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Stars Come Together for Country Rising: Nashville Gives for Hurricane Relief

On Sunday, November 12, nearly a dozen country artists will join forces to raise money and awareness for the disastrous effects of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria.


According to CMT, Country Rising: Nashville Gives for Hurricane Relief at the Bridgestone Arena will donate all proceeds to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee's Country Rising Fund – a fund dedicated to supporting rebuilding efforts in the wake of multiple disastrous hurricanes. The current lineup for the show includes Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, George Strait, and Carrie Underwood. More details and additional performers will be announced as the concert date approaches.

Tickets to this special event will be available soon via Ticketmaster.

Additionally, Shooter Jennings released a new song, “Do You Love Texas?" in honor of Hurricane Harvey victims. The song features vocals from Ray Benson, Jason Boland, Kris Kristofferson, Kacey Musgraves, Whiskey Myers and Randy Rogers. All proceeds from digital sales will be donated to the Rebuild Texas Fund. Other artists, including George Strait, have held benefit shows for hurricane victims. Lady Antebellum has donated $200,000 to Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts after spending time on the now-storm-ravaged island while filming their “Heartbreak" music video.

Also, the CMT Artist of the Year special will highlight ways to give and encourage fan participation. The show will be held at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center and air live on October 18 at 8 PM ET.

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