ICYMI: BOBBY BONES PROFILED ON ABC’S NIGHTLINE LAST NIGHT (5/9)
Bones To Make Song Selections For Top 5 Contestants On This Week’s American Idol – Airing Live Sunday 5/12
Nashville, TN – May 10, 2019 – Last night, multi-media personality Bobby Bones was profiled on ABC’s NIGHTLINE. Bones sat down on the set of American Idol recently with ABC correspondent Maggie Rulli for a wide-ranging conversation detailing his storied background and examining his meteoric career rise propelled by a strong connection with his rabid fanbase. Additionally, Rulli goes behind-the-scenes with “the jack of all trades” (ESPN) for an inside look at his current role as in-house mentor on American Idol, dedicating time prepping and lending advice to contenders ahead of the weekly competition. Catch-up on the conversation here.
Up next, tune-in to this week’s episode of American Idol as Bones kicks his mentorship role up a notch, hand-selecting songs for the Top 5 remaining contestants ahead of the season finale. American Idol airs live this Sunday, 5/12 at at 8pm EST/ 5pm PST.
Bobby Bones, Vice President, Creative Director of iHeartCountry, has a “fiercely devoted following” (Washington Post) tuning in to his nationally syndicated radio show, The Bobby Bones Show, which broadcasts to almost 140 stations and is the #1 Country morning show with millions of weekly listeners. The show recently garnered its third ACM Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year, a 2017 Country Music Association award for National Broadcast Personality of the Year and earned Bones the title of youngest ever inductee into the prestigious National Radio Hall of Fame. The “media multitasker” (Billboard) also launched his own podcast, BobbyCast, which features candid long-form interviews with top artists and industry figures. The podcast’s overwhelming success has paved the way for Bones to launch the Nashville Podcast Network, an eclectic collection of podcasts from a variety of Nashville-savvy hosts, giving listeners an inside look at the lifestyle and pop culture in Nashville. Bones recently won Season 27 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and has returned to the latest season of ABC’s American Idol as the official in-house mentor. Bones is also a two-time New York Times #1 bestselling author, touring stand-up comedian, philanthropist and chart-topping comedy artist – a true “jack of all trades” (ESPN). Visit https://bobbybones.iheart.com for more information.