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CMA Slickers

Relocation of the Week

Country will definitely go to town when the Nov. 15, 2005, CMA Awards take place at Madison Square Garden, breaking a 38-year Nashville tradition. ''We expect some media slants of 'What are these cowboys doing in Manhattan?''' laughs CMA executive director Ed Benson. ''But sales-wise, it's country's No. 1 or 2 market.'' Just remember when you get to the meatpacking district, folks: That ain't no redneck woman!

Originally posted Oct 15, 2004 Published in issue #788 Oct 15, 2004 Order article reprints