Industry Events

October 31
Deadline to enter the 15th Annual NSAI Song Contest Presented by CMT

November 1
No Shave November launches, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

November 2
2014 SESAC Nashville Music Awards at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (invitation-only)

November 3
52nd annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at Nashville’s Music City Center (invitation-only)

November 4
62nd annual BMI Country Awards at BMI’s Music Row offices (invitation-only)

November 5
48th Annual CMA Awards air live from The Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on ABC

November 6
First-round ballots for the 57th annual Grammy Awards Due

November 7
CMA Country Christmas tapes in front of a live audience 7:30 PM/CT at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., ABC-TV air date, TBD

November 11
4th annual NATD Honors Gala at the Hermitage Hotel

November 12
8th annual Louise Scruggs Memorial Forum at the Ford Theater

November 15
Tanya Tucker: Strong Enough To Bend opens at the CMHoF

November 17

  • ASCAP’s 100th anniversary gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, with the ASCAP Centennial Awards
  • New York Songwriters Hall of Fame application deadline to vote for 2015 awards

November 19-20
Billboard Touring Conference in New York City

November 23
The American Music Awards will air live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre at 8 p.m. ET

December 2
5th Annual CMT Artists Of The Year ceremony, airing live from Nashville

December 10
ACM Nomination Round Ballot Closes

December 13
30th anniversary edition of the Symphony Ball at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center

December 15

  • American Country Countdown Awards live on FOX from the Music City Center
  • New York Songwriters Hall of Fame nominations due

December 31
Jack Daniel’s New Year’s Eve Bash on Broadway; Lady Antebellum performs prior to midnight “Music Note Drop”

January 7
2015 People’s Choice Awards on CBS

January 16-18
6th Annual 30A Songwriters Festival in South Walton County, Fla.

January 20
ACM Second Round Ballot Closes

February 6
MusiCares’ 2015 Person of the Year in Los Angeles

February 8
57th Annual Grammy awards

February 25-27
CRS 2015 at the Nashville Convention Center

March 24-28
Tin Pan South 2015

March 27
Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City opens at the CMHoF

March 30
ACM Final Round Ballot Closes

April 10
The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Lexington Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom

April 18
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 induction ceremony in Cleveland

April 19, 2015
50th Annual ACM Awards held live on CBS from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas

April 30-May 2
ASCAP’s 10th annual “I Create Music” Expo at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles

May 12-14
Music Biz 2015 held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville

June 11-14
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

June 18
Songwriter Hall of Fame Annual Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis

June 24
Country Radio Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Awards

July 9-11
NAMM at the Nashville Music City Center