CHRIS STAPLETON, THOMAS RHETT, AND ALAN JACKSON ANNOUNCED AS 2017 HEADLINERS
Kicker Country Stampede is celebrating 22 years of bringing the magic of Nashville’s music scene to Manhattan, Kansas by releasing some exciting names in its first round of 2017 lineup announcements. Superstar Chris Stapleton has been announced as a headliner for 2017! Already an established Nashville songwriter for the biggest names in country, Stapleton’s star shot straight up when he released his debut album Traveller in 2015. The album earned Stapleton four Grammy nominations with two wins and platinum selling status. Stapleton also made history at the CMA Awards when he was the first artist to win Album of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and New Artist of the Year at the same awards. Thomas Rhett, one of country music’s hottest stars, is also set to headline the Cenex® Main Stage on one of the three nights. Rhett, already has multiple number one hits to his name along with several prestigious industry award nominations, and multiplatinum selling status. Country music legend Alan Jackson will be joining Rhett as a headliner at the 2017 event. With a catalog that includes over 30 number one hits, and two Grammy Award wins, Jackson’s performance on the Cenex® Main Stage is a must-see-event for any country music fan. Last but certainly not least, 2016 ACM Vocal Group of the Year, and New Artist of the Year nominees Old Dominion were announced. Kicker Country Stampede will be making more exciting lineup announcements early next year, including the full festival schedule, so stay tuned!
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