Martina McBride’s Auction Raises $132,500

Martina McBride’s annual auction raised $132,500 to help the YWCA of Middle Tennessee’s domestic violence shelter and related programs. Taking place Saturday (June 12) during the CMA Music Festival, the auction exceeded last year’s record of $86,000. Two fans bid $15,000 each for a lunch with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Brad Paisley, Jamie O’Neal, Andy Griggs and Chely Wright appeared at the event to auction off their stage wear and other autographed memorabilia. (To view photos from the party, visit the CMA Music Festival page at