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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... »

Huffington Post Chats with Artists and Songwriters About CMA Songwriters Series

Huffington Post Chats with Artists and Songwriters About CMA Songwriters Series

Huffington Post recently sat down with artists and songwriters that have performed during a CMA Songwriters Series to discuss their thoughts on the event, songwriting, and Country Music. The interview features stories from Bob DiPiero, Billy Currington, Carrie Underwood, Kix Brooks, Easton Borbin, Ronnie Milsap, Chris Young & Little Big Town’s Kimberley Schlapman. Click here to read the ... »

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... »

CMA’s 2014 SRO Awards Final Nominees Announced

CMA’s 2014 SRO Awards Final Nominees Announced

 Voting on Final Ballot Begins Today NASHVILLE – The finalists have been determined for CMA’s touring industry honors known as the SRO Awards and the final ballot will be emailed to voters today (June 3). Ballots will be sent to CMA members in the following categories: Advertising/Public Relations/Media, Affiliated, Artist, Entertainment Services, Marketing/Digital, Musician, Personal Manager, Rec... »

CMA Presents Wesley Rose Media Achievement Award to Duncan Warwick

CMA Presents Wesley Rose Media Achievement Award to Duncan Warwick

NASHVILLE – CMA presented Duncan Warwick, the editor of noted British Country Music magazine Country Music People, with the Wesley Rose Media Achievement Award Friday in Norwich, England. The Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the media, which contribute to the development of Country Music outside the United States. Radio, TV, print journalists... »

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... »

Hall of Fame Inductees Celebrate at 11th Annual CMA Artist Luncheon

Hall of Fame Inductees Celebrate at 11th Annual CMA Artist Luncheon

Newly announced Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Ronnie Milsap and Mac Wiseman gather with artists during the 11th Annual CMA Artist Luncheon at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. »

CMA Presents Triple Play Awards at Fifth Annual Songwriters Luncheon

CMA Presents Triple Play Awards at Fifth Annual Songwriters Luncheon

NASHVILLE – Good things come in threes as evidenced by the CMA Triple Play Awards handed out at today’s Fifth Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon. Fifteen of Nashville’s top tunesmiths received the Award, which is presented to songwriters who pen three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. “I am thrilled to be able to host this event once again,” said Troy Tomlinson, former CMA Chairman of th... »

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