Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) has released the slate of artists for this year’s CRS New Faces of Country Music® Show voting. The nominees for 2020 are Ingrid Andress (Atlantic/WMN), Morgan Evans (Warner/WEA), Riley Green (BMLGR), HARDY (TVM/Big Loud), Ryan Hurd (RCA), Tyler Rich (Valory), Runaway June (Wheelhouse), Matt Stell (Wide Open/Records/GCE/Arista), and Mitchell Tenpenny (Columbia Nashville).
The New Faces of Country Music® Show is one of the most anticipated events at Country Radio Seminar. Five emerging artists who have achieved significant success at Country Radio during the qualification period are selected each year to perform. The New Faces of Country Music® Show has played a pivotal role in the careers of almost every major Country star. The annual showcase was formed in 1970, making CRS 2020’s New Faces event the 50th Anniversary show.
Voting for the Class of 2020 will open Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. CST and will run through the end of the day (11:59 p.m. CST), Friday, Nov. 22 at www.CountryRadioSeminar.com. The five acts with the most votes will make up the lineup for the show. To view the New Faces of Country Music® qualification criteria, visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com
The New Faces of Country Music® Show will be held during CRS 2020 at the Omni Nashville Hotel. The show is co-sponsored by the Academy of Country Music and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Country Radio Seminar and Country Aircheck sponsor the evening’s awards.
Dinner tickets for the 2020 New Faces of Country Music® Show are sold out. The $649 registration rate for Country Radio Seminar 2020, held Wednesday, Feb. 19 through Friday, Feb. 21 at the Omni hotel, is available at www.CountryRadioSeminar.com.