103 FXD Upper Peninsula Country Music Radio – Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan Radio http://wfxd.com Country Music and U.P. News, Updates and Calendar Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:46:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.3 Watch now: Dolly Parton debuts as a cartoon http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65872/watch-now-dolly-parton-debuts-as-a-cartoon/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:46:01 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65872/watch-now-dolly-parton-debuts-as-a-cartoon/ Watch now: Dolly Parton debuts as a cartoon

Dolly Records/RCA NashvilleThrough the years, Dolly Parton has often joked that her exaggerated looks and big hair make her seem like a cartoon -- and now that's become a reality: Dolly's animated alter-ego, Little Dolly, makes her debut in a new series of lyric videos on YouTube.

The thirteen clips go along with the tracks on Dolly's first children's album, I Believe in You. The new musical cartoons find Little Dolly exploring well-known places in the Volunteer State, as the on-screen lyrics aim to help kids learn to read.

All the proceeds ...read more

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Watch now: Dolly Parton debuts as a cartoon

By Music News Group

Dolly Records/RCA NashvilleThrough the years, Dolly Parton has often joked that her exaggerated looks and big hair make her seem like a cartoon — and now that’s become a reality: Dolly’s animated alter-ego, Little Dolly, makes her debut in a new series of lyric videos on YouTube.

The thirteen clips go along with the tracks on Dolly’s first children’s album, I Believe in You. The new musical cartoons find Little Dolly exploring well-known places in the Volunteer State, as the on-screen lyrics aim to help kids learn to read.

All the proceeds       

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A “jelly” Luke Bryan thinks everyone should ease up on Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65874/a-jelly-luke-bryan-thinks-everyone-should-ease-up-on-sexiest-man-alive-blake-shelton/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:42:52 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65874/a-jelly-luke-bryan-thinks-everyone-should-ease-up-on-sexiest-man-alive-blake-shelton/ A “jelly” Luke Bryan thinks everyone should ease up on Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton

ABC/Image Group LAWhen Luke Bryan first learned that People had chosen Blake Shelton as its Sexiest Man Alive for 2017, he reacted much like Blake might've done if the situation had been reversed: by giving him grief.

But now that so many people have piled on to criticize the magazine's choice, Luke is changing his tune.

"I originally roasted him about it," Luke told Entertainment Tonight. “But then now the whole world is roasting him and now I feel bad for roasting him."

"It's very flattering and I'm happy for him,” the “Light It Up” hitmaker goes ...read more

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A “jelly” Luke Bryan thinks everyone should ease up on Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton

By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LAWhen Luke Bryan first learned that People had chosen Blake Shelton as its Sexiest Man Alive for 2017, he reacted much like Blake might’ve done if the situation had been reversed: by giving him grief.

But now that so many people have piled on to criticize the magazine’s choice, Luke is changing his tune.

“I originally roasted him about it,” Luke told Entertainment Tonight. “But then now the whole world is roasting him and now I feel bad for roasting him.”

“It’s very flattering and I’m happy for him,” the “Light It Up” hitmaker goes       

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Jon Pardi insists “She Ain’t In It,” while teasing a top-secret collaboration with Miranda Lambert http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65868/jon-pardi-insists-she-aint-in-it-while-teasing-a-top-secret-collaboration-with-miranda-lambert/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:42:57 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65868/jon-pardi-insists-she-aint-in-it-while-teasing-a-top-secret-collaboration-with-miranda-lambert/ Jon Pardi insists “She Ain’t In It,” while teasing a top-secret collaboration with Miranda Lambert

ABC/Image Group LAHas Jon Pardi recorded a top-secret duet with Miranda Lambert? That seems to be the case, judging from Jon's cryptic comments in a new interview with Entertainment Tonight.

Next year, the two head out together on Miranda's Livin' Like Hippies Tour, and not long ago, they bumped into each other while they were traveling.

“I was sitting at the airport bar -- because what else do you do in the airport? -- [when] somebody tapped me on the shoulder,” Jon recalls. “[I] turned around and it was Miranda. She was like, ...read more

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Jon Pardi insists “She Ain’t In It,” while teasing a top-secret collaboration with Miranda Lambert

By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LAHas Jon Pardi recorded a top-secret duet with Miranda Lambert? That seems to be the case, judging from Jon’s cryptic comments in a new interview with Entertainment Tonight.

Next year, the two head out together on Miranda’s Livin’ Like Hippies Tour, and not long ago, they bumped into each other while they were traveling.

