Cumulus/Westwood One To Offer Radio Row, Special Programming At American Country Countdown Awards
December 11, 2014 at 4:18 AM (PT)
CUMULUS and WESTWOOD ONE's RED CARPET RADIO will offer "Radio Row" services and special audio content in partnership with DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS at the inaugural AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS in NASHVILLE on FRIDAY and SATURDAY (DECEMBER 12-13). The RED CARPET RADIO event will include live backstage broadcasts by 20 stations from around the country, plus broadcasts by CUMULUS/WESTWOOD ONE shows NASH NIGHTS LIVE, AMERICA'S MORNING SHOW, and AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN. And a special five-hour NASH NIGHTS LIVE will air during MONDAY night's awards ceremony, with hosts SHAWN PARR and ELAINA SMITH joined by AMERICA'S MORNING SHOW hosts BLAIR GARNER and ERIKA GRACE POWELL.
The event, hosted by FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, will air live from MUSIC CITY CENTER in NASHVILLE MONDAY night on FOX. Scheduled performers include the hosts as well as CARRIE UNDERWOOD, ERIC CHURCH, JASON ALDEAN, KELLY CLARKSON, KENNY CHESNEY, LUKE BRYAN, MIRANDA LAMBERT, and BRETT ELDREDGE, with presenters including KIX BROOKS, SARA EVANS, HUNTER HAYES, SCOTTY MCCREERY, KIP MOORE, COLE SWINDELL, NASCAR star JIMMIE JOHNSON, LOS ANGELES DODGERS ace pitcher CLAYTON KERSHAW, actress EMILY KINNEY, and MISS AMERICA 2015, KIRA KAZANTSEV. REBA MCENTIRE will receive the first NASH ICON Award at the event.