FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nutrisystem (NASDAQ:NTRI), a leading provider of weight management products and services, announced today that they are an official partner of the 2016 CMA Music Festival. In addition, legendary singer, entertainer, and Nutrisystem ambassador, Marie Osmond, will make an appearance on the CMA Close Up Stage inside Fan Fair X at the Music City Center.
“Nutrisystem is going Country as an official partner of the 2016 CMA Music Festival,” said Dawn Zier, President and CEO of Nutrisystem. “We’ve witnessed the increasing popularity of Country Music over the past decade and along with it, the genuine excitement around the highly attended CMA Music Festival. Many of our customers are true fans and we look forward to a great week with them in Music City.”
The 2016 CMA Music Festival takes over downtown Nashville Thursday, June 9 –Sunday, June 12. The Festival has brought fans and Country stars together for 45 years. In addition to concerts throughout the week, the Festival also boasts Fan Fair X at the Music City Center, which features artist performances, celebrity Q&A sessions, autographs, live interviews, and more.
The crown jewel of the Fan Fair X experience is the CMA Close Up Stage where fans can get up close and personal with their favorite artists. Marie Osmond, singer, entertainer and Nutrisystem ambassador, will appear on the CMA Close Up Stage Thursday, June 9 at 12:15 PM. Over her five-plus decades in show business, Osmond has garnered a CMA Award, two Grammy nominations, as well as numerous Billboard chart-topping singles and albums. She will talk about her career as well as her new album, Music is Medicine. Immediately following, Osmond will take photos with fans and sign autographs at the CMA Booth (#320).
“We’re delighted Marie Osmond is joining us in Nashville this year,” says Zier. “She’s famously ‘a little bit Country and a little bit rock and roll’, and her fans are definitely in for a treat as she talks about her amazing career on the Close Up Stage at Fan Fair X.”
Nutrisystem will also host vocal powerhouse Meghan Linsey at various venues in downtown Nashville on Saturday, June 11, including a karaoke event at Wild Beaver Saloon and a special performance on the outdoor stage at Hard Rock Cafe Nashville.
The official Nutrisystem hashtag to celebrate CMA Music Festival is #NutrisystemCountry. Visit the Nutrisystem Facebook or Instagram page for an insider’s look at Nutrisystem at the Festival plus enter to win a pair of cowboy boots in the “These Boots are Made for Winning” contest.
For more information on Nutrisystem, their program and products, visit www.nutrisystem.com.
About Nutrisystem, Inc.
Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) is a leader in the weight loss industry, having helped millions of people lose weight over the course of more than 40 years. The Company’s weight loss solutions include Nutrisystem® My Way®, Fast 5, and Turbo 10, all clinically tested, structured food delivery programs that come with the digital platform NuMi® by Nutrisystem. Additionally, the Company offers multi-day kits and individual products available at select retail outlets. The Company’s current product line offers customers the most meal choices, including more than 150 or more foods with no artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners. Nutrisystem provides customers the flexibility to align their diet with the US Healthy Eating Meal Pattern, as recommended by the USDA Dietary Guidelines. Plans include comprehensive counseling options from trained weight loss coaches, registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators and can be customized to specific dietary needs and preferences including the Nutrisystem® D® program for people with Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. In December of 2015, the Company purchased the South Beach Diet brand. For more information, go to NutrisystemNews.com.
About CMA Music Festival
The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™ began in 1972 as Fan Fair®, bringing 5,000 fans to Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. Now 45 years later, the legendary Festival has become the city’s signature music event hosting more than 87,000 fans from every state and two dozen foreign countries in 2015. In 2016, CMA Music Festival features 11 stages with more than 400 artists and 100 hours of music. And it all benefits music education. Since 2006, CMA and the CMA Foundation have donated more than $13.6 million to sustainable music education initiatives across the U.S. thanks to the fans who attend CMA Music Festival and the artists who perform for free. CMA Music Festival will once again be filmed for a national television special to air Wednesday, Aug. 3 on the ABC Television Network. This is the 13th consecutive year the event has been filmed for a network television special, a feat no other music festival has achieved. "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" will be executive-produced by Robert Deaton.