CMA Close Up

Don Williams, Remembered 1939 - 2017

Don Williams, “The Gentle Giant” of Country Music, passed away Friday at the age of 78. “Don had such an amazing voice and his songs, for me, defined a key time in my life,” said CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern. “I still reach for

Troy Gentry, Remembered 1967 - 2017

Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry died in a helicopter crash Friday afternoon in New Jersey. He was 50. “When we lose someone so young in our business, it shocks us all, especially one as dedicated to the Country Music community and widely loved,” said CMA Chief

REIGNING CMA VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR BROTHERS OSBORNE & RISING STARS LAUREN ALAINA & DUSTIN LYNCH TO ANNOUNCE “THE 51st ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” NOMINEES LIVE MONDAY, SEPT. 4 ON ABC’S “GOOD MORNING AMERICA”

Three-Hour Televised Awards Show Hosted by Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood Airs Live Wednesday, Nov. 8 on ABC NASHVILLE – Reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne and rising Country Music stars Lauren Alaina and Dustin Lynch are slated to announce the final nominees

Glen Campbell, 1936 – 2017

Country Music Hall of Fame member Glen Campbell died Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the age of 81. “Our music community is greatly saddened by the loss of an icon,” said CMA CEO Sarah Trahern. “He was a ground-breaking artist of our genre, and a pioneer