Bandsintown and CMT Partner For Artist Discovery During CMT Awards Week

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Original Post: Dave Brooks @ www.billboard.com

Bandsintown has partnered with Country Music Television to help identify and promote new country music artists in advance of the CMT Music Awards.

Today (June 3) is the beginning of CMT Music Awards Week with a number artist showcases planned across Music City for artists like "Take it From Me" singer Jordan DavisFlorida Georgia Linecollaborator Morgan Wallen, country trio Runaway June, Canadian guitar shredder and singer Lindsay Ell and The Voice season 3 winner Cassadee Pope, among many others.

To help fans navigate performances, Bandsintown has created an in-app CMT Awards Week guide to the expansive showcase series.

CMT's svp of partnerships Adam Steingart said the Bandsintown integration "helps us amplify our fan’s key passion point in an authentic and engaging way," while Bandsintown managing partner Fabrice Sergent said the offering will help fans "connect with their favorite new artists."

The awards show show airs live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 5 at 8p Eastern. Click here to download the app.