Clear Channel To Partner With Sony Nashville For Carrie Album Launch
iTunes Streaming "Blown Away"
April 24, 2012 at 7:23 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT has announced a partnership with SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE, to launch the ARISTA album “Blown Away,” from CARRIE UNDERWOOD, set for MAY 1st release.
Starting today (4/24), CLEAR CHANNEL will launch a two-week-long on-air and online Artist Integration Program designed to promote UNDERWOOD’s album, including a special performance by the artist for iHEARTRADIO LIVE, from NEW YORK CITY. On APRIL 30th UNDERWOOD will appear on the ELVIS DURAN SHOW on CC Top 40 WHTZ (Z-100)/NEW YORK.
“CARRIE UNDERWOOD is an established music icon. We're thrilled to partner with SONY NASHVILLE on her album release, utilizing our multi-platform capabilities to create an event around the release and bring our audiences that much closer to her music,” said CLEAR CHANNEL Pres./National Programming Platforms TOM POLEMAN. “The ARTIST INTEGRATION PROGRAM and iHEARTRADIO performance are a perfect complement to one another, combining the power of our audience reach across our radio network and digital platforms.”
To kick off the new album’s release on MAY 1st, UNDERWOOD will perform to a group of CLEAR CHANNEL listeners at a private show at the iHEARTRADIO THEATER in NEW YORK. The show will also stream live for fans at iHEARTRADIO.COM.
“CLEAR CHANNEL is such a great supporter of superstar CARRIE UNDERWOOD," said SONY NASHVILLE Chairman/CEO GARY OVERTON. “She is excited about sharing the music from her new album, with her fans from NEW YORK."
In other CARRIE news, the single "Good Girl," was just certified Gold by the RIAA. Also, iTUNES has begun streaming the album here, and fans can pre-order the album in advance of its MAY 1st release.