By Candice Jackson For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 01:18 BST, 20 October 2019 | Updated: 02:01 BST, 20 October 2019
Kyle Sandilands and co-host Jackie 'O' Henderson are each set to earn an estimated $8million annually as part of their new five-year contract with ARN (KIIS FM).
About to enter their sixth year with the radio network, Kyle has revealed how he used 'sneaky midnight hotel room meetings' to jump ship from SCA (2DAY FM) in 2013.
Kyle, 48, told The Sunday Telegraph that his former employer were planning on axing the pair, and he wasn't ready to go down without a fight.
'I smoked a couple of joints and made phone calls': Kyle Sandilands reveals he used 'secret midnight hotel meetings' to secure deal with KIIS FM and laughed at 2DAY FM's bid to get the Kyle And Jackie O show back
Kyle and Jackie O have been a successful radio duo since hosting the Hot 30 Countdown in the early 2000s. They debuted their breakfast show in 2005.
'They basically told us 'you've been on together for 10 years so it's time for a refresh'... Despite being number one,' Kyle claimed.
According to Kyle, the pair were told their contract with Southern Cross Austereo (2DAY FM) would not be renewed at the end