Tag: American Music Award

Artist Countdown: New Kids On The Block Top 25 6pm ET

NKOTBNew Kids on the Block (also initialized as NKOTB) are an American boy band from Boston, Massachusetts, assembled in 1984 by producer Maurice Starr. The bands’ original name was Nynuk. The band consists of brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood. New Kids on the Block enjoyed success in the late 1980s and early 1990s and have sold 80 million records worldwide. They won two American Music Awards in 1990 for Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo, or Group and Favorite Pop/Rock Album. After having disbanded in 1994, several attempts were made to get the group back together, all of them unsuccessful.

After secretly reuniting in 2007 and recording a new CD, the group released that new album and embarked on a concert tour in 2008. The album, entitled The Block, was released on September 2, 2008. New Kids on the Block was listed as number 16 on Rolling Stone’s Top 25 Teen Idol Breakout Moments. The group was on tour with the Backstreet Boys in 2011–2012 as NKOTBSB. The supergroup first performed live together on November 21, 2010 at the American Music Awards on ABC and again on 2011 New Year’s on ABC’s Dick Clark/Ryan Seacrest show. Along with the Backstreet Boys, the group is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013.  (Source: Wikipedia)

1 You Got It (The Right Stuff)
2 Step by Step
3 I’ll Be Loving You (Forever)
4 Hangin’ Tough
5 Tonight
6 If You Go Away
7 This One’s for the Children
8 Cover Girl
9 Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind)
10 Let’s Try It Again
11 Dirty Dawg
12 Games
13 Summertime
14 Call It What You Want
15 Dirty Dancing
16 Please Don’t Go Girl
17 Single (featuring Ne-Yo)
18 The Whisper
19 2 in the Morning
20 Remix (I Like The)
21 Be My Girl
22 Stop It Girl
23 My Favorite Girl
24 Valentine Girl 
25 We Own Tonight


Artist Countdown: Helen Reddy Top 25 Hits 6pm ET @TeamHelenReddy

HelenReddyHelen Reddy (born 25 October 1941) is an Australian American singer, actress, and activist. She is often referred to as the “Queen of 70s Pop”. In the 1970s, she enjoyed international success, especially in the United States, where she placed fifteen singles in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. Six made the Top 10 and three reached No. 1, including her signature hit “I Am Woman.” She placed 25 songs on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. Fifteen made the Top 10 and eight reached No. 1, six consecutively. She was the first artist to win the coveted American Music Award for “Favorite Pop/Rock Female” artist. She was the first Australian to win a Grammy Award and to have three No. 1 hits in the same year. In television, she was the first Australian to host her own one-hour weekly primetime variety show on an American network, along with several specials that were seen in over forty countries. Helen retired from live performance in 2002 and now practices as a clinical hypnotherapist and motivational speaker. In 2011, Billboard named her the No. 28 AC artist of all time (No. 9 woman). She lives in Australia.

Her song “I Am Woman” played a large role in popular culture and became an anthem for Second-wave feminism. She came to be known as a “feminist poster girl” or a “feminist icon.  (Source: Wikipedia)

1 Delta Dawn
2 I Am Woman
3 Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
4 Angie Baby
5 Ain’t No Way to Treat a Lady
6 I Don’t Know How to Love Him
7 You’re My World
8 Keep on Singing
9 Peaceful
10 You and Me Against the World
11 Somewhere in the Night
12 Bluebird
13 Emotion
14 Crazy Love
15 I Can’t Hear You No More
16 The Happy Girls
17 No Sad Song
18 Make Love to Me
19 Ready or Not
20 I Can’t Say Goodbye to You
21 Free and Easy
22 We’ll Sing in the Sunshine
23 Summer of ’71
24 Candle on the Water
25 One Way Ticket


Artist Countdown: Trisha Yearwood Top 40 Hits 7:30pm ET @TYcom

TrishaYearwoodPatricia Lynn “Trisha” Yearwood (born September 19, 1964), is an American singer, author and actress. She is best known for her ballads about vulnerable young women from a female perspective that have been described by some music critics as “strong” and “confident.” Yearwood is a member of the Grand Ole Opry and was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2000.

Yearwood rose to fame in 1991, with her debut single, “She’s in Love with the Boy“, which became her first No. 1 single and was featured on her self-titled debut album. Yearwood has continued to find much success and widespread critical acclaim releasing a further ten studio albums, which spawned eight more No. 1 singles and twenty top ten hits combined, such as “Walkaway Joe“, “The Song Remembers When”, “Thinkin’ About You”, “I’ll Still Love You More” and “I Would’ve Loved You Anyway”. In 1997, Yearwood recorded the song “How Do I Live” for the soundtrack of the movie Con Air. It became her signature song, achieving high positions and sales worldwide, and won Yearwood a Grammy Award. She has also recorded successful duets with her husband, Country superstar Garth Brooks, including “In Another’s Eyes”, which won the couple a Grammy Award.

