John Carter Cash Honors His Family Name

By Crystal Caviness © 2014 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Welcome to the Cash Cabin Studio, nestled among tall, strong trees on a 40-acre property in Hendersonville, Tenn. Up three steps, across a wooden porch and inside the nondescript door is where John Carter Cash does his work while also [...] Read More

CMA Rebrands & Expands Global Artist Party During CMA Music Festival

The Country Music Association has announced plans to rebrand and expand the annual Global Artist Party held during CMA Music Festival in June. The announcement was made by CMA CEO Sarah Trahern during the Second Annual International Marketing Summit at The O2 in London. “The Summit was the perfect platform and this was the ideal [...] Read More

CMA to Announce LP Field Performers for 2014 CMA Music Festival Via Social Media March 3

CMA will utilize social networks to announce LP Field performers for the 2014 CMA Music Festival starting Monday, March 3. Every weekday from March 3-18, CMA will post clues on its social media platforms allowing fans to speculate and anticipate who will be performing during the Nightly Concerts at LP Field. A full announcement of [...] Read More

New Artist Spotlight: Eric Paslay

By Bob Doerschuk © 2014 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Eric Paslay’s story is familiar, from his upbringing in Waco and Temple through his gigs on the Lone Star circuit and inevitable move to Nashville. Eventually hired by Cal IV Publishing, the tall Texas redhead penned several hits. He won [...] Read More

Country Music Heads to United Kingdom & Ireland for March Weekend Takeover

Country music is taking over the U.K. and Ireland. The Country Music Association has scheduled a diverse lineup of events, ranging from songwriter showcases to industry panels to stadium concerts March 14-16. Events for the weekend include the Second Annual CMA International Marketing Summit, CMA Songwriters Series, a special BBC songwriters show taping and two [...] Read More