The final nominees for “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” will be announced on Tuesday, Sept. 6. A video highlights package (VNR), featuring the announcements as well as artist interviews and music video clips, will be released via satellite Tuesday, Sept. 6 at (2:30 PM/ET). In addition, the VNR will also be made available via FTP download.
The Band Perry and Jake Owen will announce the nominees in five categories live from New York City on “Good Morning America” during the 8:30 AM (all time zones) half-hour segment. Jerrod Niemann and Thompson Square will announce final nominees in seven of the 12 CMA Awards categories from Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. The JaneDear Girls will announce the broadcast awards finalists. Both announcements will be included in the VNR.
The announcement of the final nominees leads up to “Country Music’s Biggest Night™.” Hosted for the third time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” airs live Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/EST) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.
For questions or for help if having difficulty accessing the VNR, please contact Scott Sklarin with Sklarin Communications at (917) 992-0920 or (917) 929-5564, or Maria Eckhardt at CMA at (615) 664-1637. For questions regarding the FTP download, please call (212) 302-2505, ext. 0.
The satellite coordinates for the CMA Awards Nominees Video Highlights Package are listed below:
CMA AWARDS NOMINEES VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS PACKAGE
Tuesday, Sept. 6
2:30-3:00 PM/ET (1:30-2:00 PM/CT)
GALAXY 17 (KU) Digital
Transponder 13 – Ch D
Downlink Frequency: 11973.5 (H)
Symbol Rate: 6.1113
FTP DOWNLOAD SITE:
Premiere Radio Networks is the official radio packager of the CMA Awards. Chevrolet is the Official Ride of Country Music.