We’ve had the pleasure of welcoming many special guests to the ‘out of control’ room here on the K-EARTH 101 Morning Show over the past year. As we get ready for Christmas break and the coming new year, we’re counting down some of the most memorable guest interviews of the year!
Take a look back on another amazing year with the top 10 K-EARTH 101 Morning Show in studio guests of 2013.
I Want My MTV Weekend — Featuring original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood and The Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs, we relived the golden years of MTV in its first pioneering decade. Nina Blackwood recalled MTV’s launch day and cleared up the controversy behind MTV refusing to play Michael Jackson videos. Plus, Susanna looks back on the making of the group’s “Walk Like An Egyptian” video.
Wang Chung — Jack Hues and bassist Nick Feldman of the British ’80s new wave group stopped in to talk about their biggest hit “Everybody Wang Chung Tonight” and what it really means to ‘Wang Chung.’ They also tell an amazing story about Paul McCartney lending them his bass to record “Dance Hall Days.” Listen here.
Val Kilmer — The famed actor stopped in to talk about his challenging new role of portraying iconic author Mark Twain in a one man stage show Citizen Twain. He also talks about his favorite and least favorite roles he’s played on screen over the years and the possibility of reprising his iconic role as ‘Iceman’ in the upcoming Top Gun sequel. Listen here.
Nigel Lythgoe — The former American Idol executive producer gave us his reaction to all the Idol drama and suddenly being fired from the show. He also does his spot on Mick Jagger dance impression in studio. Listen here.
Frankie Valli — The legendary ‘Four Seasons’ singer stopped by the studio to address rumors of the Jersey Boys movie and talk the group’s biggest hits. He explains the story behind his favorite Four Seasons song “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You” and how the song almost didn’t get released or get played on the radio. Listen here.
La Toya Jackson — La Toya stopped by The K-EARTH 101 Morning Show to talk about opening the door into her life for her new reality series Life With La Toya on OWN. She also shares intimate memories about her famed brother Michael and keeping his memory alive. Listen here.
Victor Ortiz — Boxing champ Victor Ortiz joined the morning show just before putting on his dancing shoes as one of the contestants of Dancing With The Stars. He also plays Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em robots with Lisa Stanley and talks about his inspiring rags to riches story from being raised in a foster home to becoming a WBC Welterweight Champion. Listen here.
Eric Burdon — The legendary singer of The Animals and War stopped by the studio to talk about his brand new album Til Your River Runs Dry. Listen here.
Jillian Barberie — The TV personality talked about her time on Good Day L.A. and what really happened when she left the show. Plus, she talks about what to expect on Hollywood Mix when it debuts on KTLA. Listen here.
Paul Stanley — We talked to the KISS guitarist/singer just hours after the classic rock group was named a 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and got his reaction to the honor. Plus, he talks about launching L.A.’s new Arena Football League L.A. KISS in March. Listen here.