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

CMA Keep The Music Playing Donations $1 Million to Nashville Public Schools

The CMA Foundation donated $1 million to benefit music education programs in Nashville public schools through the Keep the Music Playing campaign during the Fifth Annual CMA Keep the Music Playing All Stars Concert hosted by Eric Paslay at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s new CMA Theater. The funds came from proceeds [...] Read More

CMA Songwriter Series to Celebrate 10th Anniversary in New York City

The CMA Songwriters Series will celebrate its 10th anniversary back where it all began. The series returns to Joe’s Pub in New York City with a two-night event February 11 and 12. Kix Brooks, Tim Nichols and Jon Nite will perform along with Bob DiPiero, who will also serve as host. The series launches the [...] Read More

Eric Paslay to Host CMA Keep the Music Playing All Stars Concert

Eric Paslay will host the CMA’s Fifth Annual Keep the Music Playing All Stars Concert featuring some of Nashville’s best student musicians on January 28 at the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The concert honors the brightest music groups from Metro Nashville Public Schools who have benefited from CMA’s [...] Read More

2013 Rewind: No. 10 – Country Music Goes International

Country music had a bigger international presence than ever before in 2013. The Country Music Association played a big part in spreading country music across the globe, going back across the pond with its CMA Songwriter Series and holding its first International Country Music Marketing Summit. Chris Young, Kristian Bush, Brett James and Bob DiPiero [...] Read More