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On this tab you will find talking points, official CMA social media accounts, recommended social media posts for performing artists, and suggested social media posts for both pre-promotion and day of air promotion.

Talking points for “CMA Fest” on ABC
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  • Call-to-action: Watch “CMA Fest”
  • Airdate: Wednesday, Aug. 16 (8:00-11:00 p.m./ET) on the ABC Television Network.
  • Network: ABC
  • THREE HOUR SPECIAL
  • Time: 8:00 PM/Eastern (7:00 PM/Central)
  • The three-hour special hosted by Thomas Rhett & Kelsea Ballerini
  • Performances by: Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell, Old Dominion, Kelsea Ballerini, Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Dan +Shay, Brett Eldredge, Rascal Flatts, Brett Young, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Karen Fairchild, Brothers Osborne, and Chris Young!
  • FOUR DAYS of SUPERSTAR MUSICAL PERFORMANCES in a jam packed 3 hour television event!
  • Web site: For more information, visit CMAfest.com

Official CMA Social Media Accounts:

Recommended Social Messages for Performing Artists:

  • Solo Performances:
    • Facebook: CMA Fest is BACK! Tune in to see me on Wed, Aug 16 at 8|7c on ABC! #CMAfest
    • Twitter: The Music Event of Summer, #CMAfest, is BACK! Tune in to see me on Wed, Aug 16 at 8|7c on ABC!
    • Instagram: The Music Event of Summer, @CMA Fest, is BACK! Tune in to see me on Wed, Aug 16 at 8|7c on ABC! #CMAfest
  • Collaborations:
    • Facebook: CMA Fest is BACK! Tune in to see my SPECIAL collab performance with <insert artist name> on Wed, Aug 16 at 8|7c on ABC! #CMAfest
    • Twitter: The Music Event of Summer, #CMAfest, is BACK! Watch my SPECIAL #collab with <insert artist handle> on Wed, Aug 16 at 8|7c on ABC!
    • Instagram: The Music Event of Summer, CMA Fest, is BACK! Watch my SPECIAL #collab with <insert artist handle> on Wed, Aug 16 at 8|7c on ABC! #CMAfest

Recommended Social Messages for Pre-Promotion:

  • FACEBOOK (8/9-8/15)please tag each artist’s page
    • Option #1
      • Hey Country Music Fans! We’re excited for “CMA Fest” Wed, Aug. 16 at 8|7c on ABC! Watch as Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini host this amazing night. See performances by Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Eric Church, Blake Shelton and more!You can even follow along with the stars on Instagram using #CMAfest
    • Option #2
      • Don’t miss some AMAZING collaborations including Dierks Bentley with Cole Swindell, Thomas Rhett with Maren Morris, and Darius Rucker with Karen Fairchild! Catch The Music Event of Summer, “CMA Fest,” on Wed, Aug 16 at 8|7c on ABC! #CMAfest
  • TWITTER (8/9-8/15)
    • Option #1
      • @ThomasRhett & @KelseaBallerini host “CMA Fest” Aug. 16 at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork! Join the conversation using #CMAfest!
    • Option #2
      • Join us for The Music Event of Summer, “CMA Fest,” TONIGHT at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork! It’s going to blow your boots off! #CMAfest CMAfest.com
  • INSTAGRAM (8/9-8/15) – partners are encouraged to use one of their pics taken at CMA Fest or choose one from com
    • Option #1
      • @ThomasRhettAkins & @KelseaBallerini host “@CMA Fest” Wed, Aug. 16 at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork. See more than 20 of your favorite artists perform! #CMAfest
    • Option #2
      • Here’s our favorite pic from #CMAfest. Post yours using #CMAfest and get ready for The Music Event of Summer, “@CMA Fest,” Aug. 16 on @ABCnetwork!
    • Option #3 (use a crowd reaction picture)
      • Want to feel like this? Tune in to “CMA Fest” Wed, Aug. 16 at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork!
  • EMAIL/WEB SITE BLURB (8/9-8/15)
    • Option #1
      • Watch The Music Event of Summer, “CMA Fest,” Wed, Aug. 16 at 8|7c on ABC hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini! See more than 20 of your favorite artists perform including Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell, Maren Morris, Keith Urban, Chris Young, Brad Paisley and more.
    • Option #2
      • It’s show time! Tune into The Music Event of Summer, “CMA Fest,” TONIGHT at 8|7c on ABC hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini! Watch performances from your favorite artists including Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell, Maren Morris, Keith Urban, Chris Young, Brad Paisley and more.

Recommended Social Messages for Day of Show:

  • FACEBOOK – (8/16/17)please tag each artist’s page
    • Option #1
      • It’s show time! Tune into “CMA Fest” TONIGHT at 8|7c on ABC hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini! Watch performances from your favorite artists including Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Eric Church, Blake Shelton and more!
    • Option #2
      • Thank you to all the fans that came out to #CMAfest this year! We couldn’t have done it without you! Make sure to catch “CMA Fest” TONIGHT at 8|7c on ABC to see just how special of an event it was!
  • TWITTER (8/16/17)
    • Option #1
      • TONIGHT catch The Music Event of Summer, CMA Fest, at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork! Tweet along with the stars using #CMAfest!
    • Option #2
      • Don’t miss 4 days of music packed into one 3-hour SPECIAL event on @ABCnetwork! #CMAFest airs TONIGHT 8|7c!
  • INSTAGRAM (8/16/17)
    • Option #1
      • TONIGHT, Watch @CMA’s #CMAfest at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork! @ThomasRhettAkins and @KelseaBallerini host with performances by @GarthBrooks, @MirandaLambert, @LittleBigTown, @DierksBentley, @LukeBryan, @KeithUrban, @BrettEldredge and LOTS more!
    • Option #2
      •  TONIGHT catch The Music Event of Summer, @CMA Fest, at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork! Don’t miss performances by more than 20 of your favorite artists! #CMAfest
    • Option #3
      • Spending #CMAfest with the best fans in the world never gets old! Relive the experience during “CMA Fest” on Wed, Aug 16 at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork!
  • MOBILE (8/16/17)
    • Option #1
      • Relive the excitement of CMA Fest TONIGHT @ 8|7c on ABC. Follow on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter w/ #CMAfest. Full lineup here!
    • Option #2
      • Don’t miss 4 days of music packed into one ultimate 3-hour SPECIAL event on ABC! “CMA Fest” airs TONIGHT 8|7c!

WEDNESDAY, AUG 16 8|7c

TONIGHT 8|7c

Download and utilize audio files from interviews backstage at the 2017 CMA Music Festival with artists like Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban and MORE!

To download audio files, visit: http://programs.westwoodone.com/

  • Click the 2017 CMA Fest logo first. Then enter the below info.
  • Username: CMAMusic (case sensitive)
  • Log In Password:  CMAMusic (case sensitive)

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Download GIFs from CMA Fest at www.Giphy.com/CMAfest

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