NEW CMA MEMBER: TY BATES

NEW CMA MEMBER: TY BATES
Country singer Ty Bates signs up for CMA membership on Mar. 17, 2014. (l-r) Brandi Simms, CMA Director of Membership and Balloting; Ty Bates; Carrie Tekautz, CMA Membership and Balloting Assistant; and Brenden Oliver, CMA Membership and Balloting Coordinator. Photo: Christian Bottorff / CMA

Country singer Ty Bates signs up for CMA membership on Mar. 17, 2014. (l-r) Brandi Simms, CMA Director of Membership and Balloting; Ty Bates; Carrie Tekautz, CMA Membership and Balloting Assistant; and Brenden Oliver, CMA Membership and Balloting Coordinator. Photo: Christian Bottorff / CMA

While growing up in Georgia, Ty Bates’ love of Country music was formed by Country icons such as Alan Jackson, Randy Travis, and Garth Brooks. He started his music career by playing shows in Myrtle Beach while recording his own original music in his spare time. Since then, Bates has had the opportunity to open for the likes of Reba McEntire, Gary Allan, Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch, Lonestar, and Chris Cagle. He is currently working on establishing himself in Nashville and playing a packed lineup of shows for the next couple of months.

Being a CMA member has its benefits. One of the greatest is that your membership helps advance Country Music. Several membership categories are available. Become a member today! CLICK HERE

Visit Ty Bates’ official website at TyBates.com, or follow him on Twitter, @TyBatesMusic.

Also, check out his SoundCloud clip of “Hero” below.