ADDITIONAL TICKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE "2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS" AVAILABLE MONDAY, MARCH 3
Ticket packages from the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau and Additional Ticket Opportunities Available Benefiting CMT ONE COUNTRY
NASHVILLE � March 3, 2008 � CMT announces further ticket opportunities for the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS from the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau and CMT ONE COUNTRY. Hosted by music's hottest father and daughter, Billy Ray Cyrus and Miley Cyrus, the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS air live from Nashville's Curb Event Center at Belmont University on Monday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT* on CMT and CMT.com. Including performances by Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Sugarland, Taylor Swift and Toby Keith, as well as Billy Ray and Miley, with more performances to be announced, the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS continues to be the genre's only fan-voted awards.
Ticket packages from the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau, including tickets to the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, a stay in a Nashville hotel, and a Music City Fun Pack will be available via www.visitmusiccity.com beginning today. For more information, call the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-657-6910 or log on to www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors and plan your 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS and Nashville experience.
Additional ticket packages will be available via an online auction from CMT's pro-social initiative, CMT ONE COUNTRY. Beginning today, visitors to CMTAUCTIONS.com will have the opportunity to bid on ticket packages that include tickets to the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, a stay in Nashville hotel, a pre-show dinner at a local restaurant, a souvenir laminate as well as ground transportation to and from the show. A dedicated guest services representative will accompany purchasers during all show-related activities. Proceeds from this online auction will be donated to CMT ONE COUNTRY's non-profit partners.
Other opportunities for fans to take part in the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will be available through individual nominee's artist websites. Check CMT.com often for further opportunities.
CMT, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and Heartland entertainment, reaching more than 87 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.
CMT One Country, CMT's pro-social initiative, was launched in the fall of 2005 to promote civic participation and inspire CMT viewers to take action and bring about important change in their communities. CMT One Country partners include America's Second Harvest, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Habitat for Humanity, Hands On Network and the USO (United Service Organizations). Led by Advisory Board members President Jimmy Carter, Maya Angelou and General Colin Powell, whose combined service to America is legendary, CMTONECOUNTRY.com aims to offer tools to help anyone start making a difference immediately. For more information: www.CMTONECOUNTRY.com.
*EDITORS: The 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS premiere LIVE on Monday, April 14 at 8:00 PM, Eastern and 7:00 PM, Central; and at 9:00 PM, Mountain and 8:00 PM, Pacific (tape delayed).