CMA Songwriters

CMA Songwriters Series features songwriting artisans who, through their craft, pen hits that touch the lives of millions of music enthusiasts. In each show, songwriters line up on stage and take turns telling the stories behind their songs and then perform them for the audience in the raw as originally written.

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Bob DiPiero, Brandy Clark, Mac MacAnally and Charlie Worsham - A member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and co-creator of the CMA Songwriters Series, Bob DiPiero is joined onstage by the 2014 CMA Song of the Year-winners Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally, as well as recording artist Charlie Worsham.
Brett Eldredge with Ronnie Dunn - CMA New Artist of the Year winner Brett Eldredge takes the stage for the CMA Songwriters Series at Marathon Music Works in Nashville with songwriters Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas, Travis Hill and Heather Morgan.
Darius Rucker - Multiple GRAMMY and CMA Award winner, Darius Rucker performs songs from his recently released #1 studio album, "Southern Style." The Grand Ole Opry inductee is joined by songwriters Casey Beathard, Nathan Chapman, Chris Dubois, Ashley Gorley, Tim James, Charles Kelley, Clay Mills, Frank Rogers and Rivers Rutherford.
Dierks Bentley - The CMA Songwriters Series celebrates 10 years as a showcase for country music's top songwriters, featuring Dierks Bentley.
Hunter Hayes performing
Hunter Hayes - Five-time GRAMMY nominee and CMA Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Hunter Hayes performs on stage with fellow critically acclaimed songwriters Barry Dean (“Tattoo”), Lori McKenna (“I Want Crazy“) and Gordie Sampson ("Storm Warning").
Kip Moore - Multi-Platinum selling Country star Kip Moore, who recently released his second album, "Wild Ones," performs an acoustic set at New York City’s Iridium. A songwriter in his own right, having penned songs for Jake Owen and Thompson Square, Moore takes the stage with renowned artists Brett James and Jaren Johnston.
Lady Antebellum - The country music trio Lady Antebellum perform their hits "Need You Now," "Just A Kiss," and more.
Little Big Town - The three-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year brings out long-time songwriting collaborators and friends Hillary Lindsey (“Jesus Take The Wheel” recorded by Carrie Underwood), Natalie Hemby (“Downtown” recorded by Lady Antebellum), Liz Rose (“Teardrops on My Guitar” recorded by Taylor Swift) and Lori McKenna (“I Want Crazy” recorded by Hunter Hayes) at Marathon Music Works in Nashville.
Ronnie Dunn - Best known as one half of the legendary GRAMMY and CMA Award-winning duo Brooks & Dunn, Ronnie Dunn brings out renowned songwriters Tony Martin, Wendall Mobley, Neil Thrasher and Craig Wisemen for a one-of-a-kind taping of the CMA Songwriters Series at Marathon Music Works in Nashville.
Sara Evans and Martina McBride - The multi-CMA Award-winners join forces for a special CMA Songwriter Series: Ladies Night Out. Evans and McBride bring out some of Nashville’s best songwriters including Gretchen Peters (“Independence Day” recorded by McBride), Aimee Mayo (“Let’s Make Love” recorded by Faith Hill) and The Warren Brothers (“Red Solo Cup” recorded by Toby Keith).
Miranda Lambert - Twelve-time CMA Award winner Miranda Lambert takes the stage at Marathon Music Works in Nashville for a special episode of Front and Center: CMA Songwriters Series. Lambert is joined by the songwriters from her double-Platinum album, "Weight of These Wings,” Jessi Alexander, Brent Cobb, Luke Dick, Anderson East, Natalie Hemby, Adam Hood, Jack Ingram, Shane McAnally, Waylon Payne, Aaron Raitiere, Jon Randall, Liz Rose, Gwen Sebastian, and Scotty Wray.

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