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Charley Pride to Be Honored With CMA 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

Charley Pride to Be Honored With CMA 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

After more than 50 years as a recording artist, Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career: CMA’s 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. Charley will accept the honor during the 54th CMA Awards on Nov. 11 in Nashville. The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award was established to…MORE

Country Music Association Pledges $1 Million to COVID-19 Relief Fund

Country Music Association Pledges $1 Million to COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Country Music Association—through its philanthropic arm, the CMA Foundation—has pledged $1 million to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, which was created by The Recording Academy to help people in the music industry affected by the coronavirus disease outbreak and subsequent cancellation of music events. The funds will be used to provide support to those…MORE

CMA Announces International Tour With Abby Anderson, Niko Moon, Cassadee Pope & Mitchell Tenpenny

CMA Announces International Tour With Abby Anderson, Niko Moon, Cassadee Pope & Mitchell Tenpenny

The Country Music Association will visit the Pacific Rim in March with an international showcase featuring Abby Anderson, Niko Moon, Cassadee Pope and Mitchell Tenpenny. The five-date tour, dubbed Introducing Nashville, will visit Australia, New Zealand and Japan. As part of CMA’s mission to support the expansion of country music around the globe, Introducing Nashville…MORE

CMA’s “Introducing Nashville Tour” Headed to Europe With Chris Lane, Devin Dawson, Danielle Bradbery, Rachel Wammack & More

CMA’s “Introducing Nashville Tour” Headed to Europe With Chris Lane, Devin Dawson, Danielle Bradbery, Rachel Wammack & More

The Country Music Association launched its international touring series, Introducing Nashville, in March with a bevy of artists—Brandy Clark, Devin Dawson, Lindsay Ell, Lauren Jenkins, Logan Mize and Tenille Townes—performing in the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. The series is coming to Norway, Sweden, England and more this fall with a lineup that…MORE

Country Music Association Creates New Scholarship in Honor of Kix Brooks

Country Music Association Creates New Scholarship in Honor of Kix Brooks

The Country Music Association has announced the launch of the inaugural CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship, a year-long program designed to provide emerging artists with unique professional and educational opportunities in the country music industry. The CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship is named after country music legend Kix Brooks, the former chairman of the CMA Board and…MORE

CMA Awards: The Winners List

CMA Awards: The Winners List

The list will be updated throughout the night (Nov. 8), beginning at 7 p.m. CT. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the artist) Garth Brooks WINNER Luke Bryan Eric Church Chris Stapleton Keith Urban SINGLE OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the artist, producer, and mix engineer) “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban;…MORE

Vegas Strong: CMA Awards Co-Host Brad Paisley Speaks Out Regarding “Ridiculous & Unfair Press Guidelines” at This Year’s Show

Vegas Strong: CMA Awards Co-Host Brad Paisley Speaks Out Regarding “Ridiculous & Unfair Press Guidelines” at This Year’s Show

CMA Awards co-host Brad Paisley is speaking out via Twitter regarding suggested media guidelines from the Country Music Association for their upcoming show on Nov. 8. The CMA requested media members refrain from talking about the Las Vegas shooting tragedy on Oct. 1 that killed 58 people and injured more than 500 during Jason Aldean’s…MORE

Jennifer Nettles Shares Her Love of Performing In New Episode of “Front and Center”

Jennifer Nettles Shares Her Love of Performing In New Episode of “Front and Center”

With public television’s Front and Center now in it’s seventh season, the live music series has teamed up with the CMA to feature country’s consummate performer, Jennifer Nettles, as part of their CMA Songwriter’s Series for a new episode. Jennifer is no stranger to performing. The Georgia native performed as one half of the super…MORE

Watch New “Forever Country” Music Video With George Strait, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood & More

Watch New “Forever Country” Music Video With George Strait, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood & More

By now you’ve probably heard that 30 of country music’s biggest stars—both past and present—have come together to record a new song and video, “Forever Country,” for the CMA Awards’ 50-year anniversary. The star-studded mashup features a fresh take on three of country’s most classic songs: John Denver’s “Take Me Home,” Willie Nelson’s “On the…MORE

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Dave Daniels

Dave Daniels

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Small Market Personality! It’s a great honor to be recognized for the work we do on air and around our community. We have only been here a short time in Ventura County, taking up residence in Camarillo. My wife and I are starting to find our favorite places to…

Dakota

Dakota

Well, hello there! I’m so excited to hang out with you Monday through Friday from 10am to 3pm. My life is busy as I balance two jobs with getting a master’s degree in Journalism but being busy keeps me out of trouble. I’ve been lucky enough to work as a radio DJ in Bakersfield, Los…

Chad Taylor

Chad Taylor

Get the most out of your ride home from work with Chad Taylor!

Nights With Elaina

Nights With Elaina

California native, Elaina D. Smith has become one of the strongest female presences on Country Radio. While working at Entertainment Tonight and The Insider in L.A., Elaina found her true passion when she got an opportunity to work with the wildly popular Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw morning show. Elaina caught the radio “bug” and never…

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