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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... »

CMA and iTunes Join Forces to Promote CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock

CMA and iTunes Join Forces to Promote CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association and iTunes will join forces to promote “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock.” The three-hour primetime concert special airs Tuesday, Aug. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. “CMA is thrilled to partner with iTunes on this multi-platform promotional program that not only supports tune-in efforts for our TV special, but also air... »

Music Choice and the Country Music Association Announce Promotional Partnership for 2014

Music Choice and the Country Music Association Announce Promotional Partnership for 2014

CMA Content to Appear on Music Choice Video On Demand and Music Channels NASHVILLE –The County Music Association announced a strategic promotional partnership with Music Choice, the No. 1 Free Video On Demand Provider in the U.S. The partnership kicks off today with CMA Music Festival content appearing on Music Choice On Demand and Music Choice Music Channels for the first time. As part of the par... »

CMA to Co-Host Opening Night Party Featuring Kellie Pickler at Licensing Expo 2014

CMA to Co-Host Opening Night Party Featuring Kellie Pickler at Licensing Expo 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 15th, 2014 – Advanstar Licensing, organizers of Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing trade show, today announced that the Country Music Association (CMA) will present Kellie Pickler as the special guest performer at the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party. This must-attend networking event for the licensing industry, held in association with the NFL ... »

It’s Balloting Season at CMA!

It’s Balloting Season at CMA!

Ballot Schedule for “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” Announced; CMA Now Accepting Submissions for the 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards; Nominations for the CMA SRO Awards Underway  NASHVILLE – CMA balloting season is here! The Country Music Association is now accepting online submissions for the 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards for Broadcast Personality, Station, and National Broadcast Personality of the Year at Br... »

The Power of Country Music and CMA Featured at Music Biz 2014

The Power of Country Music and CMA Featured at Music Biz 2014

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today the organization’s first-time participation in the Music Business Association’s (Music Biz) flagship event, Music Biz 2014, with a deep dive into the Country Music consumer. “Participation in this event is an extension of CMA’s ongoing mission to advance Country Music and help develop new business opportunities for the industry,” said CMA S... »

CMA Rebrands and Expands International Concert During 2014 CMA Music Festival

CMA Rebrands and Expands International Concert During 2014 CMA Music Festival

NASHVILLE – CMA announced plans today to rebrand and expand the annual Global Artist Party during CMA Music Festival in June. The announcement was made by CMA CEO Sarah Trahern during the Second Annual International Marketing Summit at The O2 in London. “The Summit was the perfect platform and this was the ideal audience to announce the strategic growth of the international showcase from a club ga... »

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