CMT AND MTV NETWORKS TO HOST INTERNATIONAL STREAMING EVENT AND ONLINE CONTEST TO SEE TAYLOR SWIFT PERFORM AT THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK ON OCTOBER 25

EVENT STREAMS DAY OF ALBUM RELEASE ON MTVN MUSIC GROUP SITES, THE #1 ONLINE MUSIC DESTINATION, INCLUDING CMT.COM, MTV.COM, VH1.COM AS WELL AS MTV INTERNATIONAL SITES ACROSS EUROPE, ASIA, AUSTRALIA AND LATIN AMERICA

NASHVILLE, TN – September 17, 2010 – CMT and MTV Networks announced today they will host an international streaming event and online contest to celebrate the release of Taylor Swift’s new album SPEAK NOW at the United Nations in New York on Monday, October 25, the same day her new album is available in stores worldwide. The online contest ‘SPEAK NOW WITH TAYLOR SWIFT IN NEW YORK CITY’ is live now at http://www.WinWithTaylor.com offering fans the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Taylor perform live in New York and join her on a cross-country flight to Los Angeles, where they will have the chance to ‘speak now’ with the superstar mid-air.

CMT and many MTV Networks web properties worldwide, including CMT.com, MTV.com, VH1.com and websites across Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America, will stream the event from New York at approximately 5:00 p.m. ET, which is set to include an intimate performance from Taylor. CMT and MTV Networks recently hosted the global video premiere of “Mine,” which reached more than 160 countries. MTV Music Group ranks as the most visited online music destination according to the newly released U.S. comScore MediaMetrix numbers for August 2010.

Taylor’s worldwide embrace will be felt at the international streaming event with contest winners in attendance from dozens of countries from around the globe. In addition to their international reach, Big Machine Records will offer select radio partners from across the United States the opportunity to qualify winners for their own SPEAK NOW WITH TAYLOR SWIFT IN NEW YORK CITY similar contest.

Following the New York City event, a select number of Grand Prize winners from both radio and international entries will also fly across the United States with Taylor from New York City to Los Angeles. While mid-flight, the winners will ‘speak now’ with Taylor at more than 30,000 feet above America, conducting LIVE radio interviews with the superstar. Winners will experience first-hand the whirlwind surrounding a major album release.

To enter to win or for more information, visit http://www.WinWithTaylor.com.

CMT Press

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