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CMA Presents Triple Play Awards at Fifth Annual Songwriters Luncheon

CMA Presents Triple Play Awards at Fifth Annual Songwriters Luncheon

NASHVILLE – Good things come in threes as evidenced by the CMA Triple Play Awards handed out at today’s Fifth Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon. Fifteen of Nashville’s top tunesmiths received the Award, which is presented to songwriters who pen three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. “I am thrilled to be able to host this event once again,” said Troy Tomlinson, former CMA Chairman of th... »

Country Music Takeover of the UK and Ireland

Country Music Takeover of the UK and Ireland

CMA Presents Broad Slate of International Events: C2C Concerts at The O2 in Dublin And London; Second Annual CMA International Marketing Summit; Brad Paisley and Friends BBC Songwriters Show Taping; And Third Appearance of the CMA Songwriters Series to be held in March NASHVILLE – Country will be king in the U.K. and Ireland as CMA participates in a diverse lineup of Country Music events from song... »

The CMA Foundation Donates $1 Million to Metro Nashville Public Schools Through CMA’s Keep The Music Playing Music Education Program

The CMA Foundation Donates $1 Million to Metro Nashville Public Schools Through CMA’s Keep The Music Playing Music Education Program

Donation Brings CMA’s Total Financial Support of Music Education in Metro Schools to More Than $7.5 Million; Total for the Keep the Music Playing Program Tops $8.9 Million Including a Recent $18,000 Grant to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center  NASHVILLE – The CMA Foundation donated $1 million to benefit music education programs for Nashville public school students from 2013 CMA Music Festival th... »

The CMA Foundation Donates $1 Million to Metro Nashville Public Schools

The CMA Foundation Donates $1 Million to Metro Nashville Public Schools

Donation Brings CMA’s Total Financial Support of Music Education in Metro Schools to More Than $7.5 Million; Total for the Keep the Music Playing Program Tops $8.9 Million Including a Recent $18,000 Grant to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center NASHVILLE – The CMA Foundation donated $1 million to benefit music education programs for Nashville public school students from 2013 CMA Music Festival thr... »

Country Music in the 2014 Grammy Spotlight

Country Music in the 2014 Grammy Spotlight

This year the Grammys are shining the spotlight even brighter than usual on Country Music. Solo performers this year include Hunter Hayes, Kacey Musgraves and Taylor Swift, while fans will be treated to a collaboration between Blake Shelton, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and CMA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Willie Nelson. Keith Urban will join John Mayer for a Grammy salute to the Beat... »

CMA to Present Research on Country Radio’s Path to the Future at 2014 CRS

CMA to Present Research on Country Radio’s Path to the Future at 2014 CRS

Veteran Media Strategist Mark Ramsey to Present During Session NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association is partnering with Country Radio Seminar to present a session on radio’s path to the future. The session, entitled “Building a Strong Brand No Matter What Technology Does,” will be presented by veteran media strategist Mark Ramsey of Mark Ramsey Media and Karen Stump, CMA’s Senior Director of M... »

CMA Songwriters Series Celebrates Tenth Season in New York City

CMA Songwriters Series Celebrates Tenth Season in New York City

Bob DiPiero, Kix Brooks, Tim Nichols, and Jon Nite Share the Stories Behind Their Hits NASHVILLE – The CMA Songwriters Series returns in its tenth year to the venue where it all began, Joe’s Pub in New York City, with a two-night event on Feb. 11 and 12. Celebrating its decade-long run, the CMA Songwriters Series features songwriter and host Bob DiPiero performing alongside Kix Brooks,... »

Carrie Underwood named Almay Global Ambassador

Carrie Underwood named Almay Global Ambassador

Artist: Carrie Underwood Brand: Almay   Partnership Details Revlon, Inc. and Carrie Underwood are teaming up to make her the face and voice of Almay as their global brand ambassador. Carrie will be featured in global, multimedia campaigns spanning television, print, in-store, digital and social platforms. “Carrie embraces Almay’s approach to beauty and products. Despite her enormo... »

CMA Songwriters Series Begins Tenth Year at Sundance Film Festival

CMA Songwriters Series Begins Tenth Year at Sundance Film Festival

Brandy Clark, Brett James, Chris Stapleton, and Lee Ann Womack Share the Stories Behind Their Hit Songs NASHVILLE – The CMA Songwriters Series returns for its tenth season with the announcement that the first shows of 2014 will be at the world famous Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 22 and 23. For a decade, the CMA Songwriters Series has been exposing fans across the country and the globe to t... »

Q&A with CMA’s new CEO Sarah Trahern

Q&A with CMA’s new CEO Sarah Trahern

Country Aircheck‘s Chuck Aly and Jess Wright sat down with the newly named CMA CEO, Sarah Trahern, to discuss her new role. - Excerpted from Country Aircheck January 13, 2014, Issue 379 On the job less than a week, CMA CEO Sarah Trahern sat with Country Aircheck to discuss leaving GAC, what she hopes to accomplish, and the opportunities, challenges and surprises already facing her in the new... »

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