CMT Reveals 16 Artists for Listen Up in 2016

Campaign Will Follow Their Career Journey

CMT has revealed “16 for 2016” artists for its year-long Listen Up campaign recognizing artists on the verge of achieving new heights in their careers.

The campaign will run throughout the year, highlighting the 16 artists across CMT platforms to the network’s passionate music fan base, giving them a deeper look at the personal lives and careers of these artists through new videos, photos, social chats and interviews that showcase why fans should "listen up."

The 16 artists, which were revealed across CMT’s social platforms and on CMT Hot 20 Countdown over the weekend, are Aubrie Sellers, Brandy Clark, Brooke Eden, Chris Lane, Drew Baldridge, Granger Smith, High Valley, Joey Hyde, LANco, Levi Hummon, Lindsay Ell, Lucie Silvas, Maren Morris, Ryan Hurd, Steve Moakler and Tucker Beathard.

"CMT takes this franchise to the next level by following each artist’s journey throughout the year and supporting on all CMT platforms," said CMT senior vice president of music strategy and talent Leslie Fram.

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