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SoundExchange President and CEO Michael Huppe Delivers Keynote During CMA Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting

SoundExchange President and CEO Michael Huppe Delivers Keynote During CMA Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting

NASHVILLE – SoundExchange President and CEO Michael Huppe addressed the CMA Board of Directors at their quarterly meeting in Nashville Tuesday.  Huppe addressed the ever-evolving ecosystem of the global digital music business and the need for industry-wide technology standards that enable efficient and accurate distribution of royalties. SoundExchange has distributed more than $3.5 billion i... »

CMA Presents Inaugural J. William Denny Award To Its Namesake

CMA Presents Inaugural J. William Denny Award To Its Namesake

NASHVILLE – CMA presented the inaugural J. William Denny Award to its namesake Tuesday during the quarterly meeting of the CMA Board of Directors in Nashville. “It’s been a pleasure to watch the Country Music Association grow to international prominence while keeping focused on its primary function of promoting Country Music,” said Bill Denny. “The music created by Nashville’s talented songwriters... »

Hallmark Signs Licensing Agreement with the Country Music Association

Hallmark Signs Licensing Agreement with the Country Music Association

A New Collection of 12 Hallmark Greeting Cards to Feature Music from Popular Country Music Artists NASHVILLE—Hallmark Cards, Inc. has announced a new licensing agreement with the Country Music Association (CMA) that will bring music from some of the most popular Country artists into the greeting card aisle. With this contract, Hallmark will leverage the prestigious CMA Awards brand to feature prod... »

ABC’s ‘CMA Music Festival:Country’s Night To Rock’ Gains Viewers Year to Year and Wins From 9-11 PM

ABC’s ‘CMA Music Festival:Country’s Night To Rock’ Gains Viewers Year to Year and Wins From 9-11 PM

Wednesday (8/3/16) – ABC Total Viewer and Adult 18-49 Projections:           “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock”: L3 = 5.9 million/1.3 rating and L7 = 6.0 million/1.4 rating Live + Same Day Results: “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 5.5 million and 1.1/4 in AD18-49): With its 3-hour broadcast of the “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock,” ABC took se... »

Music Choice and CMA Continue Partnership Through 2016

Music Choice and CMA Continue Partnership Through 2016

CMA Content to Appear on Music Choice Video On Demand and Music Channels Including An Exclusive Fan Made Version of Cam’s Music Video “Mayday” NASHVILLE—The Country Music Association continues its strategic promotional partnership with Music Choice, the No. 1 Free Video On Demand Provider in the U.S., for 2016. The partnership kicks off today with CMA Music Festival content appea... »

Music Choice and CMA Continue Partnership Through 2016

Music Choice and CMA Continue Partnership Through 2016

CMA Content to Appear on Music Choice Video On Demand and Music Channels Including An Exclusive Fan Made Version of Cam’s Music Video “Mayday” NASHVILLE—The Country Music Association continues its strategic promotional partnership with Music Choice, the No. 1 Free Video On Demand Provider in the U.S., for 2016. The partnership kicks off today with CMA Music Festival content appea... »

Eric Paslay Visits Washington, D.C. on Behalf of CMA Foundation for NAMM Music Education Advocacy Fly-In

Eric Paslay Visits Washington, D.C. on Behalf of CMA Foundation for NAMM Music Education Advocacy Fly-In

NASHVILLE — EMI Nashville Recording artist Eric Paslay traveled to Washington, D.C. this week on behalf of the CMA Foundation to participate in the NAMM Music Education Advocacy Fly-in. During the trip, Paslay met with legislators including Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Congressman Jim Cooper, Senator Bob Corker, and Congressman Chuck Fleischman to relay his own experiences with music education ... »

CMA Songwriters Series Travels To Austin For SXSW Debut

CMA Songwriters Series Travels To Austin For SXSW Debut

2014 CMA Song of the Year Award Winners Kacey Musgraves and Shane McAnally will be Joined by Hit Songwriter Josh Osborne Musgraves and McAnally to Visit With Local Children on Behalf of the CMA Foundation NASHVILLE – The critically-acclaimed CMA Songwriters Series returns to Austin to make its official South by Southwest Festival debut at the Paramount Theatre Saturday, March 19 (8:00 PM/CT). The ... »