Cumulus Media Launches Nash Next 2017

Cumulus Media has launched its third annual NASH Next 2017 talent search competition in more than 62 radio markets across the country. The winner of the five-month-long national competition, announced by Garth Brooks, will receive a record deal and major label release with NASH Next Records under the Big Machine Label Group as well as airplay on Cumulus radio stations nationwide. From now until June 30, local artists can register for the competition and upload an original song here.


  • Finalists, and ultimately the 2017 winner, will be selected by a panel of judges, including Scott Borchetta, founder, president and CEO of Big Machine Label Group, and Kix Brooks.
  • Additional celebrity judges to be announced at a later date.


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