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Rolling Stones: CMA Music Fest TV Special, 5 Must-See Performances

CMA Musical Festival's Nissan Stadium shows are always the event's hottest ticket: packed with the biggest names in country, it's one-stop, radio-hit shopping. But those passes sell out fast, so for anyone who couldn't make it to Nashville this past June – or just wants to relive the excitement – CMA Fest: The Music Event of the Summer airs Wednesday, August 16th, at 8:00 p.m./ET on ABC, and highlights live songs by...

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“CMA FEST” AIRS TOMORROW ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

Media Assets and Tools Including Artist Performances and Interviews Available on CMApress.com NASHVILLE – The world’s largest Country Music Fan Experience takes over primetime television with the “CMA Fest” TV special airing Wednesday, Aug. 16 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. The three-hour Music Event of Summer is hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini, and features 28 performances by Country's most established artists and rising stars. Filmed during CMA Music...

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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 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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“CMA FEST” HOSTED BY THOMAS RHETT AND KELSEA BALLERINI TO AIR WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

NASHVILLE – CMA officially announced today “CMA Fest,” The Music Event of Summer, will air Wednesday, Aug. 16 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC television network. Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini will host the three-hour special that brings Country Music’s Ultimate Fan Experience to a national television audience. “CMA Fest” is executive-produced by Robert Deaton. This year marks a new identity of the primetime special from “CMA Music Festival: Country's Night...

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