“CMA Awards Radio” to Air on SiriusXM’s The Highway Channel

The channel takeover will broadcast “The 51stAnnual CMA Awards” live on Wednesday, November 8 from 8:00 pm -11:00 pm ET

NEW YORK– November 2, 2017– SiriusXM announced today that it will launch “CMA Awards Radio” on SiriusXM’s The Highway channel. The limited-run channel takeover will feature a live simulcast of “The 51st Annual CMA Awards” on Wednesday, November 8 from 8:00 pm -11:00 pm ET, which broadcasts live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.

SiriusXM’s “CMA Awards Radio” will highlight music from 2017 CMA Awards nominees like Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris and many more.

“CMA Awards Radio” will also present original radio specials and interviews with nominees and performers that will be conducted at multiple locations including the CMA Awards rehearsals and on the red carpet the night of the awards.

The channel takeover will launch with a special CMA edition of The Highway’s Music Row Happy Hour, hosted by SiriusXM host Buzz Brainard live from Margaritaville on Friday, November 3 at 4:00 pm ET in Nashville and will air through Wednesday, November 8 via satellite on channel 56, and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.

For more information on “The 51st Annual CMA Awards,” please visit www.CMAawards.com.

For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.

 

About the CMA Awards

The first “CMA Awards Banquet and Show” was held in 1967. The following year, the CMA Awards was broadcast for the first time – making it the longest running, annual music awards program on network television. The Awards have aired on ABC since 2006. ABC is the network home of the CMA Awards and CMA’s other two television properties, “CMA Fest” and “CMA Country Christmas,” through 2021. The CMA Awards air in 43 countries.

 

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Media contact:

Carolina Dubon
646 313 2293
carolina.dubon@siriusxm.com

Amber Williams
Vice President, Communications & Talent Relations, CMA
awilliams@cmaworld.com