Jason Aldean, Kix Brooks, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Little Big Town,


Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood Scheduled to Appear

AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN’S TOP 10 STORIES OF 2015 airs Thursday, Dec. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The one-hour special will count down country music’s Top 10 defining and most talked-about moments of the year. Featuring in-depth interviews with the genre’s headline makers, video highlights and performances by country music’s hottest artists, the special will include appearances by Jason Aldean, Kix Brooks, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Little Big Town, Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood. Additional talent, performers and host to be announced.

Country music has become one of the biggest influences in music and popular culture in the United States and continues to grow internationally. This companion special to the upcoming AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS, airing in Spring 2016, also will honor The Grand Ole Opry’s 90th Anniversary. The iconic show continues to connect generations of fans with the new stars, superstars, and legends of country music on the famed Opry stage.


AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS is based on country music’s longest-running radio countdown show, “American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks,” and honors country music’s biggest stars based on album sales and radio airplay.

The AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN’S TOP 10 STORIES OF 2015 is produced by dick clark productions.  Allen Shapiro (CEO, dick clark productions), Mike Mahan (President, dick clark productions), Mark Bracco (Executive Vice President, Programing and Development, dick clark productions), Kix Brooks (WestwoodOne), Richard Godfrey and Tom Forrest are executive producers.

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About dick clark productions 

dick clark productions (dcp) is the world's largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS, “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards” and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group and dcp; WORLD’S FUNNIEST, from Jukin Media and dcp; as well as BOOM! from Keshet DCP, the joint venture between Keshet International (KI), the global distribution and production arm of Keshet Media Group and DC Media, the parent company of dcp.  dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.