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All-New CMA Songwriters Series Tapings For Broadcast On Pubic Television

All-New CMA Songwriters Series Tapings For Broadcast On Pubic Television

“FRONT AND CENTER” AND THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE FOUR ALL-NEW CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES TAPINGS FOR BROADCAST ON PUBLIC TELEVISION Shows Feature Hunter Hayes; Little Big Town; Martina McBride and Sara Evans; and CMA Songwriters Series Host Bob DiPiero and Friends Including Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, and Charlie Worsham NASHVILLE – The critically-acclaimed concert series “Front a... »

CMA Recognizes CMA Foundation Board Leadership

CMA Recognizes CMA Foundation Board Leadership

NASHVILLE – In recognition of their volunteer service to the CMA Foundation Board of Directors, former Chairman Kitty Moon Emery, and outgoing Chairman Joe Galante, were presented with mementos commemorating their many contributions to the Board. The presentation was made by CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern at the annual CMA Board membership meeting today in Nashville. To date, the CMA Fo... »

Songwriter Bob Dipiero Presented With CMA Chairman’s Award

Songwriter Bob Dipiero Presented With CMA Chairman’s Award

SONGWRITER AND LONGTIME HOST OF CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES BOB DIPIERO PRESENTED WITH CMA CHAIRMAN’S AWARD NASHVILLE – A member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and longtime host of the popular CMA Songwriters Series, Bob DiPiero’s many contributions to the music industry and songwriting community were recognized today during the CMA Board of Directors meeting in Nashville when DiPiero was presen... »

Documentary Filmmakers Ken Burns And Dayton Duncan Address CMA Board Of Directors

Documentary Filmmakers Ken Burns And Dayton Duncan Address CMA Board Of Directors

NASHVILLE – Documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delivered the keynote address at the quarterly CMA Board of Directors meeting Wednesday in Nashville. Burns and Duncan, Emmy winners for their work on the PBS documentary “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” are working together on a major series on the history of Country Music, slated for release in 2018. »

Kix Brooks Named First Recipient of the CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award

Kix Brooks Named First Recipient of the CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award

NASHVILLE – Acclaimed artist, radio personality, entrepreneur, and esteemed member of the CMA Board of Directors Kix Brooks was named the first recipient of the CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award. The Award will be presented at an event in January, 2015. “It’s embarrassing to be singled out in such a giving community,” said Brooks. “It’s easy to look around and be insp... »

CMA Foundation Supports VH1 Save The Music Foundation District-Wide Celebration

CMA Foundation Supports VH1 Save The Music Foundation District-Wide Celebration

CMA FOUNDATION SUPPORTS VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION DISTRICT-WIDE CELEBRATION FEATURING HUNTER HAYES AND ROANOKE PUBLIC SCHOOL ENSEMBLES The CMA Foundation Provides $100,000 Grant to Complete VH1 Save The Music Foundation Instrument Campaign NASHVILLE – The CMA Foundation and VH1 Save The Music Foundation joined musical forces and combined resources to support music education in Roanoke City Pub... »

CMA Songwriters Series Wraps Its Milestone 10th Anniversary Year With Strongest Season Yet

CMA Songwriters Series Wraps Its Milestone 10th Anniversary Year With Strongest Season Yet

Series Reached New Heights at Sundance Film Festival and New Audiences on Public Television   NASHVILLE – 2014 not only marked the 10th anniversary of the CMA Songwriters Series, but also marked new heights in the growth of the popular series. In celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the Series has not only traveled from the Sundance Film Festival to London, but has also made its national televisio... »

Brett Eldredge, Delanie Walker, And U.S. Marines Help Share The Joy With "CMA Country Christmas"

Brett Eldredge, Delanie Walker, And U.S. Marines Help Share The Joy With "CMA Country Christmas"

NASHVILLE – CMA New Artist of the Year Brett Eldredge, Tennessee Titan Delanie Walker, and representatives of the U.S. Marines were on hand during the taping of “CMA Country Christmas” Friday, Nov. 7 to collect toys for children in need. Audience members and Nashville residents alike brought enough new, unwrapped toys to fill 50 Toys for Tots bins, bringing to life the #ShareTheJ... »

ABC Towers Over Wednesday Night with The 48th Annual CMA Awards

ABC Towers Over Wednesday Night with The 48th Annual CMA Awards

QUICK TAKE FOR WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5, 2014 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings) ABC TOWERS OVER WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH “THE 48th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” SCORING ITS TOP RESULTS WITH ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING ON ANY NIGHT IN EIGHT MONTHS The CMA Awards: Up Year-To-Year in Teens and Kids to Earn Three-Year Highs Live + Same Day Fast Affiliate Results: “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” (8:00-11:00PM/ET; 16.1 mil... »

Michael W. Smith and U.S. Marines Walk "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" Red Carpet to Promote Toys for Tots and "CMA Country Christmas"

Michael W. Smith and U.S. Marines Walk "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" Red Carpet to Promote Toys for Tots and "CMA Country Christmas"

In preparation for the Toys for Tots Foundation’s toy drive and “CMA Country Christmas” taping, Friday, Nov. 7, Michael W. Smith walked “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” red carpet Wednesday night with representatives of the U.S. Marines, Staff Sergeant Jon Burns, Staff Sergeant Eugene Silva, and Sergeant Dennis Bowers Jr. to encourage people to Share the Joy and help make the holidays brig... »

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