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

Eric Church Looks Inside The Outsiders

By David Scarlett © 2014 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Eric Church has spent nearly two hours in an old church-turned-recording studio in East Nashville, playing his new album, The Outsiders, for a group of Nashville media reps gathered to hear his latest offering. And when the listening session ends, [...] 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

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