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Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson has been co-host of the K99.1-FM Morning show since 1989, and has been writing theGone Country' column in DDN for five years!A native of South Charleston, Ohio, she grew up listening to country music and is a lifelong fan!A 1985 graduate of the University of Dayton, she's also a lifelong fan of the Dayton Flyers!Nancy is a big believer ingiving back.' She co-hosts theK99.1FM Cares for Kids Radiothon' and CMN Telethon on WHIO-TV for Dayton Children's, is a Board member for SICSA, is a tutor for the Miami Valley Literacy Council, volunteers for ARC Ohio, MRDD and was honored asWoman of the Year 2009' by the Dayton area Leukemia/Lymphoma Society for raising the most funds.Hot Country News blog

Latest from Nancy Wilson

Giving spirit was alive and well at K99.1 country concert
 The “giving time of year” was never more evident than Saturday, Dec. 12, for the K99.1FM first “Country Bands Together” concert benefiting Dayton Children’s Hospital. Thousands of folks descended on the Nutter Center to hear success stories about the kids treated at the hospital and listen to music from five...

5:00 AM Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

The “giving time of year” was never more evident than Saturday, Dec. 12, for the K99.1FM first “Country Bands Together” concert benefiting Dayton Children’s Hospital. Thousands of folks descended on the Nutter Center to hear success stories about the kids treated at the hospital and listen to music from five...
Man buns on celebrities, UD players and country stars
 If you’re a celebrity follower like I am, you’ve noticed the growing popularity of the “man bun.” And I don’t mean the Luke Bryan type of buns. I mean hair. And not just guys who wear pony tails, but genuine wrapped-around buns. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto and Brad Pitt have been rocking the buns for a few...

1:00 PM Wednesday, Dec. 02, 2015

If you’re a celebrity follower like I am, you’ve noticed the growing popularity of the “man bun.” And I don’t mean the Luke Bryan type of buns. I mean hair. And not just guys who wear pony tails, but genuine wrapped-around buns. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto and Brad Pitt have been rocking the buns for a few...
Tooth goes flying during K99.1FM ‘Unplugged’ event
 “I don’t know what happened. We were just taking a picture and next thing I know, I trip and Nancy tries to break my fall by grabbing my hand with her teeth! She lost her tooth, but saved my life. Nancy Wilson is my hero!” — Brad Cummings, drummer/percussionist for Blackjack Billy. Well, that’s close to what...

4:00 AM Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

“I don’t know what happened. We were just taking a picture and next thing I know, I trip and Nancy tries to break my fall by grabbing my hand with her teeth! She lost her tooth, but saved my life. Nancy Wilson is my hero!” — Brad Cummings, drummer/percussionist for Blackjack Billy. Well, that’s close to what...
Why I care about stars’ business
 I wouldn’t consider myself that much of a gossip. I’ve had plenty of incorrect information out there about me in my time on earth, and it’s no fun to hear it. But I’m not going to lie: doesn’t mean I don’t want to be informed. I read People magazine. I watch E News and Entertainment Tonight, and I&rsquo...

4:00 AM Thursday, Oct. 08, 2015

I wouldn’t consider myself that much of a gossip. I’ve had plenty of incorrect information out there about me in my time on earth, and it’s no fun to hear it. But I’m not going to lie: doesn’t mean I don’t want to be informed. I read People magazine. I watch E News and Entertainment Tonight, and I&rsquo...
Taylor Swift concert: 5 things I learned
 A lot of country music fans were not sorry when Taylor Swift announced she was going pop with her “1989” album, which was released last fall. I’ll admit, Swifty is not one of my favorite artists. So when I came upon free tickets to see the 25-year-old in Columbus on her world tour, I wasn’t that thrilled. Taylor was...

4:00 AM Thursday, Sep. 24, 2015

A lot of country music fans were not sorry when Taylor Swift announced she was going pop with her “1989” album, which was released last fall. I’ll admit, Swifty is not one of my favorite artists. So when I came upon free tickets to see the 25-year-old in Columbus on her world tour, I wasn’t that thrilled. Taylor was...
College kids can study George Jones (and Miley, too)
 It’s past Labor Day now, which used to mean everybody was newly back in school. Now kids go back in early August, and Christmas decorations are up in some stores. Another change: College courses are not what they used to be. Some institutions of higher education are offering surprisingly specific courses in music and pop culture. For...

4:00 AM Thursday, Sep. 10, 2015

It’s past Labor Day now, which used to mean everybody was newly back in school. Now kids go back in early August, and Christmas decorations are up in some stores. Another change: College courses are not what they used to be. Some institutions of higher education are offering surprisingly specific courses in music and pop culture. For...
Who is the big star coming to play Milano’s?
 It’s hard to believe this will be K99.1-FM’s 18th year for the Cares for Kids Radiothon benefitting Dayton Children’s Hospital. During this time, you, the greatest listeners in the world, have donated over $3 million dollars to keep Children’s the best hospital for our kids. Your money has purchased several transport...

6:21 PM Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

It’s hard to believe this will be K99.1-FM’s 18th year for the Cares for Kids Radiothon benefitting Dayton Children’s Hospital. During this time, you, the greatest listeners in the world, have donated over $3 million dollars to keep Children’s the best hospital for our kids. Your money has purchased several transport...
Divorcing country stars once again show they are ‘just like us’

4:00 AM Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015

It wasn’t too long ago we talked about how celebrities are “just like us” and mentioned a story about Blake Shelton. The Oklahoma native helped out a man whose truck was stuck in high water. Just like us, right? Well, that proved to be true once again this week when TMZ first reported Monday, July 20 that the country megastar/&rdquo...
Stars willing to show their normal lives
 Have you seen that “Celebrities, they’re just like us” segment in Us Weekly magazine? “They shop at the grocery store!” “They walk their dogs!” “They have bad hair days!” (Well, not really.) Of course, these are usually paparazzi pictures on the unsuspecting celebs when they’re at...

4:00 AM Thursday, Jun. 25, 2015

Have you seen that “Celebrities, they’re just like us” segment in Us Weekly magazine? “They shop at the grocery store!” “They walk their dogs!” “They have bad hair days!” (Well, not really.) Of course, these are usually paparazzi pictures on the unsuspecting celebs when they’re at...
‘Take females out’ remark: Man, oh man …
 Country music is not an industry to shy away from controversy and the last few weeks have continued that trend. And it has nothing to do with a former Olympian. It has to do with lettuce and tomatoes. What’s become known as “saladgate” was triggered by an interview radio consultant Keith Hill did with Country Aircheck, the...

4:00 AM Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015

Country music is not an industry to shy away from controversy and the last few weeks have continued that trend. And it has nothing to do with a former Olympian. It has to do with lettuce and tomatoes. What’s become known as “saladgate” was triggered by an interview radio consultant Keith Hill did with Country Aircheck, the...
A wild ride with Steven Tyler
 I had the distinct honor of talking with the only and only Steven Tyler this week. Yes, that Steven Tyler. He of the multi-octave rocker voice, the painted fingernails and multi-colored feathers, former “American Idol” judge, now country singer fame. The 67-year-old has released a new single, “Love is Your Name,” from...

4:00 AM Thursday, May. 28, 2015

I had the distinct honor of talking with the only and only Steven Tyler this week. Yes, that Steven Tyler. He of the multi-octave rocker voice, the painted fingernails and multi-colored feathers, former “American Idol” judge, now country singer fame. The 67-year-old has released a new single, “Love is Your Name,” from...