Senior Country Correspondent

Hunter Kelly

Rare Country’s Senior Correspondent Hunter Kelly has become one of country music’s top journalists, interviewing everyone from Taylor Swift to Garth Brooks as an entertainment correspondent and producer for ABC Radio since 2006. A permanent fixture backstage at the CMA Awards and ACM Awards for the past nine years, his exclusive interview content was distributed across ABC Radio’s platforms, as well as ABC News’ digital and television outlets. He also served as producer on ABC Radio’s country specials. Kelly’s prior stops also include Premiere Radio Networks and contributions to Billboard magazine.

Kelly graduated from the Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business at Nashville’s Belmont University. He is originally from Birmingham, Alabama.


You could own this piece of TV history for a very hefty price News You could own this piece of TV history for a very hefty price , Senior Country Correspondent 8:31pm, August 10
Keith Urban shows off some insane picking skills in this new video Performances Keith Urban shows off some insane picking skills in this new video , Senior Country Correspondent 3:06pm, August 10
Tanya Tucker says goodbye to former love Glen Campbell with this musical tribute News Tanya Tucker says goodbye to former love Glen Campbell with this musical tribute , Senior Country Correspondent 1:45pm, August 10
Carrie Underwood gives a first look at hubby Mike Fisher’s post-retirement life News Carrie Underwood gives a first look at hubby Mike Fisher’s post-retirement life , Senior Country Correspondent 9:10pm, August 9
You’ll hardly recognize this major Faith Hill hit Performances You’ll hardly recognize this major Faith Hill hit , Senior Country Correspondent 4:01pm, August 9
Savannah Chrisley’s love life defies these crazy tabloid rumors News Savannah Chrisley’s love life defies these crazy tabloid rumors , Senior Country Correspondent 3:24pm, August 9
Dolly Parton remembers her friend and musical hero in this sweet tribute Performances Dolly Parton remembers her friend and musical hero in this sweet tribute , Senior Country Correspondent 9:45pm, August 8
The world mourns the passing of music icon Glen Campbell News The world mourns the passing of music icon Glen Campbell , Senior Country Correspondent 9:23pm, August 8
Scotty McCreery reveals long-range plans to expand his family Features Scotty McCreery reveals long-range plans to expand his family , Senior Country Correspondent 8:25pm, August 8
Miranda Lambert struts out onstage for a special dedication Performances Miranda Lambert struts out onstage for a special dedication , Senior Country Correspondent 5:01pm, August 8
Luke Bryan gives yet another sneak peek at new music Performances Luke Bryan gives yet another sneak peek at new music , Senior Country Correspondent 4:56pm, August 8
Looks like Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines is back to her old ways News Looks like Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines is back to her old ways , Senior Country Correspondent 8:23pm, August 7
Watch a hot cougar seduce a young man in this steamy new clip Features Watch a hot cougar seduce a young man in this steamy new clip , Senior Country Correspondent 8:13pm, August 7
Jason Aldean tells us how they’re getting the fur baby ready for baby boy’s arrival Features Jason Aldean tells us how they’re getting the fur baby ready for baby boy’s arrival , Senior Country Correspondent 7:19pm, August 7
Listen as Scotty McCreery tackles an Eagles classic Performances Listen as Scotty McCreery tackles an Eagles classic , Senior Country Correspondent 6:32pm, August 7
Everyone is going crazy over Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s dance party News Everyone is going crazy over Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s dance party , Senior Country Correspondent 5:12pm, August 7
Luke Bryan takes a much-needed break during star-studded camping trip News Luke Bryan takes a much-needed break during star-studded camping trip , Senior Country Correspondent 4:14pm, August 7
Flashback to Shania Twain at her midriff-baring best Performances Flashback to Shania Twain at her midriff-baring best , Senior Country Correspondent 7:23pm, August 4
Natalie Maines mourns the passing of a true friend News Natalie Maines mourns the passing of a true friend , Senior Country Correspondent 7:01pm, August 4
FGL’s Tyler Hubbard tells us how they’re preparing for their baby girl Features FGL’s Tyler Hubbard tells us how they’re preparing for their baby girl , Senior Country Correspondent 6:35pm, August 4
Jason Aldean tells us the big reason his family is excited about the new baby Features Jason Aldean tells us the big reason his family is excited about the new baby , Senior Country Correspondent 6:03pm, August 4
Watch Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line burn it down with this collaboration Features Watch Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line burn it down with this collaboration , Senior Country Correspondent 8:30pm, August 3
Natalie Maines posts a dispatch from her post-divorce recovery journey News Natalie Maines posts a dispatch from her post-divorce recovery journey , Senior Country Correspondent 6:11pm, August 3
Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher makes a life-changing announcement News Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher makes a life-changing announcement , Senior Country Correspondent 1:23pm, August 3
Miley Cyrus and Blake Shelton make their debut in “Carpool Karaoke” Performances Miley Cyrus and Blake Shelton make their debut in “Carpool Karaoke” , Senior Country Correspondent 5:53pm, August 2
This flashback pic of Dolly Parton has all the stars talking Music This flashback pic of Dolly Parton has all the stars talking , Senior Country Correspondent 3:38pm, August 2
Nashville’s music community mourns the mayor’s tragic loss of her son News Nashville’s music community mourns the mayor’s tragic loss of her son , Senior Country Correspondent 10:39pm, August 1
Watch these two country hotshots take this Tim McGraw song to a new level Performances Watch these two country hotshots take this Tim McGraw song to a new level , Senior Country Correspondent 6:47pm, August 1
A country star makes a chilling family connection on “The Hollywood Medium” News A country star makes a chilling family connection on “The Hollywood Medium” , Senior Country Correspondent 6:40pm, August 1
Here’s the song Keith Urban might sing to cheer up Nicole Kidman Performances Here’s the song Keith Urban might sing to cheer up Nicole Kidman , Senior Country Correspondent 4:01pm, August 1