McGraw, Brooks & Dunn Up for Two Radio Awards

Tim McGraw and Brooks & Dunn have a pair of nominations each for the 2001 Radio Music Awards, Oct. 26 at the Aladdin in Las Vegas. They contend with Alan Jackson, the Dixie Chicks and George Strait for country artist of the year. Country song of the year nominees include Brooks & Dunn’s “Ain’t Nothing ‘Bout You,” Travis Tritt’s “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” Diamond Rio’s “One More Day,” Jessica Andrews’ “Who I Am” and McGraw’s “My Next Thirty Years.” Martina McBride will perform on the show, and Rascal Flatts will present an award. The show will be telecast live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET. 10/17/01