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Garth Brooks Surprises 2016 CMA Broadcast Awards Winners

Garth Brooks Surprises 2016 CMA Broadcast Awards Winners

NASHVILLE – Garth Brooks wasn’t calling Baton Rouge, but he was dialing Houston, Cincinnati, Chattanooga, and Springfield today to alert winners of the CMA Broadcast Awards. Brooks, who is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has received 32 career CMA Awards nominations including Entertainer of the Year in 2016. He has won 11 CMA Awards beginning with the Horizon Award in 1990 (now New Art... »

Dolly Parton to Receive Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award During CMA Awards Airing Live Nov. 2 on ABC

Dolly Parton to Receive Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award During CMA Awards Airing Live Nov. 2 on ABC

NASHVILLE – Superstar Dolly Parton will be the 2016 recipient of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be presented during “The 50th Annual CMA Awards,” airing Wednesday, Nov. 2 (8:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network live from Nashville. The announcement was made Monday during Parton’s appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Watch it here. The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achieve... »

Country Music Industry Celebrates Legacy of The 50th Annual CMA Awards

Country Music Industry Celebrates Legacy of The 50th Annual CMA Awards

NASHVILLE – Artists from across the Country Music community are celebrating the golden anniversary of the CMA Awards by recording legendary CMA Award-winning songs and posting them to YouTube for their fans. “This is a great opportunity for the fans to experience and discover the rich heritage of the format by hearing these classic songs performed by contemporary and legendary artists,” said Damon... »

Country Music Unites to Lift Forever Country into No. 1 Debut; Single and Music Video Go Viral Around the World

Country Music Unites to Lift Forever Country into No. 1 Debut; Single and Music Video Go Viral Around the World

“Forever Country” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart: Only Third Song in Chart History to Debut in Top Spot  Debuts at No. 21 on the All-Genre Billboard Hot 100; Debuts No. 1 on Nielsen’s Country On-Demand Streaming Chart; Debuts No. 2 on Nielsen’s Digital Songs Chart and No. 1 on Country Digital Songs Chart with More Than 93,000 Sold NASHVILLE – Powered by an unprecedent... »

CMA and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Kickoff Country Music Month with Forever Country Live Presented by Southwest Airlines

CMA and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Kickoff Country Music Month with Forever Country Live Presented by Southwest Airlines

NASHVILLE – Country Music Month is in full swing as the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum joined forces Sunday to officially kickoff festivities during Forever Country Live presented by Southwest Airlines®, a FREE concert at Walk of Fame Park in downtown Nashville, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of both the museum’s opening and the CMA Awards. CMA ... »

Jean Shepard (1933 – 2016)

Jean Shepard (1933 – 2016)

Country Music Hall of Fame member Jean Shepard passed away Sunday at the age of 82. The Grand Lady of the Grand Ole Opry was born Ollie Imogene (“Jean”) Shepard on Nov. 21, 1933 in Paul’s Valley, Okla. The family, which included 10 children, later moved to Visalia, Calif., near Bakersfield, after World War II. As a young girl, Shepard listened to the Grand Ole Opry on the radio every week and save... »

WATCH: CMA’s History-Making Forever Country Goes Global

WATCH: CMA’s History-Making Forever Country Goes Global

Audio Single and Music Video Make Worldwide Debuts with International Support; Song Tops Charts Around the Globe NASHVILLE – On the heels of its worldwide debut on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” Tuesday evening, “Forever Country,” CMA’s history-making single and music video, has spread across the globe. Over the weekend the audio single skyrocketed onto digital sales charts in Australia, Can... »

CMA Unveils Historic Forever Country Music Video to Industry During Viewing Party Presented by YouTube in Nashville

CMA Unveils Historic Forever Country Music Video to Industry During Viewing Party Presented by YouTube in Nashville

NASHVILLE – It takes more than a village – it takes an industry to pull off “Forever Country,” the biggest music video and single in Country Music history. CMA celebrated with key industry stakeholders Monday night at a viewing party presented by YouTube at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville. CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern welcomed the guests and acknowledged the dedicated work of the CM... »

Forever Country Reaches Fans Around The World

Forever Country Reaches Fans Around The World

Sneak Peak of Historic Music Video Airs Tuesday, Sept. 20 on “Dancing with the Stars” All Leading Up To “The 50th Annual CMA Awards” Airing Nov. 2 on ABC NASHVILLE – Reaction to the release of the “Forever Country” single has been immediate and overwhelming as fans respond to the message of life on the road, love for the fans, and the joy of “making music with my friends.” ... »

CMA Announces the List of 30 CMA Award-Winning Acts in Forever Country, CMA’s Historic Music Video Project

CMA Announces the List of 30 CMA Award-Winning Acts in Forever Country, CMA’s Historic Music Video Project

“Forever Country” Single Premieres on Radio and Digital Partners Worldwide Today; Video to Premiere Tuesday, Sept. 20 with Sneak Peek on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” NASHVILLE – After 10 days of speculation, the star-studded list of 30 former CMA Award winners in the “Forever Country” music video has been announced. “The artists who stepped up to participate in this one-of-a-kind project span al... »

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