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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 Collects More Than 5,000 Presents for Children in Nashville

CMA Collects More Than 5,000 Presents for Children in Nashville

Toys Distributed in Middle Tennessee by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation; “CMA Country Christmas,” Hosted by Jennifer Nettles, Re-airs Saturday, Dec. 20 on the ABC Television Network NASHVILLE – Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the Country Music industry and fans, the holidays will be a little brighter for children in Middle Tennessee. CMA collected more than 5,000 to... »

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 Songwriters Series Returns To The UK

CMA Songwriters Series Returns To The UK

Kix Brooks, Jessi Alexander, Brandy Clark, Sam Palladio, and Jon Randall Perform at indigo at The O2 in London on March 6 NASHVILLE – C2C is proud to present the CMA Songwriters Series at indigo at The O2 in London Friday, March 6, 2015 hosted by Kix Brooks with Jessi Alexander, Brandy Clark, Sam Palladio, and Jon Randall. The CMA Songwriters Series showcases the best of Country Music’s hit ... »

CMA Announces 2014 SRO Awards Winners

CMA Announces 2014 SRO Awards Winners

Trophies Presented at CMA’s Touring Industry Celebration in Nashville NASHVILLE – The winners were announced tonight for CMA’s touring industry honors known as the SRO Awards. The trophies were presented at an industry event hosted by road veteran Kix Brooks at Marathon Music Works in Nashville. “Our members in the touring industry are among the industries hardest working professionals and their m... »

CMA Songwriters Series Caps Off 10th Anniversary Celebration With Joe’s Pub Return

CMA Songwriters Series Caps Off 10th Anniversary Celebration With Joe’s Pub Return

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES CAPS OFF 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WITH TRIUMPHANT JOE’S PUB RETURN NASHVILLE – The CMA Songwriters Series brought the final shows of its celebratory 10th Anniversary Season to the place where it all began Wednesday night as Bob DiPiero, Radney Foster, Brett James, and Craig Wiseman performed for a sold-out crowd at Joe’s Pub in New York City. The CMA Songwrit... »

CMA And Front And Center Continue To Celebrate CMA Songwriters Series

CMA And Front And Center Continue To Celebrate CMA Songwriters Series

CMA AND “FRONT AND CENTER” CONTINUE TO CELEBRATE CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES WITH ADDITIONAL TAPINGS NASHVILLE – Country Music continued to shine on the Marathon Music Works stage Tuesday night in Nashville. Two special CMA Songwriters Series concerts were filmed for upcoming episodes of public television’s critically acclaimed concert series “Front and Center.” Little Big Town welcom... »

CMA And Front And Center Tape Upcoming CMA Songwriters Series Episodes

CMA And Front And Center Tape Upcoming CMA Songwriters Series Episodes

NASHVILLE – Country Music superstars Sara Evans, Hunter Hayes, and Martina McBride took the stage Monday night at Marathon Music Works in Nashville to tape two concerts for upcoming episodes of public television’s acclaimed concert series “Front and Center.” Evans and McBride performed together and were joined by songwriters Aimee Mayo, Gretchen Peters, and The Warren Brothers. Hayes performed alo... »

CMA Country Christmas Is Up For The Second Straight Year

CMA Country Christmas Is Up For The Second Straight Year

ON BEHALF OF ABC: “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” IS UP FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR; DELIVERS SECOND-BEST-NUMBERS EVER IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 18-49 Live + Same Day Fast Affiliate Results: ABC Monday Prime (8:00-11:00 PM – 8.7 million and 1.5/4 in AD18-49): With “CMA Country Christmas” and “Castle,” ABC took second on Monday night to NBC (“The Voice”/”State of Affairs”) in Total Viewers (8.7 million)... »

Idina Menzel And Jennifer Nettles Duet For CMA Country Christmas

Idina Menzel And Jennifer Nettles Duet For CMA Country Christmas

IDINA MENZEL AND JENNIFER NETTLES DUET FOR “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” AIRING MONDAY, DEC. 1 NASHVILLE – Idina Menzel and Jennifer Nettles perform a powerhouse duet during “CMA Country Christmas.” The two-hour holiday special, hosted by Nettles, airs Monday, Dec. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. For more information, visit CMAchristmas.com. »

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