via press release:
CMT PAYS TRIBUTE TO COUNTRY MUSIC’S FAVORITE LOVE TUNES WHEN “CMT 40 GREATEST LOVE SONGS” PREMIERES SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12
All New Special Features Exclusive Interviews with
Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and More
NASHVILLE – February 3, 2011 – With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, CMT is celebrating love and passion by counting down the 40 GREATEST LOVE SONGS in a two-hour special premiering Saturday, February 12 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT. The countdown will feature a compilation of soulful ballads, rockin’ love tunes and romantic melodies, and will include contemporary music videos, classic performances, and interviews with country’s biggest stars, television personalities and relationship experts.
Highlighting classics such as Faith Hill’s “Breathe,” Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You,” and Merle Haggard's "That's The Way Love Goes," the special will incorporate exclusive, brand-new interviews with country superstars Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and other famous faces as they share why these romantic songs have captivated their hearts. In addition, archival footage featuring unforgettable moments with country superstars and celebrities will be included while counting down to the greatest love song.
CMT 40 GREATEST LOVE SONGS is an original CMT production produced by Mark Hall. Lewis Bogach and Ritch Sublett serve as executive producers for CMT.