Country Radio Broadcasters Announce Recipients Of 2015 Artist Career Achievement Award And President's Award
June 2, 2015 at 9:45 AM (PT)
COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS (CRB) will present DWIGHT YOAKAM with the 2015 ARTIST CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD during the COUNTRY RADIO HALL OF FAME DINNER AND AWARDS on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24th at the OMNI HOTEL in NASHVILLE. The AWARD is presented to an individual artist or act that, through their creativity, vision, performance or leadership, has made a significant contribution to the development and promotion of Country music and Country radio. YOAKAM has recorded more than 21 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles, and sold more than 25 million records to date. He also performed on the 1987 CRS "NEW FACES" show.
Additionally, ARISTOMEDIA GROUP CEO JEFF WALKER will be presented with the 2015 PRESIDENT'S AWARD at the ceremony. The PRESIDENT'S AWARD is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the marketing, production, growth and development of the COUNTRY RADIO SEMINAR (CRS) and the multiple services that CRB provides to the Country radio and music communities. WALKER has served on the CRS Board for 35 consecutive years and is currently the Treasurer of the organization. His tenure with the CRB Board began in FEBRUARY 1980, two months prior to the launch of his marketing and promotions firm, ARISTO MUSIC ASSOCIATIONS, INC. For information about the COUNTRY RADIO HALL OF FAME DINNER AND AWARD tickets, contact the CRS offices at (615) 327-4487.