ABC HOSTS SUMMER’S HOTTEST CONCERT SPECIAL, “CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL: COUNTRY’S NIGHT TO ROCK,” FEATURING SUPERSTAR PERFORMANCES

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Hosted for the First Time by Little Big Town, the Three-Hour Special Airs Monday, Aug. 12 on the ABC Television Network Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town willhost the summer’s hottest television music event “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” airing Monday, Aug. 12 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. The three-hour special boasts … Read More

Kellie Pickler Is on the Case with Trϋ Protection

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By Bob Doerschuk © 2013 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. When Keiko Napier and her sons founded Trϋ Protection in 2009, they had several top priorities. One was to create a line of high-quality accessories for Apple iPhones, iPods, iPads and other products. Equally important, they wanted to support charities through sales of dedicated designer … Read More

Kellie Pickler: Tough and True on “100 Proof”

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By Bob Doerschuk © 2012 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. “I was born in the wrong generation,” said Kellie Pickler, looking through the windows at Sony Music Nashville’s offices toward somewhere far south of town. “I wish I would have been in the generation before Twitter and cell phones, when there was that mysteriousness about … Read More

Lauren Alaina, Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Reba, And Leann Rimes Will Present Awards On “The 45th Annual CMA Awards”

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Matt Nathanson to Perform with Sugarland Laura Bell Bundy to Host and Present Awards During Pre-Telecast Ceremony 2011 “American Idol” runner-up Lauren Alaina, 2005 CMA Horizon Award winner Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and six-time CMA Award winner Reba, and 1997 CMA Horizon Award winner LeAnn Rimes are the first … Read More