CMT MOBILE PRESENTS “UNCORKED” WITH THE EXCLUSIVE WIRELESS PREMIERE OF ALISON KRAUSS AND UNION STATION’S NEW VIDEO “IF I DIDN’T KNOW ANY BETTER” ON MAY 10
NASHVILLE – May 10, 2006 – CMT, America’s number one country music network, will host the television and mobile premieres of Alison Krauss & Union Station’s eagerly anticipated new video, “If I Didn’t Know Any Better.” CMT is the only country music network in the unique position to deliver world premieres from the industry’s hottest superstars directly to fans at home or on the go.
CMT Mobile will host the exclusive wireless premiere of AKUS’ new video “If I Didn’t Know Any Better” on UNCORKED* beginning Wednesday, May 10 to CMT Mobile subscribers. Seen only on CMT Mobile, UNCORKED brings hot new country music videos and entertainment news to wireless customers on demand each week.
In addition to the mobile debut, CMT will host the televised world premiere of AKUS’ new video on CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN on Thursday, May 11,** and CMT.com is already streaming the video in its entirety online.
AKUS’ first video in 2006, “If I Didn’t Know Any Better” is from their Grammy-winning album Lonely Runs Both Ways and directed by famed video director Wayne Isham.
To date, CMT has premiered more than 350 mobisodes under the CMT Mobile franchise. As part of CMT’s continued commitment to expand its digital media offerings, CMT Mobile subscribers have instant access to the latest videos and hit CMT programs such as “CMT Insider” and “Studio 330 Sessions” directly on their handsets.
CMT, America’s No. 1 country music network, carries original programming, specials, and live concerts and events, as well as a mix of videos by established country music artists and new cutting-edge acts, including world premiere exclusive videos. Founded March 6, 1983, CMT, owned and operated by MTV Networks, reaches more than 82.2 million households in the United States. Go to country music’s biggest web site at www.cmt.com.
*For a Web-based simulation of Alison Krauss and Union Station’s video as it appears on UNCORKED, visit:
**CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN premieres Thursday, May 11 at 3:00-5:30 p.m. ET/PT.
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