(Nashville, Tenn. – Dec. 1, 2016)
The much anticipated 2017 New Faces of Country Music Show, which will take place during Country Radio Seminar (Feb. 22-24, 2017), will feature performances by William Michael Morgan (Warner Bros.), Maren Morris (Columbia Nashville), Jon Pardi (Capitol Nashville), Granger Smith (Wheelhouse Records) and Drake White (Dot Records).
“This year’s New Faces lineup is reflective of our format’s strength, and steady growth. I’m happy to report we received a record number of qualified votes from country radio supporting these talented artists. We believe it is going to be an amazing show,” said John Crenshaw, Chairman of CRS New Faces Committee.
The five chosen artists, all whom have achieved significant success at Country radio during the qualification period, will perform in front of an industry and radio-filled room.
The New Faces of Country Music Show is a pinnacle event that closes out the 3-day seminar each year. This year’s show will take place on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Omni Nashville, and is co-sponsored by the Academy of Country Music and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dinner tickets for the New Faces of Country Music Show are sold-out. The New Faces of Country Music Show as well as other performance events held in the performance hall during CRS 2017 are powered by Live Nation.
Qualifying radio station personnel voted and determined the class of 2017 New Faces of Country Music Show performers. Votes were verified by the Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc., and the official count was reviewed and certified by Chuck Flood and Flood, Bumstead, McCready, & McCarthy, Inc. representatives.Congratulations to @wmmorgan, @MarenMorris, @JonPardi, @GrangerSmith, and @DrakeWhite -- your #CRS2017 New Faces of Country Music! pic.twitter.com/7jm15T4h9a— CRS (@CRSOfficial) 1 December 2016
The $599 regular registration rate for Country Radio Seminar 2017 is available at www.CountryRadioSeminar.com.
In addition, a limited number of Omni Nashville rooms are still available. To book a room, please call 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) or reserve online by visiting here.
About Country Radio Seminar: Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio. Country Radio Seminar 2017 is set for Feb. 22-24, 2017 at the Omni Hotel inNashville. Visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com for more information.
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