How much does iHeartRadio love country music? Enough to sprout a new festival dedicated to the genre.
"The response to our country performers at the last three iHeartRadio Music Festivals was so incredible we decided to create an entire show just for them," John Sykes, president of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises, said in a statement. "It will be a country fan's dream and a testament to the power of country music and recognition of the stature of these artists."
Along with the festival, next week Clear Channel will launch a contest at more than 120 Clear Channel stations across the nation through which fans will be able to win a trip to Austin to attend.
The festival will be streamed by Clear Channel and its stations for those who do not make the trip to Austin.
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