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Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini to host "CMA Fest," airing this summer on the ABC Television Network.

Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett to Host “CMA Fest 2017” Special Airing This Summer on ABC Television Network

NASHVILLE – CMA Music Festival is not only the ultimate Country Music festival experience for fans from all over the world to attend, it’s also the only music festival with its own annual network television special. This year that special will be hosted by two of Country Music’s hottest stars: Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett. The pair will team up to host “CMA Fest 2017,” the three-hour special that brings...

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CMA Music Festival Announces All-Star Budweiser “Forever Country” Park Stage Lineup

NCVC Partners With CMA On Free Indoor Music City Stage During CMA Fest NASHVILLE – With nearly 150 acts already set to perform at the 2017 CMA Music Festival across four stages, CMA announced lineups for two additional free stages today: The brand new Budweiser “Forever Country” Park Stage in the park space behind Ascend Amphitheater, which will feature some of the biggest names in Country Music from recent decades;...

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Cole Swindell performs at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, June 11 at the 2016 CMA Music Festival in downtown Nashville.

2017 CMA Music Festival Lineup Revealed

Nightly Concert Lineup Announced Exclusively on ABC’s “Good Morning America” Days of Social Media Posts Reveal More than 100 Artists Performing Ticket Proceeds Benefit Music Education through CMA Foundation NASHVILLE — After four days of social teases, the lineup for the 2017 CMA Music Festival is here! The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11 in downtown Nashville. Monday through Wednesday this week, a different stage...

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ABC’s ‘CMA Music Festival:Country’s Night To Rock’ Gains Viewers Year to Year and Wins From 9-11 PM

Wednesday (8/3/16) – ABC Total Viewer and Adult 18-49 Projections:           “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock”: L3 = 5.9 million/1.3 rating and L7 = 6.0 million/1.4 rating Live + Same Day Results: “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 5.5 million and 1.1/4 in AD18-49): With its 3-hour broadcast of the “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock,” ABC took second on...

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Music Choice and CMA Music Festival 2016

Written by Jamal Bell From June 9-12, country music fans from all over flooded Nashville with one goal in mind: to enjoy “Country’s Night to Rock.” They made history doing it, too! The CMA Music Festival celebrated its 45th year running with record attendance! 88,500 to be exact! And Music Choice was in the mix for all the great performances with weather to match. We captured some amazing content that...

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2016 CMA Music Festival Celebrates 45th Year with Record Attendance

NASHVILLE – The 2016 CMA Music Festival sold out months in advance prompting large, enthusiastic crowds at the Festival’s numerous stages and event areas with a record-setting daily attendance of 88,500 fans. “The advance sell out speaks to the strength of the event, but great weather, the addition of two new, free stages at Ascend Amphitheater, and record crowds at Fan Fair X at the Music City Center contributed to our...

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CMA Releases Research on International Country Music Consumer Habits During CMA Music Festival

NASHVILLE – With attendees from every state and 25 foreign countries, CMA Music Festival provided a unique platform to release findings from a recent research study on International Country Music Consumer Habits Saturday, June 11 in Nashville. The presentation was given by CMA Senior Director of Market Research Karen Stump. Chairman of the CMA International Committee Rob Potts welcomed the audience of music industry professionals as well as domestic and...

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CMA Music Festival Celebrates International Artists at CMA World GlobaLive!

NASHVILLE - International artists and fans descended on the outdoor Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Nashville Monday night for CMA World GlobaLive!, a showcase of Country stars from around the globe, to unofficially kick off the 2016 CMA Music Festival. The show got underway with the presentation of the Jo Walker-Meador International Award to the family of late CMA Board member Jeff Walker. Walker's family accepted the Award...

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Country Music’s Hottest Stars to Play HGTV Lodge During 2016 CMA Music Festival

NEW YORK – A star-studded lineup at the 2016 CMA Music Festival will be the hottest ticket in town when HGTV returns with its 3,500 sq. ft. HGTV Lodge. From Thursday, June 9—Sunday, June 12 in Nashville, HGTV Lodge will offer Festival-goers the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™, including live musical performances by popular artists Keith Urban, Martina McBride, Jake Owen, and Cole Swindell, as well as special appearances by HGTV stars Drew...

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