American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks
Hosted by superstar Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn, ACC is a weekly countdown of country’s Top 30 songs. Kix keeps the format fresh and listeners tuned-in with his insider perspective and behind-the-scenes knowledge of the personalities, events and excitement that make country music.
Born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana, Kix Brooks was influenced by a variety of regional musical styles ranging from Cajun to blues to jazz to country.
Brooks began performing at age 12, then continued performing in clubs and at other venues throughout high school. He also began writing songs at that time. Eventually he landed in Nashville, where he joined Tree Publishing Company. Shortly thereafter, artists like the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Conlee and Highway 101 all scored #1’s with Brooks’ songs.
After spending 20 years as one half of the highest selling duo in the history of Country music, Brooks & Dunn, Kix Brooks launched his solo music career in 2012. Brooks has been married to his wife Barbara for 26 years and they have two children Molly and Eric.