Broadcast Awards Announced For 45th Annual CMA Music Awards
September 6, 2011 at 7:38 AM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE duo THE JANEDEAR GIRLS announced the finalists for the 45th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Broadcast Award Personality and Radio Station of the Year in four categories (small, medium, large, and major markets), as well as the finalists for the CMA National Broadcast Personality this morning (9/6) in NASHVILLE.
CMA Personality of the Year:
KIX BROOKS, "AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN WITH KIX BROOKS" - CITADEL MEDIA
DEREK HASKINS & SEAN POWELL, "BIG D & BUBBA SHOW" - PREMIERE NETWORKS
LIA KNIGHT, "THE LIA SHOW" - DIAL GLOBAL
BEN CAMPBELL & MATT MCALLISTER, "BEN & MATT SHOW," KNIX/PHOENIX
CHUCK EDWARDS & LINDA LEE, "EDWARDS & LEE," WYCD/DETROIT
KELLY FORD & MARK NEWMAN, "KELLY FORD & RIDER," KYGO/DENVER
LAURIE DEYOUNG, "LAURIE DEYOUNG MORNING SHOW," WPOC/BALTIMORE
PAUL SCHADT, MEG BUTTERLY & GEOF KNIGHT; "PAUL SCHADT MORNING SHOW," WKKT/CHARLOTTE
CHRIS CARR, JEFFREY "MAVERICK" BOLEN & JASON STATT; "CHRIS CARR & COMPANY," WUBE/CINCINNATI
BILL CODY, "COFFEE, COUNTRY & CODY," WSM-A/NASHVILLE
JEFF ROPER & ANGIE WARD, "JEFF ROPER IN THE MORNING," WTQR/GREENSBORO
JESS TYLER, BRYAN PHILLIPS & AMANDA LEONARDO; "JESS, BRIAN AND AMANDA," WCTK/PROVIDENCE
MIKE WHELESS, MARTY YOUNG & JANIE CAROTHERS; "Q MORNING CREW," WQDR/RALEIGH
KEVIN RICHARDS, "KEVIN RICHARDS SHOW," WGNA/ALBANY
BRIAN PIERCE & KELLIE MICHAELS, "MORNINGS WITH BRIAN AND KELLIE," KFDI/WICHITA
TOM O'BRIEN, ROGER TODD & MELISSA MORAN, "THE 97 COUNTRY BREAKFAST CLUB," WPCV/LAKELAND
STEVE LUNDY & GINA MELTON, "THE KAT 103 MORNING SHOW," KXKT/OMAHA
BILL ELLIS & BETH BRADLEY, "ELLIS AND BRADLEY MORNING SHOW," WSSL/GREENVILLE, SC
BILL BARRETT, TIM FOX & TRACY BERRY, "BARRETT, FOX & BERRY," KKNU/EUGENE, OR
BENNY "BEARMAN" MARTIN, KEN HICKS & DANIEL WYATT, "BEARMAN AND KEN IN THE MORNING," WUSY/CHATTANOOGA
SCOTTY COX & CARISSA LOETHEN, "SCOTTY AND CARISSA IN THE MORNING," KCLR/COLUMBIA, MO
EDDIE FOXX & SHARON GREEN, "THE EDDIE FOXX SHOW," WKSF/ASHEVILLE, NC
BRIAN GARY, TODD HARDING & SUSAN MOORE, "THE GOOD MORNING GUYS," KUAD/FORT COLLINS, CO
CMA Radio Station of the Year
KUAD/FORT COLLINS, CO
The rest of the nominations were announced by REPUBLIC NASHVILLE group THE BAND PERRY and RCA/NASHVILLE artist JAKE OWEN live on ABC’s GOOD MORNING AMERICA and ARISTA artist JERROD NIEMANN and STONEY CREEK group THOMPSON SQUARE announced seven CMA AWARDS categories at a press conference at the RYMAN AUDITORIUM (NET NEWS 9/6).
The Broadcast nominees winners will be notified in mid-OCTOBER and will be acknowledged during the televised awards. The CMA AWARDS will take place at the BRDGESTONE ARENA in NASHVILLE, TN on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9th on ABC TELEVISION.
For info, visit www.cmaworld.com.