September proves to be a month for exciting and highly anticipated releases from some of music’s biggest names. CBS RADIO and AT&T blue room are pleased to showcase the talents of chart topping rapper Kanye West, infectious pop rocker James Blunt, and country music’s queen, Reba McEntire through interviews and special fan offerings.
All three highly acclaimed artists will be featured on CBS RADIO stations discussing their new albums, as well as their upcoming tours. Fantastic prizes and opportunities, and engaging interviews with today’s most popular artists’ are brought to you as part of CBS RADIO’s STREET DATE Delivered by AT&T blue room campaign. Through a combination of on air and online video programming, exclusive content and original fan prizes, CBS RADIO and the blue room offer enthusiasts an enhanced way to watch and listen to your favorite artists. This new and creative platform used to present and promote today and tomorrow’s hottest artists can be found online at attblueroom.com/music.
Get ready to celebrate the release of Grammy winning rapper Kanye West’s third studio album, Graduation, which hits stores on Tuesday, Sept. 11. This CD is a follow up to Kanye’s wildly successful last album, Late Registration, which went double platinum. Tune in to CBS RADIO stations across the country from Sept. 10 -23 for the chance to win amazing prizes, including a trip to the Bang Music Festival in Miami, where Kanye will be performing live. Winners will also be treated to a meet and greet with Kanye.
The following stations will broadcast the STREET DATE campaign with Kanye West:
KPRS-FM Kansas City
KLUC-FM Las Vegas
WPGC-FM Washington, DC
WMBX-FM West Palm Beach
Global sensation and Grammy nominated artist James Blunt will be promoting his newest album, All the Lost Souls, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 18. All the Lost Souls is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Blunt’s critically acclaimed debut, Back to Bedlam, which sold over 2.5 million copies in the United States. CBS RADIO stations will honor this momentous event in Blunt’s career from Sept. 17 -30 with interviews, as well as fabulous prizes including a trip to an exclusive party attended by Blunt. The party will be “1973” themed in honor of Blunt’s new single and will take place after a concert on his upcoming tour.
The following stations will broadcast the STREET DATE campaign with James Blunt:
KMXB-FM Las Vegas
KCBS-FM Los Angeles
KSCF-FM San Diego
KLLC-FM San Francisco
KYKY-FM St. Louis
Beloved best selling country music legend Reba McEntire, who has sold over 26.5 million albums in her career, will be joining CBS RADIO to promote Reba Duets, her unprecedented new album which debuts in stores on Tuesday, Sept. 18. McEntire has already scored a hit single, “Because of You” with Kelly Clarkson, from her forthcoming album. Tune into CBS RADIO stations across the country from Sept. 17 -30 for a chance to hear what McEntire has to say about her newest studio effort, as well as the chance to win exclusive prizes including a trip to see Reba McEntire on her upcoming tour. Additionally, prior to the contest, winners will attend a private question and answer session with Reba. Ms. McEntire will present winners with a framed and autographed piece of sheet music commemorating McEntire’s duet with Clarkson.
The following stations will broadcast the STREET DATE campaign with Reba McEntire:
WIRK-FM West Palm Beach
Since CBS RADIO’s STREET DATE’s inception in October 2004, the program has reached millions of listeners and helped lift album sales in the markets where the program has aired. New releases from Dave Matthews Band, Bon Jovi, and Fall Out Boy, to name a few, have been featured in the campaign in 2007. Last year, top artists including Eric Clapton, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Legend, and Staind were featured on stations across the country.
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States, with stations covering news, alternative rock, country, FM talk, classic rock, oldies, JACK and urban formats, among others. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 144 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation's top 50 markets. For more information on CBS RADIO, please visit www.cbsradio.com.