“CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN” CELEBRATES NEW MUSIC AND CMT EXCLUSIVES ON THIS WEEK’S EPISODE
World Premiere Videos on CMT Include The Eagles’ "How Long" and Little Big Town’s “I’m With The Band”
Video Debuts on CMT From Kenny Chesney, Trisha Yearwood and Brooks & Dunn
NASHVILLE – August 22, 2007 – CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN celebrates new music this week with two World Premieres from The Eagles and Little Big Town and three video debuts by some of country’s biggest artists including Kenny Chesney, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks & Dunn. Chock-full of new music, this week’s CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN, premiering Thursday, August 23 at 5:00-8:00 p.m., ET/PT, welcomes in-studio guests Little Big Town, who World Premiere their video for the new single, “I’m With the Band,” which will air exclusively on CMT for two days. Also making a World Premiere is the photo of the newest member of the Little Big Town family, Kimberly Roads’ new baby, Daisy Pearl. The episode also features a World Premiere of The Eagles’ new single, “How Long”.
Video debuts in this week’s CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN also include Kenny Chesney’s "Don't Blink", Trisha Yearwood’s "Heaven, Heartache And The Power Of Love" and Brooks & Dunn’s "Proud Of The House We Built". All videos are currently available on CMT LOADED.
Also stopping by the studio this week is Dierks Bentley, whose user-created, green screen, viral music video search via CMT LOADED begins Thursday, August 23. CMT will look to thousands of video makers to put together their own version of Bentley’s music video “Free and Easy (Down The Road I Go).”
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 84 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’s broadband channel, CMT Loaded.