CMA Fest Pics: Chris Janson, Chris Young, Cam, Blake Shelton

Janson Plays To SRO CMA Crowd

Chris Janson thrilled the crowd at the Bud Light Stage at Bridgestone Arena with a blistering set that included his Top 25 single “Buy Me A Boat.” Janson signed autographs and took photos with the bevy of fans following his show.

Pictured: (L-R): Warner Music Nashville EVP of A&R Scott Hendricks; Janson; WMN VP of A&R Cris Lacy and WMN president & CEO John Esposito

Pictured: (L-R): Warner Music Nashville EVP of A&R Scott Hendricks; Janson; WMN VP of A&R Cris Lacy and WMN president & CEO John Esposito

Chris Young Surprises Former Teacher With Grant

The Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers bus tour arrived at CMA Music Festival this weekend on its national tour, and Chris Young joined the insurer for a special surprise event on Saturday. The occasion honored Young’s former music teacher, Brenda Gregory, for her dedication to her students. Young presented Gregory with a $2,500 check to fund her classroom needs and continue motivating students. Through the program, Farmers will give away more than a million dollars to educators in 2015 and the public will help determine how to spend it.

Brenda Gregory, Chris Young and student

Brenda Gregory, Chris Young, Thank America’s Teachers representative

Sony Sports Cam-O For CMA Fest

Sporting her signature sunny yellow, Cam is surrounded by staff and execs from Sony Nashville and CAA with her manager Lindsay Marias all wearing yellow Cam sunglasses for her mid-day performance at the Bud Light Stage at CMA Music Fest. 

Cam CMA Fest

Beers On Blake Trends Worldwide

Although Blake Shelton couldn’t attend this years CMA Fest, his Beers On Blake did offer of a cold one ‘on him’ at downtown area bars Thursday afternoon helping fans enjoy CMA Fest, using hashtags #beersonblake and #yourvoiceofchoice trending worldwide. Shelton is keeping the party going as well by offering fans a chance to come party with him in November at the upcoming CMA Awards. Fans can enter to win two ways: by sharing his Spotify #YourVoiceofChoice playlist or posting a picture saying why he’s #YourVoiceofChoice on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.



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