2016 Radio Show
Reach Beyond
2016 Radio Show Reach Beyond




John Rich

Grammy nominated Singer, Songwriter and Producer,

John rich is internationally known for being a founding member of the band Lonestar, as well as one half of the multi-platinum duo “big and rich.” He’s scored hit singles in the solo, duo and band categories as a combined singer, songwriter and producer. He’s also known for his TV career hosting 3 seasons of CMT’s highly rated “Gone Country”, as well as ABC’s “Nashville star” and the CW’s “the next.”

John has written and published more than 40 hit songs for other acts, and has produced recordings on artists like Gretchen Wilson, Jewel, James Otto, randy Owen of Alabama, Cowboy Troy, John Anderson, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, and many more. John is also the only artist in Nashville to score the ASCAP songwriter of the year award three years in a row.

Over the years, John has invested his personal money and time into his publishing company, record label, artist development company and management entity, all of which have achieved #1 success in their separate categories. John has applied his entrepreneurial spirit and tenacious attitude to each aspect of his career, which in turn has earned him the respect of his peers, and broadened his influence throughout all sectors of the music industry.

In 2011, John won Donald Trump’s “celebrity apprentice” where he raised 1.4 million dollars for the kids at St. Jude children’s research hospital. He continues to be extremely active as a fundraiser and advocate for St. Jude.

In recent years, John Rich was able to successfully trademark the well-known phrase “Redneck Riviera” and has now launched a successful footwear and apparel line which is being sold at retail stores in all 50 states. In the 4th quarter of 2016, John will celebrate the grand opening of the “Redneck Riviera Club” in downtown Nashville, and Las Vegas, and has plans to launch “Redneck Riviera” into the food, beverage and health and beauty categories in 2017. One of John’s favorite phrases is “they’ve got us surrounded; don’t let ‘em get away!” It’s this unyielding nature toward life and business, and the many blessings from the lord that have propelled John rich to where he is now, and where he’s headed in the future.

Wednesday, September 21