CMA Announces Country Music HOF Voting Changes
February 25, 2009 at 10:43 AM (PT)
The CMA (COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION) has announced category and voting procedural changes for the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME today (2/25), effective with the 2010 ballots. Three inductees will continue to be announced as new members of the HALL OF FAME each year, selected from a different category of industry professionals - VETERAN'S ERA, MODERN ERA and ROTATING CATEGORIES.
VETERAN'S ERA is for professionals that have been in the industry longer than 25 years. MODERN ERA is for those that have been in the industry at least 20 (but no longer than 25) years, and ROTATING CATEGORY includes those working as a Recording and/or Touring Musician, a Non-Performer or Songwriter. Each group in the ROTATING CATEGORY will be spotlighted every third year.
For more info on the voting changes and a complete list of rules, click here.