2019 CMA Fest tickets are available for pre-sale

Country Music fans can get a jump start on summer plans for 2019. Tickets for CMA Fest—which takes place in Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 6-9, 2019—will be available for pre-sale Monday, July 30 at 10:00 AM/CT. Fans must register today through Friday, July 27 for Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan at, which allows fans the first opportunity to purchase the best seats during [...]

By |July 14th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

CMA Foundation honored 34 music educators at the CMA Music Teachers of Excellence

Host Chris Young (center) joins the 2018 CMA Music Teachers of Excellence honorees Tuesday, May 8 at Nashville's Marathon Music Works.   Photo credit: Kayla Schoen/CMA The CMA Foundation honored 34 music educators during the third annual CMA Music Teachers of Excellence ceremony, Tuesday, May 8, at Nashville’s Marathon Music Works. The invite-only event, hosted by RCA Records Nashville [...]

CMA Foundation Teams Up With Danielle Bradbery And Hit Songwriters For Kansas Student Surprise

Nicolle Gallyon, Danielle Bradbery and Emily Weisband backstage before the CMA Songwriters Series presented by U.S. Bank in Wichita, Kansas, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. This week, the CMA Foundation teamed up with award-winning songwriters Nicolle Galyon and Emily Weisband and Country artist Danielle Bradbery to visit schools and surprise students and teachers [...]

Notes For Notes Opens Flagship Studio in Nashville With Performance By Lindsay Ell

Monday (11/06) Lindsay Ell teamed up with the CMA Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, and Lowe’s Renovation Across the Nation, to officially open the flagship Notes for Notes recording studio at the Cleveland Park Boys and Girls Club in Nashville. “The CMA Foundation has been a tremendous supporter in helping us launch studios across [...]

Hunter Hayes shares new song with the Opry audience

Hunter Hayes is again sharing new music with fans, this time with the help of Justin Timberlake-backed pop group The Shadowboxers. Co-written by Hayes, Sam Ellis and Blair Daly, “You Should Be Loved” is described by Rolling Stone as “part Fifties doo-wop, part Michael Bublé-inspired romanticism” and is available everywhere now. “I am so thrilled for ‘You Should Be [...]

Hunter Hayes Renovates Music Classroom With Support From Samsung, CMA Foundation

Five-time Grammy  nominee Hunter Hayes, with support from Samsung Electronics America, Inc, has generously gifted $100,000 to the CMA Foundation to fully renovate the well-worn music room at the Nashville School of the Arts, home to 621 students in Davidson County. Hayes has always supported and noted the importance of having a dedicated work space [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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

Scotty McCreery fans donate $2,100 to CMA Foundation to support music education

At this year’s Scotty McCreery Fan Club Party, a core group of fans surprised McCreery by donating $2,100 in his honor to the CMA Foundation to support music education. Tiffany Kerns, the Director of Community Outreach for the CMA Foundation was on hand to accept the donation. “My fans are just awesome people,” said McCreery. “They always give me such [...]

By |June 14th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, Scotty McCreery|Tags: , , |0 Comments