via press release:
CMT ASKS FANS “WHAT’S YOUR 20?”
IN NEW MUSIC SPECIAL CELEBRATING
MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN OF COUNTRY OVER PAST 20 YEARS
“WHAT’S YOUR 20? 20 GREATEST WOMEN, 20 YEARS”
Premieres Friday, May 6
Show Features Exclusive Interviews with Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride,
Reba, Taylor Swift and More
NASHVILLE – May 3, 2011 – CMT is celebrating country music’s twenty most accomplished female artists from the past two decades and ranking them according to fan-selected favorites in the latest music special, WHAT’S YOUR 20? 20 GREATEST WOMEN, 20 YEARS, premiering Friday, May 6 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT. The two-hour fan-voted show features all-new exclusive interviews with the honored artists and videos of their biggest hits.
Whether it’s Shania Twain soaring to international superstar status, Faith Hill transforming from the “girl-next-door” to a national glamour icon, or young faces like Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift dominating the charts, women have commanded their share of the spotlight in country music more than ever in the past twenty years. WHAT’S YOUR 20? 20 GREATEST WOMEN, 20 YEARS pays tribute to those impacting the industry and features never-before-seen interviews with leading ladies Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Reba and Taylor Swift, along with top country male superstars Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean and Keith Urban. In addition to interviews, music videos and live performance clips, the show will include critics and journalists from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly and more saluting the 20 GREATEST WOMEN.
WHAT’S YOUR 20? 20 GREATEST WOMEN, 20 YEARS is an original CMT production produced by Shane Caldwell. Lewis Bogach and Ritch Sublett serve as executive producers for CMT.