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CMA Moves to New Music Row Headquarters

CMA Moves to New Music Row Headquarters

NASHVILLE — The Country Music Association made the move this weekend to its new Music Row headquarters at 35 Music Square East (35 MSE). Staff members pitched in during the process, diligently packing and relocating to the new office.  CMA had occupied its former building at One Music Circle South since 1991, when there were only 15 full time staff members, one annual television program, and Fan F... »

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... »

CMA Announces New Hires

CMA Announces New Hires

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today the addition of Kevin Coffey as Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships; Courtney Ledford as Senior Manager of Market Research; Chris Harrington as Manager of Event Ticketing; Angela Roland as Awards and Industry Relations Assistant; and Kathy Gillihan as Administrative Assistant/Receptionist. Ledford joins CMA on the heels of five years i... »

Country Stars Kristian Bush and Charlie Worsham Join CMA Foundation Representatives to Advocate for Music Education in Washington, DC

Country Stars Kristian Bush and Charlie Worsham Join CMA Foundation Representatives to Advocate for Music Education in Washington, DC

NASHVILLE — Country stars Kristian Bush and Charlie Worsham participated in various events across Washington, D.C. Wednesday ahead of their involvement with the National Association for Music Education’s annual Hill Day advocating for music education on behalf of the CMA Foundation. Their first stop was The National Press Club, where Bush and Worsham entertained the crowd of journalists and fans w... »

2016 CMA Music Festival Celebrates 45th Year with Record Attendance

2016 CMA Music Festival Celebrates 45th Year with Record Attendance

NASHVILLE – The 2016 CMA Music Festival sold out months in advance prompting large, enthusiastic crowds at the Festival’s numerous stages and event areas with a record-setting daily attendance of 88,500 fans. “The advance sell out speaks to the strength of the event, but great weather, the addition of two new, free stages at Ascend Amphitheater, and record crowds at Fan Fair X at the Music City Ce... »

Nashville Entrepreneur Center and Country Music Association’s Project Music Startups Gain Skills, Knowledge, Contacts, and Capital

Nashville Entrepreneur Center and Country Music Association’s Project Music Startups Gain Skills, Knowledge, Contacts, and Capital

NASHVILLE – Project Music, the first technology business accelerator dedicated to the future of the fast-changing music industry, is sending off seven music tech startups and a non-profit ensemble with business-building skills, influential contacts, and impressive investments. Now in its second year, the Project Music Accelerator is a partnership between the Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) and ... »

It’s Balloting Season at CMA!

It’s Balloting Season at CMA!

Ballot Schedule for “The 50th Annual CMA Awards” Announced; CMA Now Accepting Submissions for the 2016 CMA Broadcast Awards NASHVILLE – CMA balloting season is here! The Country Music Association is now accepting online submissions for the 2016 CMA Broadcast Awards for Broadcast Personality, Station, and National Broadcast Personality of the Year at Broadcast.CMAawards.com. “Voting for the recipie... »

CMA Announces Key Consumer Research Findings During Member Webinar

CMA Announces Key Consumer Research Findings During Member Webinar

Results of Study Released Weekly in May NASHVILLE – CMA, Country Music’s premier trade association, released key findings Tuesday from an extensive consumer research initiative: “Understanding Today’s Shifting Consumer Landscape and Changing Country Music Audiences, Music Choices, and Behaviors.” The results are being made available to CMA members during weekly one-hour webinars in May. The theme ... »

CMA To Release Consumer Research Results Throughout May Via Weekly Webinars For Members

CMA To Release Consumer Research Results Throughout May Via Weekly Webinars For Members

NASHVILLE – CMA, Country Music’s premier trade association, will release key findings from an extensive consumer research initiative to members in May. The information will be released via three weekly webinars beginning Tuesday, May 3. “Empowering our members and the industry with timely information about our consumers is central to our mission,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “... »

CMA Hosts First-ever Nashville Music and Brand Forum During C2C

CMA Hosts First-ever Nashville Music and Brand Forum During C2C

(l-r) Damon Whiteside, CMA Senior VP of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships; Lauren Alaina; John Marks, CMA Board member and Spotify Global Senior Editor/Music Programmer, Country; Maria Molin Ljunggren, CMA Board member and Capitol Music Group AB – Sweden; Frankie Ballard; Bob Shennan, CMA Board member and BBC Director of Music; and Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. Photo Credit:... »

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