Wednesday, August 15, 2012
– Dustin Lynch will be CMT's featured Listen Up artist for the month of September, it was announced today.
CMT is offering fans exclusive opportunities to personally interact and connect with Lynch surrounding his debut, self-titled album release on Aug. 21.
On Aug. 20, Lynch will perform an exclusive live concert for fans as part of Listen Up, which showcases rising artists.
The concert event will take place in front of a live audience at Nashville's 12th & Porter at 8 p.m. Eastern. The performances and an exclusive interview with CMT Radio's Samantha Stephens will be streamed live on CMT.com, marking a first for the Listen Up franchise. The show is open to the public and fans will be allowed entrance on a first-come, first serve basis.
In celebration of Lynch's release date, CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan will host an ASK ANYTHING video chat with Lynch the next evening, Aug. 21, 8 p.m. eastern.
Fans can visit http://www.cmtradiolive.com now to submit their questions for the exclusive chat.
Since the release of his hit single, Cowboys and Angels, Lynch has sold more than 400,000 downloads of his debut single and surpassed more than 4 million views on YouTube/ VEVO.
Produced by award-winning Brett Beavers (Dierks Bentley) and Luke Wooten, the album consists of 13 songs, 10 of which were written or co-written by Lynch.