NEW YORK, NY – August 17, 2021 – CUMULUS MEDIA’s (NSDQ: CMLS) Westwood One will wind down the summer with its annual Labor Day weekend holiday special “Workin’ Hard Country.” The two-hour show will be hosted by multi-platinum, global entertainer CHRIS YOUNG. The show will feature work songs, summertime anthems, and current hits. Chris has rounded up some of his A-list friends, including Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley, Luke Combs, and Kelsea Ballerini to share stories about the jobs they had before they were musicians.
The two-hour special will be available for stations via web download from Saturday, September 4th to Monday, September 6th between 6:00 a.m. -12 midnight ET.
For more information, contact Country@WestwoodOne.com
About Chris Young
Multi-platinum RCA Records Nashville entertainer Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, more than 4 Billion on-demand streams, 13 Million singles sold, 12 career No. 1 singles, 23 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects, 2 Grammy nominations, 3 Country Music Association nominations and 4 Academy of Country Music nominations along with wins for Performance of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards.?These accomplishments and more landed him in the Top 20 of Billboard’s top country artists of the decade.
Chris’s multi-week chart-topping single, “Famous Friends” with Kane Brown, leads his 8th studio album, Famous Friends, available now, following back-to-back No. 1 Billboard Top Country Albums Losing Sleep and I’m Comin’ Over.
Named “one of his era’s finest traditionalists” by the Associated Press, Chris is an international ambassador for country music, performing to capacity crowds around the world. With a hit-packed set that highlights his twelve chart-toppers — including back-to-back No. 1s “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over” — the Grammy and ACM nominated vocalist’s 2019 headlining tour played to over 400,000 fans in 3 countries. He’ll headline the “Famous Friends Tour 2021” with Mitchell Tenpenny and Callista Clark starting in October.
For?more information and to purchase tickets to the “Famous Friends Tour 2021,” visit chrisyoungcountry.com and join @ChrisYoungMusic and his more than 5.9 Million fans on TikTok,?Instagram, Facebook and?Twitter.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA (NSDQ: CMLS), offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news, and entertainment content to more than 250 million monthly listeners across an audio network of nearly 7,300 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, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and Westwood One Backstage. The rapidly growing CUMULUS 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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