Carrie Underwood to Guest Host America's Opry Weekend New Faces Special Weekend of March 5
Country music superstar Carrie Underwood will shine the spotlight on country music’s hottest new stars as she co-hosts the America’s Opry Weekend New Faces Special the weekend of March 5. Underwood made her Grand Ole Opry debut six years ago less than two weeks after winning the 4th season of “American Idol.” Now the multi-award-winning, multi-platinum-selling superstar member of the Opry will share her success story as well as playing the music of some of the hot new voices on the Opry stage and on the country music charts throughout the special.
Among the artists and songs listeners will hear are “Undo It,” Underwood; “If I Die Young,” The Band Perry; “I’m A Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin; “Smoke A Little Smoke,” Eric Church; “Boots On,” Randy Houser and “Someone Else Calling You Baby,” Luke Bryan.
America’s Opry Weekend is hosted each week by Mike Terry and presents top artists’ performances from the Opry stage, studio hits, and interviews and behind the scenes reports from backstage at the Opry. The show is serviced by Westwood One and airs on country radio stations across the country and on the Armed Forces Radio Network.
About the Grand Ole Opry
The Grand Ole Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn. Celebrating 85 years of entertainment, the Opry can be heard on 650 WSM-AM, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, and opry.com. The syndicated weekly program, America’s Opry Weekend, airs on country radio stations across America and on the Armed Forces Radio Network. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE: GET), a Nashville-based hospitality and entertainment company that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels. For more information, visit opry.com or www.gaylordentertainment.com
About Westwood One
Westwood One (NASDAQ: WWON) is one of the nation’s largest providers of network radio programming and one of the largest domestic providers of traffic information in the U.S. Westwood One serves more than 5,000 radio and 165 TV stations in the U.S. Westwood One provides over 150 news, sports, music, talk and entertainment programs, features and live events to numerous media partners. Through its Metro Traffic business, Westwood One provides traffic reporting and local news, sports and weather to more than 2,250 radio and TV stations. Westwood One also provides digital and other cross-platform delivery of its Network Radio and Metro Traffic content to over 700 radio, television and newspaper affiliates.