“I was sitting at the airport bar — because what else do you do in the airport? — [when] somebody tapped me on the shoulder,” Jon recalls. “[I] turned around and it was Miranda. She was like,       

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Great Lakes Radio Reports from Free Frei Friday Event and Closeout Sale at Frei Chevrolet http://wfxd.com/featured/65805/great-lakes-radio-reports-from-free-frei-friday-event-and-closeout-sale-at-frei-chevrolet/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:23:08 +0000 http://wfxd.com/?p=65805 Frei Chevy located right off US-41 in Marquette. Marquette, MI  –  November 17, 2017  –  Despite the rainy weather, Major Discount was out at Frei Chevrolet for a Free Frei Friday Event today! The Major reported live on-air from the dealership to chat with store representatives and tell listeners about the best deals in town. Jim Grundstrom the Owner at Frei Chevy joined […]]]> Frei Chevy located right off US-41 in Marquette.

Andy talking to Major Discount at Frei Chevy.

Marquette, MI  –  November 17, 2017  –  Despite the rainy weather, Major Discount was out at Frei Chevrolet for a Free Frei Friday Event today! The Major reported live on-air from the dealership to chat with store representatives and tell listeners about the best deals in town.

Jim Grundstrom the Owner at Frei Chevy joined Major Discount to tell listeners about the events in the showroom! Jim invited those hunting for a new vehicle to come out and enjoy some free Jet’s Pizza while checking out what’s on the lot. Frei is also giving you a chance to win a free $200 interior clean up for your vehicle. The detail package includes an interior vacuuming, wipe down of all surfaces, shampoo of carpeted surfaces and floor mats, window cleaning and more all handled by Frei Chevrolet’s professional detailing crew.

The Major also tossed in a few free certificates to give away at the dealership. When you swing by Frei today, you could get a free lunch certificate  from UPBargains.com, free pizza, and a free vehicle detailing! And best off all, any Chevrolet is 20% off or check out the 0% financing options on leases. Plus Andy Grundstrom reminded listeners that the 2017 Closeout Sale was still going on as well. Anyone who comes in will receive employee pricing on any 2017 Silverado, Colorado, or Traverse!

Frei Chevy located right off US-41 in Marquette.

Make Every Day A Frei Day with Frei Chevrolet. They’re looking to help you Find New Roads with the best deals at our local Chevrolet dealership. Frei Chevy is open until 6:00 PM. Get in and get find the vehicle for you!

Listen to audio from today’s event:

The Major says hello from Frei Chevrolet

The Major brings you great deals on all-wheel drive vehicles

Jim Grundstrom talks to Major Discount about all the deals

The Major brings you a great deal on a pre-owned plow truck

Major Discount talks to one of the many happy customers at Frei Chevrolet

Manager Andy Grundstrom talks about all of the great all-wheel drive vehicles

The Major talks to Andy about the great deals on Chevy Colorados

Andy and Major Discount go over the great selection

The Major and Andy bring you great deals on pre-owned vehicles

Andy talks about a great 2013 Silverado with Major Discount

The Major and Andy talk about the Chevy Equinox

Major Discount and Andy say goodbye from Frei Chrvrolet

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“Marry Me”: Why Thomas Rhett’s new single is the polar opposite of his smash “Die a Happy Man” http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65864/marry-me-why-thomas-rhetts-new-single-is-the-polar-opposite-of-his-smash-die-a-happy-man/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:52:34 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65864/marry-me-why-thomas-rhetts-new-single-is-the-polar-opposite-of-his-smash-die-a-happy-man/ “Marry Me”: Why Thomas Rhett’s new single is the polar opposite of his smash “Die a Happy Man”

ABC/Image Group LA Thomas Rhett says his new single, “Marry Me,” represents a kind of worst-case scenario for him.

“It's my big ‘what if' song,” he says of the third single from Life Changes. “I wrote it from the perspective of if I had never told my wife how I felt about her all those years ago. I probably would have been sitting at her wedding watching her marry someone else."

"Thankfully I DID tell her how I felt -- it makes for a great song concept that so many people can relate to.”

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“Marry Me”: Why Thomas Rhett’s new single is the polar opposite of his smash “Die a Happy Man”

By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LA Thomas Rhett says his new single, “Marry Me,” represents a kind of worst-case scenario for him.

“It’s my big ‘what if’ song,” he says of the third single from Life Changes. “I wrote it from the perspective of if I had never told my wife how I felt about her all those years ago. I probably would have been sitting at her wedding watching her marry someone else.”

“Thankfully I DID tell her how I felt — it makes for a great song concept that so many people can relate to.”

