Best Radio Personalities / Shows

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The Top Ten

Howard Stern Show
He invented the type of radio that all the others on this list are copying. He offers true reality entertainment. Unlike the manufactured "reality" shows, he shares his deepest secrets and weaknesses with the audience. No other entertainer is that honest and on display.


The Michael Jordan of radio.
Had a #1 book, movie and radio show all at the same time.
During his peak on terrestrial radio, Howard Stern was pulling in almost twice the numbers Rush Limbaugh has today.

2Rush Limbaugh
He makes me see possibilities of what is the motivation of politicians behind their actions and makes me think deeper. He is great in his knowledge of history and understands what has worked well for America and what hasn't. Congress should have to consult with him before they vote on anything.
Howard the duck number one, proof that idiocy rules the World.
Many good talk show hosts, but none does a better job then Rush.
Rush is the man! God Bless America! And God Bless Rush!
[Newest]I've been an avid fan since 1988. Loved him so much my license plate says "Ditto".

3Elvis Duran and YMorning Zoo
Listened this morning to a segment on break ups and had to slow down driving from laughing too hard at the question of "were you looking at him at the time" referencing the caller saying it was during sex that she initiated the "we're done". Awesome show.
Best Crew - Carolina, John, Danielle, TJ, Sceery, Craig T, Froggy and of course Elvis Duran. Plus they have the best phone taps just check out Joanne Gordan.
Greatest morning show EVER! HILARIOUS!

Thank you!

4Opie and Anthony (feat. Jim Norton)
Best show on any type radio. The Ron and Pepper Hicks Show is right there too. Anyone who says they copy Stern clearly stopped listening along time ago and is just trying to ride a wave long past.
Grew up in the eighties listening to Howard and haven't looked back. Greatest of the great!
These guys and Ron and Fez are the best shows in radio.

5Jarvis Cocker

6Bob and Tom Show
greatest one... been on for years. I love it.


Day-to-day the best show on radio!

7Paul Harvey
When I was a small child, Radio and radio news was all we had. We had Paul Harvey, Johnny Dollar, The Six Shooter and work. I miss it all!

8Car Talk
You learn a lot more about everything, not just cars. Fun show every time.


9STONE & Digital Dave Radio Show
Most funny and entertaining show I have heard of late. The ironic thing about them is, you can hear something on the Stone & Digital Dave show and days later, Howard Stern, Elvis Duran or Imus will have ripped it off like it was their original idea.
Once you start listening to them for the day, you just can't stop!
I heard them for the first time talking sports. It was refreshing no agenda just entertaining.

the queen of sappy love songs
I love your show Delilah

The Contenders

11The Mighty Boosh (Radio Series)

12Don Imus
Don's a hit at our home as my son also was a popular on air personality and then they changed formats... But he enjoys listening to Don's show whenever he is on if possible.
Longest running radio program, ever.
Still the best after all these years!

13Pugs and Kelly
105.3 fm dallas. This is THE talk Show that Rocks!!!!

14Phil Hendrie
Phil Hendrie is the last bastion of true performance radio. Never disappointing.
Too funny and a great talent. Major media xm should give him s uncensored show..

15Chris Smith - WNXT

16Mike and Mike In The Morning - ESPN Radio

17Dr. Drew Pinsky

18Dr. Laura Schlessinger
I love her show...

19MJ Morning Show

20Hamish and Andy
These guys are the absolute funniest! Listening to them right now

21Rob, Arnie & Dawn

22DIFFERENCES Radio Magazine Show
Great show! Lots of national guest good subjects,Great interviews and great music a one stop shop a real feel good show!
Great show with a wonderful host and a stellar line up of guests!
This show is a great show! The host is warm and inviting the guest are national! Great hip hop jazz and jazz standards in between Deniece's interviews something really cool! This show has the very last interview of Rue Mclanahan of the "Golden Girls " Blanch. Great Authors on this show this show should be syndicated! And she does a spin-off on Cable T.V. ! Radio execs you are missing out on a great talent if you don't syndicate this show!

