CMA Broadcast Awards Finalists Announced
September 9, 2015 at 12:16 PM (PT)
With an assist from BLACK RIVER's KELSEA BALLERINI, who contacted all finalists personally, the COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) TODAY (9/9) announced the 2014 "CMA BROADCAST AWARDS" finalists in conjunction with the "49TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS." They are as follows:
CMA BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
"THE BIG D & BUBBA SHOW," (DEREK HASKINS, SEAN POWELL) COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS
"THE CROOK & CHASE SHOW," (LORIANNE CROOK, CHARLIE CHASE) iHEARTMEDIA
"THE LIA SHOW," (LIA KNIGHT) WESTWOOD ONE
"BARREL BOY AT NIGHT," (ERIC GRUNEISEN) KNIX/PHOENIX, ARIZ.
"BEN AND MATT IN THE MORNING," (BEN CAMPBELL, MATT MCALLISTER) KNIX/PHOENIX, ARIZ.
"THE MICHAEL J SHOW," (MICHAEL J. STUEHLER) WPOC/BALTIMORE, MD.
"PAUL SCHADT AND MEG IN THE MORNING SHOW," (PAUL SCHADT, MEG BUTTERLY, GEOF KNIGHT) WKKT/CHARLOTTE-GASTONIA, N.C./ROCK HILL, S.C.
"THE Q MORNING ZOO," (TIM TUTTLE, KEVIN KLINE, ERICA RICO) KKBQ/HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TEXAS
“THE BIG DAVE SHOW,” (DAVID CHANDLER, CHELSIE SHINKLE, JASON STATT) WUBE/CINCINNATI, OHIO
“KAREN, SCOTT & RADAR,” (KAREN DALESSANDRO, SCOTT DOLPHIN, TONY “RADAR” HESS) WMIL/MILWAUKEE-RACINE, WISCONSIN
“MORNINGS WITH DAVE O’BRIEN,” (DAVE O’BRIEN) WLHK/INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
“Q MORNING CREW,” (MIKE WHELESS, MARTY YOUNG, JANIE CAROTHERS) WQDR/RALEIGH-DURHAM, N.C.
“RANDY AND JAMIE,” (RANDY CARROLL, JAMIE MARTIN) KAJA/SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
"THE 97 COUNTRY BREAKFAST CLUB," (ROGER TODD, MELISSA MORAN, DALE SELLERS) WPCV/LAKELAND-WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA
"ANDY & ALLISON AND THE MORNING CREW," (ANDY RITCHIE, ALISON MENCER, JIMMY HOLT) WIVK/KNOXVILLE, TENN.
"DJ WALKER IN THE MORNING," (DENNIS WALKER, JIM WELLS) KATM/STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA
"MAVERICK & LULU," (MAVERICK JOHNSON, LUANNE KYRSZ) WCTQ/SARASOTA-BRADENTON, FLORIDA
"TOM AND BECKY," (TOM OWENS, BECKY PALMER) WBBS/ SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
“BARRETT, FOX & BERRY,” (BILL BARRETT, TIM FOX, TRACY BERRY) KKNU/EUGENE-SPRINGFIELD, OREGON
“BOBBY AND STEVE SHOW,” (BOBBY COOK, STEVE SCHWETMAN) WKYQ/PADUCAH, KENTUCKY
“THE DEX & MO SHOW,” (BILL “DEX” POINDEXTER, MELISSA “MO” TURNER) WUSY/CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE
“KEN AND DANIEL,” (KEN HICKS, DANIEL WYATT) WUSY/CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE
“SCOTTY & CARA IN THE MORNING,” (SCOTTY COX, CARA DENIS) KCLR/COLUMBIA, MISSOURI
CMA RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
WHWY/FT. WALTON BEACH/DESTIN, FL
Winners will be announced in OCTOBER and honored during the "49TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS" on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at BRIDGESTONE ARENA in NASHVILLE. The event will be broadcast live beginning at 8p (ET) on ABC-TV.