Dierks Bentley & Chris Young Among CMA Triple Play Award Recipients

Dierks Bentley, Chris Young and Eric Church were among a dozen songwriters honored at the annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon. They were each presented with the CMA Triple Play Award honoring songwriters who pen three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. “People from all over the world recognize that Nashville is not only Music City, but [...] Read More

CMA Foundation Donates $250,000 to Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

The CMA Foundation has donated $250,000 towards the construction of the first-ever physical Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the new Music City Center. The announcement was made Tuesday during the annual CMA Triple Play Awards and Songwriters Luncheon. “Songwriters are an important constituency group for the Country Music Association,” CMA Board Chairman Troy Tomlinson [...] Read More

Chris Young to Receive CMA’s Triple Play Award

Chris Young is picking up a major honor from the Country Music Association. He’ll receive the coveted Triple Play Award for his hit songs “Voices,” “Tomorrow” and “You” on January 29. The award recognizes songwriters who have written three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period. The CMA has also selected Chris as a featured [...] Read More

CMA Plans First International Marketing Summit in Paris

Country music is invading Paris. The Country Music Association will hold the first International Country Music Marketing Summit at Disneyland Paris on March 1. The summit is part of the association’s mission to help expand the format around the world. “With immediate and convenient access to Country Music, the world market is fertile ground for [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Visits Bronx Students to Stress Music Education

Dierks Bentley paid a visit to the Bronx, New York on Thursday to talk to students at P.S. 103, The Hector Fontanez School, about the importance of music as a form of expression. He also stressed that music can help keep children engaged in school. His visit was part of CMA’s ‘Keep The Music Playing’ [...] Read More