Brooke Eden, Chris Lane, Lindsay Ell, Maren Morris & Tucker Beathard Named CMT’s “16 for 2016” in Listen Up Campaign

CMT has revealed “16 for 2016” artists for its year-long LISTEN UP campaign, which recognizes stars on the verge of breaking out. The campaign will run throughout the year, highlighting the 16 artists across CMT platforms to the network’s passionate music fan base, giving them a deeper look at the personal lives and careers of these artists through new videos, photos, social chats and interviews that showcase why fans should ‘listen up.’

“CMT takes this franchise to the next level by following each artist’s journey throughout the year and supporting on all CMT platforms,” remarks CMT SVP Music Strategy and Talent, Leslie Fram.

The 16 artists, which were revealed across CMT’s social platforms and on CMT Hot 20 Countdown over the weekend, are Aubrie SellersBrandy ClarkBrooke EdenChris LaneDrew BaldridgeGranger SmithHigh ValleyJoey HydeLANcoLevi HummonLindsay EllLucie SilvasMaren MorrisRyan HurdSteve Moakler and Tucker Beathard.

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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.