Home Hangouts

  • Home Hangouts with MacKenzie Porter

    Fresh off her #1 for her song ‘Seeing Other People’, MacKenzie Porter joins Shannon Ella for a Pure Country Home Hangout! They chat about adding the song ‘These Days’ to pop radio, a new single that’s coming out in the first week of August, Wedding plans, colouring her hair, and more!
  • Home Hangouts with Nice Horse

    Shannon Ella sits down with our iHeartRadio Future Star, Nice Horse! They chat about their new song ‘Cowgirl’ and whether or not it was weird to release a song during this time. We also find out how the name ‘Nice Horse’ came to be, what it was like working with Jason Blaine, and more!
  • Home Hangouts with Brett Eldredge

    They chat about his brand new album ‘Sunday Drive’ and how excited he is to share it with the world, why it was so important to get out of Nashville to write the record, explains the thought process behind the order of his track list, and Brett's taking over for Bobby Bones this weekend on the Country Top 30 Countdown!
  • Home Hangouts with Griffen Palmer

    Ever wonder whose behind some of country music’s biggest songs?! Shannon Ella sits down with Griffen Palmer, singer-songwriter from Pickering, Ontario, who is now living in Nashville! Griffen recently just won Songland with his ballad “Second Guessing,” which was chosen as the new single for Florida Georgia Line!
  • Home Hangouts with LOCASH

    On this Pure Country Home Hangout we sit down with Preston & Chris from LOCASH! We get to know the guys a lot better and find out things like what song they can't get enough of, what show they've binged watched, what artists they like that may surprise you, and so much more!
  • Home Hangouts with George Canyon

    Checking in from his home studio, Shannon Ella catches up with George Canyon! George tells us he has kept busy by writing at least a records worth of songs, working on his podcast, YouTube videos, and more!
  • Home Hangouts with Aaron Pritchett

    Aaron tells us about his social media live shows called ‘Aaron’s QuaranTunes’ where he chats with a wide variety of guests! We also learn more about his new single ‘Never Seen Me Like This’ and why he has never been more excited to release a track in his career.
  • Home Hangouts with Lindsay Ell

    Lindsay Ell tells us how this is the most time she has spent at home ever, and how she’s embracing the down time. She’s found new ways during this time to connect with fans and friends through her new project ‘Living wELL’, and they chat about her song ‘I Don’t Love You’ which is the first track off her new record coming out later this summer!
  • Home Hangouts with Doug Douglason

    You may recognize Doug from when Hot Country Knights opened up for Dierks Bentley on his tour. Doug Douglason is a fashion icon and shares some style tips with Shannon about proper Jean/Jorts style, leopard print, and where to get cool sunglasses like his. Doug also gives us the inside scoop on what it’s like working with Dierks Bentley, and even reveals he’s squatting at his house!
  • Home Hangouts with Andrew Hyatt

    Lately Andrew has been hanging out by the water, spending his time fishing. They chat more about that and also dive into the story behind his new song ‘I Needed That’. This was a song Andrew knew he needed to have and it shows when he played it for us! Check it out!
  • Home Hangouts with Kristin Carter

    Kristin talks about “Sad Piano Sundays”, where she covers songs to practice her vocal range, and more on her social media content including her trip to the grocery store while singing a song from Frozen 2.
  • Home Hangouts with Jojo Mason

    Jojo fill us in on how his project Mental Health Mondays came to be and why he feels it’s so important, especially right now. He also tells us how he’s managed to work on new music during this time, some of which is written by Mitchell Tenpenny!
  • Home Hangouts with Emerson Drive

    Shannon has been a fan of the band FOREVER so it was fun finding out how the band has evolved, how much his kids love music, and how famous his daughter thinks she'll be after being in their video for their new song ‘Footprints on the Moon’!
  • Home Hangouts with Kip Moore

    Taking a break from rock climbing the mountains in Kentucky, Kip Moore sits down with Shannon Ella for a Pure Country Home Hangout! Continuing to write music during this time, Kip tells us about how situations like these enhance your self-growth.
  • Home Hangouts with Carly Pearce

    Recently returning home from spending time with her mom in Alabama, Carly tells us how her hit song ‘I Hope You’re Happy Now’ ft. Lee Brice came to be, about walking her cat on a leash, what positives she’s found during this difficult time, and more!
  • Home Hangouts with Jade Eagleson

    Shannon Ella catches up with Jade Eagleson, who is celebrating a recent no. 1 with his single "Lucky"! They chat about his new single 'Close', play 'Snack Attack', and more! Check it out!
  • Home Hangouts with Jason McCoy

    Jason McCoy sits down with Shannon Ella to talk about the huge success behind his project We Are 1 World, plays the 'Is it Canadian?" game, and more on this Pure Country Home Hangout!
  • Home Hangouts with Owen Barney

    On this Pure Country Home Hangout Shannon Ella sits down with our iHeartRadio Future Star Owen Barney. They chat about writing his latest single 'Thank Her For That', what's next for him and his music, and more!
  • Home Hangouts with The Washboard Union

    Shannon Ella sits down with Chris and David and they chat about how they’ve continued to stay busy and may be busier than ever (aside from being on the road). They also tell us about their new album ‘Everbound’, and their new song ‘Dock Rock’.
  • Home Hangouts with Jesse and Stevie Frasure

    Wanna get a behind-the-scenes look at the music business in Nashville? Jesse Frasure has written twelve #1 songs and produced an additional eight #1s! Throughout his career, he has produced/co-written for artists such as Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, and more!