Ashley McBryde, Brandy Clark, Caylee Hammack, Pillbox Patti, and John Osborne perform “When Will I Be Loved” at “The 56th Annual CMA Awards,” live from Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, November 9, 2022 on ABC.

Country Music’s Biggest Night

CMA Awards

Each year, nominees and winners for the CMA Awards are determined by CMA members. Since 1967, we have hosted the CMA Awards ceremony to honor and celebrate each year’s contributions to the genre.

The 2024 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees were announced on Monday, March 18: John Anderson (Veterans Era Inductee), James Burton (Musician Inductee) and Toby Keith (Modern Era Inductee).

Country Music Hall of Fame

Established by CMA as an institution devoted to recognizing and honoring noteworthy individuals for outstanding contributions to Country Music.

Meg Miller, Cece Dawson, Mandelyn Monchick, and Lainey Wilson at the 2023 CMA Touring Awards on Monday, February 12, 2024 at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, TN.

CMA Touring Awards

Celebrates the Country Music touring industry and the hard-working people who continue to promote and sustain live entertainment.

The 14th Annual CMA Triple Play Awards on Monday, April 15, 2024 at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN.

CMA Triple Play Awards

Recognizes songwriters who have written three No. 1 songs in a 12-month

The 2022 CMA Broadcast Award winners at the Pre-Tel reception leading up to “The 56th Annual CMA Awards,” live from Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, November 9, 2022 on ABC.

CMA Broadcast Awards

Honors Country radio stations and personalities who keep the spirit of Country Music alive every day through its strong fan base.

Willie Nelson holding award

CMA Industry Honors

Honors various individuals who have contributed in massive ways to the genre and the business. Various trophies include the Irving Waugh Award of Excellence, the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, the CMA Foundation Humanitarian Award, J. William Denny Award, and others. 

CMA CEO Sarah Trahern presents International Awards to Baylen Leonard and Ricky Marshall before the CMA Songwriters Series show that opens the 2022 C2C Festival in London on Thursday, March 10, 2022 featuring performances by Shy Carter, Luke Dick, Russell Dickerson, Caitlyn Smith, Priscilla Block, Tiera Kennedy and Morgan Wade.

CMA International Awards

Recognizes Country Music’s top professionals working and creating success in Country Music outside of the United States. Awards include the International Artist Achievement Award, International Country Broadcaster Award, Rob Potts International Live Music Achievement Award and more.

Music Teachers of Excellence hosted by Kix Brooks at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, TN on October 19, 2022.

CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence

Invests, honors, and celebrates music teachers who exemplify excellence in the classroom.

CMA Board and Staff gather for the December Board Meeting at the 1 Hotel in Nashville, TN on November 30, 2022.

Board Elections

Each year, members have the opportunity to vote for the Board member to represent their category of membership. 

Brett Eldredge presents Brittany Schreiber with the Media Achievement Award at "The 51st Annual CMA Awards,"live Wednesday, Nov. 8 atBridgestone Arena in Nashville and broadcast on the ABC Television Network.

CMA Media Achievement Award

Recognizes outstanding achievements in the media as they relate to Country Music.