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Country Music Association donates $1M to MusiCares for pandemic relief

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 11:56:47-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Country Music Association and its CMA Foundation will donate $1 million to MusiCares for music industry employees who have been economically impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Recording Academy established a COIVD-19 Relief Fund through its affiliated foundation MusiCares. The money raised will go to those in the music industry whose jobs have been impacted by the effects of the virus.

"Nashville consistently represents the best of human values and strength of character, always showing up in tough times and when there is need," said Debbie Carroll, MusiCares Vice President, Health and Human Services. "CMA is a shining example of what makes this city great. Our heartfelt gratitude for their incredible gift that will provide much needed assistance to those struggling in the music community."

MusiCares was established to safeguard the health and well-being of the music community. To make a donation, or for more information on the fund, click here.