Cumulus Media’s Westwood One Presents Three Specials for Memorial Day Weekend

Chris Young Hosts Country Special
Billy Idol Helms Classic Rock Special
Katy Perry Anchors Contemporary Hit Radio/Hot Adult Contemporary Special

NEW YORK, NY – May 5, 2022 – CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One will celebrate the start of summertime with programming specials in three different formats – Country, Classic Rock, and Contemporary Hit Radio/Hot Adult Contemporary – for Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 28th – Monday, May 30th

The Country special will be hosted by Chris Young and feature two hours of the hottest Country music with guests Luke Bryan, Lady A, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Kenny Chesney, and more.  

In the Classic Rock special, Billy Idol celebrates the first official weekend of summer and the return of touring with a killer playlist of music along with stories about some of his music friends, and a few about himself. 

Katy Perry will helm the CHR/Hot AC Special, featuring two hours of today’s hottest music, this summer’s lineup of concerts and festivals, information about the U.S. National Parks, and Katy’s stories about “Perry’s Play Land”. 

The specials will be two hours long and available via web download between 6 a.m. and 12 midnight from Saturday, May 28th to Monday, May 30th.  

For more information on the Country special, reach out to; for more information on the Classic Rock and Contemporary Hit Radio/Hot Adult Contemporary specials, contact 

About Cumulus Media 

Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is an audio-first media company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. Cumulus Media engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 406 owned-and-operated radio stations across 86 markets; delivers nationally syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across more than 9,500 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through the Cumulus Podcast Network, its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. Cumulus Media provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through broadcast and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. Cumulus Media is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit 


Karen Glover | Westwood One |