Marci Braun

marci125 Marci Braun

Hometown: Arlington Heights

High School: Buffalo Grove HS

College: St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI

In Kindergarten, Marci got thrown out of class for wanting to sing “Sleeping Single in a Double Bed” by Barbara Mandrell during class sing-a-long time…she was destined for a career in music—or getting in trouble. (It’s been a little bit of both!)

Born and raised in Arlington Heights, and a proud graduate of Buffalo Grove High School, Marci has been playing radio since ’95. Marci went to St. Norbert College just outside of Green Bay, WI and got her first job at WNCY. She’s happy to be back home torturing her family and friends on a daily basis.

Marci is hopelessly addicted to everything pop culture, her dog Norbert, and the Chicago Cubs (and most sports for that matter).

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Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted!

Yesterday I was nominated by Lindsay Ell to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I had to accept!! Watch her challenge here… And here’s mine! You can make a donation right here!

US99.5–08/15/2014

Martina McBride

Martina scores #1 album with “Everlasting”

If you haven’t picked yourself up a copy of Martina McBride’s “Everlasting”, you need to do so this weekend. It’s a great album of Martina covering some of the greatest songs ever recorded…but she puts [...]

US99.5–04/17/2014

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly, Reba, & Trisha sing “Silent Night”

  Did you get a chance to catch Kelly Clarkson’s Christmas special last night?  It was full of humor, celebrities, and amazing music from Miss Clarkson and her new Christmas CD, “Wrapped in Red”. On [...]

US99.5–12/12/2013

Charlie Worsham in Chicago

ROAR!! Charlie Worsham covers Katy Perry & Survivor

Charlie Worsham is a super talented dude.   He has successfully mashed up Katy Perry’s “Roar” with Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger”.   It’s awesome.

US99.5–11/01/2013

Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes Mashup!

Hunter Hayes and Jason Mraz and friends teamed up for this super fun version of “Everybody’s Got Somebody But Me”!

US99.5–10/17/2013

(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Does Tom Hanks Still Have What It Takes To Be “Big”?!

He was recently on a British talk show and the host busted out a giant piano…like the one in “Big”! Hilarious! Sandra Bullock also joins in the fun!

US99.5–10/14/2013

(photo by Christie Goodwin/TAS/Getty Images for TAS)

Taylor Swift’s Nashville Show Recap

Miss Taylor had three sold out shows in Nashville. Each night, she brought out a special guest…you’ve got to check this out!!!

US99.5–10/07/2013

martina-mcbride

Martina McBride At The Bluebird Cafe With Mrs. Swift

Martina McBride headlined a show with some of her songwriter friends at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville to raise money for local songwriters.

US99.5–10/03/2013

Gwen

Gwen Sebastian covers “The Fox”

You may have recently come across a viral video from Norway by Ylvis called “The Fox”.   It gets stuck in your head and stays there. Sweet adorable Gwen Sebastian was a  contestant on Season [...]

US99.5–09/30/2013

Photo:  Chuan D. Vo

Was Luke Bryan a good luck charm for the Blackhawks??

Last week, I got to go to New York City to talk with Luke Bryan about his new album “Crash My Party”.  (Which happens to be the #1 album in the country this week!!  Go [...]

08/22/2013

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