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CMA Country Christmas Featuring Rock Legend Steven Tyler Airs Monday Dec. 1 On ABC

CMA Country Christmas Featuring Rock Legend Steven Tyler Airs Monday Dec. 1 On ABC

NASHVILLE – Rock ‘n’ roll royalty Steven Tyler is accompanied by CMA Awards host Brad Paisley on guitar during “CMA Country Christmas.” The two-hour holiday special, hosted by Jennifer Nettles, airs Monday, Dec. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. For more information, visit CMAchristmas.com. »

Former Great American Country TV Executive Ed Hardy Co-Chairs Music City Music Council with Mayor

Former Great American Country TV Executive Ed Hardy Co-Chairs Music City Music Council with Mayor

Economic Development Remains Focus of Group NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean today announced that the new co-chair of the Music City Music Council is Ed Hardy, former president of Great American Country. Mayor Dean has served as co-chair of the Music Council since its inception in 2009. Hardy most recently served as Interim CEO for the Country Music Association and formerly served as chairman of... »

Luke Bryan Congratulates 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards Winners

Luke Bryan Congratulates 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards Winners

NASHVILLE – CMA Awards nominee Luke Bryan surprised radio stations and personalities around the country today with news of their 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards wins. “Country radio has been so supportive of me and my career,” said Bryan. “I was honored to be the one to call and tell them about this huge honor. Congrats to all the winners!” “CMA recognizes the influence that Country radio stations have ... »

“Countdown To The CMA Awards: 15 Songs That Changed Country Music With Robin Roberts” Airs Monday, Nov. 3

“Countdown To The CMA Awards: 15 Songs That Changed Country Music With Robin Roberts” Airs Monday, Nov. 3

“COUNTDOWN TO THE CMA AWARDS: 15 SONGS THAT CHANGED COUNTRY MUSIC WITH ROBIN ROBERTS” AIRS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT 10 PM ET ON ABC As country music fans around the world gear-up to celebrate The 48th Annual CMA Awards, ABC brings viewers its sixth annual pre-CMA Awards Special: “Countdown to the CMA Awards: 15 Songs that Changed Country Music with Robin Roberts,” MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, (10:00 – 11:00 p... »

Cutting Edge of Country: Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, And Kacey Musgraves Perform On The 2014 CMA Awards

Cutting Edge of Country: Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, And Kacey Musgraves Perform On The 2014 CMA Awards

CUTTING EDGE OF COUNTRY: ERIC CHURCH, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, AND KACEY MUSGRAVES PERFORM ON “THE 48th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” Country Music’s Biggest Night™ Airs Live Wednesday, Nov. 5 from Nashville On the ABC Television Network NASHVILLE – “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” will present Country’s cutting edge with performances by Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, and Kacey Musgraves live, Wednesday, Nov. 5... »

Little Big Town Return to CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock August 5 on ABC

Little Big Town Return to CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock August 5 on ABC

NASHVILLE – Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town return for the second year to host the summer’s hottest television music event when the ABC Television Network airs “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” on Tuesday, Aug. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET). “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” will be executive-produced by Robert Deaton. “We cou... »

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... »