CMA Awards

CMA Songwriters Series Honors The 50th Annual CMA Awards During Special Tin Pan South Kick-Off Show

CMA Songwriters Series Honors The 50th Annual CMA Awards During Special Tin Pan South Kick-Off Show

NASHVILLE – The CMA Songwriters Series returned to Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Tuesday with a special showcase honoring “The 50th Annual CMA Awards.” CMA Song of the Year winners Bill Anderson and Buddy Cannon were joined by Country Music Hall of Famer and CMA Award nominee Bobby Bare and special guest CMA Award nominee Barry Dean onstage for this commemorative show at the iconic Bluebird C... »

CMA Announces Recipients of 2016 International Awards

CMA Announces Recipients of 2016 International Awards

Kacey Musgraves Receives International Artist Achievement Award in London; Reba Sends Congratulatory Messages to Winners in Canada and the UK NASHVILLE – Following the success of CMA’s involvement in the largest Country Music festival in the U.K. – C2C, Country to County – the Country Music Association announced today the 2016 recipients of the organization’s International Awards. “Advancing Count... »

CMA Awards 50/50 Content a Sure Thing

CMA Awards 50/50 Content a Sure Thing

NASHVILLE – When is 50/50 a sure thing? When it is a 50-part video series showcasing the most memorable moments of five decades of the CMA Awards. CMA is poised to rollout new, original video content, including artist commentary on historical moments, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the CMA Awards. The series, dubbed “CMA Awards 50/50,” starts today via CMA’s social platform of more than 3 mil... »

CMA Presents Triple Play Awards at 7th Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon

CMA Presents Triple Play Awards at 7th Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon

NASHVILLE – Nashville’s top tunesmiths were recognized today as CMA Triple Play Awards were presented at the Seventh Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon. Seventeen songwriters received the Award, which is presented to those who pen three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. “Songwriters keep Music City playing and I’m honored to return as host for this important event celebrating this signif... »

CMA Announces 2015 SRO Awards Winners

CMA Announces 2015 SRO Awards Winners

Trophies Presented at CMA’s Touring Industry Celebration in Nashville NASHVILLE – The winners were announced Monday for CMA’s touring industry honors known as the SRO Awards. The trophies were presented at an industry event at Marathon Music Works in Nashville hosted by Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts. “Our touring industry members are on the frontline, every day taking our music directly to the fan... »

Steve Turner Presented with CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award

Steve Turner Presented with CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award

NASHVILLE — The CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award was presented Tuesday to Steve Turner, President of the Country Music Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors and Founder of MarketStreet Enterprises, during the CMA Board of Directors meeting at the Omni Hotel in Nashville. “I am honored and touched by this award from the Country Music Association,” said Turner. “I am also gratified by... »

VOTING FOR CMA’S 2015 SRO AWARDS ENDS FRIDAY, NOV. 13

VOTING FOR CMA’S 2015 SRO AWARDS ENDS FRIDAY, NOV. 13

NASHVILLE – Voting to determine the winners in 15 categories for CMA’s touring industry honors known as the SRO Awards ends Friday, Nov. 13 (6:00 PM/CT). CMA members in the following categories are eligible to vote: Advertising/Public Relations/Media, Affiliated, Artist, Entertainment Services, Marketing/Digital, Musician, Personal Manager, Record Label, Talent Agent, Talent Buyer/Promoter, Tourin... »

CMA Foundation Continues Long-Term Commitment to Metro Nashville Public Schools

CMA Foundation Continues Long-Term Commitment to Metro Nashville Public Schools

Darius Rucker Announces $1 Million Grant NASHVILLE – Country star Darius Rucker and the CMA Foundation celebrated a decade-long commitment to Metro Nashville Public Schools today, awarding a $1 million grant to support initiatives aimed at strengthening teacher talent in music classrooms across the city. The extraordinary public–private partnership received national attention today as a centerpiec... »

CMA Hosts International Reception Ahead of CMA Awards

CMA Hosts International Reception Ahead of CMA Awards

CMA Global Artist Award Renamed Jeff Walker Global Artist Award to Honor Late CMA Board Member NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association hosted more than 90 international media and music executives at the CMA International Reception in Nashville Wednesday ahead of “The 49th Annual CMA Awards.” The Awards ceremony was simultaneously broadcast around the globe on CMC Australia and ... »

Tennessean Reporter Cindy Watts Receives 2015 CMA Media Achievement Award

Tennessean Reporter Cindy Watts Receives 2015 CMA Media Achievement Award

NASHVILLE – Country Star Chris Young presented respected journalist Cindy Watts with the 2015 CMA Media Achievement Award on the Red Carpet Wednesday night prior to the start of “The 49th Annual CMA Awards.”  “I grew up watching the CMAs in Sevierville and remember laying on my stomach on the floor waiting to see who would win,” said Watts. “I never imagined one day I’d win an award from the... »

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