CMT.COM TO STREAM REBA MCENTIRE’S NEW SINGLE “STRANGE” IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING HER ACM AWARDS PERFORMANCE ON SUNDAY, APRIL 5
NASHVILLE – April 2, 2008 – CMT.com will be the exclusive online home for fans to hear Reba McEntire’s hotly-anticipated single “Strange” when it becomes available immediately following her ACM Awards performance on Sunday, April 5. CMT will promote the new single across its multi-platform properties including shows CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN and CMT INSIDER, as well as CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan, CMT Radio Insider and CMT Mobile.
“Strange” goes to country radio on April 6, and is the lead single for Reba’s first solo studio album in six years, as well as her first album on her new label The Valory Music Co.
Earlier this week The Valory Music Co. announced a special widget available at www.thevalorymusicco.com/reba where fans could hear a sneak peak of “Strange.” The widget also includes a countdown to the ACM Awards, a video message from Reba and a link to pre-order “Strange.” “Strange” will be available for purchase through Bandbox on The Valory Music Co. website immediately following Reba’s performance on Sunday evening. “Strange” will also be available on iTunes beginning Monday, April 6.
Visit CMT's press-only Web site www.cmtpress.com for more information and downloadable photos on all of CMT's programming.
CMT, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 88 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.
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