ESPN has announced that Drake will be working with the network throughout the NFL season to curate music for select Monday Night Football games starting this week.

(ESPN)

(ESPN)

What’s Happening:

  • ESPN and Drake have announced a collaboration where the artist will be curating music for select Monday Night Football games during the NFL season.
  • The music will be a combination of Drake’s latest releases, classics, and new music from other artists.
  • Selected music will run during Monday Night Football promotional spots, live telecasts, and pre-game shows for ten games this season, beginning this week.
  • Drake recently released his latest album, “Certified Lover Boy,” which broke Apple Music’s one-day streaming record in under 12 hours.

What They’re Saying:

  • Emeka Ofodile, Vice President of Sports Marketing, ESPN: “Now we are here…the kickoff of the football season. And who better to curate music for Monday Night Football than Drake who sits firmly at the intersection of music and sports. We couldn’t be more excited for this upcoming collaboration. The music curator role has been a big hit with our fans with Diplo and DJ Khaled in previous years….and this season, we will be living inside the moment with Drake as our NFL on ESPN soundtrack.”
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