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Country Artists Pay Tribute to Carole King at MusiCares Person of the Year Event

Country Artists Pay Tribute to Carole King at MusiCares Person of the Year Event

When it comes to honoring a prolific songwriter like Carole King, who has written classics like “You Make Me Feel (Like A Natural Woman),” “You’ve Got A Friend,” “It’s Too Late” and countless more, the...Read full article... »

Bobby Bare, Cowboy Jack Clement and Kenny Rogers Inducted in CMA’s Country Music Hall of Fame

Bobby Bare, Cowboy Jack Clement and Kenny Rogers Inducted in CMA’s Country Music Hall of Fame

The Country Music Association announced today that Bobby Bare, “Cowboy” Jack Clement, and Kenny Rogers will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was made this morning in...Read full article... »

Tim McGraw Rocks C2C Festival in London

Tim McGraw Rocks C2C Festival in London

CMA Close Up April/May cover artist Tim McGraw talks about playing at the very first C2C: Country to Country Festival at London’s O2 Arena.   »

Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Announcement Streams Live April 10 at 9:30 AM/CT

Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Announcement Streams Live April 10 at 9:30 AM/CT

The three newest inductees to CMA’s Country Music Hall of Fame will be announced Wednesday, April 10 at 9:30 AM/CT at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. A live stream of the event...Read full article... »

Charlie Worsham: Live@CMA

Charlie Worsham: Live@CMA

Warner Bros. artist Charlie Worsham plays Live@CMA, performing songs from his upcoming debut release, including “Rubberband,” “Could It Be” and “Young to See.” The multi-instrumentalist also tackled Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” on banjo. Watch Charlie’s...Read full article... »

Florida-Georgia Line: Live@CMA

Florida-Georgia Line: Live@CMA

Country duo Florida Georgia Line’s “Cruise” was heading to No. 1 when they stopped in for a Live@CMA performance. In this video, they talk about the work it takes to make music a career and...Read full article... »

Parmalee: Live@CMA

Parmalee: Live@CMA

Parmalee played Live@CMA as their new single, “Carolina,” was catching radio buzz . In this video, they play acoustic versions of “Carolina”, “Can’t Tell My Heart,” “Already Calling You Mine” and the party rocker “Musta...Read full article... »

Superstar Talent Fills LP Field at 2013 CMA Music Festival

Superstar Talent Fills LP Field at 2013 CMA Music Festival

Superstar talent is nothing new to CMA Music Festival, but 2013 is going to have LP Field in Downtown Nashville bursting at the seams with Country Music’s biggest names. Artists announced so far include: Gary Allan,...Read full article... »