CMA Broadcast Award Nominees Announced
September 5, 2012 at 7:22 AM (PT)
The CMA (COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION) celebrated “THE YEAR OF COUNTRY RADIO” with the announcement today of the finalists for CMA BROADCAST AWARDS for Radio Personality And Station Of The Year during a breakfast for CMA members. The finalists were announced by CMA New Artist of the Year nominee LEE BRICE from NASHVILLE.
The CMA BROADCAST AWARDS winners will be notified in mid-OCTOBER and will be acknowledged at “The CMA AWARDS, on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1st.
“Country radio is on the front line of our industry connecting with the fans, introducing new music, and advancing the careers of our artists at every level,” said CMA CEO STEVE MOORE. “Much of our success is tied to the vitality and creativity of these important radio professionals and we recognize their contributions with the presentation of the CMA BROADCAST AWARDS.”
CMA BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR:
• “THE BIG TIME WITH WHITNEY ALLEN” (WHITNEY ALLEN) – DIAL GLOBAL
• “CMT’S COUNTRY COUNTDOWN USA WITH LON HELTON” (LON HELTON) – WESTWOOD ONE
• “THE CROOK & CHASE COUNTDOWN” (LORIANNE CROOK AND CHARLIE CHASE) – JIM OWENS ENTERTAINMENT AND PREMIERE NETWORKS
• “FITZ IN THE MORNING” (CORY “FITZ” FITZNER, ELLEN TAILOR, TONY RUSSELL, AND RANDY “THE BISCUIT” STEIN) – KKWF, SEATTLE-TACOMA, WASH.
• “K102 WAKEUP CREW” (DONNA VALENTINE AND MIKE MUSSMAN) – KEEY, MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN.
• “LAURIE DEYOUNG MORNING SHOW” (LAURIE DEYOUNG) – WPOC, BALTIMORE, MD.
• “MIKE & AMY” – (MIKE CHASE AND AMY FAUST) – KWJJ, PORTLAND, ORE.
• “PAUL SCHADT MORNING SHOW” (PAUL SCHADT AND MEG BUTTERLY) – WKKT, CHARLOTTE-GASTONIA, N.C./ ROCK HILL, S.C.
• ANGIE WARD – WTQR/GREENSBORO-WINSTON-SALEM-HIGH POINT, NC
• “BIG DAVE AND CHELSIE” (DAVID CHANDLER AND CHELSIE SHINKLE) – WUBE/CINCINNATI
• “MORNINGS WITH DAVE O’BRIEN” (DAVE O’BRIEN) – WLHK/INDIANAPOLIS
• “Q MORNING CREW” (MIKE WHELESS, MARTY YOUNG, AND JANIE CAROTHERS) – WQDR/ RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC
• “KJ AND FRIENDS” (RANDY CARROLL AND JAMIE MARTIN) – KAJA/SAN ANTONIO
• “THE 97 COUNTRY BREAKFAST CLUB” (TOM O’BRIEN, ROGER TODD, AND MELISSA MORAN) – WPCV/LAKELAND-WINTER HAVEN, FLA.
• “ANDY & ALISON AND THE MORNING CREW” (ANDY RITCHIE AND ALISON MENCER) – WIVK,/KNOXVILLE, TN
• “BUZZ JACKSON” (BUZZ JACKSON) – KIIM/TUCSON
• “ELLIS AND BRADLEY MORNING SHOW” (BILL ELLIS AND BETH BRADLEY) – WSSL/GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG, SC
• “KEVIN RICHARDS SHOW” (KEVIN RICHARDS) – WGNA/ALBANY-SCHENECTADY-TROY, NY
• "PARTY MARTY MITCHELL & THE MORNING TAILGATE" (MARTY MITCHELL) – WKMK/MONMOUTH-OCEAN, NJ
• “BARRETT, FOX & BERRY” (BILL BARRETT, TIM FOX, AND TRACY BERRY) – KKNU/EUGENE-SPRINGFIELD, OR
• “DEX AND MO SHOW” (BILL POINDEXTER AND MELISSA TURNER) – WUSY/CHATTANOOGA, TN
• “THE EDDIE FOXX SHOW” (EDDIE FOXX AND SHARON GREEN) – WKSF, ASHEVILLE, N.C.
• “GARY, NELSON, & KELLIE” (GARY GREENWOOD, JOSH NELSON, AND KELLIE WESSLUND) – KFGE, LINCOLN, NEB.
• “OFFICER DON AND DEANN” (DON CHASE AND DEANN STEPHENS) – WBUL, LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY
CMA RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
KXKT/OMAHA, NE-COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA
WKXC/ AUGUSTA, GA
WLLR/QUAD CITIES: DAVENPORT-ROCK ISLAND, IA-MOLINE, IL
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