NASHVILLE – October 1, 2007 – A winner has been chosen for CMT’S HOMEGROWN HOMETOWN EDITION contest. Zach Anglin from Hackleburg, Ala., was chosen among entries from across the country as the winner and will be a special guest on an upcoming episode of CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN taped in his hometown later this year.

Several months ago, CMT asked fans to showcase what makes their city special in the new user-generated contest, HOMETOWN EDITION, whether it’s Friday night football or the local county fair that makes a town unique. This is the first series to debut under the HOMEGROWN banner, a new channel dedicated to user-generated content on CMT’s broadband platform CMT LOADED. Last month, the contest was narrowed down to four finalists, and CMT viewers and fans voted for their favorite video online to crown the nation’s best “hometown.” CMT’s on-air staple, CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN, will tape a special edition live from the winning entrant’s own hometown.

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