CMA Taps Crawford

Chris Crawford has been hired as senior director of live events and special projects for the Country Music Association.

Crawford was the production manager for Sugarland during last year’s “Incredible Machine” tour.

He will oversee the CMA Events and Special Projects department, developing and implementing events including the Songwriter Series, pre- and post-CMA Awards parties, and CMA board meetings.

Crawford was a tour accountant for AEG Live and a veteran of TBA Entertainment.