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Premiere Networks will have a 2012 CMA Awards Preview Special, hosted by Entertainer of the Year @TaylorSwift13.
LOS ANGELES, October 23, 2012 – Premiere Networks presents its 2012 CMA Awards Preview Special hosted by reigning “CMA Entertainer of the Year” Taylor Swift. The four-hour radio special, which airs in advance of “The 46th Annual CMA Awards,” features music and interviews with all the top stars, including Awards co-hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, reigning “CMA Female Vocalist of the Year” Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, reigning “CMA Male Vocalist of the Year” Blake Shelton, reigning “CMA Vocal Duo of the Year” Sugarland, Eli Young Band and Lady Antebellum, among others. The special is currently being broadcast to stations nationwide.
International superstar Taylor Swift, who is nominated for “CMA Entertainer of the Year,” “CMA Female Vocalist” and “Musical Event of the Year” for her collaboration with The Civil Wars on “Safe and Sound,” just released her fourth album, Red worldwide today, October 22.
“The 46th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, will air live on Thursday, November 1, (8:00 - 11:00 PM/ET) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network. In addition to presenting a live radio broadcast of the Awards telecast and red carpet interviews with the stars, Premiere will host the country’s top radio groups and stations as they broadcast their shows from Nashville in the days leading up to the Awards presentation. This year’s all-inclusive strategy has resulted in triple the number of stations participating and has doubled the reach to more than one million listeners. Sponsors of the remote and/or radio package include Green Mountain Coffee, Grainger and Walgreens.