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2017 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL DELIVERS WITH CAPACITY CROWDS, SOLD OUT NIGHTLY CONCERTS, AND HIGHEST FAN ENGAGEMENT IN 46-YEAR HISTORY OF MUSIC EVENT OF SUMMER

Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks Presents Surprise Donation to CMA Foundation and Rousing Opening Night Performance 2018 CMA Music Festival Pre-Sales Begin June 19, National On-Sale Launches June 27 Three-hour ABC TV Special “CMA Fest” Airs Aug. 16 NASHVILLE – The 46th year of CMA Music Festival, the Music Event of Summer, drew sold-out crowds to the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium, capacity crowds at Chevrolet Riverfront Stage and the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater,...

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“FOREVER COUNTRY” RECOGNIZED WITH RIAA GOLD CERTIFICATION PLAQUE DURING CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

NASHVILLE – "Forever Country" producer Shane McAnally and co-arranger Josh Osborne received plaques Saturday celebrating RIAA Gold certification for their roles contributing to the success of the chart-topping, award-winning single commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the CMA Awards. Plaques were presented by Damon Whiteside, CMA Chief Marketing Officer, and Sally Williams, CMA Board Chairman and Senior Vice President of Programming and Artist Relations for Opry Entertainment and General Manager of...

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MIRANDA LAMBERT LEADS MUTTNATION MARCH THROUGH DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE TO KICK-OFF CMA MUSIC FEST

NASHVILLE – Twelve-time CMA Award winner Miranda Lambert led more than 1,000 Country Music fans, along with their canine companions, through downtown Nashville during the first-ever MuttNation March Thursday to kick-off CMA Music Festival. The march began at Nissan Stadium, continuing across the Pedestrian Bridge, and concluded at Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park where Lambert was joined onstage by Storme Warren, host of SiriusXM's "The Highway," and several adoptable dogs to discuss...

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CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES RETURNS TO CMA THEATER LEADING INTO CMA MUSIC FEST

The CMA Songwriters Series is in its 13th season, kicking off the first show of this year at indigo at The O2 in London during the C2C Festival. Since 2005, the CMA Songwriters Series has presented more than 100 shows in 17 cities including Austin, Belfast, Chicago, Dublin, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. at the renowned Library of Congress and John F. Kennedy Center. NASHVILLE – Top...

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CMA ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF LIZZIE DANIEL AS VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today the addition of Lizzie Daniel as Vice President of Marketing. Daniel has over 16 years of integrated media, marketing, and management experience creating content partnerships and strategic digital initiatives globally in the digital, music, editorial, and radio industries. As Vice President of Marketing she will provide strategic leadership to CMA’s marketing, media planning, creative services, digital initiatives, and international strategies, including content development...

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BRAD PAISLEY AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO RETURN FOR 10TH TIME TO HOST “THE 51st ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” LIVE FROM NASHVILLE ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8

NASHVILLE – Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood announced this morning alongside CMA Awards Executive Producer Robert Deaton that they will be returning for the 10th time to host Country Music’s Biggest Night™ in 2017. “The 51st Annual CMA Awards” airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 8 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. The return of the beloved CMA Awards hosts was announced this morning at the Artist of the Day panel hosted...

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BRAD PAISLEY AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO RETURN FOR 10TH TIME TO HOST “THE 51st ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” LIVE FROM NASHVILLE ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8

NASHVILLE – Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood announced this morning alongside CMA Awards Executive Producer Robert Deaton that they will be returning for the 10th time to host Country Music’s Biggest Night™ in 2017. “The 51st Annual CMA Awards” airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 8 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. The return of the beloved CMA Awards hosts was announced this morning...

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FREE CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL NIGHTLY CONCERTS ANNOUNCED FOR CRACKER BARREL COUNTRY ROADS STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER JUNE 8-10

NATIONAL ANTHEM SINGERS ADDED TO NISSAN STADIUM LINEUP   NASHVILLE – CMA Music Festival announces free nightly concerts at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage located in downtown Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater Thursday, June 8 through Saturday, June 10, beginning at 7:00 PM/CT each evening. Big and Rich “Bring the Party” will kick off the 2017 festivities Thursday with special guests DJ Sinister & the Country Fried Mix and Cowboy Troy....

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XFINITY FAN FAIR X TO HOST HUNDREDS OF COUNTRY ARTISTS AND CELEBRITIES JUNE 8-11 AT CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Meet-and-Greets, Over 130 Music and Lifestyle Exhibits, Prize Giveaways, and Three Stages Featuring Artist Panels and Performances at Music City Center Martina McBride and Brad Paisley Confirmed Artists of the Day     NASHVILLE – CMA Fest 2017 is the hottest ticket in Country Music with more than 353K square feet of air-conditioned fun and entertainment Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11 (9:30 AM-5:00 PM) at Music City Center in downtown...

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