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Copy Points

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Talking points for 2018 CMA Awards on ABC:

  • Official Name: “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards” or 2018 CMA Awards
    • Incorrect names: CMAs, Country Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, CMA Music Awards, Country Awards or any variation thereof
 
  • Call-to-action: Visit CMAawards.com; Watch “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards”
 
  • Tune-in Info: Airs LIVE from Nashville on Wednesday, November 14 at 8|7c on ABC
 
  • Performances by: Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Dan + Shay, Lindsay Ell, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Sierra Hull, Chris Janson, Ashley McBryde, Midland, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Carson Peters, Jon Pardi, Pistol Annies, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton with Maren Morris and Mavis Staples, Marty Stuart, Cole Swindell, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Brett Young and MORE!
 
  • Hosts: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will take the stage to host for the 11th consecutive year.
 
  • Official Tagline: Country Music’s Biggest Night
 
  • Official Website: CMAawards.com
 
  • Official Hashtag: #CMAawards
    • Incorrect hashtags: #CMAs, #CMAawards2018, #CMAawards52 or any variation thereof
  • More Info:
    • Dozens of performances, one-of-a-kind collaborations and countless special moments!
    • Watch as the Country Music industry reveals winners and honors its finest entertainers with unforgettable performances.

Official CMA Social Media Accounts:

Suggested Social Copy

Pre-Promotion Copy (Now through 11/13) 

*Please tag all artists in posts 

  • Email (Now through 11/13) 
    • Country Music’s biggest stars are coming together on one stage at “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards” – Country Music’s Biggest Night with hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood! Watch as the Country Music industry reveals winners and honors its finest entertainers. Don’t miss performances by Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini and MORE! Watch LIVE on Wed, Nov. 14 at 8|7c on ABC. For info, visit CMAawards.com, where more performers will be listed as they are announced. 
  • Facebook (Now through 11/13) 
    • Option 1: Join [tag: Brad Paisley] and [tag: Carrie Underwood] as they host “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards,” live Wed, Nov. 14 at 8|7c on ABC! See nominees at CMAawards.com. 
    • Option 2: [tag: Brad Paisley] and [tag: Carrie Underwood] host “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards,” Wed, Nov. 14 at 8|7c on ABC. See LIVE performances by Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Old Dominion and MORE! Plus, see one-of-a-kind collaborations! Tune in to see who takes home Country’s top honors! CMAawards.com 
  • Twitter (Now through 11/13) 
    • Option 1: @BradPaisley & @CarrieUnderwood host @CountryMusic’s 52nd #CMAawards LIVE Wed 11/14 at 8|7c on ABC! Details at CMAawards.com. 
    • Option 2: Don’t miss @BradPaisley & @CarrieUnderwood host @CountryMusic’s #CMAawards LIVE Wed 11/14 at 8|7c on @ABCnetwork! 
  • Instagram (Now through 11/13) 
    • Watch @CMA’s 52nd Annual #CMAawards Wed, Nov. 14 at 8|7c on ABC! @BradPaisley and @CarrieUnderwood host!  
 

Day of Show Copy (11/14) 

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  • Facebook (11/14) 
    • Tonight’s the night! Tune in as [tag: Brad Paisley] and [tag: Carrie Underwood] host AND perform at “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards” airing LIVE from Nashville TONIGHT at 8|7c on ABC. See performances by Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Old Dominion, Dan + Shay and MORE! Plus, see one-of-a-kind collaborations! 
  • Twitter (11/14) 
    • Option 1: Tune in TONIGHT as @BradPaisley and @CarrieUnderwood host 52nd Annual #CMAawards live from Nashville at 8|7c on ABC! 
    • Option 2: We’re excited to watch the 52nd Annual #CMAawards TONIGHT at 8|7c on ABC! Who’s watching with us?! 
  • Instagram (11/14) 
    • TONIGHT, watch @CMA’s 52nd #CMAawards at 8|7c on ABC! @BradPaisley and @CarrieUnderwood host w/ performances by @LukeBryan, @KelseaBallerini, @KeithUrban and MORE! #CMAawards  
 

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Promo Videos

Radio Spots

CMA Awards 15 Second Radio Spot – TONIGHT = This spot should ONLY air on Wednesday, Nov. 14

CMA Awards 15 Second Radio Spot – WEDNESDAY = This spot can air now until Tuesday, Nov. 13, then please switch to the “Tonight” spots for day of show

CMA Awards 15 Second Radio Spot - WEDNESDAY (Version 2) = This spot can air now until Tuesday, Nov. 13, then please switch to the “Tonight” spots for day of show

CMA Awards 30 Second Radio Spot – TONIGHT = This spot should ONLY air on Wednesday, Nov. 14

CMA Awards 30 Second Radio Spot – WEDNESDAY = This spot can air now until Tuesday, Nov. 13, then please switch to the “Tonight” spots for day of show

CMA Awards 30 Second Radio Spot - WEDNESDAY (Version 2) = This spot can air now until Tuesday, Nov. 13, then please switch to the “Tonight” spots for day of show

Past CMA Awards Photos

Trivia

  • What year was the first CMA Awards?

    • Answer: 1967

  • Who was the first entertainer of the year award winner?

    • Answer: Eddy Arnold

  • Who was the youngest person to win entertainer of the year and how old were they when they won?

    • Answer: Taylor Swift – 19

  • The CMA Awards have been held in Nashville every year except one. Where and when were the awards outside of Nashville?

    • Answer: Madison Square Garden, NYC – 2005

  • Who was the only duo to win Entertainer of the Year?

    • Answer: Brooks & Dunn

  • Who was the first female to win Entertainer of the Year?

    • Answer: Loretta Lynn

  • What male country artist has the most CMA Awards nominations in history and how many does he have?

    • Answer: George Strait – 83

  • What female country artist has the most CMA Awards nominations in history and how many does she have?

    • Answer: Reba McEntire – 50

  • Bridgestone Arena is the current home of the CMA Awards, but it was not their first home. Where were the first CMA Awards held?

    • Answer: Nashville Municipal Auditorium

  • One category was added to the CMA Awards in 1981. What was the name of the category?

    • Answer: Horizon Award

  • The Horizon Award’s name was changed in 2008. What was the name of the category changed to?

    • Answer: Best New Artist