For more than 50 years the Country Music Association has worked to promote the Country format through industry events, networking, research, educating corporate America and 3 national television events on the ABC television network.
Founded in 1964 in Los Angeles, Ca. The Academy of Country Music was founded to recognize artists performing Country / Western music primarily in the western states. The ACM now recognizes country music artist from across America
Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, a membership association of more than 470,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music.
SESAC’s corporate headquarters in the heart of Nashville’s Music Row houses all of the company’s divisions, from creative to licensing to administration. The company also has offices in New York, London, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami.
Country Music Television's current programming features country music-oriented shows (including country music videos and taped concerts), country lifestyle-oriented shows, and older shows and movies that prominently feature country or Southern-rock music.
Great American Country, is a Nashville, Tennessee-based cable television network featuring an American lifestyle format, along with country music programming and music videos.
The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp brands, sells and markets Nashville, Music City, to the world as a premier entertainment destination for travelers who seek authentic and unique leisure and convention experiences. Locals rarely see our work - they enjoy our results.
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the non-profit, educational Country Music Foundation (CMF). The CMHF and Museum serves visiting and non-visiting audiences including fans, students, scholars, members of the music industry.
The Grand Ole Opry, an American icon and Nashville, Tennessee’s number-one attraction, is world-famous for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for audiences of all ages.
Known as the Mother Church of Country Music, the Ryman Auditorium was home to the Grand Ole’ Opry from 1943 to 1974. The completely renovated 121 year old Ryman is still world renowned as an entertainment venue in Nashville. It hosts shows of all genera's of music and theatre.