2017 Toyota Golden Guitar Awards – Finalists Announced

The Country Music Association of Australia (CMAA) and the Tamworth Regional Council  have announced the finalists for the 2017 Country Music Awards of Australia – The Toyota Golden Guitar Awards. Album of the …
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Vale – Karl Broadie

Karl Broadie was a significant voice in the country music community. Two voices in fact. There was the one that we heard and responded to in the many lyrical, honest, beautiful, thought-provoking and …
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The CMAA Golden Guitar Awards Information & FAQ’s

The CMAA Golden Guitar Awards Information How they work and why they’re fair. Any artist that is a CMAA member can nominate or be nominated for the awards. Different categories have different requirements, …
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2016 Golden Guitar Awards Winners Announced!

To download a list of winners, click 2016 GOLDEN GUITAR AWARDS WINNERS The 2016 Country Music Awards of Australia – Toyota Golden Guitars capped off an incredible year for Australian Country Music with …
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Finalist Group

Finalists Announced

The Finalists in the 44th Golden Guitar Awards were announced at the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday 17th November. For the first time everybody who had put in a nomination was invited to …
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Lyn Bowtell

Lyn Bowtell appointed to Academy Director’s Role

The Academy of Country Music is delighted to announce the appointment of Lyn Bowtell to the role of Artistic Director of the Academy. Lyn has had a very long career with the Academy. …
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Golden Guitar Award Winner Amber Lawrence presents longtime CMAA stalwart and all round country music larrakin Jim Haynes his Honorary Lifetime Membership

Jim Haynes Honoured

The board of the Country Music Association of Australia takes great pleasure in bestowing an HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP to JIM HAYNES. Jim has been a member of the country music community for over …
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Our Best Wishes to Catherine Britt

The CMAA and the entire country music industry were shocked to hear of Catherine Britt‘s recent diagnosis of breast cancer.  For a young person with no family history this must have been a …
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A Big Decision to make

The Board of the CMAA have had discussions regarding allowing citizens and residents of New Zealand to enter and participate in the Golden Guitar Awards, commencing in 2016. We have created a poll …
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Slim Dusty’s Golden Guitar Award tally grows

SLIM Dusty’s official Golden Guitar award tally has increased by one from 37 to 38. Although Slim died in 2003 and he hasn’t won any extras since his death, footage shows there was …
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Virgin Airlines flying into Tamworth

Virgin Airlines have established a new route into Tamworth. They are scheduling six flights a week and providing some competition to the existing carrier Qantas Link. Check Virgin’s website for details but we welcome …
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Academy of Country Music 2016

The Academy of Country Music has made some changes to the Junior Academy course in 2016. It has been decided that the Junior Course will be moved to the ‘Hats Off To Country’ …
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Kasey-Chambers 2015 CMAA Golden Guitar Winner

2015 Golden Guitar Awards

Congratulations to the Golden Guitar winners of the 43rd Country Music Awards of Australia. Held on Saturday 24th of January 2015, at the Tamworth Country Music Festival in  the Tamworth Regional Entertainment Centre …
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CMAA Academy of Country Music gets under way

Academy of Country Music Kicks off in 2015 The 2015 Academy of Country music has commenced in fine style with 28 Senior (over 18) students gathering for the experience of a lifetime. The …
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CMAA MEMBERS VOTING FOR THE GOLDEN GUITARS

Professional Members of the CMAA are busy voting for the Finalists in the 43rd Country Music Awards of Australia. There are only about 10 days to go before all the votes are cast …
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FINALISTS FOR THE 2015 COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

Album of the Year Family Life  | Adam Harvey  | Producer: Graham Thompson Cautionary Tales | Harmony James | Producer: Herm Kovac Honest People | John Williamson | Producer: John Williamson & Matt Fell Bittersweet | Kasey Chambers | Producer: …
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CMAA Professional Membership Renewal Due Now

Renew your Professional Membership NOW The CMAA Professional Memberships are now due for renewal. The CMAA has reduced the cost to $55 (incl GST) to ensure that members can keep their memberships up …
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Academy of Country Music 2015 Applications OPEN

Applications are open for CMAA Academy Of Country Music 2015.   The CMAA  Academy of Country Music has influenced the careers of Australia’s most successful country music acts since the first ‘College’ in …
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CMAA Restructures it’s Membership

The CMAA has just announced a major overhaul of its business model. From June 2014, Professional Membership fees will be completely restructured to reflect the wishes of the membership as expressed at the …
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Behind the scenes Golden Guitars 2014

HIGHLIGHTS AND BEHIND THE SCENES

Ever wondered what it’s like behind the scenes at the Golden Guitar Awards? It takes a team of all sorts of experts many days to erect the stage and pull all the technical …
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2014 CMAA Winners announced

The Country Music Association of Australia congratulates the Golden Guitar winning members of the 42nd (2014) Country Music Awards of Australia.     Australia’s country music industry celebrated their pinnacle night in Tamworth …
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Platinum Tickets for Members

Platinum tickets are now available for members, and members friends and family from the Capital Theatre Box Office The close off time for purchasing Platinum tickets is Monday 20th of January at 12.00 …
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CMAA Awards 2014 Finalists

Final Finalist CMAA Awards

“With the withdrawal of Adam Harvey & Troy Cassar-Daley from categories in which they were nominated finalists, the Board of the CMAA has been required to re-visit the voting /nomination process. Organising a …
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Dobe Newton President of the CMAA

New President Announced for the CMAA

Well known entertainer, singer and songwriter DOBE NEWTON from iconic group ‘THE BUSHWACKERS’ has taken over the mantel of President of the Country Music Association of Australia (CMAA) following the resignation of JOHN WILLIAMSON. Last week, long …
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