Best of Countdown

Best of Countdown 2020 (100-1)

We hope that Lightning 100 helped our listeners get through 2020. Maybe hearing a familiar voice on the radio made you feel a little bit at ease with everything going on in the world....

Jayson’s Top Albums of 2020

Thanks for joining me each week for Lightning in the Mornings. Check out some of my favorite albums from 2020 in no particular order. Cheers! My Morning Jacket "The Waterfall II"Devon Gilfillian "Black...

Best of Countdown 2020 (200-101)

You might be ready to leave this year in the dust, but remember, some good things came out of 2020. The Lightning 100 staff found at least 200 of the gems in the...

Dan’s favorite Albums of 2020

2020 was a year to remember, and a year to forget! While each passing month felt like days and weeks and months and years, the music continued to pour out, album after album. Here are...

Best of 2019 Countdown: 200 – 101

Lightning 100 wants to give a huge thank you to all of our listeners who have supported for nearly 30 years. Your votes alongside our staff have determined our top songs of 2019! Check...

Best of 2019 Countdown: 100 – 1

Lightning 100 wants to give a huge thank you to all of our listeners who have supported for nearly 30 years. Your votes alongside our staff have determined our top songs of 2019! Check...

Dan’s Year In Review

Lt. Dan here, these are my top ten favorite records from 2018 that were made by folks who call Nashville home: Kacey Musgraves - Golden HourJohn Prine - The Tree of ForgivenessLiz Cooper & The Stampede - Window FlowersRayland Baxter...

Emily’s Year In Review

Social media gal and Lightning blogger Emily here taking some time to obsess over my favorite music from this year. As I reflect on 2018, I realize it has been five years long and...

Best Music of 2018 (100-1)

Lightning 100 continues our best of countdown(or countup)! Did you catch our 200-101 list? Click here to view the first half of our best of 2018. It's been a great year...

Best Music of 2018 (200-101)

This is Lightning 100's Top 200 Countdown. Join us as we count up to the number one song of 2018! It's been a great year for music in Nashville. Our Best of list...

Ana Lee’s Year In Review

Ana Lee here with a bunch of music I loved in 2018! We keep it kind of loose around here at Lightning 100 as far as what we list, how many we list, etc...With...

Jayson’s Year In Review

It’s been one heck of a year, so I’ve taken the time to reflect on my favorite shows, records answers songs of 2018: Shows:5. August 30 @ #LOTG2018 I mean, C'mon: Dr. Dog, The Wild Feathers, Rival Sons, The...

Steph’s Year In Review

Production Manager Stephanie here with my top 10 albums of 2018! I always love looking back at the albums that really stuck with me the whole year through. Caroline Rose and Rainbow Kitten Surprise...

Casey’s Shows to See In January 2018

We get it…it’s a cold and gray January. But why stay home thinking about it when you can escape "post holiday blahs" by seeing some of the cool coming to Nashville this month! Here...