The CMA Music Festival is an event that has been held every year since 1972. It was originally called Fan Fare and later renamed to its current title. It began airing yearly on TV in 2004. This annual event draws of 400 music artists and celebrities and in 2007 over 191,000 fans attended the show. This festival is usually held over a 3-day period, taped and then edited down to a 2-hour long special each year.