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Dan + Shay Release New Music Video for “Show You Off”

Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) debuted their music video for their current single “Show You Off” as an exclusive 24-hour premiere on CMT, Pure, CMT Artists App and CMT.com yesterday. The pair is also CMT’s LISTEN UP artist this month, which will feature a series of exclusive performances on CMT.com and the CMT Artist App. Fans can visit www.listenup.cmt.com to catch live Nashville performances from the duo, including “19 You + Me,” “Show You Off,” “What You Do to Me,” “Parking Brake” and “Somewhere Only We Know.” Additional content from Dan + Shay will be posted on the site throughout the month, including photo galleries and exclusive interview footage.

Dan + Shay are still celebrating their first gold-certified debut hit single, “19 You + Me,” as well as an impressive No. 1 album debut of Where It All Began on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart. The breakout act is the only duo in SoundScan reported history to reach No. 1 with their debut album on the Country Albums Chart upon release. Dan + Shay also have the highest Billboard charting debut album this year. Already selling over a million digital tracks, nominated for a CMT Music Video Award as well as an ACM Award earlier this year, they are currently touring with Blake Shelton through October, continuing on the road this fall on their own “Where It All Began” tour. A full list of tour dates can be found at DanAndShay.com.

For more information please visit Danandshay.com / Facebook and follow @Danandshay

Dan + Shay Tour Dates w/ Blake Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014”
July 19 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
August 1 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
August 2 Darien Center, NY Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center
August 29 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
August 30 Orlando, FL Amway Center
September 4 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheatre
September 5 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Amphitheatre
September 6 San Diego, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
September 11 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center at Fresno State
September 12 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
September 13 Mtn. View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
September 18 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
September 19 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
September 20 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
September 25 Boise, ID Taco Bell Arena
September 26 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
September 27 Denver, CO Pepsi Arena
October 4 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
October 5 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheatre
Dan + Shay’s “Where It All Began Tour”:
October 9 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
October 10 Madison, WI Majestic Theater
October 11 Bloomington, IN The Bluebird
October 12 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
October 15 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom
October 16 Birmingham, AL Workplay Soundstage
October 17 Robinsonville, MS Horseshoe Tunica
October 19 Tulsa, OK Cain’s Ballroom
October 23 New York, NY Highline Ballroom
October 24 Philadelphia, PA The Trocadero Theatre
October 25 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
October 26 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall

Kip Moore, Dierks Bentley, David Nail & Chris Young Perform Mountain Dew CMT Summer Concert Series

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CMT and Mountain Dew® are turning up the heat this summer with the first-ever MOUNTAIN DEW CMT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, featuring all-new, live performances from country stars Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, David Nail and Chris Young. The four-part series launches on CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN Saturday, July 19th at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT with CMT on Tour headliner Kip Moore, who rocked his performance in downtown Nashville earlier this summer.

Each SUMMER CONCERT SERIES installment will focus on a different artist, and include exclusive interview segments hosted by CMT’s Cody Alan, Alecia Davis and Katie Cook, in addition to live performances from the Mountain Dew® stage. The week following its HOT 20 debut, each live performance will air as a video during scheduled CMT music hours, with an additional artist performance video from the Mountain Dew® stage launching simultaneously on CMT.com.

Later this month, David Nail takes the SUMMER CONCERT SERIES stage on HOT 20 COUNTDOWN premiering Saturday, July 26, followed by Chris Young on Saturday, August 9th. Dierks Bentley concludes the series on Saturday, September 6 when HOT 20 joins him for a performance at Bristol Motor Speedway, where they’ll catch up with fan-favorite race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. Bentley will make special appearances in all four of the SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, giving props to his fellow performers, and bringing fans exclusive videos and a behind-the-scenes look from the road of his national headlining Riser tour, sponsored by Mountain Dew®.

CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN is executive produced by Quinn Brown. For more information on HOT 20 COUNTDOWN and exclusive content, visit CMT.com, download the CMT App, like the show’s official Facebook page, follow @CMT on Twitter and Instagram and use hashtag #CMThot20.

