To commemorate After MidNite’s 20th anniversary, Country stars Thompson Square, Joe Nichols, Darius Rucker and Kenny Rogers will host the acclaimed program in October. Each artist will host the program for one week with Thompson Square hosting from Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, Nichols from Oct. 7-13, Rogers from Oct. 14-20 and Rucker from Oct. 21-27. Previous artists who have hosted the program include Carrie Underwood and Justin Moore.
Clay Walker will perform the National Anthem for The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ Barrett-Jackson’s 6th annual auction in Las Vegas on Thursday, Sept. 26. Walker will also perform his single “All American” in honor of the military.
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Scotty McCreery ranks No. 8 on Billboard.com’s 2013 edition of 21 Under 21, the website’s list of the most powerful youth in music. McCreery is 19-years-old and ranked No. 4 on the site’s 2012 edition of 21 Under 21. One Direction earned the No. 1 place this year.