TeamRock, Classic Rock Magazine and KMG Networks Announce America's Best Classic Rock Radio Stations
October 27, 2014 at 4:06 PM (PT)
TEAM ROCK LTD, CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE and KMG NETWORKS have announced the first time winners of the U.S. Best Classic Rock Station in the Large, Medium and Small Market categories. The Radio Station awards will be presented at a special VIP pre-event ceremony on NOVEMBER 3rd in LOS ANGELES, and the winners will be acknowledged from the stage of the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards event, which will take place at the AVALON in HOLLYWOOD, CA next TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th.
The Award winners are:
Best Classic Rock Station:
Large Market: KSWD (100.3 THE SOUND)/LOS ANGELES, CA
Medium Market: WZBA (100.7 THE BAY)/BALTIMORE, MD
Small Market: WTUE (104.7)/DAYTON, OH
A call-to-action banner was made available to all U.S. classic rock radio stations to offer their listeners a chance to vote. In addition, TUNEGENIE and CLASSICS DU JOUR, streaming service providers for more than 300 Classic Rock radio stations, facilitated the online voting.
"Some of the greatest music ever made lives on every day on great radio stations across the U.S.," said IAN WILLIAMSON, Head of Events & Partnerships at TEAM ROCK. "We are thrilled to have created this first ever award saluting the Best Classic Rock stations in AMERICA."
"It's a distinct and high honor to join our partners at TEAM ROCK and CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE in recognizing these great radio stations that keep the rock and roll passion alive in their cities every day," KRANTZ MEDIA GROUP Pres./CEO GARY KRANTZ said. "Because of the music they play, their on air personalities and their engagement with their communities, their listeners have spoken."
Presented by TEAM ROCK and CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE, this is the 10th anniversary of the highly respected Classic Rock Roll Of Honour, and the first time it is being held in the U.S. SAMMY HAGAR will host the ceremony.
"The Classic Rock Roll Of Honour is one of music's coolest and most prestigious events in the UK so I'm really excited to be hosting it for the first time in the U.S." said HAGAR. "My goal is to keep it fun and filled with so many off the hook music moments that we put it on the map alongside the GRAMMYS, VMAs and other awards ceremonies."
KMG NETWORKS, in conjunction with VH1 RADIO, is producing a wide range of exclusive radio programming, including live coverage from the red carpet and backstage.