The upcoming country music competition series Real Country has added even more country stars to its lineup, with TV Insider reporting that Big & Rich, Wynonna Judd
Willie Nelson will also make a special appearance on the show, though it's not reported what his role will be.
The eight-episode series follows aspiring country singers, duos
Each episode will feature one celebrity guest aiding the three mentors as they hone the contestants' skills in a variety of country genres before an overall winner is crowned during the finale. Unlike many other singing competition shows, Real Country will not feature a contract package as part of its prize.
“I feel it’s time for me to add my own support in finding our greatest undiscovered talent," Twain said in a statement when the show was announced, via Rolling Stone. "It’s beyond thrilling to be leading the charge with Real Country and I’m on a mission to find artists who will keep country music diverse and dynamic. The kind of diversity that inspired all of us.”
Speaking at the 2018 CMA Music Festival, Owen shared that he's excited to give other artists the opportunity he wishes he could have had early in his career.
"I know when I started on a barstool somewhere, all I wanted was for someone to say, 'That guy's good,' and give me a chance," he said, via The Boot. "I think that's what any of us have wanted since our earliest times making music, is that opportunity."
He also noted his skill set, combined with that of Tritt and Twain, can offer the contestants mentorship in all areas of country music.
"I think what [Tritt]'ll bring to the table is that classic country honesty that he's always
Real Country will premiere on Nov. 13 at 10 p.m. ET on
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