Cumulus Media Launches 'Nash Next 2016'
July 11, 2016 at 6:41 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA kicks off its second annual "NASH NEXT" competition TODAY (7/11), giving local Country artists the ability to win a major label record deal and national airplay. The Country music competition for new artists was originally launched in JUNE of last YEAR (NET NEWS 6/15/2015) and crowned its first winner, BREAKING SOUTHWEST, in DECEMBER (NET NEWS 12/4/2015).
The "NASH NEXT 2016" competition will run four months and was announced by REBA, who will lend her voice to the campaign in over 60 markets. Judges for "NASH NEXT 2016" will be KIX BROOKS, BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP Pres./CEO SCOTT BORCHETTA, and RASCAL FLATTS' JAY DEMARCUS. The winner of "NASH NEXT 2016" will be signed to the BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP. Country solo, duo, or group acts interested in competing in the "NASH NEXT 2016" competition can get more information and enter via the "NASH NEXT" website.