NEW YORK, NY – June 23, 2020 – CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One Nashville will air “Celebrate the USA,” their annual birthday party for America over the 4th of July weekend. CMA and ACM award winner Jon Pardi will host with some of his all-star friends including Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, among others, who will share their music and favorite 4th of July memories. The special will also include some of Jon’s biggest hits.
The four-hour-long special will be available for stations to air via XDS receiver or web download over the holiday weekend beginning Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5, any time between 6:00 a.m. and 12 midnight. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Jon Pardi
Platinum-selling, ACM Album of the Year nominee Jon Pardi’s critically-acclaimed album Heartache Medication debuted among the top albums on Billboard’s Country Albums chart and earned overwhelming praise by NPR, Associated Press, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Billboard, ET, EXTRA, Variety, People and Rolling Stone. Named by The New York Times as “…one of the most anticipated albums of the season,” Rolling Stone’s “Best Albums of the Year” list, and Los Angeles Times “Best Albums of the Year” (#4) list, as the only country artist/album represented, the third time co-producer/singer/songwriter’s album has sold over 1 million album units and 10 million digital singles.
Pardi’s 3X Platinum, multi-week #1 “Dirt On My Boots,” 2X Platinum #1 hits “Head Over Boots” and “Heartache On The Dance Floor,” and Gold-certified #1 “Heartache Medication,” landed him at the forefront of “…artists making a long-lasting mark on the genre…” (Music Row). His Platinum-certified, breakthrough #1 album California Sunrise with Gold-certified “She Ain’t In It” and Platinum-certified “Night Shift,” earned him CMA’s New Artist of the Year and ACM’s New Male Vocalist of the Year. Like California Sunrise, which “split the difference between Alan Jackson and Bob Seger…Heartache Medication-continues that direction with honky-tonkin’, boot-stompin’ tracks” (The New York Times). The West Coast native received multiple first-ever CMA Awards, CMT Awards, ACM Awards, and AMA Award nominations in 2017. His single “Ain’t Always The Cowboy” is currently climbing the Country music charts. For more information, visit http://www.jonpardi.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, and Westwood One Backstage. 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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