, 2016