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CMA Awards 2012 Poll
It's way too early to be thinking about the 2012 CMA Awards, right? Wrong. The Country Music Association is already planning its November 1 broadcast. So, what do you want to see on the show? Should Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley co-host for a fifth consecutive year...
Little Big Town and CMA Unite to EDU-cate College Students
Little Big Town teamed up with the Country Music Association (CMA) on Monday (March 14) to unveil a new educational initiative. The CMA EDU program was conceived to help college students nationwide receive a hands-on opportunity to assist the Country Music Association in spreading the word about country music, while learning the different aspects of the industry and developing invaluable networkin
Who Votes for the CMA Awards?
Here's a popular question we get from readers every November: Who votes for the CMA Awards? While a quick analysis of applause, whoops and hollers during the live telecast might be a tip-off as to which artist will take home an award, the long journey to the winners' circle starts more than one year earlier than the big night...
CMA Awards Predictions
Although we fully expect the 44th annual CMA Awards to be a night of surprises, The Boot has some solid predictions for Wednesday night's broadcast. From a veteran getting overdue recognition to a dark horse winner, here's who we think will take home that sparkling glass trophy in some of the night's top categories...
CMA Comes to the Aid of Nashville Schools & Flood Victims
Kix Brooks announced Wednesday that the Country Music Association will donate nearly three million dollars to ensure music education in Nashville, and to continue to support flood relief efforts in the area. Kix, a member of the CMA Board, said the total figure of $2,924,936, is from the net proceeds brought in by the CMA Music Festival this past June...