CMA Announces Staff Promotions And New Hires

The Country Music Association has announced several staff promotions and new hires. CMA was the first trade group formed to promote a single genre of music in 1958.

Senior Vice Presidents

Sheri Warnke has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

“In the past two years, Sheri has proven to be a tremendous asset to the organization, a dynamic leader, and a passionate voice for Country Music and the industry,” said Steve Moore, CMA Continue reading

CMA Presents Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award To Marie Moloney

Last week, CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore surprised Marie Moloney, Senior Press Officer with Richard Wootton Publicity, with the 2011 Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award. The award was presented during a BMI-hosted dinner honoring Country Music Hall of Fame member and three-time CMA Award winner Bill Anderson, four-time CMA Award winner Clint Black, and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Bob DiPiero, who were performing in the United Kingdom and Ireland for “The BMI and CMA Presents the CMA Songwriter Series.” This was the first international session of the CMA Songwriter Series.

The Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the media, which contribute to the development of Country Music outside the United States. Radio, TV, print journalists, authors, editors, television writers, producers, and PR companies who reside outside the United States are eligible to win this award. Continue reading

Super D Independent Distribution (SDID) Exclusive Artist The Civil Wars Brings the Independent Distributor Two Grammy Awards

Super D, the Worldwide Entertainment Wholesaler Retailer, announce two Grammy wins from The Civil Wars, an exclusive Super D Independent Distribution (SDID) artist.

Super D Independent Distribution is pleased to extend congratulations to Joy Williams and John Paul White known as The Civil Wars on their two Grammy Awards for Best Folk and Best Country Duo/Group.

As if winning the Grammys were not enough, a TV audience of nearly 40 million was exposed to their talent in a stunning 60 second performance of Barton Hollow which aired on the February 12 Grammy Telecast, followed by their third appearance Continue reading