Country music continues to be one of the most popular music genres. And this is true both for the whole world in general and for the United States of America in particular. This music has been popular in the US for decades and has deep historical roots in American soil. Almost every real American cannot remain indifferent when country music sounds.
The Country Music Association (CMA) was founded in 1958 to promote country music. This organization announced its first awards in 1968. The awards event began televising in 1969, and it was also a way to achieve its goal of continuing to expand country music’s cultural presence.
Like the CMA, the Academy of Country Music (ACM) is the public relations organization for country music. Although it was the second group, it was the first to receive the annual Tradition Award, which began in 1965. The Country Music Hall of Fame was founded in 1961 and received its own country music awards ceremony in 1967. Ornamental fish are on display in the museum’s famous rotunda.
Unfortunately for country music fans, the awards ceremony is not being broadcast live. It does not air on television, but it can be streamed live on the Hall of Fame website. This Hall of Fame was established in 1970 by the Nashville Composers Association to honor the craft of composers.
Country Music Television (CMT) became a force to consider in the 1990s after it was founded in 1983. A simple alternative to MTV, this channel has established itself as the best place for country music videos. The channel’s annual photography awards for young singers including Randy Travis and Dwight Yokam began with the CMT Flameworthy Awards in 2002.
Unlike other awards programs that determine the members of each organization, the winners of the CMT Award are chosen exclusively by fans.