Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. honored the 2016 class of inductees into the Country Radio of Fame on Wednesday night (June 22) at a special ceremony, held at the Omni Hotel in Nashville.
This year’s Country Radio Hall of Fame inductees were Blair Garner, Mike & Dana Schuff, and Lisa Dent in the On-Air Category, and Mick Anselmo, Kerby Confer, Jack Reno, Tim Roberts, and Jim Slone in the radio category.
In addition, Randy Travis was recognized as the recipient of the 2016 CRB Artist Career Achievement Award. Josh Turner provided a special performance honoring Travis. Carole Bowen was honored with the 2016 President’s Award.
The Country Radio Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of those individuals who have made significant contributions to the radio industry over a 20-year period, 15 of which must be in the country format.
The CRB Artist Career Achievement Award is presented to an individual artist or act that, through their creativity, vision, performance or leadership has made a significant contribution to the development and promotion of country music and country radio.
The President’s Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the marketing, production, growth and development of the Country Radio Seminar and the multiple services that Country Radio Broadcasters provides to the country radio and music communities.
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