Top Country Stars Share Their Appreciation 

NEW YORK, NY – October 14, 2014-- Westwood One continues its tradition of high-end holiday music specials with a Veterans Day salute to our troops.

In honor of all the men and women who serve, who have served, and those who sacrificed their lives to keep our nation safe, award-winning County superstar Kix Brooks, host of Westwood One’s American Country Countdown and NASH’s Kickin’ it with Kix, will host his annual two-hour Veterans Day holiday music special.  A Salute to our Military Veterans with Kix Brooks will feature songs that symbolize the spirt of American pride and patriotism, like  Zac Brown Band’s “Free,” Lee Brice’s “I Drive Your Truck,” Carrie Underwood’s “Just a Dream,” Toby Keith’s “American Soldier” and “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue,” Brooks & Dunn’s “Only in America,” Tim McGraw’s “If You’re Reading This,” Keith Urban’s “For You” and more.

In addition to the music, fellow Country stars Tim McGraw, Eric Church, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, and others will share their appreciation for our military veterans. 

Stations can air A Salute to our Military Veterans with Kix Brooks from Saturday, November 8 through Tuesday, November 11 between 6:00 am and 12 midnight.

For more information, contact Donny Walker: dwalker@westwoodone.com (615) 727-6987.

About Kix Brooks

Kix is a well-known country music artist, actor, film producer, and mostly well known for being one half of the duo Brooks & Dunn as well as host of radio's American Country Countdown. Prior to the duo's foundation, he was a singer and songwriter, charting twice on Hot Country Songs and releasing an album for Capitol Records.  Brooks and Dunn have won more Country Music Association awards and Academy of Country Music awards than any act in the history of country music. The duo has won the Country Music Association Vocal Duo of the Year award every year since they debuted in 1991 except once, in 2000.  On July 13, 2013, during his performance at Paragon Casino, Marksville, Louisiana, Kix Brooks was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

About Westwood One

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