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In a night of once-in-a-lifetime performances, unexpected tributes and unforgettable toasts, country music superstars and friends will gather at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center to celebrate honorees: Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Shania Twain and Thomas Rhett during the “CMT Artists of the Year” special.
Universally loved, Shania Twain receives the biggest honor of the evening as “CMT Artist of a Lifetime” presented by RAM Trucks. Powerhouse vocalists from the worlds of pop, country and R&B – Meghan Trainor, Kelsea Ballerini and Jill Scott – honor Twain in a cross-genre medley of her biggest hits “Still the One,” “Any Man of Mine” and “Man, I Feel Like A Woman.” Twain accepts her award through tears, exclaiming “Holy Beep-it.” Twain speaks of her lifelong love affair with music and dogs, thanking the industry for picking up where her mother left off and setting the stage for her meteoric rise and continued influence across all of music.
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CMT has announced that Meghan Trainor, Jill Scott, pop star Zara Larsson and Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild will join the lineup of performers set to pay tribute to the “2016 CMT Artists of the Year” honorees when the special premieres Thursday, October 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. After taking the world by storm at the 2016 Olympic Games, gold medalist gymnasts Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian will join talk show host and comedic star Arsenio Hall and Little Big Town as presenters.
Mega-superstar Meghan Trainor will lend her girl power prowess alongside powerhouse vocalist Jill Scott and honoree Kelsea Ballerini in paying tribute to the one and only Shania Twain, who will be honored with the third-annual “Artist of a Lifetime” award, while Swedish rising sensation Zara Larsson will join honoree Thomas Rhett in a can’t-miss mashup of Rhett’s CMA Song of the Year, “Die a Happy Man,” and Larsson’s Billboard Hot 100 smash hit “Never Forget You.” Karen Fairchild will join honoree Luke Bryan for a performance of their No. 1 duet “Home Alone Tonight.”
Taped live at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the seventh -annual 90-minute special “CMT Artists of the Year” will feature once-in-a-lifetime performances, unexpected tributes and unforgettable toasts as the biggest stars of music, film and television gather to celebrate the five artists selected by CMT as the top artists of the year: Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett. These artists collectively dominated the last 12 months ruling CMT’s platforms and country radio, scoring chart-topping album and singles, and selling out arenas around the country. Additionally, CMT will honor rising star, Kelsea Ballerini, with the second annual Artists of the Year “Breakout” Award and country music legend, Shania Twain, with the third-annual “Artist of a Lifetime” award. Additional performers, presenters, and special guests will be announced at a later date.
Reviver Records chart-topping duo LOCASH will perform their smash hit “I Know Somebody” during “The Talk” Monday, October 17 at 2 p.m. EST / 1 p.m. CST on CBS. The duo will also chat with the ladies about their skyrocketing career and growing families, as both Chris Lucas and Preston Brust are raising baby girls with their wives.
The nonstop duo continues their North American tour to promote THE FIGHTERS (available here), which includes additional dates part of Live Nation’s ‘Ones To Watch’ Tour. Rolling Stone Country recently profiled their headlining ‘Ones To Watch’ Tour with Reviver Records labelmate and hot newcomer Michael Tyler (tour dates below).
“I Know Somebody,” follows their chart-topping, RIAA Gold-Certified “I Love This Life.” Both hits are included on their new album THE FIGHTERS (available here), their first full-length project with Reviver Records. “I Know Somebody” has already racked up more than 16.8 million streams and sold more than 134,000 units. The “I Know Somebody” video is currently on CMT and Great American Country’s Top 20 Countdown (click here to vote).
The duo is also featured in Comcast Built Ford Tough® dealer advertising campaigns across the country. LOCASH’s Chris Lucas and Preston Brust deliver infectious energy in the self-penned promotional song “Tough,” exclusively written and utilized for Ford dealer promotional spots and advertisements. Click here to watch the Comcast Built Ford Tough® dealer advertising campaign featuring LOCASH.
For more information on LOCASH, visit locashmusic.com and follow them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. CLICK HERE for more information on Live Nation’s ‘Ones To Watch’ shows, special VIP packages and tickets.
LOCASH ‘ONES TO WATCH’ TOUR: