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CMA Songwriters Series Returns to Library of Congress on April 21

CMA Songwriters Series Returns to Library of Congress on April 21

NASHVILLE – For the fourth time since 2010, the popular CMA Songwriters Series will return to the Library of Congress’ Coolidge Auditorium for a special performance on Tuesday, April 21 (8:00 PM/ET) featuring Bill Anderson, Mac Davis, Mo Pitney, and Pam Tillis. “We value our ongoing partnership with the Library of Congress,” said CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern. “Country Music, and our h... »

Additional Performers Announced for CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts at LP Field

Additional Performers Announced for CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts at LP Field

NASHVILLE – Some of Country Music’s hottest performers have been added to the star-packed lineup at LP Field during 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts. Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Maddie & Tae, and Chris Young will all participate in the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience, CMA Music Festival, taking place Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14 in Nashville. They join previously announced pe... »

2015 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Lift Their Voices During 12th Annual CMA Artist Luncheon

2015 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Lift Their Voices During 12th Annual CMA Artist Luncheon

NASHVILLE – The room was full of singers, so it seemed only fitting that the conversation should start with harmony when The Oak Ridge Boys (Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden, Richard Sterban) and The Browns (Jim Ed, Maxine, and Bonnie) sat down with Country Music Association members Wednesday during the 12th Annual CMA Artist Luncheon. The two are among the most distinctive – albeit di... »

CMA Songwriters Series Kicks-off New Season of Front and Center on Public Television

CMA Songwriters Series Kicks-off New Season of Front and Center on Public Television

NASHVILLE — The critically acclaimed music series “Front and Center” will kick off its new season with four all-new CMA Songwriters Series episodes with Hunter Hayes; Bob DiPiero featuring Brandy Clark; Sara Evans and Martina McBride; and Little Big Town. The episodes, which will begin airing Saturday on Public Television, collectively feature guest appearances from some of Nashville’s... »

CMA Announces the Newest Members of the Country Music Hall of Fame

CMA Announces the Newest Members of the Country Music Hall of Fame

CMA Announces Jim Ed Brown and The Browns, Grady Martin, and The Oak Ridge Boys as The Newest Members of The Country Music Hall of Fame NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today that Jim  Ed Brown and The Browns, Grady Martin, and The Oak Ridge Boys will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Jim Ed Brown and The Browns (siblings Maxine and Bonnie) wil... »

CMA Music Festival: The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience

CMA Music Festival: The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience

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CMA Research: Credit Card Usage

CMA Research: Credit Card Usage

CMA conducted research to better understand Credit Card attitudes, usage and behaviors among Country Music Consumers. Download Infographic Members: Download Full Study »

Performers Announced for 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts at LP Field

Performers Announced for 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts at LP Field

NASHVILLE – CMA Music Festival will be the hottest concert destination of the summer with today’s announcement that Country Music superstars Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Neal McCoy, Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, The Ban... »

Kix Brooks’ Little Sister Led Him To Get Music In Metro Schools

Kix Brooks’ Little Sister Led Him To Get Music In Metro Schools

About 10 years ago, there were few, if any, music programs in public schools here in Music City. Today, every Nashville public school kid has access to an instrument — and they can thank Kix Brooks’ little sister Lisa for that. Kix Brooks spearheaded the creation of the Keep the Music Playing campaign, funded from proceeds from the CMA Music Fest, which has dumped more than $7 million into M... »

CRS / CMA Partner to Present Artist Welcome Reception at CRS 2015

CRS / CMA Partner to Present Artist Welcome Reception at CRS 2015

COUNTRY RADIO SEMINAR AND COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION PARTNER TO PRESENT THE CMA ARTIST WELCOME RECEPTION AT CRS 2015 (Nashville, Tenn. – Feb. 11, 2015) – Country Radio Seminar (CRS) and the Country Music Association (CMA) have partnered to provide the ultimate networking event for artists and registered attendees of CRS 2015. The CMA Artist Welcome Reception, scheduled for Wednesday, Fe... »

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