The BMI Board of Directors celebrated some of BMI’s most prolific songwriters at the 65th Annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Dinner on April 9 in Las Vegas. The private event celebrated the career of Michael Bolton, and was attended by BMI songwriters Gary Allan, Natalie Cole and Chris Daughtry.
Top broadcasters including Clear Channel, ABC, NBC, and CBS, along with other key NAB members, BMI executives, and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) members were in attendance.
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The ACM Radio Awards Reception was also held in Las Vegas the same week (on April 6), to celebrate winners Cody Alan (CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan; National), Cornbread, Judi Diamond and Cap’n Mac (WIL-FM, St. Louis; Major Market), Chris Carr, Maverick and Statt (WUBE, Cincinnati; Large Market), Rowdy Yates, Sunny Leigh and Carly Rush (KVOO, Tulsa, Okla.; Medium Market), and Gator Harrison, Styckman and Cowboy Kyle (WUSY, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Small Market). Radio station of the year winners included WYCD in Detroit (Major Market), KAJA in San Antonio (Large Market), KUZZ in Bakersfield, Ca. (Medium Market) and KCLR in Columbia, Mo. (Small Market).
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