Nashville Songwriters Association International is the world's largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization.
The Number 1 Country Music News Site
Country Music Association has become known as one of the premier trade organizations worldwide, aggressively working with the industry to establish Country Music as a mainstream musical format.
SESAC, Inc., is a performing rights organization, with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles and London.
ASCAP is the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, a membership association of over 100,000 composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. ASCAP's function is to protect the rights of its members by licensing and paying royalties for the public performances of their copyrighted works.
Academy of Country Music
Academy members realize that well-informed people within the industry are vital to country music's continued growth.
National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences is the organization which presents the annual Grammy Awards.
BMI is an American performing rights organization that represents approximately 300,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music. The non-profit-making company, founded in 1940, collects license fees on behalf of those American creators it represents, as well as thousands of creators from around the world who chose BMI for representation in the United States.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The new Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is located in the heart of downtown Nashville's entertainment district. Spanning an entire city block and soaring 107 feet above a lush urban park, the new $37 million facility features over 40,000 square feet of exhibit space.
Gospel Music Association
The Gospel Music Association was founded in 1964 for the purpose of supporting, encouraging and promoting the development of all forms of gospel music. Over the years, the dynamics of these efforts have grown as the diversity and visibility of gospel music has risen to new heights.