CMT Livestreams 'iHeartRadio Country Festival' Across Digital Properties Today
CMT has signed on as the exclusive live video streaming partner for Clear Channel's first-ever "iHeartRadio Country Festival" today, March 29, as the show will be streamed across CMT.com and the recently launched CMT Artists App beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT. CMT's Cody Alan will host the livestream straight from the heart of Austin, Texas, as CMT brings the music of iHeartRadio to its fans with performances by Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, Carrie Underwood, Jake Owen and Dan+Shay. The festival will be hosted by nationally-syndicated country music personality Bobby Bones.
In addition to the livestream, CMT AFTER MIDNITE WITH CODY ALAN and CMT RADIO LIVE will broadcast from Austin, and CMT Hot 20 Countdown will be on-site giving fans behind-the-scenes access and exclusive interviews with the festival's artists. This all-new episode of HOT 20 airs Saturday, April 12 at 11:00 a.m., ET/PT.
CMT is the leader in country music news and entertainment, and brings fans unmatched coverage from country music's biggest festivals and events throughout the year. For more information visit iHeartRadio.com/countryfestival.
CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network's digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.