Industry Photos: CMA Music Festival 2013

Kenny Rogers surprised CMA Music Festival attendees with a performance of “The Gambler” with the Zac Brown Band. Rogers gathered with members of management and the Country Music Association prior to his performance.

Pictured (L-R):Vector Management’s Jason Henke and Bob Burwell, Wanda & Kenny Rogers, CMA’s Steve Moore, and Vector’s Ken Levitan. Photo credit: Jeremy Westby

Pictured (L-R): Vector Management’s Jason Henke and Bob Burwell, Wanda & Kenny Rogers, CMA’s Steve Moore, and Vector’s Ken Levitan. Photo credit: Jeremy Westby

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Before performing their hit song “Remind Me” onstage at LP Field on Sunday evening (June 9), Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood joined members of their label teams for a photo op.

Pictured (L-R): Paul Barnabee, Sr. VP, Marketing, Sony Music Nashville; Gary Overton, Chairman & CEO, Sony Music Nashville; Carrie Underwood; Brad Paisley: Lesly Tyson, VP, Promotion, Arista Nashville; Jim Catino, VP, A&R, Sony Music Nashville; Caryl Healey, VP, Sales, Sony Music Nashville; and, John Sigler, National Director, Arista Nashville.

Pictured (L-R): Paul Barnabee, Sr. VP, Marketing, Sony Music Nashville; Gary Overton, Chairman & CEO, Sony Music Nashville; Carrie Underwood; Brad Paisley: Lesly Tyson, VP, Promotion, Arista Nashville; Jim Catino, VP, A&R, Sony Music Nashville; Caryl Healey, VP, Sales, Sony Music Nashville; and, John Sigler, National Director, Arista Nashville.

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MCA Recording artist Kip Moore was presented with a plaque on Friday night during the CMA Music Festival press conference at LP Field, celebrating two million singles sold from his debut album Up All Night. The album includes his two consecutive No. 1 singles, “Somethin’ Bout A Truck” and “Beer Money,” as well as his current single “Hey Pretty Girl.”

Pictured (L-R):  UMG Nashville COO Tom Becci, Kip Moore, UMG Nashville SVP, Marketing Cindy Mabe. Photo Credit: Kelly Williams

Pictured (L-R): UMG Nashville COO Tom Becci, Kip Moore, UMG Nashville SVP, Marketing Cindy Mabe. Photo Credit: Kelly Williams

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Columbia Nashville singer/songwriter Casey James entertained the crowd at Riverfront Park with a 20-minute set that included two of his recent Top 20 singles, “Let’s Don’t Call It A Night” and “Crying On A Suitcase.”
Pictured (L-R): Sony Music Chairman/CEO Gary Overton, Casey James and Norbert Nix, VP Radio Promotions, Columbia Nashville.

Pictured (L-R): Sony Music Chairman/CEO Gary Overton, Casey James and Norbert Nix, VP Radio Promotions, Columbia Nashville.

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