​Hope Nation Radio​ was created by Nile "Big Daddy" Peaytt & Thomas Hammonds on October 14, 2012 in Nashville, TN.

HNR has reached over 100 countries and millions of listeners over the years. The goal was to play a wide variety of music, raise awareness for childhood cancer and bring hope to those who need it most. 

​In 2021,with a thumbs up from St. Jude, HNR dedicated itself to become a voice for St. Jude 24/7. Hope Nation Radio has been recognized internationally in magazines, radio and on TV.