A-list Stars — including Kix Brooks, Reba McEntire, Train, Gwen Stefani, and Kelly Clarkson — Will Share Music, Memories, and More

NEW YORK, NY – November 14, 2017 – Deck the halls! Westwood One kicks off the holiday season with a stocking chock-full of musical treats for radio stations across America. Westwood One’s famous holiday music specials, hosted by the biggest and brightest stars in music, have become a welcome tradition with hundreds of programmers, millions of listeners, and local advertisers.

This year the yuletide festivities commence with a side of turkey first — A Thanksgiving Weekend with Chris Young, a four-hour Country special available to stations Thursday, November 23 – Sunday, November 26, between 6:00 am and 12 midnight.

The following one-hour specials are available to Country, AC, and Pop stations during the dates listed, and can air any time between 6:00 am and 12 midnight:

  • Brett Eldredge Christmas Special, Saturday, 11/25 – Sunday, 11/26
  • Train Christmas Special, Saturday, 11/25
  • My Kind of Christmas with Reba McEntire, Saturday, 12/2 – Sunday, 12/3
  • Gwen Stefani Christmas Special, Saturday, 12/2
  • Chris Young Christmas Special, Saturday, 12/9 – Sunday, 12/10
  • Josh Groban Christmas Special, Saturday, 12/9
  • Rascal Flatts Christmas Special, Saturday, 12/16 – Sunday, 12/16
  • Kelly Clarkson Christmas Special, Saturday, 12/16
  • 98 Degrees Christmas Special, Saturday, 12/16 or Sunday, 12/17
  • Dave Koz Christmas Special, Saturday, 12/23
  • An American Country Christmas with Kix Brooks, Friday, 12/22 – Monday, 12/25
    (This special features 24 hours of original content. Stations can run as little or as much as desired with an 8-hour minimum, between 6:00 am and 12 Midnight.)

Stations interested in airing any of the Country specials can contact Country@westwoodone.com.

Stations interested in airing any of the AC or Pop specials can contact Neal Bird at nbird@westwoodone.com or (310) 840-4207.

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