“CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN” GREETS LABOR DAY WEEKEND WITH SPECIAL GUESTS FAITH HILL, TOBY KEITH AND GRETCHEN WILSON ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 31
World Premiere Videos on CMT Include Faith Hill’s “Stealing Kisses” and Toby Keith’s “Crash Here Tonight” With Heather Locklear
NASHVILLE – August 31, 2006 – CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN, hosted by Lance Smith, welcomes in-studio guests Faith Hill, Toby Keith and Gretchen Wilson today, Thursday, August 31 at 4:00-6:30 p.m., ET/PT. Taped in front of a live studio audience, superstar Faith Hill stopped by the Nashville studio to celebrate the world premiere of her new video “Stealing Kisses.” In addition, Hill reveals the winner to her recent contest on CMT.com inviting fans to create a music video for her single “Sunshine & Summertime.”
Toby Keith stopped by to introduce his new video, “Crash Here Tonight,” which also stars Heather Locklear as Keith’s love interest. The much-anticipated video will world premiere exclusively on CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN. The new single is also featured on the soundtrack of Keith’s upcoming CMT Film, “Broken Bridges.”
Finally, Gretchen Wilson dishes about her new book “Gretchen Wilson: I’ll Tell You What a Redneck Woman Is.” In stores this November, the book is a fun look at Wilson’s own rags to riches story and was co-written by New York Times bestselling author Allen Rucker.
Other videos debuting on CMT this holiday weekend include Alan Jackson’s “Like Red On A Rose,” Jimmy Buffett’s "Nothin’ But a Breeze" and Little Big Town’s “Good As Gone.” CMT MUSIC BINGE, airing Monday, September 4 at 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., ET/PT, will feature seven straight hours of the newest and hottest country music videos.
Visit CMT Loaded at CMT.com for a special broadband edition of CMT MUSIC BINGE hosted by Lance Smith.
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 83 million households in the United States. Go to country music’s biggest web site at www.cmt.com.
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