Membership Benefits

Explanation of Benefits

Voting Rights

ONLY CMA Individual Members have the opportunity to vote annually for the CMA Awards and CMA Board Election of Directors.

CMA Awards Tickets

The hottest ticket in Country Music. CMA members have the opportunity to purchase CMA Awards tickets during member presale, subject to availability with quantity and seating level based on membership level.

CMA Instrumental Healthcare

CMA offers an opportunity for all domestic Individual CMA members to obtain comprehensive health insurance coverage at an affordable price. For more information, please contact CMA Instrumental Healthcare at or visit

Member Directory

A comprehensive guide that lists Country radio stations, syndicators, satellite and Internet radio, plus an artist reference guide including record labels, managers, booking agents and publicists. View industry directory information interactively on the exclusive member site, This information is updated daily.

Plus, members have access to the printed edition of the directory.


Billboard Magazine Discount – CMA members receive a discounted rate of $199.00 for Billboard magazine subscription

CMA Awards E-mail Service – An opportunity for CMA Awards nominees to educate CMA voting members about the nominees and nominated products. This opportunity is available to all CMA Awards nominees, but nominees who are CMA members may take advantage of discounted rates. Discounts increase with membership level. Contact CMA’s Membership and Balloting department for details.

Industry Events – Previous event discounts have included multiple Billboard Conferences, NAMM, NARM, Mix Nashville, Leadership Music Digital Summit and Next Big Nashville and more

Clarion Musical Instrument Insurance – Outstanding, low-cost, all risk insurance coverage for musical instruments. For more information, visit or e-mail You can also call 1-800-VIVALDI (1-800-848-2534)

Tennessee Performing Arts Center – CMA members receive a discount (up to 15%) on select shows at TPAC


Consumer Research

Industry Research

CMA provides members consumer insights to help generate industry revenue. Utilizing data from proprietary research including annual fan segmentation studies, topical deep dives, and ongoing queries to CMA’s Insiders panel of more than 13,000 Country Music enthusiasts, CMA works to identify and better understand consumer behaviors and external forces that influence them, while disseminating myth-busting facts and providing a 360-degree picture of the Country Music landscape.

CMA members also have access to MRI data runs with customizable crosstabs of Country Music fans against more than 4,000 brands and 800 product and service categories. The number of chart runs provided per year corresponds to level of CMA membership.

CMA Close Up Magazine

CMA’s exclusive bi-monthly magazine for members containing feature stories about the Country Music industry, including current trends and issues and the latest CMA news.  Members have access to the current issue as well as archived issues on

Member Website

CMA’s member website serves as the home base for all of your CMA member benefits. You can find CMA research, ticket order forms, event photos, the online member directory and more on

Membership ID

Every member gets a CMA membership card, and organizational members receive a certificate for their office.

CMA Broadcast Awards (radio station and personality members only)

All Individual and Organizational Radio Members are eligible to win a CMA Broadcast Award (Station and Personality of the Year) in the following categories.


  • National Personality of the Year
  • Major Market (Arbitron Ranking 1-25)
  • Large Market (Arbitron Ranking 26-50)
  • Medium Market (Arbitron Ranking 51-100)
  • Small Market (All other Markets)


Winner Announcements

For more info visit

CMA Music Festival Tickets (radio station members only)

Two (2) four-day CMA Music Festival tickets are offered to Country radio stations for use in listener promotions by request.

CMA Awards Program Book Listing

Your support will be acknowledged by a listing in the annual award-winning CMA Awards Program Book (Organizational Members Only).

CMA Logo

Members can use the special CMA Member Logo on their Web site or social network page to signify that they are a CMA member. Logo is available upon request or on

Link to Your Website

CMA will link to your official website from CMA’s official website, (Gold and Platinum Organizational Members Only).

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Your Membership Team

Brandi Simms
Senior Director of Membership and Balloting
Brenden Oliver
Coordinator of Membership and Balloting