Taylor Swift And Kid Rock Help Announce CMA Broadcast Awards
October 17, 2011 at 1:43 PM (PT)
The COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION announced the winners of many of the CMA BROADCAST AWARDS this morning (10/17), with the help of BIG MACHINE star TAYLOR SWIFT. SWIFT surprised several radio stations and broadcast professionals by personally notifying them of their wins. SWIFT called Major, Large, Medium, and Small Market Station and Large, Medium, and Small Market Broadcast Personality of the Year winners from her NASHVILLE home.
DETROIT native KID ROCK also surprised CHUCK EDWARDS and LINDA LEE of CBS RADIO WYCD/DETROIT’s "EDWARDS AND LEE" by calling in with news of their “Major Market Broadcast Personality of the Year Award” win.
The “CMA National Broadcast Personality of the Year” winner will be announced tomorrow morning (10/18). The “CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year” and “CMA Radio Station of the Year” recipients will be recognized during 45th Annual CMA AWARDS, airing live on ABC-TV from the BRIDGESTONE ARENA in NASHVILLE, TN on NOVEMBER 9th at 8p (ET).
2011 CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year Winners are:
Major Market- CHUCK EDWARDS and LINDA LEE, "EDWARDS & LEE," CBS RADIO WYCD/DETROIT, MI.
Large Market - CHRIS CARR, JEFFREY "MAVERICK" BOLEN, and JASON STATT, "CHRIS CARR & COMPANY," HUBBARD BROADCASTING WUBE/CINCINNATI, OHIO
Medium Market - BRIAN PIERCE and KELLIE MICHAELS, "MORNINGS WITH BRIAN AND KELLIE," JOURNAL BROADCASTING GROUP KFDI/WICHITA, KS.
Small Market - SCOTTY COX and CARISSA LOETHEN, "SCOTTY AND CARISSA IN THE MORNING," ZIMMER RADIO, INC. KCLR/COLUMBIA, MO.
2011 CMA Radio Station of the Year Winners are:
Major Market –CBS RADIO WYCD/DETROIT, MI.
Large Market – CURTIS MEDIA GROUP WQDR/RALEIGH/DURHAM, N.C.
Medium Market – CITADEL MEDIA KATM/MODESTO, CA.
Small Market – ZIMMER RADIO, INC. KCLR/COLUMBIA, MO.