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Kix Start

Kix Start

Happy 62nd birthday to Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn fame. Kix was born in Shreveport, La., on May 12, 1955. Tune in every week to hear Kix as the host of American Country Countdown.MORE

Nash Next Winner Todd O’Neill Releases First Single, “Love Again”

Nash Next Winner Todd O’Neill Releases First Single, “Love Again”

“The winner of the 2017 Nash Next Challenge is . . . Todd O’Neill.” Those were the words Todd heard in October 2016 after he beat out hundreds of competitors in a four-month-long competition to become the last man standing in the Nash Next Challenge, which was created by Cumulus Media and sponsored by Country…MORE

Kickin’ It With Dan

Kickin’ It With Dan

We don’t always watch television, but when we do, we watch Kix Brooks. Country music’s most interesting man will sit down with Dan Rather tonight (Feb. 28) at Arrington Vineyards to talk about wine, food and country music. Tune in to The Big Interview on AXS-TV at 7 p.m. CT.MORE

Little Big Town Is Excited to Fill In for Kix Brooks on “American Country Countdown”

Little Big Town Is Excited to Fill In for Kix Brooks on “American Country Countdown”

While Kix Brooks is vacationing halfway across the world, the superstar asked his friends from Little Big Town—Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet—to cover for him as host of American Country Countdown this upcoming  weekend (Feb. 10-12). The Grammy-winning quartet was more than happy to oblige. “This is the way that people…MORE

Check Out How Some of Your Favorite Country Stars Decorated Their Christmas Trees, Including Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Lindsay Ell & More

Check Out How Some of Your Favorite Country Stars Decorated Their Christmas Trees, Including Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Lindsay Ell & More

Christmas is almost here, and it looks like many of our favorite country stars are in a festive mood. Take a gander at how Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, Brett Eldredge, Lindsay Ell, Charlie Daniels and more decorated their Christmas trees this year. Merry Christmas! pic.twitter.com/GVMMrQy0fd — Tim McGraw (@TheTimMcGraw) December 19, 2016 Found the right…MORE

Brand-New Men

Brand-New Men

On Sept. 7, 1991—25 years ago today—Brooks & Dunn’s debut single, “Brand New Man,” reached No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart. Penned by Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn and Don Cook, “Brand New Man” was the title track to the duo’s debut album, which was certified 6X-platinum.MORE

Danielle Bradbery Added as Judge for NASH Next 2016 Competition

Danielle Bradbery Added as Judge for NASH Next 2016 Competition

Danielle Bradbery will be getting the chance to turn her chair around for America’s newest country star as she becomes part of the esteemed judging panel for Cumulus’ NASH Next 2016 competition. Danielle—who was on the other end of the judging system and ultimately the winner on Season 4 of NBC’s The Voice— joins Big Machine…MORE

Kix Is Cookin’

Kix Is Cookin’

Kix Brooks’ new cookbook, Cookin’ It With Kix, is available for purchase today (Aug. 30). With more than 100 recipes, Kix says the book “is about having fun and entertaining people. This is for people like me that want to grab a book real fast if they’re having friends over.”MORE

NASH Next 2016 Begins Search For America’s Newest Country Star

NASH Next 2016 Begins Search For America’s Newest Country Star

Beginning today, you or someone you know can start down the road of becoming America’s newest country star. The NASH Next 2016 competition officially launches today, bringing unknown talent, a major record label—Big Machine Label Group—and the power of country radio [Cumulus] together. NASH Next is a national search competition aimed at discovering and releasing…MORE

Kicking It in Vegas

Kicking It in Vegas

Kix Brooks, one half of the most-successful country duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, celebrates his 61st birthday today (May 12). Kix is currently in Sin City for the Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas concerts on May 13 and 14.MORE

Cookin’ It With Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown

Cookin’ It With Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown

Kix Brooks joins the podcast to announce his new cook book, Cookin’ It With Kix. He shares stories of growing up cooking with his father and friends in Louisiana as well as cooking adventures while on tour with Ronnie Dunn and tailgating before football games. Kix advises that the stakes are low and that we should…MORE

Kix Brooks Stakes Out Top Steakhouses on New Cooking Channel Series

Kix Brooks Stakes Out Top Steakhouses on New Cooking Channel Series

Kix Brooks knows a thing or two about great steaks, and hes putting that expertise to work on a new Cooking Channel series, Steak Out With Kix Brooks, premiering Tuesday night (July 14) at 9 p.m. ET. On the series, Kix and his crew travel each week to a city known for its culinary scene…MORE

Brooks & Dunn Storm Ahead with New Music on New Album “Tight Rope”

Brooks & Dunn Storm Ahead with New Music on New Album “Tight Rope”

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Perhaps Brooks & Dunn should modify the ampersand in their title. Of the 13 songs on their new Tight Rope CD, Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks had a hand in writing all but one. Yet, these two talented songslingers didn’t co-write any of the…MORE

Brooks & Dunn: Country Music’s No. 1 Duo Keeps Their Feet on the Ground

Brooks & Dunn: Country Music’s No. 1 Duo Keeps Their Feet on the Ground

Originally published in the November 1, 1994 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  After three years as country music’s hottest duo, has Brooks & Dunn got two big heads? Not on your life. “We’re both way too realistic and neurotic about this business to assume for a second that stardom has set in,” Ronnie Dunn told…MORE

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Count On Chuck

Count On Chuck

Our buddy Chuck Wicks is filling in for a vacationing Kix Brooks on American Country Countdown this weekend. Guests include Jason Aldean, Michael Ray and Florida Georgia Line.