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Country artists give their reaction to CMA Awards Nominations

Country artists react to nominations announced by the CMA Awards - Lauren Alaina got her first nomination for New Artist of the Year. Brothers Osborne, the Duo of the Year, receive another nomination. Artists on social media gave their reactions including Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum who stated, "Now this is the kinda news I [...]

By |September 4th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, CMA, CMA Awards|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The 51st CMA Awards Nominations Are Announced via Good Morning America

Miranda Lambert tops the list of nominees for “The 51st Annual CMA Awards” with five nominations. Little Big Town and Keith Urban each garner four nominations, tying for the second most nominations this year. “The talent of the past year for Country has been exceptional,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. It’s great to [...]

CMA Foundation Receives 2017 NaFME Stand For Music Award

The CMA Foundation received the 2017 Stand for Music Award from the National Association for Music Education Thursday during the Association’s annual Hill Day in Washington, D.C. CMA Director of Community Outreach Tiffany Kerns accepted the Award on behalf of the CMA Foundation. The CMA Foundation is the sixth recipient of the Stand for Music Award. The Stand [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, CMA|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

CMA Foundation Returns to Washington for a Third Music Advocacy Trip

Photo creds: Lisa Nipp / CMA Hit songwriter and CMA Board member, Jim Beavers, along with rising Country star Drake White, joined CMA Foundation representatives in Washington, D.C. Wednesday to meet with elected officials on Capitol Hill. Beavers and White were there to advocate for music education initiatives during the annual National Association of Music [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Drake White, CMA, Jim Beavers|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

HGTV Lodge Announces Star-Studded Lineup

The HGTV Lodge returns to the 2017 CMA Music Festival with country music’s biggest stars taking the stage in the network's venue. Spanning the entirety of the festival, June 8–June 11, the HGTV Lodge will offer the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™, including live performances by Keith Urban, Darius Rucker and Maren Morris as well as special appearances by HGTV's [...]

CMA Foundation Announces 2017 Music Education Grant Recipients on Global Day of Giving

CMA staff complete a "Mannequin Challenge" video announcing the 2017 CMA Foundation grant recipients. Photo Credit: Christian Bottorff / CMA Thanks to the generosity of Country artists and fans who attend CMA Music Festival, the CMA Foundation announced its annual donation for music education, as well as grant recipients for 2017, with 44 charitable groups [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, CMA, Country Music Association|Tags: , |0 Comments

CMA’s “Forever Country” hits the No. 1 spot

Dreamy sunset on a gold wheat field with tracks leading to the sun, focus on the foreground plants Powered by an unprecedented gathering of Country Music talent, a never-before-seen radio roadblock, and unanimous industry support, CMA’s historic “Forever Country” has vaulted to the top of multiple charts in its first week. Fans around [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, CMA|Tags: |0 Comments

CMA Unveils their “Forever Country” Music Video in Nashville’s Belcourt Theater

"Forever Country" music video premiere party on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville. Photo Credit: Kayla Schoen / CMA It takes more than a village – it takes an industry to pull off “Forever Country,” the biggest music video and single in Country Music history. CMA celebrated with key industry [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, CMA|Tags: |0 Comments

“Forever Country” has made a huge splash with Country Music Fans

Reaction to the release of the “Forever Country” single has been immediate and overwhelming as fans respond to the message of life on the road, love for the fans, and the joy of “making music with my friends.” “Forever Country” is a fresh take on three Country classics: John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” [...]

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, CMA|Tags: , |0 Comments

CMA Awards to have a “Forever Country” music video coming soon

"Forever Country" audio single cover. Photo Credit: CMA In celebration of “The 50th Annual CMA Awards,” 30 CMA Award-winning acts have joined musical talents in a way the Country Music industry has never seen. “Forever Country” is an industry-uniting single produced by CMA Award winner and CMA Board member Shane McAnally and accompanying music video directed [...]

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, CMA|Tags: |0 Comments