Lady Antebellum & Mary J. Blige Added to CMA Country Christmas

Lady Antebellum, Mary J. Blige and Peanuts characters Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus van Pelt and Snoopy have been added to the lineup for CMA Country Christmas, hosted by Jennifer Nettles. The two-hour holiday special will air December 2 at 9/8c on ABC and features some of country’s biggest stars performing holiday favorites and sharing their [...] Read More

CMA Songwriters Series Returns to New York City

The CMA Songwriters Series will return to Joe’s Pub in New York City for a special two-night event on Wednesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 5. The show will feature Deana Carter, Rory Feek, James Slater and Bob DiPiero, who will also serve as host, sharing the stories behind their biggest hits. Deana Carter is [...] Read More

New Artist Spotlight: Tyler Farr

By Bob Doerschuk © 2013 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Tyler Farr celebrates girls and trucks. Just what Country Music needs, right? In Farr’s case, absolutely. He follows a familiar path through much of Redneck Crazy, his Columbia Nashville debut. But every now and then he slams on the brakes [...] Read More

CMA Country Christmas to Air December 2 on ABC

CMA Country Christmas, hosted by Jennifer Nettles, will air December 2 at 9/8c on ABC. The two-hour Christmas special features some of country’s biggest stars performing holiday favorites and sharing their favorite Christmas memories. It will tape in front of a live audience on Friday, November 8 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Artists scheduled [...] Read More

Jennifer Nettles Returns to Host “CMA Country Christmas”

Jennifer Nettles will return as host of CMA Country Christmas, set to tape in front of a live audience on Friday, November 8 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The Christmas special featuring some of country’s biggest stars will air on ABC during the holiday season. “It’s really a joy for me to get to [...] Read More