1. Sarah Trahern Named CEO of Country Music Association

    November 13, 2013 10:37 AM EST Sarah Trahern, former SVP/GM of Scripps Networks Interactive's Great American Country, has been named the new CEO of the Country Music Association, according to a release. She will replace Steve Moore, who suddenly  resigned in July of this ...

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  3. John McBride, Clarence Spalding, Ryman And Paradigm Execs, More Honored At IEBA/CMA Touring Awards

    October 10, 2012 12:14 PM EDT Martina McBride accepted the CMA's SRO Award for Front of House Engineer for her husband, John McBride, who was in the studio and unable to attend the awards. At left are awards presenters Kix Brooks, left, and CMA CEO Steve Moore. (Photo: Ri ...

  4. Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Lead CMA Award Nominations

    September 05, 2012 10:36 AM EDT Eric Church grabbed five nominations for this year's CMA Awards -- including nods for Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year for Chief , and three nominations for hit song "Springsteen -- to lead all artists, with husband and wife ...

  5. CMA Fest: Eric Church, Faith Hill Perform; Softball With Carrie Underwood; TNT Revives 'Dallas'

    June 11, 2012 10:00 AM EDT The CMA Music Festival continued at a frentic pace on Saturday, with music seemingly at every turn along the way in a very crowded downtown Nashville. At the Riverfront Stage, Big Machine recording trio Eden's Edge -- set to release their deb ...

  6. Backbeat: Scott Borchetta, Shooter Jennings, John Hogan, More at Billboard Country Summit

    June 08, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson signs autographs for fans during the Summit. (Photo: Michael Seto) The Billboard Country Music Summit for 2012 ended with a cocktail party and performances by some of Nashville's upcoming stars, Maggie Rose, Andy Gibson, Kate Ar ...

  7. Backbeat: CMA Week Kicks Off With Party at AristoMedia's Jeff Walker's House

    June 04, 2012 12:30 PM EDT (L-R): CMA Close Up editor Bob Doerschuk, Australian artist Craig Morrison, host/AristoMedia CEO Jeff Walker and publicist Judy Mayes at party at Walker's home in Nashville welcoming international artists and executives. (Photo: Deborah Evans ...

  8. CMA Awards Coming to ABC on Nov. 1

    May 23, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Country Music Association has announced that the 46th Annual CMA Awards will be broadcast on Thursday, Nov. 1 this year, at 8 p.m. ET. The three-hour awards special will air live on ABC from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Last year at the C ...

  9. Billboard Power 100: Steve Moore

    January 26, 2012 10:06 PM EST No. 61 Steve Moore CEO Country Music Assn. Twitter: @CountryMusic Music City's Main Man... A longtime fixture on Nashville's live music scene, Steve Moore was appointed CEO of the Country Music Assn. in August 2010. No other style-focuse ...

  10. Steve Moore, CEO of the Country Music Association, on the State of Country: Video

    June 09, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Steve Moore, CEO of the Country Music Association, is a country music industry vet and former promoter. He sat down with Billboard.biz to talk about the state of Country music, its amazing and diverse stable of talent, the many misperceptions abou ...

  11. Kellie Pickler Performs New Songs to Close Billboard Country Music Summit

    June 08, 2011 1:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 The two-day Billboard Country Music Summit, held in Nashville this week, ended with a rousing performance by Kellie Pickler at Tuesday evening's closing reception, which was hosted by Sony Music Nashville. The Renaissance Hotel ballroom that ha ...

  12. Keith Urban Honors Tommy Emmanuel at CMA Global Artist Party During Billboard Summit

    June 07, 2011 3:11 PM EDT The performers at the Chevrolet presents CMA Global Artist Party on Monday, June 6 at The Stage on Broadway in Nashville during the 2011 Billboard Country Music Summit. (Photo: Karen Hicks/CMA) After a long, productive day at the Billboard Country ...

  13. Billboard Country Music Summit 2011 Hub

    June 05, 2011 11:21 AM EDT June 8, 2011 | VIDEO Q&A Steve Moore, CEO of the Country Music Association, on the State of Country: Video Steve Moore, CEO of the Country Music Association, is an industry vet and former promoter. Here he explains the many reasons why he' ...

  14. Reba McEntire Joins Country Music Hall of Fame

    March 01, 2011 1:34 PM EST 0 0 0 The Country Music Association announced today that Bobby Braddock , Reba McEntire , and Jean Shepard will become the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. McEntire will be inducted in the "Modern Era Artist" category, while She ...

  15. Billboard, CMA Reteam For Country Music Summit

    February 18, 2011 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The second annual Billboard Country Music Summit, in association with the Country Music Assn. (CMA), will take place June 6-7 in Nashville. The two-day event will feature panel discussions, case studies and keynote interviews, as well as artist show ...

  16. Steve Moore Named CMA Chief

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 Industry veteran Steve Moore has been officially named CMA's CEO. Moore, who will now step down from his post as chairman of the CMA board, has been the interim leader since January. Moore has been prominent in the Nashville music community for 2 ...

  17. AEG's Moore Rises To CMA President

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Moore, senior VP of AEG Live, is the new president of the board of the Country Music Association (CMA). He will succeed Lyric Street and Carolwood Records president Randy Goodman, who will serve as chairman of the board of the CMA when the n ...

  18. Country Descending On Desert For Stagecoach Fest

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach festival, which, as previously reported, will be held May 5-6 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., the site of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Fe The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach f ...

  19. Coachella Expands To Three Days, Country Fest To Follow

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will expand to a three-day event for the first time in 2007 when it overtakes the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. on April 27-29. The following weeken The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival w ...

  20. Moore Joins AEG Live

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran promoter shutters Moore Ent. Veteran Nashville-based promoter Steve Moore has quietly joined the Nahville office of AEG Live as a senior VP, Billboard.biz has learned. He has shuttered his company Moore Entertainment. Moore, whose history ...

  21. On The Road

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two veteran Nashville promoters, Steve Moore and Marcie Allen Cardwell, are back among the independent ranks through separate start-ups. Read Ray Waddell's column. Two veteran Nashville promoters, Steve Moore and Marcie Allen Cardwell, are ba ...

  22. Westerberg Reels In Film Work

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the year between finishing his new album and its anticipated release next month, Paul Westerberg has shifted his focus to film. He has been working on songs for the Sony Pictures Animation project In the year between finishing his new album and i ...