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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 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...

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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 XFINITY Fan Fair X at the Music City Center contributed to...

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2015 CMA Music Festival Sets Attendance Record With 87,680 Fans

NASHVILLE – 2015 CMA Music Festival sold out seven months in advance prompting large, enthusiastic crowds at the Festival’s numerous free stages and event areas with a record-setting daily attendance of 87,680 fans – besting 2014 numbers by 9.6 percent. “The advance sell out speaks to the strength of the event, but great weather and the numerous free stages and activities downtown contributed to our attendance bump,” said CMA Chief Executive...

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