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THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES THREE STAFF HIRES

CMA’s Strategic Partnerships Team Adds Two New Positions NASHVILLE—The Country Music Association has announced three new hires, including two new positions within CMA’s Strategic Partnerships department, further supporting the organization’s ongoing strategic marketing efforts. Emily Arvanitis joins CMA as Live Events Coordinator, Michelle Kirk joins
“CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” SPECIAL ENCORE PRESENTATION  AIRS SATURDAY, DEC. 22 AT 8/7c ON ABC

NASHVILLE—“CMA Country Christmas,” the two-hour primetime annual holiday special, will air a special encore presentation Saturday, Dec. 22 at 8:00 PM/ET (7:00 PM/CT) on the ABC Television Network. Hosted by and featuring performances from iconic entertainer Reba McEntire, “CMA Country Christmas” also includes Christmas classics and festive one-of-a-kind
LEGENDARY ACTS AND COUNTRY FAVORITES  CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS DURING "CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS"  AIRING TONIGHT ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

All-Star Lineup Delivers Multi-Genre Holiday Celebration Hosted By Reba McEntire Performances Include Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, The Isaacs and Brett Young  Watch Artists Play