97’s New Faces

Each year, a select few new country artists, who have made considerable impact throughout the previous year, are showcased at the annual Country Radio Seminar’s New Faces Show in February. The selection process is based on a decision by a subcommittee, which is composed of representatives within the country music industry and Country Radio Broadcasters’ members. The organization reviews a list from record labels’ nominations which meet the qualifications of a Top 50 appearance on one of the trade publications’ charts and a commitment to the industry at all levels. This year’s New Faces line-up, which will perform for more than 2,000 radio representatives and music industry executives, include: The Lynns, Big House, Anita Cochran, Dixie Chicks, Matt King, Sherrie’ Austin, Lila McCann, The Ranch, Sons Of The Desert and Kris Tyler.