(Nashville, Tenn. – Feb. 28, 2022) After hosting a successful virtual event in 2021, Country Radio Seminar (CRS) returned as a live, in-person event in 2022, held Wednesday, Feb. 23 through Friday, Feb. 25.
Some of this year’s event highlights include a full-day Streaming Summit, eighteen informative panels, six “CRS Heads of State” sessions, four mentoring breakfasts, three label-sponsored luncheons, and a featured artist interview with Blake Shelton. Popular anchor events at CRS returned, such as the Amazon Music Presents: “Country Heat at CRS” showcase, Warner Music Nashville’s Luncheon, Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley, “Team UMG” at the Ryman, Big Machine Label Group’s Luncheon, New Faces of Country Music Show and Dinner, and the 2nd annual “Paddle Royale” Ping Pong Tournament.
CRS is the premier educational and networking event for Country radio and music industry professionals, offering attendees access to informative panels, countless networking opportunities, prominent speakers, research presentations, and intimate performances from some of today’s biggest stars and emerging artists. Panels at CRS cover a broad range of topics relevant to today’s Country radio industry, including social media and digital innovations, brand strategies, leadership skills, consumer research studies, the relationships and economics of the radio and record industries, and much more. Country radio’s biggest event of the year will return in 2023 and is set for March 13 – 15, 2023. Registration for next year’s event will open later this year.
Some of this year’s event highlights can be seen below.
Pictured above: Award-winning country superstar, Blake Shelton, appeared as the featured artist for “The Artist Interview,” sponsored by BMI, during CRS 2022. Shelton sat down with Country Aircheck Publisher/CEO and host of Westwood One’s Country Countdown USA, Lon Helton, and spoke candidly on his epic career, artistic process, and what’s on the horizon. Photo Courtesy of CRB/CRS/Kayla Schoen Photography | Download Here