JASON ALDEAN TAKES THE STAGE FOR AN ALL-NEW CMT ‘INVITATION ONLY’ PREMIERING FRIDAY, JULY 2
NASHVILLE – July 13, 2011 – Jason Aldean is the latest superstar to take the INVITATION ONLY stage when an all-new episode of the popular performance series premieres Friday, July 29 at 10:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m., ET/PT. Taped before a small studio audience in Nashville, INVITATION ONLY: JASON ALDEAN features Aldean performing his biggest hits and new favorites, along with answering questions from fans.
In this one-hour concert special, fan-favorite Aldean performs his hits including “Hicktown”, “Amarillo Sky”,”Why” and “Crazytown,” as well as his latest hits “Dirt Road Anthem” and “My Kinda Party” off 2011’s biggest selling country album My Kinda Party. While answering questions from fans, Aldean reveals what artist he would like to work with most, what kind of music he listens to when getting ready to perform and discusses the risks he took in recording some of his music.
With more than five million records sold and dozens of concert attendance records smashed across the nation, country rocker Jason Aldean is carving out his place among the top-tier country artists as he pushes the boundaries of country music with his own unique style. The Georgia native has topped the charts with six number one hits with the current single “Dirt Road Anthem” plowing up the Top 5. His Platinum certified album My Kinda Party is the best selling country album of 2011 so far and hit big out of the gate, setting a record as the highest first week debut by a male artist in four years.
INVITATION ONLY is a High Five Entertainment production, with Martin Fischer and Edie Lynn Hoback serving as executive producers. Margaret Comeaux and John Hamlin serve as executive producers for CMT.
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 92 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.
MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world’s leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company’s portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Shockwave, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom, and GameTrailers.
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