Country is America’s radio format, owning airwaves with the best tailgate anthems, ballads, and songs for love and heartbreak. With the Academy of Country Music Awards coming up this Sunday, we take a look at this community-driven audience to better understand where they come from, what’s important to them, and what they predict will happen.
Here are four hits to get you ready for Country Music’s Party of the Year®:
1. Country music is huge. The format dominates, reaching 30% of Americans weekly. It also scores the top spot in audience share, making it the most listened to radio format in America.
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Lauren Vetrano is Content Marketing Manager at Cumulus | Westwood One.
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