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Ballerini, Cam, Old Dominion top CRS New Faces

Monday, November 30, 2015 – Country Radio Seminar announced Monday the CRS 2016 New Faces of Country Music Show performers will be Brothers Osborne, Kelsea Ballerini, Cam, Old Dominion, and Chris Janson.

Co-sponsored by the Academy of Country Music and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the annual new artist showcase event officially closes out the seminar.

The 2016 New Faces of Country Music Show will be held Feb. 10, 2016 during Country Radio Seminar at the downtown Omni Nashville.

Dinner tickets for the 2016 New Faces show are sold out, however, New Faces of Country Music Show viewing parties are being planned to accommodate overflow attendees.

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