CMA Renames International Award To Honor Jeff Walker
November 9, 2015 at 7:53 AM (PT)
The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) hosted international media and music executives at the CMA INTERNATIONAL RECEPTION in NASHVILLE last WEDNESDAY (11/4) ahead of "THE 49TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS."
During the reception, it was announced that the CMA Global Artist Award will now be named the JEFF WALKER Global Artist Award in honor of late CMA Board Member JEFF WALKER, who passed away in AUGUST (NET NEWS 8/25). During WALKER's 21-year tenure on the CMA Board, he was instrumental in distribution of CMA's international honors and the creation of CMA WORLD GLOBALIVE! international artist showcase.