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Savage Grinch Billboards Take Over America!

Picture of the new movie the grinch

Just in time for the holiday season, a new movie with Benedict Cumberbatch as “The Grinch” comes out this Friday! If you want to grab people’s attention these days, you have to think outside the box. To help promote the new “Grinch” movie, the company, Illumination, has made numerous Billboards. Let’s just say they’re a little savage.  And, they’ve been spotted …

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Britney Spears Becoming A Rap Star?

Britney Spears rises from stage in Vegas

Has Britney Spears changed her tune?  It sure sounds like she’s getting a music makeover. Last week, she stirred a ton of excitement, going on Ellen to “announce an announcement“, creating hysteria in Vegas as fans lined up in droves for the tease reveal. Once she finally did show up, she walked the red carpet, signed an autograph, and drove …

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New Music From Normani and Calvin Harris

Normani on stage with sass

I was surprised when Carson told me that Normani dropped not one but two new songs today with Calvin Harris. I knew she was working on new music but I did not expect to get two songs in one day! I immediately looked the songs up and gave them a score one through ten with ten being best. (Catch the tracks below) …

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Post Malone Changes His Name!

A picture of Post Malone singing

Post Malone went undercover at a record store pretending to be an employee who is working on his own Hip-Hop music on the side. His tattoos were hard to cover up and disguise him, but luckily only a couple of people knew who he was. 

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What You Need to Know About Teal Pumpkins!

Two boys looking at candy

Have you seen teal pumpkins on the store shelves this year? I was walking through Target this weekend and noticed for the first time a teal pumpkin on the shelf. I figured it was a new decoration trend I wasn’t aware of until I did some research. Turns out there is a reason why the pumpkins are teal. The teal pumpkin project …

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Sorry Usher Your New Album “A” Is an F

Usher on stage

Maybe if Usher spent more then one week working on his new album he would have received a better grade from me.  Usher surprised us all last night when he decided to drop his first album since 2016. The album is in celebration of his 40th Birthday. But get this; he only spent a whopping five days on this eight-track album. FIVE …

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Six Flags Ruins Coffin Challenge As Winners Are Announced

Picture of a Coffin

Were you hoping to spend this weekend catching up on some sleep in a coffin at Six Flags? Hope you’re not from Missouri. Earlier today, Six Flags St. Louis announced who will be doing the 30-hour coffin challenge this weekend.  They received a ridiculous 45,000+ applications and somehow narrowed it down to the final six. Did you make the final …

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Important Info. About Ed Sheeran Concert This Weekend

Ed Sheeran performing on stage

The countdown begins for the Ed Sheeran concert this weekend at Arrowhead Stadium. Parking starts at 3pm followed by gates opening at 5pm and concert beginning at 7pm.  There is a slight chance of rain Saturday night but we all know how Missouri weather is and that might change! In case of rain, there are some things you do need to be …

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Katy Perry Call It Quits!

Katy Perry cries during Livestream

I guess you can say the firework fizzled out. Katy Perry has announced she is taking a break from the music scene.  She just gave an interview to “Footwear News” of all places saying that she’s been quite busy lately, and it’s time to relax and take time for herself. I love making music, I love writing, and I don’t …

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Project: Pink Party – RSVP Today!

Join us for Project: Pink Party at The Millbottom in Jefferson City, Mo on October 25th! The Project: Pink Party is the ultimate ladies night out dedicated to the celebration of women! Indulge in drinks and appetizers, while you shop, mingle, dance, and so much more with hundreds of women (ages 21 and older only) from all of Mid-Missouri. Even better, portions of door proceeds go …

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Y107’s A To Z Game Is Back!

One of last year’s favorite and easiest contests is back! It’s the return of the A to Z game, where winning is as easy as knowing your ABC’s.  And we’re not just talking small prizes.  We’re talking about things you really want, like Ed Sheeran tickets, Fujifilm Instax Camera sets, Google Home, Amazon Echo Dots, Dinner at Noodles and Co, Fitbit Altas, …

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Congratulations To Arena Liquor Grand Opening Winners

There’s a new Arena Liquor in town! Now open, their location at 1 S 4th St. downtown Columbia, at 4th and Broadway, across from Shiloh.  Last night, they celebrated their Grand Opening with a big party, live music, samplings, and TONS of prizes! Thanks for all who came out. Here’s a list of the winners.  Stop by and see the …

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Apples Big Unveil: Everything We Learned About the New iPhones and More

iPhone resting on box

Today was a big day for Apple fans. A big event held earlier today unveiled a ton of info about the new product line-up. It was expected they’d reveal updates to just about every product line. Unfortunately, that’s NOT what happened. There was some exciting updates on the Apple Watch and iPhone however. Here’s what we’ve learned. Apple Watch Series …

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Avril Lavigne Has New Music Coming Soon!

Let’s just say the past couple years have been “complicated” for Avril Lavigne.  Her marriage to Nickleback’s Chad Kroger led to divorce, although they remain friends. And, she’s been battling Lyme disease.  She reveals all in a letter to fans on her website. I spent the last few years at home sick fighting Lyme Disease. Those were the worst years …

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$25,000 In Scholarship Money Awarded By Merrell University

Y107 had the awesome opportunity to again partner with Merrell University to award 5 people with a $5000 scholarship EACH to set them on their career path. Congrats to: Brienna Staggs Jordyn Fear Christy Clark Baylee Oliver Rachel McClain If you applied but didn’t get one of the big scholarships, don’t forget there’s also that chance for the $1000 scholarship. …

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Hyvee on W. Broadway Evacuated; Area Schools on Lockdown

UPDATE: (2:20p) After a reported small controlled explosion, police have issued an all clear at the West Broadway Hy-Vee. They are removing caution tape. Employees are being allowed back inside, reportedly with a cheer.   ——— UPDATE: (1:05p) – A suspect is reportedly in custody.  Update at 1:03 p.m. – A person of interest is now in custody. CITIZEN ALERT: …

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Y107 Is A Finalist For Radio’s Top Honor

Marconi Award poster

Y107 has once again been nominated for a Marconi Radio Award for CHR (Top 40) Station Of The Year! This is a huge honor, as the Marconi’s are like the Grammys or Oscars, but of radio. This means your favorite station is being recognized as one of the Top 5 Pop Hits Music stations in the USA!  This is the same award …

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Ariana Grande Pays Tribute To Aretha Franklin [VIDEO]

There’s is no denying Aretha Franklin was a LEGEND! A vocal powerhouse, she was deservingly dubbed the “Queen of Soul” as was an inspiration to many singer, including Ariana Grande. On the eve of Ari’s new album “Sweetner” dropping, Ariana was in the midst of making the talk show rounds this week, when the news came in that Aretha Franklin …

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Y107 Has Your Niall Horan / Maren Morris Tickets!

Niall Horan Maren Morris Tour

When a Directioner comes to town, how could you NOT go see him? Especially when he brings along megastar Maren Morris! That’s exactly the case August 25th at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre as Niall Horan comes to town with Maren as his opening act. Guess what? We’ve got your FREE tickets! Starting Monday, listen 3 times a day at 7:30a, 9:30a, …

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