iHeartRadio celebrates country music

At the 8th Annual CMC Music Awards.

 The 8th Annual CMC Music Awards will be held on Thursday, March 15th at The Star Gold Coast, broadcast LIVE on Foxtel’s CMC from 8.30pm AEDT and will be hosted by multi-award winning country music trio The McClymonts.

iHeartRadio is a sponsor of the coveted CMC International Artist of the Year Award and finalists in the category this year include: Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, and Keith Urban.

Award-winning Australian country music star Amber Lawrence, host of Amber Nights on iHeartCountry Australia, will cover all the action from the red carpet for CMC social platforms on the night. Amber will also be performing alongside US country stars Old Dominion and Brothers Osborne, and local favourite Travis Collins at the awards.

Geraint Davies COO of iHeartRadio Australia said: “iHeartRadio is delighted and honoured to be involved with one of Australia’s most iconic country music events, the CMC Music Awards. We are excited to see Amber Lawrence, our own iHeartRadio Country Australia ambassador is not only performing, but also nominated for two awards – CMC Female Artist of the Year and CMC Duo of the Year with Travis Collins.”

iHeartRadio Australia’s Content Director Brett “Nozz” Nossiter said: “I am proud that iHeartRadio is presenting The CMC International Artist of the Year Award at this years’ CMC Music Awards. It’s one of Australia’s iconic country music events and this sponsorship extends our close partnership with CMC and our commitment to bringing country music fans closer to the music and artists they love.”

General Manager of Foxtel’s Arts & Music Channels, Fraser Stark said: “This is the second year that iHeartRadio has come on board to help promote the Annual CMC Music Awards and we are very grateful for the support. Both CMC and iHeartRadio are truly passionate about country music so it makes sense that we team up to promote the genre in Australia for its growing community of excited fans. That the deal includes access to one of CMC’s favourite artists, Amber Lawrence, is a sweet bonus.”

Listen to Amber Nights, hosted by Amber Lawrence, and enjoy all your favourite country music from artists you love at iHeartCountry Australia – here.

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