Arkansas Country Music

Music of the Natural State


Arkansas Country Music

Music of the Natural State

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The Natural state of Country


Collin Raye performs during the Arkansas CMA event.

Collin Raye cohosted the last event and we can't wait to make the 2019 announcement! By the way. Collin has 24 top ten records, 16 #1 hits, and is a 10 time CMA and ACM nominee. 

Tickets go on sale in January.

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Ashton Gill, Miss Arkansas 2014

Look sharp on the red carpet at the Arkansas CMA event of 2019. Notable past guests include the Cash and Campbell families, Barbara Fairchild, Tanya Tucker, former Miss Arkansas Ashton Gill, AETN, KARK NBC, and more.



Haymes and Collin Ray present Bob Robbins with the Arkansas CMA award for Radio DJ of the Year.

Arkansas CMA Vice President, columnist, and country music historian Charles Haymes is our cohost. He introduces the crowd to some of the most talented artists in the Natural State and the entire US. 

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Looking Back - Arkansas CMA 2018 Backstage

Arkansas Country Music Awards

Arkansas CMA 2018 Recap

The 2018 event at the Center for Performing Arts at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) was a success!


Main Stage: Collin Raye, Ed Bruce, Barbara Fairchild, Debby Campbell,  Erin Enderlin, Phil McGarrah & Runnin’ on Empty, the Zac Dunlap Band, Cory Jackson, Bonnie Montgomery, Greg Ward, United Voice Music, Melody Hart, Diane Berry, Runaway Planet, Melody Pond. VIP Pre-show: David Adam Byrnes, Ten Penny Gypsy, Anna Marie, Bree Ogden with Cliff Prowse, Ben Coulter, Caleb Ryan Martin, Lance Curtis, Doug DeForest, Melodie Rooker with Ricky Rooker, and Blane Howard. The pre-show portion of the evening is open to all VIP ticket holders, where Miss Arkansas Ashton Campbell is the host.


Big thanks to Southeast Insurance, Inc. and Kristi Stocker of Crossett, Arkansas Heart Hospital, Rockstar Passes, Peluso Microphones, LLC, and Jimmy Doyle's Country Club in North Little Rock.

Arkansas CMA Recipients