The Country Music Association is now accepting online submissions for the 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards for Broadcast Personality, Station, and National Broadcast Personality of the Year at Broadcast.CMAawards.com.
Categories for submission include Broadcast Personality in four different market sizes (major, large, medium, and small) as well as CMA National Broadcast Personality of the Year. To submit an entry, CMA member radio stations and broadcast personalities in the U.S. and Canada should log on to Broadcast.CMAawards.com. The site will accept submissions until Friday, June 27 (5:00 PM/CT).
All entries must reflect performances and events between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014.
CMA Broadcast Award winners will be notified in early October and recognized at “The 48th Annual CMA Awards,” which will be held later this year in Nashville. For more information about CMA Broadcast Award entries please contact Brandi Simms, CMA Senior Director of Membership and Balloting, at [email protected].
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Balloting for CMA’s popular touring industry honors known as the SRO (Standing Room Only) Awards began with a nominating round on April 22. The final ballot will be emailed to eligible CMA members Tuesday, June 3. Voting for the SRO Awards final ballot ends Friday, June 20 (5:00 PM/CT).
CMA members in the following categories: Advertising/Public Relations/Media, Affiliated, Artist, Entertainment Services, Marketing/Digital, Musician, Personal Manager, Record Label, Talent Agent, Talent Buyer/Promoter, Touring, and Venue are eligible to vote for the CMA SRO Awards. Ballots will be tabulated by the international accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP.
The SRO Award categories will be as follows:
- Business Manager of the Year
- Coach/Truck Driver of the Year
- FOH (Front of House) Engineer of the Year
- Lighting Director of the Year
- Manager of the Year
- Monitor Engineer of the Year
- Production Manager of the Year
- Publicist of the Year
- Talent Agent of the Year
- Talent Buyer/Promoter of the Year
- Tour Caterer of the Year
- Tour Manager of the Year
- Touring Musician of the Year
- Tour Video Director of the Year
- Venue of the Year
As previously reported, the first ballot for the 48th CMA Awards will be emailed July 3.