The 5th Annual Nashville Universe Awards return to the world-famous Wildhorse Saloon on Tuesday, May 8th for the third consecutive year as it continues to to give recognition to artists, industry leaders, and organizations who are blazing new trails in the entertainment industry. Sponsored by Music City Light & Regions Bank, the evening will feature performances by 2Steel Girls, Adley Stump, Barrett Baber, Celeste Kellogg, The Darrin Morris Band, Fiona Culley, Lucas Hoge, Morgan Myles, SaraBeth, Southern Halo, Tate Stevens & Trailer Choir, with more to be announced. Hosts Adam Wurtzel & Adley will serve as MC of the festivities that will be shot for future broadcast on The Country Network, a first for the growing awards show.
“TCN is a discovery platform for fans seeking the next generation of the best artists and bands in country music. Although we play the big named artists, we also like to introduce you to the best new artists on the rise. To that end, our partnership with Nashville Universe is a strategic move for us as both companies share a passion for showcasing emerging talent! We are very excited to kick off our partnership with the broadcast of The 5th Annual Nashville Universe Awards, and bringing our viewers a first-class entertainment experience.” – Tim Eaton, President & CEO – The Country Network
“We could not be more excited about having Adam and Adley host the 5th Annual Nashville Universe Awards, our partnership with The Country Network to shoot and broadcast the show, returning to the Wildhorse Saloon for the third straight year, our brand partnerships with Regions Bank and Music City Light, and the incredible line-up of talent nominated and performing! Our mission is to shine a bright spotlight on the next generation of stars, and I believe that’s exactly what fans will see LIVE at the Wildhorse on May 8th and then on TCN!” – Jeff Willett, Partner – Nashville Universe
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ABOUT NASHVILLE UNIVERSE:
Established in 2012, the Nashville Universe (NU) was created to shine a spotlight on up-and-coming artists–from musicians to film makers–while also introducing them to industry veterans. The inaugural Nashville Universe Awards were held in 2013 to give recognition to artists, industry leaders, and organizations who are blazing new trails in the entertainment industry. Nashville Universe is also involved in other industry-related events, including presenting an autograph booth at Fan Fair X during the annual Country Music Association Festival (CMA Fest); producing several multi-artist, action-packed, free shows for country music fans and festival goers at various venues around downtown Nashville such as the George Jones Museum; and presenting multiple live shows year-round at multiple Nashville venues.
ABOUT THE COUNTRY NETWORK:
The Country Network (“TCN”), is an innovative music video network dedicated to providing today’s country music enthusiasts more choices in televised and digital programming. TCN is the premier 4K television network dedicated exclusively to airing country music videos, 4K original and exclusive programming. The Country Network is in over 51 markets with more than 40 million DMA households. TCNcountry.com. “Country Music, all the time.”
For media inquiries, please contact C2 Media Relations:
Carly Caramanna | 732-300-6698 | Carly@C2MediaRelations.com
Chelsea Dartez | 903-452-3579 | Chelsea@C2MediaRelations.com