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Tim McGraw and Little Big Town Added to Carnival LIVE’s Exciting 2017 Lineup

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Carnival Cruise Line has announced its initial 2017 Carnival LIVE lineup featuring country music stars Tim McGraw and Little Big Town along with comedians Jay Leno and Jeff Foxworthy who will perform on seven different ships departing from five convenient U.S. homeports.

Carnival LIVE is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that brings the best in live music and comedy to the seas, providing guests an opportunity to enjoy captivating performances by top artists in a unique and memorable setting where there’s never a bad seat in the house.  Performances are held in the ships’ main show lounges which range in capacity from 900 to 1,300 – giving shows a more intimate and personal feel.

Three-time Grammy Award winner Tim McGraw will bring his signature brand of country music to two Carnival ships with show-stopping performances aboard Carnival Breeze March 2, and Carnival Valor March 3, while the ships are docked in Nassau, The Bahamas.   In addition to 21 number one singles, 11 of McGraw’s albums have debuted at number one on the Billboard country album chart.

Platinum recording artist Little Big Town will have audiences singing along and dancing in the aisles with shows in Nassau aboard Carnival Dream May 11, and Carnival Valor May 12.  The recipients of nine Country Music Association awards, the chart-topping band has earned a loyal following for their unique mix of harmonies and incredible musical talents.

One of the most successful comedians in the country, Jeff Foxworthy is the largest selling comedy recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and author of 11 books.  Famous for his “you might be a redneck if…” jokes, his comedy explores everyday family interactions and human nature.   Foxworthy will perform two shows – one aboard Carnival Freedom June 21, and another aboard Carnival Ecstasy June 22, while the ships are docked in Nassau.

A member of the Television Hall of Fame and a longtime host of NBC’s Tonight Show, Jay Leno will entertain guests with his observational humor with a pair of hilarious performances in Cozumel aboard the Carnival Victory May 3, and Carnival’s newest ship the Carnival Vista May 4.  Leno plays upwards of 200 shows a year and currently hosts “Jay Leno’s Garage” on the CNBC network.

Carnival LIVE tickets for Tim McGraw, Little Big Town, Jeff Foxworthy and Jay Leno range in price from $30 to $80 for general admission, significantly less than land-based venues.  VIP tickets are available for $100 to $300 and include seating in the first five rows, a photo opportunity with the artist and a commemorative concert pass.

A full listing of all Carnival LIVE performances is available at www.carnival.com/CarnivalLIVE. For additional information and reservations, contact any travel agent, call 1-800-CARNIVAL or visit carnival.com.

Carnival can also be found on:

Twitter: www.twitter.com/carnivalcruise
Facebook Fan Page: www.facebook.com/carnival
YouTube: www.youtube.com/carnival
Instagram: www.instagram.com/carnival

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Tim McGraw to Kick off Fourth of July at Stadium of Fire

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Patriotism, fireworks and country superstar Tim McGraw — the perfect combination for a pre-Fourth of July celebration. Tim is headlining this year’s Stadium of Fire celebration on July 2.

“We think we’ve got an excellent show, and the whole show is built around patriotism,” said Paul Warner, executive director of the Freedom Festival. “We’re making a real effort to focus strictly on love of country and appreciation of military men and women and all the good things we do in the world and country.”

Tim is no stranger to honoring military members. He works with Operation Homefront, and organization which awards mortgage-free homes to veterans, according to his website. During his 2015 Shotgun Rider Tour, he was involved in awarding 36 homes to veterans.

One thing that’s different for the Stadium of Fire this year will be the length of the main performance. Last year there were people who wanted the Journey performance to last longer, so this year organizers decided to give Tim more time,

Warner said. He’ll have at least an hour, “maybe a little bit more.” But even with an hour, he may not get through all hits because there are so many.

There won’t be a backup performer like Stadium of Fire has had in years past, to give McGraw more time to perform, Warner added.

The Stadium of Fire has grown to become one of the United States’ premier patriotic celebrations, attracting an average of more than 40,000 people. It’s televised live to more than one million military men and women in more than 100 countries via the American Forces Network.

There are still tickets available for this year’s event.  To buy tickets, go to freedomfestival.org.

 

CMT Reveals Finalists for “Video of The Year” for TONIGHT’S CMT Music Awards

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With just a few hours until show time, CMT today revealed the finalists for the highly coveted ‘Video of the Year’ award at the “2016 CMT Music Awards,” the loudest night in country music. Fan votes narrowed the pack down to Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett and Tim McGraw. If Underwood wins she will maintain her record of most “Video of the Year” wins, with seven won, five won consecutively.

Voting is now open at CMT.com for these six finalists and voting will continue through the live show. Hosted by Erin Andrews and J.J. Watt, “2016 CMT Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena tonight, June 8th at 8:00 PM ET/PT.

2016 VIDEO OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration) and the video director. Final nominees announced during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show.

  • Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break”
  • Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away”
  • Luke Bryan – “Strip It Down”
  • Thomas Rhett – “Die A Happy Man”
  • Tim McGraw – “Humble and Kind”

Music’s biggest stars will be on stage tonight including Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett. Collaborations include Blake Shelton and The Oak Ridge Boys, Billy Ray Cyrus and Cheap Trick, Dierks Bentley and Elle King, Fifth Harmony and Cam, Keith Urban with special guests Brett Eldredge and Marren Morris; and Pitbull with Leona Lewis and Cassadee Pope. New acts Brothers Osborne, LOCASH, Maren Morris and Michael Ray will perform on the Firestone stage.

Presenters include actors Vince Vaughn, Rob Riggle and Billy Gardell and Chad Michael Murray ( both from CMT’s forthcoming “Million Dollar Quartet”);radio personality Bobby Bones; CMT personality Cody Alan; NASCAR driver Danica Patrick; country artists Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Chris Janson Cole Swindell, Dan+Shay, Kellie Pickler and Kelsea Ballerini; pop singer Leona Lewis as well as actors Joey Lauren Adams and Madison Iseman from the new CMT series “Still The King,” which premieres June 12.

Tickets to the “2016 CMT Music Awards” are still available at Ticketmaster.

 

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