CMT and Westwood One Present Concerts in Sacramento and Portland on Wednesday, September 22 and Thursday, September 23

NASHVILLE – September 17, 2010 – CMT RADIO LIVE WITH CODY ALAN heads west to Sacramento, Calif. and Portland, Ore. next week for upcoming stops on the CMT RADIO LIVE WITH CODY ALAN ON TOUR. Alan along with KNTY-FM in Sacramento will broadcast live and host a free concert for fans featuring Joe Nichols and Kevin Fowler in Sacramento on Wednesday, September 22. On Thursday, September 23, CMT Radio Live and KUPL-FM in Portland, will broadcast live and host a concert for charity featuring Joe Nichols along with Jack Ingram and Kevin Fowler.

CMT RADIO LIVE WITH CODY ALAN ON TOUR is a six market tour that kicked off this June in Dallas-Ft.Worth, Texas with LeAnn Rimes and Lee Brice, and continued in July with a stop in Ft. Myers, Florida with Justin Moore and Steel Magnolia, and will visit Sacramento the night before on September 22. The sixth market on this tour will soon be announced and was decided by fans with the ‘Bring CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan to Your City’ competition on Eventful. For more information on tour markets and dates, visit cmtradiolive.com.

CMT RADIO LIVE airs weeknights from 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. and features the latest country music hits along with classic favorites, as well as exclusive interviews and performances, on-location event coverage and live fan interaction via call-ins, emails and instant messaging. CMT RADIO LIVE currently airs in 82 markets nationwide and a four-hour weekly radio broadcast, CMT RADIO LIVE WITH CODY ALAN WEEKENDS, launched in April 2010 and airs in 36 markets.

Since its inception, CMT RADIO LIVE WITH CODY ALAN has garnered national media attention from Billboard, People, E!, OK! and others for Alan’s in-depth artist interviews. Alan was named the 2010 National On Air Personality of the Year by the Academy of Country Music, and is a guest columnist for Country Weekly.

The CMT Radio Network is a broadcasting partner to Westwood One and seeks to provide the most complete coverage of music and entertainment news available to country radio stations around the United States and has over 150 active affiliates. Stations interested in airing CMT RADIO LIVE WITH CODY ALAN or interested in becoming a CMT Radio Network affiliate should contact Westwood One.


CMT, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and Heartland entertainment, reaching more than 91 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.

Westwood One delivers more country music programming than any other radio network. In addition to CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan, Westwood One’s country music lineup includes CMT Radio Network, CMT Radio Insider, Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton, The Country 6-pack music series, America’s Grand Ole Opry Weekend, Stars of Country, and more. Westwood One is also a partner of the Academy of Country Music Awards and produces a live remote broadcast from the event each year. Westwood One’s country music programming airs on over 2000 stations nationwide in more than 200 markets.

   Westwood One (NASDAQ: WWON) is one of the nation’s largest providers of network radio programming and one of the largest domestic providers of traffic information in the U.S. Westwood One serves more than 5,000 radio and 170 TV stations in the U.S. Westwood One provides over 150 news, sports, music, talk and entertainment programs, features and live events to numerous media partners. Through its Metro Traffic business, Westwood One provides traffic reporting and local news, sports and weather to approximately 2,200 radio and TV stations. Westwood One also provides digital and other cross-platform delivery of its Network and Metro Traffic content to over 700 radio, television and newspaper affiliates.

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Natasha Powell          615-335-8412     natasha.powell@cmt.com


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