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First Performers Announced For The 2014 CMA Awards Airing Wednesday, Nov. 5th On ABC

First Performers Announced For The 2014 CMA Awards Airing Wednesday, Nov. 5th On ABC

FIRST PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 48TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK NASHVILLE – Country Music’s Biggest Night™ is bringing together the biggest names in Country Music with today’s announcement of performers for “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” – each one a nominee for CMA Entertainer of the Year. Three-time nominee Luke Bryan, nine-time nominee Miranda La... »

Nashville Entrepreneur Center And Country Music Association Launch First Music Business Accelerator

Nashville Entrepreneur Center And Country Music Association Launch First Music Business Accelerator

NASHVILLE – The Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) and CMA have teamed up to produce the first-ever, music business accelerator. The program leverages the EC’s proven accelerator formula with the industry strengths of title partner CMA, for the development of the music industry. The traditional music business model and the newer digital access model are both in transition. Most stakeholders ... »

Little Big Town And Darius Rucker Announce Final Nominees For The 48th Annual CMA Awards

Little Big Town And Darius Rucker Announce Final Nominees For The 48th Annual CMA Awards

NASHVILLE – Little Big Town and Darius Rucker took to the streets of New York City Wednesday morning to announce the final nominees for “The 48th Annual CMA Awards.” The first announcements happened live on “Good Morning America” where final nominees for Album, Vocal Group, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, and Entertainer of the Year were revealed. Following “Goo... »

CMA Foundation Donates $125,000 To NYC-Based Education Through Music

CMA Foundation Donates $125,000 To NYC-Based Education Through Music

NASHVILLE – The CMA Foundation donated $125,000 to benefit music education programs for New York City’s public school students through a partnership with Education Through Music (ETM), a non-profit provider of music education to NYC schools. The presentation of the grant was made today during a press conference at the Best Buy Theater in New York to announce the final nominees for “The 48th Annual... »

CMA And Public Television’s Front And Center Announce Major Market Air Dates For Concert Specials

CMA And Public Television’s Front And Center Announce Major Market Air Dates For Concert Specials

CMA And Public Television’s Front And Center Announce Major Market Air Dates For Concert Specials Celebrating Songs And Songwriters With Dierks Bentley And Lady Antebellum The First CMA Television Events of their Kind will Feature the Music of Lady Antebellum and a Special 10th Anniversary CMA Songwriters Series Celebration with Dierks Bentley and Top Nashville Songwriters Leading up to “The... »

Miranda Lambert Matches Personal Record For Most Nominations For The 48th Annual CMA Awards With Nine Nods

Miranda Lambert Matches Personal Record For Most Nominations For The 48th Annual CMA Awards With Nine Nods

Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood for the Seventh Year, the 2014 CMA Awards Airs Live From the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 5 on ABC NASHVILLE – Miranda Lambert tops the list of final nominees for “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” with nine nominations, matching the record she set in 2010 – the most for any female artist in the history of the CMA Awards. Alan Jackson receive... »

CMA Announces 2014 Broadcast Awards Finalists

CMA Announces 2014 Broadcast Awards Finalists

Little Big Town and Darius Rucker Make Announcement From New York City NASHVILLE – CMA announced the 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards finalists for Radio Personality and Station of the Year today during a press conference in New York City. The finalists were announced by reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town and CMA Award winner Darius Rucker from the Best Buy Theater in Times Square. The ... »

CMA Hosts Songwriting Master Class With Education Through Music

CMA Hosts Songwriting Master Class With Education Through Music

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association hosted a songwriting master class with music educators from New York-based Education Through Music (ETM) Tuesday morning at Joe’s Pub in New York City. More than 20 teachers participated in the class, featuring a Q&A session with CMA Board member and Songwriters Hall of Fame member Bob DiPiero as he discussed the impact music education had ... »

Landmark Radio Initiative Drives Awareness of The 48th Annual CMA Awards

Landmark Radio Initiative Drives Awareness of The 48th Annual CMA Awards

Hosted for the Seventh Time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” Airs Live Wednesday, Nov. 5 on the ABC Television Network NASHVILLE – For the first time in the history of the Country Music Association and any awards show, competitive Country radio groups are putting aside their individual business agendas to help promote “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” by particip... »

Little Big Town Joins Darius Rucker to Announce Final Nominees for CMA Awards Wednesday, Sept. 3 Live on Good Morning America

Little Big Town Joins Darius Rucker to Announce Final Nominees for CMA Awards Wednesday, Sept. 3 Live on Good Morning America

Hosted for the Seventh Time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” Airs Live Wednesday, Nov. 5 on the ABC Television Network NASHVILLE – Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town will join CMA Award winner Darius Rucker Wednesday, Sept. 3 in New York City for the announcement of the final nominees for “The 48th Annual CMA Awards,” which airs Wednesday, Nov. 5... »

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