Most country fans know how TR       

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“Meant to Be”: Florida Georgia Line releases an unexpected country single with pop star BeBe Rexha http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65860/meant-to-be-florida-georgia-line-releases-an-unexpected-country-single-with-pop-star-bebe-rexha/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:14:21 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65860/meant-to-be-florida-georgia-line-releases-an-unexpected-country-single-with-pop-star-bebe-rexha/ “Meant to Be”: Florida Georgia Line releases an unexpected country single with pop star BeBe Rexha

ABC/Image Group LAIt was simply “Meant to Be”: Florida Georgia Line's collaboration with pop star BeBe Rexha is their new country single.

Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley didn't originally expect the song would find a home on country radio, but they've decided to release it as a single, since some stations have already been playing it.

“Some of the coolest moments for us have been the ones we never planned,” says Tyler, who co-wrote "Meant to Be." “Going into the writing session that day in L.A., we had no idea that it would turn ...read more

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“Meant to Be”: Florida Georgia Line releases an unexpected country single with pop star BeBe Rexha

By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LAIt was simply “Meant to Be”: Florida Georgia Line‘s collaboration with pop star BeBe Rexha is their new country single.

Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley didn’t originally expect the song would find a home on country radio, but they’ve decided to release it as a single, since some stations have already been playing it.

“Some of the coolest moments for us have been the ones we never planned,” says Tyler, who co-wrote “Meant to Be.” “Going into the writing session that day in L.A., we had no idea that it would turn       

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Deacon Claybourne lays down his guitar: CMT cancels “Nashville” http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65842/deacon-claybourne-lays-down-his-guitar-cmt-cancels-nashville-2/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:44:12 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65842/deacon-claybourne-lays-down-his-guitar-cmt-cancels-nashville-2/ Deacon Claybourne lays down his guitar: CMT cancels “Nashville”

CMTIt's the end of the road for Deacon Claybourne, Juliette Barnes and the Nashville gang: the upcoming sixth season of the CMT drama will be its last.

A promo for the premiere on the show's Twitter account serves as the only confirmation from CMT so far: "Let's find the way back home. Come and find me. #NashvilleCMT: The Final Season. New episodes start Thursday, January 4 on @CMT," the post reads.

Executive producer Marshall Herskovitz issued a statement about the show's cancellation: “All of us on Nashville are so incredibly grateful to the show's fans, who ...read more

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Deacon Claybourne lays down his guitar: CMT cancels “Nashville”

By Music News Group

CMTIt’s the end of the road for Deacon Claybourne, Juliette Barnes and the Nashville gang: the upcoming sixth season of the CMT drama will be its last.

A promo for the premiere on the show’s Twitter account serves as the only confirmation from CMT so far: “Let’s find the way back home. Come and find me. #NashvilleCMT: The Final Season. New episodes start Thursday, January 4 on @CMT,” the post reads.

Executive producer Marshall Herskovitz issued a statement about the show’s cancellation: “All of us on Nashville are so incredibly grateful to the show’s fans, who       

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Deacon Claybourne lays down his guitar: CMT cancels “Nashville” http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65839/deacon-claybourne-lays-down-his-guitar-cmt-cancels-nashville/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:51:29 +0000 http://wfxd.com/country-music-news/entertainment-news/65839/deacon-claybourne-lays-down-his-guitar-cmt-cancels-nashville/ Deacon Claybourne lays down his guitar: CMT cancels “Nashville”

CMTIt's the end of the road for Deacon Claybourne, Juliette Barnes and the Nashville gang: the upcoming sixth season of the CMT drama will be its last.

A promo for the premiere on the show's Twitter account serves as the only confirmation from CMT so far: "Let's find the way back home. Come and find me. #NashvilleCMT: The Final Season. New episodes start Thursday, January 4 on @CMT," the post reads.

Executive producer Marshall Herskovitz issued a statement to TVLine about the show's cancellation: “All of us on Nashville are so incredibly ...read more

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Deacon Claybourne lays down his guitar: CMT cancels “Nashville”

By Music News Group

CMTIt’s the end of the road for Deacon Claybourne, Juliette Barnes and the Nashville gang: the upcoming sixth season of the CMT drama will be its last.

A promo for the premiere on the show’s Twitter account serves as the only confirmation from CMT so far: “Let’s find the way back home. Come and find me. #NashvilleCMT: The Final Season. New episodes start Thursday, January 4 on @CMT,” the post reads.

Executive producer Marshall Herskovitz issued a statement to       

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