Posts tagged "2017 CMA Music Festival"

Kelsea Ballerini Had a Blast Hosting ‘CMA Fest’ with Thomas Rhett

Fans can catch Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett’s undeniable bond when the pair hosts CMA Fest, airing tonight on ABC. 

Lauren Laffer • August 16, 2017

Get the Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look at Kane Brown’s CMA Fest Experience

From performing at the Riverfront Stage to attending a few meet-and-greet sessions to hang with his devoted fans, Kane Brown was all over the place during CMA Fest.

Kelly Brickey • August 16, 2017

‘CMA Fest’ TV Special to Feature 28 Performances

The ABC one-night special, hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett, will feature a whopping 28 performances from some of country music’s hottest names.

Kelly Brickey • August 15, 2017

Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini Preview ‘CMA Fest’ Special

Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini reflect on the surreal opportunity to host the CMA Fest special despite being fans in the crowd just a few short years ago.

Kelly Brickey • July 31, 2017


Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini Share Preview of ‘CMA Fest’ TV Special

Country music fans will soon be able to re-live the 2017 CMA Music Festival when ABC airs CMA Fest, hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini.

Lauren Jo Black • July 13, 2017

Country Stars Guess the Meaning of British Slang Words

Hunter Hayes, Cam, Bailey Bryan and Cassadee Pope all took on the British slang challenge with CMA to promote the relationship of country music overseas and proved their skills are a load of codswallop when it comes to defining such words.

Kelly Brickey • June 28, 2017

Listen to Temecula Road’s Cheerful Love Song, “Hoping”

Gaining both perspectives of the guy and the girl in the midst of falling in love thanks to a trade-back vocal, Temecula Road narrates the anticipation building between crushes romanticizing about one another.

Kelly Brickey • June 19, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Turner Takes Fans Behind-the-Scenes of CMA Fest Adventures

“I had such a great time at this year’s CMA Fest. The fans were so excited to be in Nashville, the weather was great and the events were varied,” he said of his hectic schedule.

Kelly Brickey • June 15, 2017


Lauren Alaina, Dan + Shay and More Surprise Random Lyft Users During CMA Fest

Cracker Barrel teamed up with Lyft to make fans’ dreams come true during the 2017 CMA Music Festival as some of the biggest artists buckled up for the ride of a lifetime.

Kelly Brickey • June 15, 2017

CMA Announces Dates for 2018 CMA Music Festival

All country music fans interested in hitting the streets of downtown Nashville to kick off the summer of 2018 in style can do so from June 7-10, 2018.

Kelly Brickey • June 14, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: A Day in the Life of Temecula Road at CMA Fest

Dedicating their time out and about to connecting with their supporters, the country trio spent the afternoon meeting and greeting everyone who came out to see them and even performed for an energetic audience.

Kelly Brickey • June 13, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: A Day In The Life with Lauren Alaina at CMA Fest

Sounds Like Nashville spent the day with Lauren Alaina as she participated in multiple CMA Fest events, like the City of Hope Softball Game.

Lauren Laffer • June 12, 2017


Clare Dunn Plays CMA Fest Bingo With Country Fans

Talking to some of the festivalgoers as she made her way from stage to stage, Dunn experienced the best stereotypes and hilarious sightings while crossing off some squares on her massive bingo card.

Kelly Brickey • June 12, 2017

Maddie & Tae Sign On to Universal Music Group Nashville

The country duo started out at Dot Records, an entity of Big Machine Label Group in Nashville.

Kelly Brickey • June 12, 2017

Country Stars Stand With Smashville During Final Stanley Cup Game

Capturing the thrill of it all via social media, those in attendance showed off the sea of gold within the walls of Bridgestone and proved Nashville has become a hockey town.

Kelly Brickey • June 12, 2017

Keith Urban, Brad Paisley Bring Guitar Shredding to Night 4 of 2017 CMA Fest

Nissan Stadium had thousands in attendance to see Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, & more during the closing night of CMA Fest.

Annie Reuter • June 12, 2017


Dustin Lynch Premieres ‘Small Town Boy’ Video at CMA Fest

Lynch hit the big screen at CMA Fest for a music video debut larger than anything he’s every released before.

Kelly Brickey • June 12, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: A Day In The Life With Drake White at CMA Fest

Sounds Like Nashville spent the day with Drake White as he performed for and met fans during the 2017 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN.

Lauren Laffer • June 11, 2017

Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett Bring the Energy to Night 3 of 2017 CMA Fest

Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett and more pumped up thousands of fans for night three of the 2017 CMA Music Festival nightly shows.

Annie Reuter • June 11, 2017

Country Stars Take to the Field for 2017 City of Hope Softball Game

Lauren Alaina, the Property Brothers, Kellie Pickler & others strapped on their cleats for the 2017 City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game.

Lauren Laffer • June 11, 2017