Music video of Wynonna and Carly Pearce performing “Why Not Me” from “CMA Fest,” The Music Event of Summer. Relive #CMAfest – streaming now On Demand and on Hulu. “CMA Fest” aired Wednesday, August 3rd on ABC.
Founded in 1958, the Country Music Association (CMA) is the premier trade association of the Country Music industry. Representing professionals making a living in Country Music globally, the organization serves as a critical resource of support and information, honors excellence in the genre and provides a forum for industry leadership. CMA is dedicated to expanding Country Music around the world through a number of core programs and initiatives including the organization’s three annual television properties—the CMA Awards, “CMA Fest” and “CMA Country Christmas,” all of which air on ABC. The organization’s philanthropic arm, the CMA Foundation, works tirelessly to provide equitable access to music education in order to create impactful change for students and teachers across the United States.
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Facts About the Music Industry
The Australian music industry enjoys significant public and private investment, and generates substantial revenues from earned income. Over half of the Live Performance Industry’s income is generated from ticket sales, and 18% is provided by government funding. Additionally, commercial companies invest in popular artists, providing support through sponsorship, philanthropy, and licensing. Increasingly, crowd-funding is an innovative way to raise money for music. The Music industry has a long and rich history, spanning more than four thousand years.
The Georgia music industry has seen a long and distinguished history. Famed musicians have come from the state, including the Atlanta Rhythm Section, the B-52s, and the Black Crowes. Other notable Georgian artists include renowned country stars Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, and the contemporary Christian group, Mother’s Finest. The group’s success is attributed to its pioneering spirit, which has produced award-winning musicians across several genres.
In the 1980s, the LA music scene was highly influenced by Mexican immigrants. Mexican-American artists like Ritchie Valens and La Santa Cecilia perfected this genre and recorded multiple hits. They were a major influence on future icons of the genre. Other popular Chicano rock bands include the Grammy-winning Chicano Batman and La Santa Cecilia. The Los Angeles music scene also spawned the punk rock movement, which influenced the creation of alternative rock.
Festivals in America are becoming a major cultural feature. Music festivals are increasingly popular, bringing together musicians from all genres of music. From rock to classical, jazz to pop, there are festivals for every taste. In addition to concerts, the city is home to many music festivals, including the legendary Roskilde Festival. The festival also features signature festivals such as the A3C Hip Hop Festival, AthFest, Music Midtown, and the Savannah Music Festival.