The head of the Country Music Association has resigned without notice. Steve Moore says he plans to “pursue other corporate and philanthropic opportunities.” He says in a statement, “this seemed like an appropriate time to step aside,” given record attendance at the CMA festival and new long-term TV contracts for the CMA Awards.
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Top prize at the Country Music Association Awards went to Blake Shelton Thursday night. The show aired live on ABC from Bridgestone Arena.
More than sixty-thousand country music fans are expected to jam downtown Nashville each of the next four days for the CMA Music Festival. Hundreds of volunteers will be helping with crowd control and manning information booths.
The Country Music Hall of Fame has announced the largest-ever philanthropic gift in its history. The $10 million pledge comes from a sister organization – the CMA.
The year’s top award in country music has gone to superstar Taylor Swift. The 21-year-old joins Barbara Mandrell as the only women to win CMA entertainer of the year twice.
The CMA Awards will stay put for the next few years. The Country Music Association has signed a three-year contract to continue holding its awards gala at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville.
Nominations for the Country Music Association Awards were announced Tuesday morning on Good Morning America. The top prize includes perennial favorites. But there are new names in 10 of the 12 categories.
LP Field passed a critical hurdle to hosting World Cup soccer matches. The city’s top officials gathered around a TV at the stadium Tuesday awaiting the announcement.
19-year-old Taylor Swift made history Thursday night at the Country Music Association awards show.
Country artist Brad Paisley leads this year’s CMA award nominations with six.
The newest class of the Country Music Hall of Fame includes two “Hee-Haw” cast members and the only female to be “Entertainer of the Year” twice.