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MTV/CMT/VH1 announced this morning that three-time Grammy nominated emerging superstar Hunter Hayes (HunterHayes.MTV.com)will take part in MTV’s Artist to Watch Live series and campaign. The concert will be livestreamed on June 18th from New York’s iconic Webster Hall on MTV.com with select performances then made available for on-demand viewing on Artists.CMT.

Atlantic Records’ powerful new vocalist Brett Eldredge was joined by Warner Music Nashville’s John Esposito (President & CEO), Chris Stacey (Sr. VP, Promotion), Scott Hendricks (Sr. VP A&R) and Rob Baker (RLB Artist Management, LLC) on April 10 in Miami. Eldredge will be in Orlando tonight and tomorrow as part of his 19 dates on Taylor Swift’s “The RED Tour.”

Hunter took the stage at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards with a powerful debut performance of his new single, “I Want Crazy,” and a high energy duet of “Sir Duke” with music legend Stevie Wonder that thrilled the audience. “I Want Crazy” is included on his forthcoming Deluxe CD titled Hunter Hayes (ENCORE) due out June 18th and available for iTunes pre-order here. (ENCORE) also features eight new and re-recorded tracks with artists such as Warner Bros. Records’ Ashley Monroe and 5x platinum selling artist Jason Mraz.

**Update (4/10/2013): Unfortunately, Ashley Monroe is under the weather and we will be rescheduling her Live From Music Square appearance for April 29. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope everyone can tune in then!**

Warner Music Nashville artists and friends celebrated after an exciting Academy of Country Music Awards show that included two world premieres from Blake Shelton and Hunter Hayes as well as stellar performances from Sheryl Crow, Jana Kramer and Ashley Monroe.

Hunter Hayes took the stage at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards with a powerful debut performance of his new single, “I Want Crazy,” and a high energy duet of “Sir Duke” with music legend Stevie Wonder that thrilled the audience. “I Want Crazy” is included on his forthcoming Deluxe CD titled Hunter Hayes (Encore) due out June 18th and available for iTunes pre-order here. Encore also features eight new and re-recorded tracks with artists such as Warner Bros. Records’ Ashley Monroe and 5x platinum selling artist Jason Mraz.

Blake takes home the award for Song of the Year for "Over You," written with wife Miranda Lambert, at tonight's Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas!

Download Blake's new album Based On A True Story... now: http://smarturl.it/basedonatruestory

NASHVILLE, TN – (April 3, 2013) – Blake Shelton’s new album Based On a True Story… which was released on Warner Bros. Records March 26th has debuted at the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Chart. People has said of Blake’s album that “Like him, it’s just all so dang likeable,” and The New York Times raves “To a purist Mr. Shelton is a savvy student of tradition.

The Academy of Country Music announced today that Grammy award-winner Sheryl Crow will present as part of the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, honors country music’s top talent, as well as the industry’s hottest emerging artists. It is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

Hunter Hayes released the cover art for his upcoming single "I Want Crazy" this morning in a fan first exclusive on www.HunterHayes.com. Fans can tune-in for the world premiere of the new song on the ACM Awards this Sunday, April 7th at 8pm ET/PT on CBS.

For more on Hunter Hayes, visit www.HunterHayes.com.

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