Miranda Lambert, George Strait and Kacey Musgraves (just to name a few) all posted video clips via Facebook hinting at something great…September 20th, #ForeverCountry…after 10 days of speculation, the star-studded list of 30 former CMA Award winners in the “Forever Country” music video have been announced.
“Forever Country” is a fresh take on three Country classics: John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again,” and Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You.” Denver, Nelson, and Parton are all former CMA Entertainers of the Year.
The artists who stepped up to participate in this one-of-a-kind project span all five decades of the CMA Awards,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “They represent the heart of this song, the strength of our relationship with the fans, and the future of Country Music.”
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the CMA Awards, the biggest music video in Country Music history includes the following CMA Award winners: Alabama, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan,Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Vince Gill, Faith Hill,Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Ronnie Milsap, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Randy Travis, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and Trisha Yearwood.
“Forever Country,” the single was produced by CMA Award winner and CMA Board member Shane McAnally …
The responsibility of this feels greater than anything I’ve done,” McAnally adds. “I hope this is a great timepiece for the legacy of country music.”
“Forever Country” is available for download on iTunes…CMA profits from the sales and streaming of the song will benefit music education causes through the CMA Foundation. A full-length music video will also premiere on Tuesday, September 20th.
For more information on “Forever Country” visit ForeverCountry50.com.
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