CMA International Awards Recipients Unveiled
March 6, 2015 at 1:15 PM (PT)
The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) unveiled the recipients of the organization's INTERNATIONAL AWARDS in conjunction with TONIGHT's (3/6) return of the CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES (NET NEWS 12/10/14) and the third COUNTRY TO COUNTRY (C2C) LONDON event this WEEKEND (3/7-3/8).
"Advancing Country music around the world is at the very foundation of CMA's mission," explained CMA CEO SARAH TRAHERN. "Being able to acknowledge the exhaustive efforts of our international and domestic colleagues outside of the US borders is very rewarding and central to our strategic objective of growing the business and developing new territories for Country music."
C2C performers LADY ANTEBELLUM announced the winners and broke the good news to each recipient via individually recorded messages. Award recipients are in alphabetical order by category as follows:
-- GLOBAL COUNTRY ARTIST AWARD: MORGAN EVANS
-- INTERNATIONAL ARTIST ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: BRAD PAISLEY
-- INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY BROADCASTER AWARD: RICKY ROSS
-- JO WALKER-MEADOR AWARD: SCOTT BORCHETTA
-- WESLEY ROSE INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: BOB SHENNAN