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CMA Songwriters Series Kicks-off New Season of Front and Center on Public Television

CMA Songwriters Series Kicks-off New Season of Front and Center on Public Television

NASHVILLE — The critically acclaimed music series “Front and Center” will kick off its new season with four all-new CMA Songwriters Series episodes with Hunter Hayes; Bob DiPiero featuring Brandy Clark; Sara Evans and Martina McBride; and Little Big Town. The episodes, which will begin airing Saturday on Public Television, collectively feature guest appearances from some of Nashville’s... »

CMA Announces the Newest Members of the Country Music Hall of Fame

CMA Announces the Newest Members of the Country Music Hall of Fame

CMA Announces Jim Ed Brown and The Browns, Grady Martin, and The Oak Ridge Boys as The Newest Members of The Country Music Hall of Fame NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association announced today that Jim  Ed Brown and The Browns, Grady Martin, and The Oak Ridge Boys will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Jim Ed Brown and The Browns (siblings Maxine and Bonnie) wil... »

CMA Music Festival: The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience

CMA Music Festival: The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience

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CMA Research: Credit Card Usage

CMA Research: Credit Card Usage

CMA conducted research to better understand Credit Card attitudes, usage and behaviors among Country Music Consumers. Download Infographic Members: Download Full Study »

CMA Takes Country Music Abroad During C2C Festival

CMA Takes Country Music Abroad During C2C Festival

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association gave fans a deeper look into Country Music and engaged international music executives as festivities in the U.K. were in full swing for C2C, Country 2 Country Festival, the U.K.’s largest Country Music Festival. C2C featured performances from the biggest names in Country including Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Brandy Clark, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbe... »

Leading Up to the Largest Country Music Festival in the U.K., CMA Announces Recipients of International Awards

Leading Up to the Largest Country Music Festival in the U.K., CMA Announces Recipients of International Awards

NASHVILLE – Leading into the largest Country Music festival in the U.K. – C2C, Country to County – the Country Music Association announced today the recipients of the organization’s International Awards. “Advancing Country Music around the world is at the very foundation of CMA’s mission,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “Being able to acknowledge the exhaustive efforts of our int... »

Performers Announced for 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts at LP Field

Performers Announced for 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts at LP Field

NASHVILLE – CMA Music Festival will be the hottest concert destination of the summer with today’s announcement that Country Music superstars Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Neal McCoy, Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, The Ban... »

Kix Brooks Honored as First Recipient of the CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award

Kix Brooks Honored as First Recipient of the CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award

NASHVILLE – Revered Country Music Hall of Fame member Reba presented the first CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award to acclaimed artist, radio personality, entrepreneur, and esteemed member of the CMA Board of Directors Kix Brooks at a prestigious evening in his honor Monday at City Winery in Nashville. “Can you imagine what it feels like to be me tonight?” Brooks asked the crowd as he accepted the A... »

Kix Brooks’ Little Sister Led Him To Get Music In Metro Schools

Kix Brooks’ Little Sister Led Him To Get Music In Metro Schools

About 10 years ago, there were few, if any, music programs in public schools here in Music City. Today, every Nashville public school kid has access to an instrument — and they can thank Kix Brooks’ little sister Lisa for that. Kix Brooks spearheaded the creation of the Keep the Music Playing campaign, funded from proceeds from the CMA Music Fest, which has dumped more than $7 million into M... »

CMA Foundation Announces $150,000 Grant to Little Kids Rock

CMA Foundation Announces $150,000 Grant to Little Kids Rock

Rascal Flatts Visits Los Angeles School to Present Donation NASHVILLE – Country Music trio Rascal Flatts visited students at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles Wednesday to make a surprise instrument donation and present a CMA Foundation grant to national not-for-profit Little Kids Rock. The $150,000 grant will help the program fund instrument purchases, teacher training, and other resourc... »

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