CMT and iHeartMedia, today announced iHeartMedia will serve as the official radio partner of the 2015 CMT Music Awards, including, for the first time, simulcasting the live show from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 10 at 8pm ET/PT. On Monday, iHeartMedia’s Premiere Networks engaged more than 100 iHeartMedia Country music radio stations, as well as Premiere syndicated affiliates, at an exclusive radio remote broadcast in Nashville to kick off “the loudest night in country music.” iHeartMedia’s The Bobby Bones Show, CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan, The Michael J Show, The Boxer Show, as well as The Crook & Chase Countdown were on-location to provide listeners with interviews from award nominees, performers and celebrity guests including Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan and Little Big Town, among others.
In addition, the first-ever live radio broadcast of the Awards telecast will air across more than 120 iHeartMedia country radio stations, which are also available on iHeartRadio, on Wednesday, June 10 at 8pm ET/PT. Hosted by Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow, the star-studded awards show will feature performances by Eric Church, Jake Owen, Sam Hunt, Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan. For more information, visit www.CMT.com.
The 2015 CMT Music Awards remote broadcast and simulcast is the latest example of CMT and iHeartMedia’s multi-platform partnership. CMT and iHeartMedia develop programming and events across radio, television and digital platforms to create the largest country music platforms, and provide country fans with unparalleled access to the music and artists they’re passionate about.