NEW YORK, NY – June 4, 2015 – GRAMMY, ACM, and CMA award-winning Country group Little Big Town will be hosting Westwood One’s “Celebrate the USA,” a giant all-star Independence Day party and 4th of July holiday special.
In honor of America’s 239th birthday, Little Big Town will host this exclusive music special alongside their famous friends, including Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church and more. These Country superstars will break out some cool tunes, play patriotic classics, and share their favorite July 4th memories. It’s the perfect Country complement to the holiday’s picnics, parades, and fireworks. With more than 200 stations projected to air “Celebrate the USA”–including NASH-FM, New York; KYGO-FM, Denver; WKDF-FM, Nashville; WXXQ-FM, Rockford IL; KPLM-FM, Palm Springs, CA; WQHK-FM, Fort Wayne, IN; KFGE-FM, Lincoln, NE and more–Westwood One's holiday music specials have become a welcome tradition with hundreds of programmers, millions of listeners, and local advertisers.
Little Big Town is currently making their way to the top of the charts with their platinum single, “Girl Crush.” The critically acclaimed Country group – consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook – first entered the music scene more than 15 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,” “Good As Gone,” and Grammy-nominated single “Little White Church.”
Collectively, the group has earned more than 28 award show nominations and has taken home the award for ACM Top New Vocal Group, CMA Single of the Year (“Pontoon”), CMA Vocal Group of the Year (2012, 2013, 2014), ACM Vocal Group of the Year (2013, 2015) ACM Video of the Year ("Tornado"), a Grammy Award for Best Country Group/Duo Performance (“Pontoon”) and an Emmy award (Outstanding Original Song-“Good Afternoon”).
Little Big Town recently completed their sixth studio album, Pain Killer, working again with producer Jay Joyce. The critically acclaimed album was released on October 21st, and features #1 gold-certified hit single "Day Drinking" and current Top 10, platinum-selling single "Girl Crush." The foursome launched The Pain Killer Tour on November 8th in Youngstown, OH with openers Brett Eldredge and Brothers Osborne and continued the spring leg of the tour on March 5th in Savannah, GA with opener Chris Stapleton. The tour will continue this summer with openers Ashley Monroe and David Nail
Little Big Town fulfilled a career milestone and lifelong dream on October 3, 2014 when Reba McEntire asked them to become the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry. They were officially inducted two weeks later. For more information on Little Big Town visit www.littlebigtown.com.
Stations can air Westwood One’s July 4th holiday special any time Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5, 2015, between 6:00 am and 12 midnight. For more information, contact Donny Walker: email@example.com (615) 727-6987.
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