Kix Brooks Wins CMA 'National Broadcast Personality Of The Year' Award
October 18, 2011 at 9:15 AM (PT)
CURB NASHVILLE artist TIM McGRAW surprised good friend ARISTA NASHVILLE artist KIX BROOKS with news of his second win for COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION “National Broadcast Personality of the Year.” BROOKS, host of "AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN WITH KIX BROOKS," received the phone call during last night's taping of the weekly countdown program.
TAYLOR SWIFT and KID ROCK helped announce the rest of the CMA AWARD BROADCAST winners YESTERDAY (10/17).
"Winning your first CMA AWARD is a special moment for anyone, and we're so happy TIM, KID ROCK and TAYLOR were able to help us recognize the great work from these talented broadcaster." said CMA Chief Executive Officer STEVE MOORE. "Country radio is the foundation of our industry, and it is our honor to shine the spotlight on those who are working tirelessly to share Country Music with their communities."
The full list of the winners are:
2011 CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year Winners are:
National- KIX BROOKS "AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN WITH KIX BROOKS"
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.
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). Tickets for the CMA AWARDS are on sale and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. For more information from the CMA, visit www.cmaworld.com.