A SPECIAL "CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN" FROM MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY PREMIERES SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 AT 11 A.M. ET/PT
Big & Rich, Chase Bryant and Joe Nichols Perform at Winning School of
"Hot 20 Country College Town" Sweepstakes
NASHVILLE - November 20, 2014 - CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN is heading to Murray State University this weekend, and bringing along Big & Rich, Chase Bryant and Joe Nichols for one huge party to celebrate the school who casted the most votes in CMT's "Hot 20 Country College Town" sweepstakes. HOT 20 COUNTDOWN premieres Saturday, November 22 at 11 a.m., ET/PT, with an encore airing Sunday, November 23 at 11 a.m., ET/PT.
On this all-new HOT 20, hosts Cody Alan and Katie Cook join the energetic and spirited Murray State student body, who beat out colleges from across the country to prove they have the biggest country music fans. Fans will be treated to rocking performances including "Look At You" from Big & Rich, "Hard To Be Cool" from Joe Nichols, and "Take It On Back" from Chase Bryant. In addition, Cody and Katie bring all-new exclusive interviews, along with the latest news in country music as they count down this week's top 20 videos.
CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN is executive produced by Quinn Brown. For more information on HOT 20 COUNTDOWN and exclusive content, visit CMT.com, download the CMT app, like the show's official Facebook page, follow @CMT on Twitter and Instagram and use hashtag #CMThot20.
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