23Casey Kasem
King of the top 40 countdown

24Nights with Alice Cooper
What a great radio host! When he was discussing certain liquids in cans he said this classic line: "I wonder what would happen if they put Coke (Coca cola)in a CAN! Now THAT would be something! "
H3LL YEAH! This is like the best radio show EVER! Alice is funny and plays awesome music. For me it goes:
1. Nights
2. Undergroud Garage
3. Bax and O'brien (funny ass bastards)


252 Live Stews
Sports talk with hot sauce

26Sean Hannity
Works hard and all the time. Doesn't seem to take anything for granted. A genuinely good person that just loves the art of debate and conversation.
Ultra conservitive takes on Rocky Anderson
I love it that he is a thinking American. Wish congress would follow suit.

27The Herd: ESPN Radio

28Troi Torain aka Star
TROI is the truth.. Hilarious

29Diane Rehm (found on NPR)

30Bob the Blade

31The Russell Brand Show
With Russell Brand and Matt Morgan, seriously the funniest radio show you'll ever hear. On Saturday, BBC Radio 2, 9-11pm.

32The Bax and O'Brien Show
These two are so friggin funny! You cannot not love them!


33Preston and Steve

34Bubba the Love Sponge
He is true and a bad ass at the same time great crew

35The Kane Show

36Charlamagne Tha God

37Uncle Floyd
New Jersey's king of comedy

38Bill Shapiro (Cyprus Avenue)

39Little Steven's Underground Garage

40Walton and Johnson
The best radio show in the south. It should be a national radio show. You can find them on Bayou 95.7 New Orleans only classic ROCK or Walton and Johnson. Com
Funny guys listen every morning

41Johnny Dare Morning Show
Johnny rocks! From the guest to the whole crew! You should check it out.
Best rock station on the planet.

42John and Ken, KFI
Belly laughs all the way!

43Art Bell
Wish he would return on air... Very long listener
. Great subjects to contemplate,

44The John Boy and Billy Big Show

45Jian Ghomeshi

46Don and Mike

47Brother Wease

48The Free Beer and Hot Wings Show

49Johnjay and Rich

50Wolfman Jack
Long before the movie "American Graffiti" or the T.V. show "Midnight Special", he was a real all-night outlaw DJ on an overpowered station broadcasting from Tijuana.

51Dan and Phil (BBC Radio 1)
Love these two adorable and hilarious young men! I never let my daughter watch or listen to them without me!

52Jason Ellis
This guy is the heir apparent to Stern.

53Clyde Clifford (Beaker Street)

54Terry Gross (Fresh Air)

55The Boers and Bernstein Show
There is no other program on the radio that can both piss you off and make you laugh you @$$ off in the span of less than a minute. Not for everyone, but definitely for me.

56Tim Conway Jr., KFI

57Lisa Ann Walter, KFI

58The Men's Room - KISW

59Mancow Muller
Mancow is awesome the best ever

60Patrick Kicken

61The Real Don Steele - BOSS Radio
Don Steele or any of the "Boss Jocks" from the Bill Drake era were a force to be reckoned with, and made just cruising around with your radio on a superb form of entertainment.

62Ricardo de Araújo Pereira-Rádio Comercial
Ricardo Artur de Araújo Pereira is a Portuguese comedian, member of Gato Fedorento (Smelly Cat) and humorist in Rádio Comercial.
Considered one of thd best comediants in the world and makes heading comedies in Rádio Comercial called "Mixórdia de Temáticas"(Hodgepodge of Issue).

63The Mike Calta show

64Dan and Dingo

65Dan and Josie

66The TJ Show
Best radio show ever!

67Mark Levin

68In Your Face With Drew Garabo

69Cabin Pressure

70Jim Quinn
70 years young, sued for sexual harassment, fired for refusing to kiss-up. Starting over again on one station in Buffalo, NY and via internet subscription. Smartest man I have ever heard. No guests just the news and his opinion, with a little history for the slow to learn.

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