Yearwood has sold more than 12.5 million albums worldwide and has won three Grammy Awards, three Country Music Association Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, an American Music Award and a Pollstar Industry Award for touring. Aside from her success in music, Yearwood has also ventured into writing, releasing three successful cookbooks, which earned her the status of two-time New York Times Bestselling author. Since April, 2012, Yearwood hosts a culinary series on Food Network, titled Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, for which she has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Culinary Program. (Source: Wikipedia)

1 How Do I Live
2 Walkaway Joe (featuring Don Henley)
3 Powerful Thing
4 I’ll Still Love You More
5 The Song Remembers When
6 There Goes My Baby
7 XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl)
8 Real Live Woman
9 Thinkin’ About You
10 She’s in Love with the Boy
11 Believe Me Baby (I Lied)
12 Perfect Love
13 Everybody Knows
14 In Another’s Eyes (featuring Garth Brooks)
15 Wrong Side of Memphis
16 Like We Never Had a Broken Heart
17 That’s What I Like About You
18 The Woman Before Me
19 You’re Where I Belong
20 I Wanna Go Too Far
21 You Say You Will
22 Down on My Knees
23 Better Your Heart Than Mine
24 I Would’ve Loved You Anyway
25 You Can Sleep While I Drive
26 Fall to Pieces  (with Aaron Neville)
27 I Need You
28 Trying to Love You
29 On a Bus to St. Cloud
30 Where Are You Now
31 Georgia Rain
32 Another Try  (with Josh Turner)
33 Squeeze Me In  (with Garth Brooks)
34 Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love
35 Love Will Always Win  (with Garth Brooks)
36 This Is Me You’re Talking To
37 Inside Out (featuring Don Henley)
38 I Don’t Paint Myself into Corners
39 They Call It Falling for a Reason
40 Breaking Apart  (with Chris Isaak)

Artist Countdown: Lenny Kravitz Top 30 Hits 9am @radiomax

LennyKravitzLeonard Albert “Lenny” Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor and arranger, whose “retro” style incorporates elements of rock, soul, R&B, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk and ballads. In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often played all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and percussion himself when recording. He is known for his elaborate stage performances and music videos.

He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male. He has been nominated for and won other awards, including American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, BRIT Awards and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. On December 1, 2011, Kravitz was made an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He plays the role of Cinna in The Hunger Games film series. (Source: Wikipedia)

1 Fly Away
2 Are You Gonna Go My Way
3 It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over
4 Believe
5 Again
6 American Woman
7 Rock and Roll Is Dead
8 I’ll Be Waiting
9 Where Are We Runnin’?
10 Always on the Run
11 Let Love Rule
12 Stillness of Heart
13 Dig In
14 If You Can’t Say No
15 Heaven Help
16 Is There Any Love in Your Heart
17 Stand by My Woman
18 I Belong to You
19 Believe in Me
20 I Build This Garden for Us
21 Show Me Your Soul (with P. Diddy, Loon and Pharrell)
22 Can’t Get You Off My Mind
23 California
24 Stand
25 Superlove
26 Deuce
27 Lady
28 Rock Star City Life
29 Black and White America
30 Mr. Cab Driver


Artist Countdown: Tim McGraw Top 50 Hits 6pm ET

tim-mcgrawSamuel Timothy “Tim” McGraw (born May 1, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Many of McGraw’s albums and singles have topped the country music charts with total album sales in excess of 40 million units in the US, making him the eighth best-selling artist, and the third best-selling country singer, in the Soundscan era. He is married to country singer Faith Hill and is the son of the late baseball player Tug McGraw.

McGraw had 11 consecutive albums debut at Number One on the Billboard albums charts. Twenty-three singles hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. He has won three Grammys, 14 Academy of Country Music awards, 11 Country Music Association (CMA) awards, 10 American Music Awards, and three People’s Choice Awards. His Soul2Soul II Tour with Faith Hill is the highest grossing tour in country music history, and one of the top five among all genres of music.

McGraw has ventured into acting, with supporting roles in The Blind Side (with Sandra Bullock), Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, and Four Christmases (with Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon), and lead roles in Flicka (2006) and Country Strong (2010). He was a minority owner of the Arena Football League’s Nashville Kats. Taylor Swift’s debut single, “Tim McGraw“, refers to him and his song, “Can’t Tell Me Nothin'”.

In acknowledgement of his grandfather’s Italian heritage, McGraw was honored by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in 2004, receiving the NIAF Special Achievement Award in Music during the Foundation’s 29th Anniversary Gala.

Source: Wikipedia

1 Live Like You Were Dying
2 Highway Don’t Care (with Taylor Swift)
3 When the Stars Go Blue
4 One of Those Nights
5 Felt Good on My Lips
6 My Little Girl
7 It’s Your Love (featuring Faith Hill)
8 Truck Yeah
9 Please Remember Me
10 Don’t Take the Girl
11 I Like It, I Love It
12 Something Like That
13 Last Dollar (Fly Away)
14 My Best Friend
15 For a Little While
16 Bring On the Rain (with Jo Dee Messina)
17 Indian Outlaw
18 If You’re Reading This
19 Like We Never Loved at All (with Faith Hill)
20 Let’s Make Love
21 Over and Over (with Nelly)
22 One of These Days
23 I Need You (featuring Faith Hill)
24 Where the Green Grass Grows
25 Feel Like a Rock Star (with Kenny Chesney)
26 Can’t Be Really Gone
27 Southern Voice
28 Refried Dreams
29 Not a Moment Too Soon
30 Just to See You Smile
31 Everywhere
32 Let It Go
33 Down on the Farm
34 Maybe We Should Just Sleep on It
35 It’s a Business Doing Pleasure with You
36 She Never Lets It Go to Her Heart
37 All I Want Is a Life
38 Just to Hear You Say That You Love Me (with Faith Hill)
39 Better Than I Used to Be
40 Grown Men Don’t Cry
41 Unbroken
42 My Next Thirty Years
43 Real Good Man
44 She’s My Kind of Rain
45 Nothin’ to Die For
46 Back When
47 Watch the Wind Blow By
48 The Cowboy in Me
49 Angry All the Time
50 Red Rag Top