Country Music’s A-list Stars Will Share Appreciation for our Military
NEW YORK, NY – October 22, 2019 – CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One, America’s largest audio network, and legendary musician, actor, and radio host Kix Brooks will honor generations of men and women who answered the call to serve in the U.S. armed forces with Kix’s annual A Salute to Our Military Veterans, a holiday special available to radio stations across the country.
Kix, the popular award-winning host of Westwood One’s American Country Countdown rallies his long list of friends to join him for this musical salute, including Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Chris Young, Chris Janson, Justin Moore, Brantley Gilbert, and more. These stars will talk about their appreciation for the nation’s military, while Kix plays the most popular songs that capture America’s patriotic spirit.
Westwood One’s holiday music specials, with music’s biggest and brightest star hosts, have become a cherished tradition with hundreds of programmers, millions of listeners, and local advertisers. Stations can air Westwood One’s A Salute to Our Military Veterans any time on Saturday, November 9 through Monday, November 11, 2019, between 6:00 am and 12 am/midnight. For more information, contact Country@WestwoodOne.com.
About Kix Brooks
Kix Brooks is one-half of country music’s most successful duo of all time Brooks & Dunn. With 20 career chart-toppers and 30 million albums sold, they are the best-selling duo in country music history. Kix’s extensive resume also includes three CMA “National Broadcast Personality of The Year” awards for American Country Countdown and Co-owner of Nashville’s award-winning winery Arrington Vineyards. Kix was also the first recipient of the CMA Humanitarian Award. Brooks & Dunn kicked off the year with the news that they would be releasing their now hugely successful, and critically-acclaimed collaboration project REBOOT. Featuring reimagined versions of their biggest hits with Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Brett Young, LANCO, Ashley McBryde, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Midland, Cody Johnson, Jon Pardi, Tyler Booth and Kacey Musgraves, REBOOT debuted at No. One on Billboard’s Top Country Albums.
The impressive feat marks the first time the duo has topped the album charts since 2009, while simultaneously earning the duo their 10th Billboard 200 Top 10 album, the most of any country duo or group in the chart’s history. The duo also returned to the road for a string of headlining sets at fairs and festivals across the country, as well as a return to Vegas for their much-praised residency “Together in Vegas” with long-time friend Reba McEntire. For more information, visit www.kixbrooks.com.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to over 250 million monthly listeners across an audio network of nearly 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, and the Academy of Country Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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