Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini & More Raise Money on Elvis Duran Show

Photo by Ed Herrera/ABC

Photo by Ed Herrera/ABC

Early this morning some of country music’s biggest stars were put on the spot when radio programmer, Rod Phillips who was on air with the New York City based, Elvis Duran Show on Z100 asked them to call in to chat. For each country star Phillips could get to call in, Duran and the morning show would donate a thousand dollars to the charity of the artists choice.

First up was Cole Swindell who then was on air with not only Duran and Phillips but also Dan Smyers from Dan + Shay. Swindell took a moment to congratulate Smyers on their song “All To Myself” sitting in the top spot on the country charts this week.

Next up Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett made calls into the show, unaware that they were raising money by doing so. “We were talking about the importance of bringing the country artists on to our show to prove that there really aren’t walls, we need to bring those down,” Duran tells Rhett, to which he replied, “Right on”. Rhett also joked he was going to call 10 of his other buddies to call in and continue the morning of giving.

We love watching members of the music community support one another! Watch the entire video below:





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