CMA Awards

Lady Antebellum Earns the 2012 CMA International Artist Achievement Award

Lady Antebellum Earns the 2012 CMA International Artist Achievement Award

NASHVILLE – During a press conference to announce their new global charity initiative LadyAID™, Lady Antebellum was surprised today when CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore presented the group with the CMA International Artist Achievement Award. Formerly the International Touring Artist Award, the CMA International Artist Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a U.S.-based art... »

ABC Sweeps Thursday Night with its Broadcast of “The 46th Annual CMA Awards”

ABC Sweeps Thursday Night with its Broadcast of “The 46th Annual CMA Awards”

The Network Marks its Most-Watched Non-Sports Thursday in Over 3 Years And Posts its Highest Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Number in Nearly 2-1/2 Years Thursday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.) With its broadcast of “The 46th Annual CMA Awards,” ABC won Thursday night, beating out runner-up CBS by 7% in Total Viewers (13.6 million vs. 12.7 million) and by 19% in Adults 18-49 (3.8/10 vs. 3.2/9).  ABC ranked No. 1 ... »

Willie Nelson Presented with the CMA Lifetime Achievement Award

Willie Nelson Presented with the CMA Lifetime Achievement Award

NASHVILLE – Country Music Hall of Fame member and musical icon Willie Nelson was presented with the inaugural CMA Lifetime Achievement Award Thursday during “The 46th Annual CMA Awards.” On receiving the two-foot tall Award from Brad Paisley, Nelson smiled and said, “Wow. You could do push-ups with this. This is a great honor. Thank you to the CMA.” “Willie is an iconic musical legend ... »

Student Photographer Caitlin Selle Receives 2012 CMA Close Up Award of Merit

Student Photographer Caitlin Selle Receives 2012 CMA Close Up Award of Merit

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association has selected Lipscomb University junior student Caitlin Selle as the recipient of the 2012 CMA Close Up Award of Merit. The award was created in 2007 to honor the student journalist or photographer who demonstrated the most creativity, dedication, and promise in covering the CMA Music Festival on assignment from CMA. Selle, 20, was presented the award duri... »

CMA Presents Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award to Bob Harris of BBC Radio 2

CMA Presents Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award to Bob Harris of BBC Radio 2

NASHVILLE – CMA Award winners Little Big Town surprised Bob Harris of BBC Radio 2 on the CMA Awards Macy’s Walk of Stars Thursday night with the presentation of the 2012 Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award. The award was presented during the red carpet media interviews leading up to the broadcast of “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” on the ABC Television Network. The Wesley Rose Internati... »

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Make it a Family Affair at “The 46th Annual CMA Awards”

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Make it a Family Affair at “The 46th Annual CMA Awards”

Shelton Receives Entertainer and Male Vocalist of the Year Awards; Lambert Is Named Female Vocalist of the Year; Eric Church, Little Big Town and Thompson Square Win Their First CMA Awards; Willie Nelson Receives the First CMA Lifetime Achievement Award, Which Will Now be Known as the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award NASHVILLE – Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton continued their reigns as C... »

Winners in Two Categories Announced for “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” on “Good Morning America”

Winners in Two Categories Announced for “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” on “Good Morning America”

Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Win CMA Musical Event of the Year for “Feel Like A Rock Star”; Toby Keith and Director Michael Salomon Win CMA Music Video of the Year for “Red Solo Cup” NASHVILLE – Winners in two of the 12 CMA Awards categories were announced live on “Good Morning America” from New York’s Times Square this morning. The news was welcomed with cheers from the audience gathered on Nashv... »

CMA Presents Scott Borchetta with the Jo Walker-Meador Award

CMA Presents Scott Borchetta with the Jo Walker-Meador Award

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association presented Scott Borchetta, President and CEO of Big Machine Label Group, with the Jo Walker-Meador Award Wednesday during the Association’s International Media Reception leading up to “The 46th Annual CMA Awards.” Named for Country Music Hall of Fame member and longtime executive director of CMA – Jo Walker-Meador – the award recognizes outstanding achieve... »

Presenters Announced for “The 46th Annual CMA Awards”

Presenters Announced for “The 46th Annual CMA Awards”

CMA Awards Nominee Love and Theft to host Pre-Telecast Awards Ceremonies NASHVILLE – Actor/comedian Tim Allen (star of ABC’s “Last Man Standing”), actress Connie Britton (star of ABC’s new hit series “Nashville”), Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson, Country Music singer/actress Jana Kramer (“One Tree Hill”), Country star Jake Owen, Hayden Panettiere (star of ABC’s new hit series “Nashville”), recording... »

Vince Gill, Hunter Hayes, and Keith Urban Perform on “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” November 1 on ABC

Vince Gill, Hunter Hayes, and Keith Urban Perform on “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” November 1 on ABC

Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler, Sugarland, and The Band Perry to Present Awards During “Country Music’s Biggest Night™” NASHVILLE – The star-packed lineup of performers for “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” grew today with the announcement that Vince Gill, Hunter Hayes, and Keith Urban will perform during “Country Music’s Biggest Night™.” The first round of artists presenting trophies on the three-hou... »

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