Rhett Akins & Extra – Billboard


The Nation Music Affiliation (CMA) has elected its board of administrators for 2023, with new board members together with songwriter Rhett Akins, Onsite Leisure govt Debbie Carroll, Pink Canine Leisure chief Curt Jenkins, Warner Music Nashville co-head Ben Kline, CCLD LLC’s Chris Lisle, BMG Nashville/BBR Music Group chief Jon Loba, Monument Data normal supervisor Katie McCartney, Maverick’s Chris Parr, Grand Ole Opry vp/govt producer Dan Rogers, Sony Music Publishing Nashville govt vp of inventive Josh Van Valkenburg, Press On Publicity founder Wes Vause and singer/songwriter/musician Charlie Worsham.

The board officers for 2023 can be chairman Charlie Morgan of Apple Music; president Kella Farris of Farris, Self & Moore; president-elect Jennie Smythe of Girlilla Advertising and marketing; and secretary/treasurer Virginia Bunetta of G Main Administration.

The CMA’s elected and appointed board members embody artist managers, songwriters, radio executives, publicists, music publishers, file label executives and touring/dwell leisure executives. See the total record of 2023 CMA Board of Administrators at cmaworld.com.

Just lately, the CMA revealed the nominees for the upcoming CMA Touring Awards, which can be held Jan. 30 at Nashville’s Marathon Music Works. CMA members within the following membership teams are eligible to vote on the 15 classes up for awards: promoting/public relations/media, affiliated, artist, leisure providers, advertising/digital, musician, private supervisor, file label, expertise agent, expertise purchaser/promoter, touring and venue.  

Through the current CMA Awards held in November in Nashville, Luke Combs continued his reign as CMA entertainer of the yr, whereas his album Growin’ Up earned album of the yr honors (Combs earned two trophies for this win, as each artist and producer on the challenge). Combs is the primary individual to win entertainer of the yr and album of the yr on the identical night time since Taylor Swift did so in 2009.

Elsewhere, Chris Stapleton turned the primary six-time male vocalist of the yr winner, surpassing Vince Gill, George Strait and Blake Shelton, every of whom is a five-time winner within the class. Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde additionally received musical occasion of the yr for “By no means Needed to Be That Lady.” Their win marks the first all-female collaboration to win in 28 years — since Reba McEntire and Linda Davis’ “Does He Love You” in 1994.


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