Industry Events

May 25
Ballot due for 30th annual MusicRow Awards

May 27
2018 K-LOVE Fan Awards at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House

May 28
Memorial Day

June 3
2018 Innovation in Music Awards (IMA) at the Westin Hotel in Nashville

June 6
CMT Music Awards

June 7
2018 Concert for Love and Acceptance at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville

June 7-10

  • CMA Music Festival
  • Bonnaroo

June 12
AIMP Indie Music Publishing Summit in New York City

June 14
New York Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Annual Induction & Awards Gala

June 23-24
30th Annual Nashville Pride Festival at Public Square Park in Downtown Nashville

June 27
MusicRow Awards (invitation-only)

June 28-30
Summer NAMM at Nashville’s Music City Center

June 30
CMA broadcast ballots due at 6:00 p.m. CT.

July 12
CMA first ballot closes at 6:00 p.m. CT

August 16
CMA second ballot closes at 6:00 p.m. CT

August 22
12th annual ACM Honors at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium

September 9
2018 CCMA Awards at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, broadcast at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) on CBC

September 11-16

September 12
Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville

September 14-16
Music City Food+Wine Festival

September 21-22
iHeartRadio Music Festival at the T-Mobile Arena and the Las Vegas Festival Grounds

September 22-23
Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival at Franklin, Tennessee’s Harlinsdale Farm

September 25
16th SOURCE Hall of Fame Awards at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in the Historic Municipal Auditorium

October 15
40th annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards at the Franklin Theatre in Franklin, Tennessee

October 23
CMA final round ballot closes at 6:00 p.m. CT


February 13-15
Country Radio Seminar 2019 (CRS) at the Omni Nashville