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CMT to Host Super Bowl After Party with Big & Rich & Chase Bryant

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For fans that couldn’t get a seat at the Big Game, CMT has partnered with Premiere Networks and Phoenix-based iHeartMedia radio station 102.5 KNIX, The Valley’s New Country Leader, for an unofficial post-game concert featuring country-rockers Big & Rich and Chase Bryant on Sunday, February 1st. Hosted by CMT’s Cody Alan, the CMT AFTER MIDNITE AFTER PARTY will follow a viewing party at Dierks Bentley’s Scottsdale restaurant, Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row. Tickets are on sale now at with a portion of the proceeds going to Notes for Notes, a non-profit organization which builds, equips and staffs after-school recording studios for youth around the country.

“No matter who wins the game, we’re going to throw down with Big & Rich, Chase and our partners, 102.5 KNIX. I hope this is the first of many After Party gigs for CMT After MidNite,” said Cody Alan, CMT Host. “I’m also honored to shed light on Notes for Notes, a meaningful charity that introduces kids to music.”

WHAT: CMT AFTER MIDNITE AFTER PARTY featuring Big & Rich and Chase Bryant
WHEN: Sunday, February 1 (doors open at 3 p.m. for ticketed patrons; post-game concert begins at approximately 10:00 p.m.)
WHERE: Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row (4420 N. Saddlebag Trail in Scottsdale, Arizona)
TICKETS: Tickets available now at Prices start at $40, with a portion of proceeds going to the nonprofit organization, Notes for Notes

Jake Owen, Maddie & Tae & Thomas Rhett Added to CMT’s Ultimate Kick-off Party!

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Football fans are gearing up for the College Football Playoff National Championship game next month and in celebration of the biggest weekend of the year for college football, CMT for the first time ever is going to be broadcasting the CMT ULTIMATE KICKOFF PARTY LIVE FROM THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, a live television special premiering on CMT on Friday, January 9th at 9:00 p.m. ET. Just added to the lineup of star performers are Jake Owen, Maddie & Tae and Thomas Rhett. They join the previously announced Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Big & Rich and Brett Eldredge on the live 90-minute special, being broadcast from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The concert special marks a first-time partnership with CMT and College Football Playoff and is the kickoff entertainment event at the national championship playoff weekend.

The inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship is on January 12, 2015, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Carrie Underwood to Co-Host CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown’s 100th Episode


CMT’s weekly HOT 20 COUNTDOWN, hosted by fan favorites Cody Alan and Katie Cook, airs its 100th episode this Saturday, December 6th at 11 a.m. ET/PT. Country superstar Carrie Underwood joins as a special guest co-host for the milestone episode, giving insight on the songs that have helped define her successful career and are featured on her upcoming Greatest Hits: Decade #1 album. Over the three-hour show she’ll also discuss family and her plans for 2015.

In addition to a full recap of CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR, the highly-anticipated No. 1 artist on CMT’s ALL-TIME TOP 40: ARTIST’S CHOICE list, which began its countdown this past March, will also be revealed in this special episode. Each influential musician or band on the list was ranked based on an artist poll conducted by CMT among the biggest stars in country music. Over 100 artists participated in CMT ALL-TIME TOP 40, from legends including Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton and George Strait, to today’s superstars like Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean.

For more information on HOT 20 COUNTDOWN and exclusive content, visit

CMT Artist of the Year Red Carpet Photos

 Photo Courtesy of CMT Press

Photo Courtesy of CMT Press

Last night the best of 2015 were honored at CMT’s Artist of the Year celebration in Nashville. Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, and Miranda Lambert all looked stunning.

Photo Courtesy of CMT Press

Photo Courtesy of CMT Press

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