NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Country Weekly, the only weekly publication in the United States dedicated entirely to country music, today announced the creation of a special "Yearbook" issue, which will profile the genre's biggest stars, their accomplishments and lifestyles. This special collector's edition hits newsstands on March 19th and will be available for only three months.
The "Yearbook" issue of Country Weekly will explore the lives, loves and careers of country music's biggest stars over the past year. It features over 200 photos of such country music stars as George Strait, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson, Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney.
Other featured stars include: Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Trace Adkins, Sara Evans, Josh Turner, Joe Nichols, Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Sugarland, Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Chris Young, Eric Church and Darius Rucker.
"I'm excited to get this Country Weekly special edition into the hands of country music fans," said Lisa Konicki, Editor in Chief of Country Weekly. "The collector's edition is loaded with information and beautiful photos of country's top stars. This is a must-have keepsake for the country music lover in your life."
As the popularity of the genre continues to soar Country Weekly is right in the epicenter of this dynamic culture as it covers everyone from traditional legends to today's superstars.
Country Weekly is published by American Media Inc., publishers of the leading print and digital celebrity, health and fitness magazines in the United States.
About American Media, Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and health and fitness media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include Star, OK!, National Enquirer, Globe, Soap Opera Digest, Soap Opera Weekly, Pixie, Shape, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health. AMI also manages 18 different digital sites including RadarOnline.com, OKmagazine.com, Shape.com, MensFitness.com, MuscleandFitness.com and FitPregnancy.com. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of almost 7 million and reach more than 55 million men and women each month. AMI's digital properties reach an average of 10 million unique visitors and 80 million page views monthly.
The company also owns and operates the Publishing Services segment which includes Distribution Services, Inc. (DSI), the No. 1 in-store magazine sales and merchandising marketing company in the U.S. and Canada. DSI places and monitors AMI's publications and third-party publications to ensure proper displays in major retail chains and national and regional supermarket chains. DSI also provides marketing, merchandising and information gathering services to third parties including non-magazine clients. Publishing Services also provides print and digital advertising sales and strategic management direction in the following areas: manufacturing, subscription circulation, logistics, event marketing and full back office financial functions. Playboy is one of many publishers who have taken advantage of these additional services.
SOURCE Country Weekly