CMA Music Festival 2015

CMA Music Festival 2015

June 11, 2015 - June 14, 2015
June 11, 2015 - June 14, 2015


The CMA Music Festival is a four-day music festival centered on country music hosted each June by the Country Music Association in Nashville, Tennessee.[1] Beginning in 1972 as Fan Fair, the event now draws over 400 artists and celebrities who hold autograph sessions and perform in one of the many concerts offered throughout the festival.

In 2011, total combined attendance for the four-day event was estimated to have exceeded 250,000 people at ticketed events and in free areas.[2] Visitors came from 41 different nations, and all 50 states.[3]

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Carrie Underwood
American country music singer; American Idol winner
bornMarch 10, 1983
Muskogee, Oklahoma
Brad Paisley
American musician
bornOctober 28, 1972
Keith Urban
Australian musician
bornOctober 26, 1967
Whangarei, New Zealand
Darius Rucker
Singer, songwriter
bornMay 13, 1966

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Jason Aldine Williams (born February 28, 1977), known professionally as Jason Aldean, is an American singer. Since 2005, Jason Aldean has been signed to Broken Bow Records, a record label for which he has released six albums and twenty-four singles. His 2010 album, My Kinda Party, is certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His 2012 album Night Train is certified double-platinum, while his 2005 self-titled debut, 2007 album Relentless, 2009 album Wide Open and 2014 album Old Boots, New Dirt are all certified single-platinum.

Of his singles, 14 singles have reached number one on the Hot Country Songs or Country Airplay chart: "Why", "She's Country", "Big Green Tractor", "The Truth", "Don't You Wanna Stay" (a duet with Kelly Clarkson), "Dirt Road Anthem", "Fly Over States", "Take a Little Ride", "The Only Way I Know" (a collaboration with Luke Bryan and Eric Church), "Night Train", "When She Says Baby", "Burnin' It Down", "Just Gettin' Started", and "Tonight Looks Good on You". Eight more of his singles have reached the top 10.

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Thomas Luther Bryan (born July 17, 1976), known professionally as Luke Bryan, is an American country music singer and songwriter. Bryan began his musical career in the mid 2000s, writing songs for his longtime friends from high school, performers Travis Tritt and Billy Currington and releasing his first spring break album. After signing with Capitol Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee in 2007 with his cousin, Chad Christopher Boyd, he released the album I'll Stay Me, which included the singles "All My Friends Say", "We Rode in Trucks", and "Country Man". The follow-up album Doin' My Thing included "Do I", which Bryan co-wrote with Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum, and the #1 singles "Rain Is a Good Thing" and "Someone Else Calling You Baby".

Tailgates & Tanlines, released in 2011, includes "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)", and the number one singles "I Don't Want This Night to End", "Drunk on You", and "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye". Bryan's fourth album, Crash My Party, was released in August 2013 and includes the number one singles "Crash My Party", "That's My Kind of Night", "Drink a Beer", "Play It Again", "Roller Coaster" and "I See You". The fifth album, Kill The Lights, was released in August 2015 and its lead single, "Kick the Dust Up", became his 13th number one hit, followed by his 14th number one "Strip It Down". Bryan co-wrote all of his singles with the exception of "Drunk on You", "Crash My Party", "That's My Kind of Night", "Drink a Beer", "Play It Again", "Roller Coaster", and "Kick the Dust Up" and co-produced all four albums and one compilation album with Jeff Stevens. Bryan was the recipient of the Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Association Awards "Entertainer of the Year" award.[8] To date, Bryan has sold over 7 million albums and 27 million singles worldwide.[9]

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Brad Douglas Paisley (born October 28, 1972) is an American country singer and songwriter. Starting with his 1999 debut album, Who Needs Pictures, he has released 10 studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label, with all of his albums certified Gold or higher by the RIAA.[1] He has scored 32 top 10 singles on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart, 19 of which have reached #1. He set a new record in 2009 for most consecutive singles (ten) reaching the top spot on that chart.

Paisley has sold over 12 million albums and won three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, and two American Music Awards. He has earned country music's crowning achievement, becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry.[2]

Brad Paisley also wrote a few songs for Pixar's Cars franchise ("Behind the Clouds", "Find Yourself", "Collision of Worlds" (along with Robbie Williams) and "Nobody's Fool").

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Top Albums by Performers - Day 116

Top Songs by Performers - Day 121

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Top Songs by Performers - Day 220

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Top Songs by Performers - Day 420


Notable Attendees107


Spotify - Featured Albums & Singles92


Spotify - Featured Tracks74


News Articles5

CMA Music Festival 2015 Live Stream: How To Watch the Show Online  –  August 4, 2015
Tonight from 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on the ABC Network, the 2015 CMA Music Festival is scheduled to air with some of the most popular music artists in country performing. Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean are just some ...
2015 CMA Music Festival LP Field Shows - June 13, Night 3
Country Weekly  –  June 14, 2015
It was both a night of first times and welcome returns during CMA Music Festival’s LP Field Shows on Saturday, June 13. Making one of her first live concert appearances since the birth of her son, Isaiah, Carrie Underwood topped the list of artists ...
Carrie Underwood Sparkles In Short Shorts At The 2015 CMA Music Festival
The Huffington Post  –  June 14, 2015
All eyes were on Carrie Underwood as she hit the red carpet in Nashville for the 2015 CMA music festival Saturday night. The new mom, who gave birth to her first child in February, was all smiles in a pair of sparkly shorts matched with boot heels, a black ...
The Power Of Country Music--A CMA Music Festival Reflection
Forbes  –  June 25, 2015
That’s a total of over 100 million Country Music lovers in the US! Avery Jankowski and Kayte Charlier interview 2015 CMA Music Festival attendees at Nashville ... released in 2014 by the Country Music Association, Country Music fans are above the ...
CMA Music Festival 2015: When And Where To Watch 'Country's Night To Rock' Online And On TV On August 4
International Business Times  –  April 7, 2015
It’s country music’s biggest night! Set your alarm because you don’t want to miss the foot-tapping fun when all your favorite crooners reunite to belt out a tune or two during the 2015 “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock,” a four-day ...

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