Country’s A-list Stars Will Share Appreciation for our Military


NEW YORK, NY – October 20, 2017Westwood One and Kix Brooks will honor the men and women throughout our nation’s history who served and are still serving in the U.S. armed forces with his annual
A Salute to Our Military Veterans.

Kix, the popular award-winning host of Westwood One’s American Country Countdown and host of the Kickin’ it with Kix podcast, rallies his long list of friends to join him for this musical salute, including Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Chris Young, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, and more. These Country superstars will talk about their appreciation for the nation’s military while Kix plays the most popular songs that capture America’s patriotic spirit.

“I’m always grateful to be able to honor our military,” said Brooks. “It’s an honor and privilege to salute their service and their sacrifice.”

Stations can air Westwood One’s A Salute to Our Military Veterans any time Friday, November 10 through Sunday, November 12, 2017, between 6:00 am and 12 midnight. For more information, contact

About Kix Brooks
Kix Brooks is one-half of country music’s must successful duo of all time Brooks & Dunn. With 23 career chart-toppers and 30 million albums sold, they are the best-selling duo in country music history. Kix’s extensive resume also includes three CMA “National Broadcast Personality of The Year” awards for American Country Countdown and Co-owner of Nashville’s award-winning winery Arrington Vineyards. Kix was the first recipient of the CMA Humanitarian Award. In 2015 Brooks & Dunn teamed up with Reba McEntire for a Las Vegas residency called “Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together In Vegas.” The two-hour production features more than 30 action-packed hits backed by a band of 10 players from both of their touring bands. The set includes solo and joint performances of their signature tracks including “Fancy,” “My Maria” and “Cowgirls Don’t Cry,” as well as many surprises. For more information, visit

About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of Cumulus Media, offers audio products to reach listeners whenever, wherever they are. Westwood One is a trusted connection between audio companies, advertisers, and audience — with 8,000 broadcast radio stations and media partners who reach 245 million weekly listeners. The company’s portfolio features premium content with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information please visit

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