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Celebrate Independence Day on XITE

BROOKLYN/AMSTERDAM, JULY 4, 2024 -  This Independence Day, XITE is thrilled to bring you a celebration of one of America’s most beloved music genres on XITE Classic Country. Immerse yourself in the rich history and enduring charm of Country music with a night of special programming dedicated to the genre’s timeless classics and legendary artists.

XITE is proud to collaborate with Universal Music Group to bring this extraordinary celebration to life. Johnny Cash, one of Universal Music’s most legendary artists, released his 72nd album, titled 'Songwriter,' last Friday. This album is a testament to Cash's enduring legacy and his profound impact on Country music. Our special tribute to Johnny Cash will feature tracks from 'Songwriter,' alongside his iconic hits, providing fans with a comprehensive look at his illustrious career. Additionally, our partnership with Pluto TV, a Paramount Company, ensures that XITE Classic Country programming is available to a global audience. Pluto TV is the leading free streaming television service, offering a diverse lineup of channels and on-demand titles to 80 million monthly active users across three continents and over 35 markets.

XITE Classic Country Lineup:

7 PM - 9 PM ET | Country Legacy 

Kick off the evening with "Country Legacy," a two-hour special featuring the icons of Country music from the 1950s to the 1980s. Celebrate the trailblazers who laid the foundation for today’s Country music scene.

9 PM - 11 PM ET | Tribute to Johnny Cash 

At 9 PM, we honor the Man in Black himself with a special tribute to Johnny Cash, marking the release of his 72nd album. Relive his greatest hits and celebrate his monumental impact on Country music.

11 PM - 1 AM ET | Classic Country Party 

Wrap up the night with the "Classic Country Party," a lively two-hour segment filled with Country classics that are sure to get you on your feet. Dust off your boots and dance the night away with these timeless tunes.

XITE Classic Country is available on Pluto TV, Samsung TV Plus, Freevee, and Amazon Fire TV Channels. For more details, visit our website.

About XITE

XITE aims to offer the best music video experience in the world. Founded in Amsterdam in 2008, the Netherlands, XITE now reaches over 100 million households across Europe, North America, Latin America and Australia through linear networks, interactive TV, and on-demand streaming services. The company revolutionized the way audiences experience music videos by allowing viewers to search, like, and skip through its vast catalog; enjoy channels curated by its team of music experts; and create channels based on genre, era and visual style using its unique Mixer feature. XITE has access to virtually every available music video through agreements with all major and top independent music labels. 

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