BARBARA ANN

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Barbara Ann has been in country radio in the Tampa Bay market since 1997. Her impressive radio resume includes stints at legendary country stations: KSON in San Diego, KYGO in Denver, KBUL in Reno and mornings/news at KHEY in El Paso, Texas. Since arriving in Tampa Bay BA has worked at Q105 Country, Outlaw Radio 92.5 and has been on air at WQYK since 2008.

Hear Barbara Ann every Saturday night 7 p.m. – midnight and Sunday 2-7 p.m. During the weekdays she is a blogger/editor for CBS Local’s Best Of Tampa Bay.

Email:  barbaraann@wqyk.com Facebook: facebook.com/bawriter Twitter: @BAcountryDJ  Request/Contest Line: (800) 992-1099  Studio Lines Pinellas: ( 727) 579-9999 | Office: (727) 579-1925

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Cracker Barrel Flip Flops On Selling Duck Dynasty Products

Barbara Ann brings you the scoop on Cracker Barrel’s stunning apology for taking Duck Dynasty products off the shelves.

12/25/2013

Blake Shelton (L) and Luke Bryan

Biggest Trends In Country Music In 2013: Bro-Country, Hick Hop [VIDEO]

Barbara Ann brings you a viral video that takes a look back at the year’s most recycled themes and poses the question “Was 2013 The Worse Year For Country Music Because Of These Themes?”

12/25/2013

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4 Female Country Artists To Watch In 2014

As 2013 draws to a close here’s Barbara Ann’s picks for the top 4 female country artists that will be making country hits and news in 2014.

12/23/2013

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Phil Robertson’s Duck Dynasty Suspension Doesn’t Involve First 9 Episodes

A&E isn’t being completely honest when they say they have suspended Phil Robertson for the comments he made to GQ magazine about homosexuality. Barbara Ann dishes the lowdown on how fake the suspension really is.

12/21/2013

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County’s Best Christmas Albums Of 2013 [VIDEOS]

For most people Christmas music is preference, like light or dark meat on the turkey. Some like only the classics they grew up with while others like a mixture of old and new songs. Here’s our list of country’s best new Christmas albums for 2013 that give you a little of both.

12/11/2013

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Texas Woman Says Brad Paisley And Carrie Underwood Stole Her Song

Brad and Carrie have co-hosted TV shows together, sung hit songs together and now they may testify in court together.

12/07/2013

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Kmart’s New “Show Your Joe” Boxer Commercial Jingles More Than Just Bells

Kmart has a new holiday commercial showing men dressed in boxers shaking their shorts to the tune of “Jingle Bells.” Is it too naughty for TV?

12/05/2013

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Watch Santa Feed His Reindeer On ReindeerCam

Want to watch Santa’s Reindeer eat and relax before the big day? Barbara Ann gives you the scoop on the ReindeerCam and how to get on Santa’s “Nice List”.

12/04/2013

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Walmart’s Thanksgiving, Black Friday Deals Result In Store Chaos [VIDEO]

On Thanksgiving – a day where we give thanks for what we have – people were trampling others for deals on TV’s and other gadgets. Barbara Ann brings you the details.

11/29/2013

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Autistic Boy Gets Twitter Invite From His Hero Blake Shelton To Visit The Voice

Barbara Ann brings you the touching story about a young autistic boy and Blake Shelton amazing ofter.

11/26/2013