10th Anniversary Ceremony to Stream Live From London on October 25 at 7 PM
45 Performers Performers Honored, 18 Awards Given, and 3 Hall Of Fame Inductees Designated As Part Of Live Broadcast
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (OTC:TVTV), an emerging leader in delivering Over the Top live-streaming music events and subscription television services to internet connected devices announced today that it has agreed to sign an exclusive agreement to be the only long term live broadcaster of the British Country Music Awards (BCMAs) sponsored by The Ascot Lawyers. The initial term of the agreement is for 5 years, including this year’s 10th anniversary British Country Music Awards ceremony to be held on October 25, 2015 from The Heston Suite, Heathrow, London, UK at 7 PM GMT, or 2 PM Eastern Time. This year will mark the first time viewers will have live access to the event. Digital Rodeo TV and WhereverTV’s Over the Top platform in conjunction with Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM), the global leading Content Delivery Network services, will make the broadcast possible to watch on any device connected to the internet anywhere in the world.
This year’s live broadcast is being offered FREE. The link to watch the awards ceremony and live performances is www.wherever.tv/tv-channels/Digital-Rodeo-TV.jsf. Viewers can download the WhereverTV app FREE in the Google Play Store or the Apple Store. The Login access credentials are USER: BCMA@wherever.tv and Password: bcma2015.
Hosting the show will be Country Radio Presenter for BBC East and Singer/Songwriter Steve Cherelle and Leading Singer/Songwriter and host of Caddy’s Country Kitchen, Caddy Cooper. Live Performances, in order of appearance, will include: Steve Cherelle, Caddy Cooper, Laura Oakes, Luke & Mel, Raintown, Carolynne Poole, Beau Fuller (USA), Richard Palmer, Honey Ryder, Branch and Dean, and Kayla Adams (USA). 18 awards will be presented and over 45 bands and artists honored. Some of the categories and nominees will include: International Song of the Year - Toby Keith (35 MPH), Little Big Town (Girl Crush), Darius Rucker (Homegrown Honey), Brandy Clark (Stripes), and Miranda Lambert (Little Red Wagon); International Album of the Year - Striking Matches (Nothing But The Silence), Lee Ann Womack (The Way I'm Livin'), Reba McEntire (Love Somebody), Brandy Clark (12 Stories), Darius Rucker (Southern Style); International Act of the Year - Luke Bryan, Striking Matches, Brandy Clark, Lee Ann Womack, Darius Rucker. There will also be 2 Services to Industry Awards presented, one for the United Kingdom and one for International.
Lee Williams, the President of BCMA said, “The audience for country music is now global. And Europeans have enjoyed country artists for years. This is our 10th year honoring artists with the British Country Music Awards in London and it will be the first time it airs live. We are proud that Digital Rodeo TV has become our long term Live Broadcasting Partner for The Ascot Lawyers British Country Music Awards (BCMAs). Broadcasting the Awards Show ‘Live’ to the world will continue to raise the awareness of the popularity of Country Music in Great Britain and around the world, and showcase some of the great talent we have to offer.”
About WhereverTV Broadcasting Corporation (Symbol: TVTV)
Founded in 2007, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device. Programming is identical to existing broadcast and distribution providers with the only differences being that the broadcast signals are accessed through the internet via an over the top (OTT) platform, and channel management is handled by company’s patented Interactive Program Guide (IPG) technology. WhereverTV provides an economically beneficial and completely versatile alternative to traditional cable and satellite services, with the added benefits of personalization and portability. Also known as Internet TV, WhereverTV delivers these same channels, shows and events to SmartTVs and digital media receivers including: GoogleTV, AppleTV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Droid Smartphone, and TabletPCs. The WhereverTV platform enables subscribers to access licensed and free-to-air content across these devices with the IPG across unlimited geographies, and wherever there is internet connectivity. The customer viewing experiences are based on customer location (geo-targeting) and content-rights management (subscriptions). Current in-language subscription offerings include Arabic TV, French TV, Italian TV, and Moroccan TV. Current genre specific subscriptions include NEWS channels, faith based channels and more. Apps are presently available for free in App Stores for iOS (Apple), Android, GoogleTV and Amazon FireTV devices. DVR functionality to record your shows and view later is presently in the works. Licensed US TV content subscriptions will be available in 2015. Please visit: www.wherever.tv, for more info.
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