Randy Houser Rides in “Like A Cowboy” with Epic New Music Video

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Taking a page from classic western film sagas like Tombstone and Arizona, chart-topping country star Randy Houser is bringing fans a music video for his new single, “Like A Cowboy,” that is as visually epic as Houser’s vocal performance is powerful. Acclaimed film director Dustin Rikert helmed the project, which will premiere exclusively on CMT and CMT.com this Saturday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET / 9:00 a.m. CT.

Houser spent a week shooting at multiple locations in Tucson, Ariz., including famed Old Tucson Studios, where many major western films have been shot including Arizona, McLintock!, Three Amigos, Tombstone and more. Under Rikert’s direction, a cast and crew of more than 75 people (including William Shockley of “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” fame and Tim Murphy from “Sons of Anarchy”) and 50 head of cattle came together for the multi-day shoot, bringing the 1800’s period piece to life with “Like A Cowboy” as its soundtrack.

“I really wanted to give [fans] as much as I could possibly give them for a music video and I feel like this song really leant itself to do something unique and special, something that looks just a little beyond where we’ve been,” said Houser.

“Like A Cowboy” is the fourth single from Houser’s Stoney Creek Records album How Country Feels, which has yielded three consecutive No. 1 smashes with the title track, “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” and “Goodnight Kiss.” Houser wrote the ballad with Brice Long and has received rave reviews for his outstanding vocals, with Country Weekly saying, “Randy Houser is one of the finest male vocalists the community has ever welcomed. The authenticity in his voice reveals itself in that he sings with the same growl and drawl with which he speaks” and Taste of Country adds, “‘Like a Cowboy’ is another vocal gem that’s both romantic and dangerous. One feels his conflicted emotions, which are a perfect fit for the ballad.”

In addition to premiering the “Like A Cowboy” video this Saturday, CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown will air a taped performance of the song as Houser and Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, show their support for military families and Operation Homefront with a rooftop celebration at the Country Music Hall of Fame® in Nashville. The new episode of Hot 20 Countdown will air at 11:00 a.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. CT on June 28th, after the video premiere.

Houser is currently touring with Brad Paisley on the Country Nation World Tour and continues to perform his own headlining dates across the country. For more information and the latest updates, visit www.RandyHouser.com

Carrie Underwood Becomes CMT’s Most Awarded Artist

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Superstar Carrie Underwood owned the evening when she took home last night’s biggest win at the CMT MUSIC AWARDS held in Nashville, Tenn. at Bridgestone Arena. Her “Video of the Year” win for “See You Again,” with director Eric Welch, became Carrie’s third consecutive honor in the category having won in 2013 with “Blown Away” and in 2012 with “Good Girl.” No other artist has won in this category three times back-to-back, let alone from the same album.This win also distinguishes Carrie as the entertainer with the most CMT MUSIC AWARDS with ten.

In addition, Carrie now holds the record with the most “Video of the Year” career wins with five including 2010’s “Cowboy Casanova” and “Before He Cheats” in 2007.

CARRIE’S CMT MUSIC AWARDS:
2014 Video of the Year for “See You Again”
2013 Video of the Year for “Blown Away”
2012 Video of the Year for “Good Girl”
2012 Collaborative Video of the Year for “Remind Me”
2010 Video of the Year for “Cowboy Casanova”
2010 CMT Performance of the Year for “Temporary Home” on Invitation Only:Carrie Underwood
2007 Female Video of the Year for “Before He Cheats”
2007 Video of the Year for “Before He Cheats”
2006 Female Video of the Year for “Jesus, Take the Wheel”
2006 Breakthrough Video of the Year for “Jesus, Take The Wheel”

Blake Shelton CMT Award Rehearsal Draws a Crowd

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Last night, fans on Broadway in Nashville were treated to a special performance by Blake Shelton as he rehearsed for tonight’s LIVE CMT Award performance for CMT’s Real Big Pepsi Block Party on the Pepsi stage.

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**Photo credit: Weiss Eubanks**

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