« Entertainment Elite Intersect in Nashville for 'The 40th Annual CMA Awards' | Main | Sonic Past Music Releases Newly Unearthed Treasures from West Coast Rock Favorites »

October 25, 2006

Special Guests Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora To Appear

Special Guests Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora To Appear

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the November 7 release of their sophomore album "Enjoy The Ride," Mercury double platinum- selling group Sugarland will wake up downtown Nashville Monday, November 6 with a live performance on ABC's Good Morning America. The special concert event will take place on The Chevy Stage at Gaylord Entertainment Center's outside plaza at the corner of Broadway and Fifth Avenues.

Good Morning America will also celebrate "The 40th Annual CMA Awards," airing later that night (8:00-11:00 PM EST) live from the Gaylord Entertainment Center, for the first time on the ABC Television Network.

"We couldn't think of a better way to kick off the CMA Awards and the launch of our new album," exclaimed lead singer Jennifer Nettles. "Get ready Nashville, we are taking to your streets!"

Special guests Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora will join Sugarland that morning to perform on GMA, and later that night they'll attend the Country Music Awards, where Nettles' collaboration with Bon Jovi on the band's hit single, "Who Says You Can't Go Home," is nominated in CMA's "Musical Event of the Year" category. Additionally, Sugarland is nominated for the "Horizon Award" and "Vocal Group of the Year."

"CMA is happy to partner with ABC and Chevy in bringing Good Morning America and this special concert performance to Nashville for the CMA Awards," said Tammy Genovese, CMA Chief Operating Officer. "We are thrilled that Sugarland, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora will be performing on The Chevy Stage, as we celebrate 'Country Music's Biggest Night'."

The public is invited to come out for this free event on GEC Plaza at the corner of Broadway and Fifth Avenue. Please be advised that Fifth Avenue will be closed between Broadway and Demonbreun; and Demonbreun will be closed between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Tune in to GMA 7:00-9:00 AM CST.

"The 40th Annual CMA Awards" is a production of the Country Music Association. Walter C. Miller is the Executive Producer; Robert Deaton is the Consulting Producer. Chevy, an American Revolution, is the official ride of the 2006 CMA Awards.


Chevrolet is America's No. 1-selling automotive brand. With the largest dealer network in the United States, Chevy is the leader in full-size trucks and the leader in sales of vehicles priced $35,000 and above. In addition, Chevrolet delivers more-than-expected value in every vehicle category, offering cars and trucks priced from $9,995 to $72,235. Chevy delivers expressive design, spirited performance and great value with standard features usually found only on more expensive vehicles.

Chevrolet's global headquarters is at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. For more information, go to www.chevy.com.

Posted by riesambo at October 25, 2006 01:13 AM