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Tyler Barham – A Study in Fan Club Outreach

Tyler Barham – A Study in Fan Club Outreach

The Feb/March 2015 issue of CMA Close Up offered tips for CMA members on how artists can find new ways to connect with their supporters. For up-and-coming Country artist Tyler Barham, social media is a...Read full article... »

CMA Broadcast Award Winners Reflect on Their Lives in Radio

CMA Broadcast Award Winners Reflect on Their Lives in Radio

Why would anyone dream of hosting a Country Music show on the radio? That sounded like a good question when writer and sometime radio broadcaster Chuck Dauphin posed it to four slightly sleep-deprived gents who...Read full article... »

CMA Board Member Milly Olykan Spotlights C2C

CMA Board Member Milly Olykan Spotlights C2C

As Festival and Events Director at The O2, London’s most spectacular entertainment venue, Milly Olykan is in the thick of preparations for C2C: Country to Country. Since its debut at the O2 in 2013, this...Read full article... »

Brett Eldredge, Pt. 1: In the Moment at the CMA Awards

Brett Eldredge, Pt. 1: In the Moment at the CMA Awards

Brett Eldredge was still feeling the buzz of winning CMA’s New Artist of the Year Award in November when we got together to discuss this and other milestones one cold night in Nashville. The Feb/March...Read full article... »

Dixie Hall (1935-2015)

Dixie Hall (1935-2015)

Respected songwriter “Miss Dixie” Hall, 80, passed away at her home in Nashville on Friday, Jan. 16. She was born Iris Violet May Lawrence, she developed a love for Country Music while growing up in...Read full article... »

Henry Strzelecki (1939 – 2014)

Henry Strzelecki (1939 – 2014)

Nashville session giant Henry Strzelecki, 75, died in Nashville Dec. 30 as a result of injuries sustained after being hit by a car eight days before. Born in Birmingham, Ala., Strzelecki laid down deep roots...Read full article... »

Country Stars Bid Farewell to Little Jimmy Dickens

Country Stars Bid Farewell to Little Jimmy Dickens

With a life as long as that enjoyed by Little Jimmy Dickens, it’s inevitably that it would impact countless others, in particular the Grand Ole Opry legend’s fellow performers. In his 66 years as a...Read full article... »

Little Jimmy Dickens (1920 – 2015)

Little Jimmy Dickens (1920 – 2015)

Jimmy Dickens, beloved Grand Ole Opry star and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, died Jan. 2 of cardiac arrest near Nashville, just weeks after celebrating his 94th birthday on the air at...Read full article... »

Larry Henley (1937 – 2014)

Larry Henley (1937 – 2014)

Celebrated for his vast catalog of songs, including the 1984 CMA Song of the Year “Wind Beneath My Wings,” Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Larry Henley died in Nashville on the morning of Dec....Read full article... »

Jim Ed Brown Ends 30-Year Recording Hiatus

Jim Ed Brown Ends 30-Year Recording Hiatus

Loyal audiences at the Grand Ole Opry have never thought of Jim Ed Brown as out of style. If anything, they embrace him as an exemplar of classic Nashville values: sincerity, melodiousness and tradition. For...Read full article... »

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