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CMA Chief Abruptly Resigns

CMA Chief Abruptly Resigns

July 1, 2013 at 1:48 pm

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.

Power Couple Three-Peats at CMA Awards

Power Couple Three-Peats at CMA Awards

November 1, 2012 at 11:21 pm

Top prize at the Country Music Association Awards went to Blake Shelton Thursday night. The show aired live on ABC from Bridgestone Arena.

MNPD Puts Eye in the Sky on CMA

MNPD Puts Eye in the Sky on CMA

June 8, 2012 at 5:22 am
CMA Music Festival Looks to Volunteer Assistance

CMA Music Festival Looks to Volunteer Assistance

June 7, 2012 at 5:40 am

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.

CMA Pledges $10 Million to Hall of Fame Expansion

CMA Pledges $10 Million to Hall of Fame Expansion

December 13, 2011 at 5:36 pm

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.

Swift Wins CMA Top Prize Again, Husband and Wife Repeat

November 10, 2011 at 12:48 am

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.

CMA Signs Three-Year Contract with Arena

September 14, 2011 at 5:07 pm

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.

CMA Nominations Include Newcomers

September 6, 2011 at 1:05 pm

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.

Nashville Included in US World Cup Bid

January 12, 2010 at 5:57 pm

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.

Swift Makes History as CMA Entertainer of the Year

November 12, 2009 at 7:46 am

19-year-old Taylor Swift made history Thursday night at the Country Music Association awards show.

Paisley Leads CMA Nominations

September 9, 2009 at 11:43 am

Country artist Brad Paisley leads this year’s CMA award nominations with six.

CMA announces Hall of Fame inductees

February 4, 2009 at 5:38 pm

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.