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Performers Announced for 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts at LP Field

Performers Announced for 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts at LP Field

NASHVILLE – CMA Music Festival will be the hottest concert destination of the summer with today’s announcement that Country Music superstars Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Neal McCoy, Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, The Ban... »

CMA and YouTube Present First Seminar In Youtube Music

CMA and YouTube Present First Seminar In Youtube Music

CMA AND YOUTUBE PRESENT FIRST SEMINAR IN YOUTUBE MUSIC NASHVILLE SERIES NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association and YouTube presented an artist content development seminar Thursday in Nashville. The program was the first in a series of workshops for CMA members that will continue throughout the year, dubbed YouTube Music Nashville. Held at a pop-up space, CMA members learned fundamentals of musi... »

CMA Elects New Board of Directors

CMA Elects New Board of Directors

Appointments Take Effect on Jan. 1, 2015 NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today the new Board of Directors. The appointments are effective on Jan. 1, 2015. Ed Hardy completes his term as Chairman of the CMA Board and current CMA Board President Frank Bumstead, Chairman of Flood, Bumstead, McCready, & McCarthy, Inc., assumes that post. CMA President-Elect John Esposito, Presi... »

CMA Foundation Awards Record Number Of Grants In 2014

CMA Foundation Awards Record Number Of Grants In 2014

CMA Foundation Provides $1.72 Million to Support National Music Education Programs NASHVILLE – In 2014, the CMA Foundation has awarded a record high $1.72 million in grants to deserving national and local programs that support music education for children, bringing the total amount donated since 2006 to more than $10 million. “What began as a very grassroots, local initiative to support music educ... »

CMA Recognizes CMA Foundation Board Leadership

CMA Recognizes CMA Foundation Board Leadership

NASHVILLE – In recognition of their volunteer service to the CMA Foundation Board of Directors, former Chairman Kitty Moon Emery, and outgoing Chairman Joe Galante, were presented with mementos commemorating their many contributions to the Board. The presentation was made by CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern at the annual CMA Board membership meeting today in Nashville. To date, the CMA Fo... »

CMA Presents Consumer Music Discovery Research To Association Members

CMA Presents Consumer Music Discovery Research To Association Members

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association presented Music Discovery Research to CMA members today at the annual membership meeting in Nashville. Research was conducted to evaluate music discovery behaviors among music fans, including Country and other top genres. Additionally, the study sought to identify top music discovery sources and their impact on music purchasing. “An important part of our m... »

The CMA Foundation Awards Grant to Rocketown

The CMA Foundation Awards Grant to Rocketown

NASHVILLE – The Vice Chairman of the CMA Foundation, Ron Samuels, presented a check for $39,500 to advance music education at Rocketown in Middle Tennessee. The presentation was made during the quarterly CMA Board of Directors meetings in Nashville and was accompanied by a performance from children in the Rocketown program. “It is invaluable for our Board members to experience the life-changing im... »

Tickets for the 48th Annual CMA Awards and CMA Country Christmas On Sale to Public Sept. 6

Tickets for the 48th Annual CMA Awards and CMA Country Christmas On Sale to Public Sept. 6

NASHVILLE – Tickets for “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” and “CMA Country Christmas” will go on sale to the public Saturday, Sept. 6 (10:00 AM/CT). Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com; by calling (800) 745-3000; or in person at the Bridgestone Arena Box Office, located at 501 Broadway (corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Nashville). Exclusive pre-sale access for both events is availabl... »

CMA Announces New Hires

CMA Announces New Hires

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today the addition of Emily Evans as Director, Strategic Partnerships; Angela Brown as Accounting Coordinator; Mandi Naylor joins the Live Events department as Production Coordinator; and Justin Randall as Network Administrator. Before joining CMA, Evans was Brand Manager at st8tmnt where she pursued new business and client opportunities helping ... »

CMA Uses Digital Promotions and Partnerships to Drive Viewer Engagement for CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock

CMA Uses Digital Promotions and Partnerships to Drive Viewer Engagement for CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock

Shazam, Spotify, Beats Music, and Vevo Partner with CMA to Help Promote ABC Special NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association has launched its largest and most integrated program to support “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock,” which airs Tuesday, Aug. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. By creating promotions through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, as well as  par... »

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