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Country Superstar Blake Shelton, Chris Young and Big & Rich Make History at the Inaugural Happy Valley Jam

CMT’s Cody Alan, Host of “CMT Hot 20 Countdown,” Caught Exclusive Behind the Scenes Interviews and More from The Happy Valley Jam – Episode to Premiere on CMT, Saturday, July 15, 9am ET

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CMT Host Cody Alan at the Nittany Shrine on the Campus of Penn State. Photo Credit: Rick Diamond/ Getty Images

Tens of thousands of fans filled the 2nd largest stadium in the Western Hemisphere to celebrate the historic day for Central Pennsylvania and along with them was CMT’s Cody Alan to film the latest “CMT Hot 20 Countdown.” The Happy Valley Jam, held on July 8, made history for the first-ever concert held in Beaver Stadium on the campus of Pennsylvania State University.

Country music and “The Voice” superstar Blake Shelton headlined the historic event, along with performances from Chris Young, Big & Rich, and newcomers David Ray and Adley Stump.  The cast and crew of CMT caught all the concert excitement on tape with behind the scene interviews with Shelton, Young and Big & Rich.  Plus, host Cody Alan toured the beautiful campus visiting historic local landmarks like the Nittany Lion Shrine, Old Main building and The Berkey Creamery.

The show will air this weekend on Saturday, July 15 on CMT at 9am ET.

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