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Scotty McCreery Kicks Off UScellular Music Campaign to Celebrate Hometown Connections

“Locally Grown, Locally Live” Showcases Six National Music Artists from UScellular Communities

CHICAGO (March 27, 2023) – For the second year in a row, UScellular is launching its “Locally Grown, Locally Live” music campaign to showcase prominent recording artists and the people and places that have shaped who they are today. 

UScellular is teaming up with country music singer/songwriter Scotty McCreery, who has earned five consecutive No.1 hits on the Billboard country chart in the last few years, to spotlight his hometown connection as well as five other musical artists from UScellular’s markets who are breaking through on a national stage: 

• Greylan James - Knoxville, Tennessee 
• Kalie Shorr - Portland, Maine 
• Corey Kent - Bixby, Oklahoma 
• Hailey Whitters - Shueyville, Iowa 
• Morgan Wade - Floyd, Virginia 

The campaign kicks off March 27 with the “Locally Grown, Locally Live” VIP Fan Experience Sweepstakes and runs through May 28. There will also be special appearances from all the “Locally Grown, Locally Live” artists at the UScellular Connection Stage, headlined by McCreery, at Summerfest music festival in Milwaukee, Wis., on July 8. 

“At UScellular, we connect people to what matters most. The two letters at the beginning of our name speak volumes about who we are as a company and how we show up for our communities” said Verchele Roberts, vice president of brand management for UScellular. “Music brings us together so we’re celebrating artists across the country who cultivate genuine connections with their fans.” 

There are a variety of opportunities for fans to engage with the artists, including a dedicated website with artist videos at locallygrown.uscellular.com and an original Spotify playlist, curated to showcase these talented artists. 

UScellular will celebrate each artist and their stories on its social media channels. On April 5 at 8:00 p.m. CT, McCreery will host an “Ask Me Anything” Instagram Live session where fans will have a chance to ask questions and interact with him. Details are available on the UScellular Instagram page

“I love how UScellular is creating an opportunity for me and other artists to stay connected with fans in communities across the country,” said McCreery. “The amazing people in my hometown of Garner, N.C., helped give me my start in music, and it’s great to see that UScellular is working in a similar way to show how they are committed to enriching the communities they serve.” 

To learn more about the program and to register for the sweepstakes, go to locallygrown.uscellular.com. 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes open to legal residents of CA, IL, IA, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NH, NC, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, WI and WV who live in an Eligible ZIP Code (see list in Official Rules) and are 18 years of age or older (19 years or older if a resident of NE). Ends 5/28/2023. See Official Rules for details. 

About UScellular
UScellular is the fourth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to help customers stay connected to the things that matter most. The Chicago-based carrier provides a strong, reliable network supported by the latest technology and offers a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers’ lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. Through its After School Access Project, the company has pledged to provide hotspots and service to help up to 50,000 youth connect to reliable internet. Additionally, UScellular has price protected all of its plans, promising not to increase prices through at least the end of 2024. To learn more about UScellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, visit newsroom.uscellular.com.