ACM Announces Radio Awards Categories Nominees

ACMThe Academy of Country Music has revealed nominees in several radio categories for the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards, including ACM Broadcast Personality of the Year, and ACM Radio Station of the Year.

The National ACM Broadcast Personality of the Year nominees include:  Big D and Bubba of “The Big D & Bubba Show” (Compass Networks), Cody Alan of “CMT After Midnite” (Premiere Networks), Crook and Chase of “The Crook and Chase Countdown” (Premiere Networks), Lia Knight of “The Lia Show” (Westwood One), and Shawn Parr and Elaina Smith of “Nash Nights Live” (Cumulus Media).

Two MusicRow panel radio stations are in the running for this year’s Academy of Country Music radio nominations. WXFL in Florence, Ala., earned two radio nominations, including ACM Small Market Radio Station of the Year, while M. Fletcher Brown with WXFL earned a nomination for ACM Broadcast Personality of the Year (Small Market). KTHK in Idaho Falls, Idaho was also nominated for ACM Small Market Radio Station of the Year.

See below for a full listing of nominees.

ACM Broadcast Personality Of The Year

National
“The Big D & Bubba Show,” (Big D, Bubba, Patrick Thomas), Compass Networks
“Cmt After Midnite” (Cody Alan), Premiere Networks
“The Crook And Chase Countdown”, (Crook And Chase), Premiere Networks
“The Lia Show”, (Lia Knight), Westwood One
“Nash Nights Live”, (Shawn Parr, Elaina Smith), Cumulus Media

Major Market
“Ben & Matt”, Knix/Phoenix, Iheartmedia
“Dave & Veronica”, Wqyk/Tampa, Beasley
“Lisa Dent & Ramblin’ Ray”, Wusn/Chicago, Cbs Radio
“Razz On The Radio”, Wxtu/Philadelphia, Cbs Radio
“Tanner In The Morning, Wsoc/Charlotte, Beasley

Large Market
“Aj & Ashley”, Wwka/Orlando, Cox Media
“The Big Dave Show”, Wube/Cincinnati, Hubbard Broadcasting
“Dave O’brien”, Wlhk/Indianapolis, Emmis Communications
“Q Morning Crew”, Wqdr/Raleigh, Curtis Media Group
“The Odd Squad”, Ckry/Calgary, Ab, Corus Radio

Medium Market
“97 Country Breakfast Club”, Wpcv/Lakeland, Fl, Hall Communications
“Buzz Jackson”, Kiim/Tucson, Cumulus Media
“Cash And Carey”, Kwen/Tulsa, Cox Media
“The Kat 103 Morning Show”, Kxkt/Omaha, Iheartmedia
“Wynn & Wilson”, Wqmx/Akron, Rubber City Radio

Small Market
“Good Morning Guys”, Kuad/Ft. Collins-Greeley, Co, Townsquare Media
“Gator, Styckman, & Cowboy Kyle”, Wusy/Chattanooga, Iheartmedia
“M. Fletcher Brown”, Wxfl/Florence, Al, Big River Broadcasting
“Philip Gibbons”, Wgsq/Cookeville, Tn, Cookeville Communications
“Scotty & Cara In The Morning”, Kclr/Columbia, Mo, Zimmer Radio

 

ACM Radio Station Of The Year

Major Market
Knix/Phoenix, Iheartmedia
Wil/St. Louis, Hubbard Broadcasting
Wklb/Boston, Greater Media
Wsoc/Charlotte, Beasley
Wusn/Chicago, Cbs Radio

Large Market
Ckry/Calgary, Ab, Corus Radio
Kaja/San Antonio, Iheartmedia
Wmil/Milwaukee, Iheartmedia
Wube/Cincinnati, Hubbard Broadcasting
Wwka/Orlando, Cox Media

Medium Market
Kuzz-Am/Fm/Bakersfield, Owens One
Kxkt/Omaha, Iheartmedia
Wcyq/Knoxville, Journal Broadcast Group
Wqmx/Akron, Rubber City Radio
Wyrk/Buffalo, Townsquare Media

Small Market
Kclr/Columbia, Mo, Zimmer Radio
Kthk/Idaho Falls, Id, Riverbend Communications
Wgsq/Cookeville, Tn, Cookeville Communications
Wxfl/Florence, Al, Big River Broadcasting
Wyct/Pensacola, Fl, Adx Communications

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