The 2017 Class of New Faces of Country Music Lineup Announced

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Meet your 2017 New Faces of Country Music Class!
maren morris
Maren Morris
drake white
Drake White
granger smith
Granger Smith
william michael morgan
William Michael Morgan

jon pardi (1)

The highly anticipated 2017 New Faces of Country Music Show, which will take place during Country Radio Seminar (Feb. 22-24, 2017), will feature performances by William Michael Morgan (Warner Bros.), Maren Morris (Columbia Nashville), Jon Pardi (Capitol Nashville), Granger Smith (Wheelhouse Records) and Drake White (Dot Records).
“This year’s New Faces lineup is reflective of our format’s strength, and steady growth. I’m happy to report we received a record number of qualified votes from country radio supporting these talented artists. We believe it is going to be an amazing show,” said John Crenshaw, Chairman of CRS New Faces Committee.

The New Faces of Country Music Show is a pinnacle event that closes out the 3-day seminar each year. This year’s show will take place on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Omni Nashville, and is co-sponsored by the Academy of Country Music and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dinner tickets for the New Faces of Country Music Show are sold-out. The New Faces of Country Music Show as well as other performance events held in the performance hall during CRS 2017 are powered by Live Nation.
Qualifying radio station personnel voted and determined the class of 2017 New Faces of Country Music Show performers. Votes were verified by the Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc., and the official count was reviewed and certified by Chuck Flood and Flood, Bumstead, McCready, & McCarthy, Inc. representatives.
The $599 regular registration rate for Country Radio Seminar 2017 is available at In addition, a limited number of Omni Nashville rooms are still available. To book a room, please call 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) or reserve online by visiting here.

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