Coinciding with the announcement of the artist nominees for the 42nd annual CMA Awards, the Country Music Association on Wednesday (Sept. 10) also confirmed its nominations for radio station of the year and broadcast personality of the year. Bucky Covington and Chuck Wicks revealed the names during a press conference at Nashville’s Sommet Center. The winners will be notified in mid-October and acknowledged on Nov. 12 during the CMA Awards telecast on ABC.
Here’s a complete list of this year’s broadcast nominees:
Station of the Year
Major Market: KMPS/Seattle, KNIX/Phoenix, KSON/San Diego, Calif., WQYK/Tampa, Fla., WXTU/Philadelphia
Large Market: KAJA/San Antonio, Texas, KASE/Austin, Texas, WFMS/Indianapolis, WTQR/Greensboro, N.C., WUBE/Cincinnati
Medium Market: KFDI/Wichita, Kan., KUZZ/Bakersfield, Calif., WBBS/Syracuse, N.Y., WIVK/Knoxville, Tenn., WYRK/Buffalo, N.Y.
Small Market: KUAD/Fort Collins-Greeley, Colo., WFYR/Peoria, Ill., WGSQ/Cookeville, Tenn., WKML/Fayetteville, N.C., WUSY/Chattanooga, Tenn.
National: American Country Countdown With Kix Brooks, Kix Brooks (ABC Radio Networks); CMT Country Countdown USA With Lon Helton, Lon Helton (Westwood One); The Crook & Chase Countdown, Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase (Jim Owens Entertainment)
Major Market: The Dr. Don Morning Show, Don Carpenter, Steve Grunwald, Rachael Hunter, Jason Raithel (WYCD/Detroit); Catherine Lane (WSOC/Charlotte, N.C.); Cliff and Company, Cliff Dumas, Tori Peck, Bill Tanner, Morgan Thomas (KSON/San Diego); Jesse and Shotgun in the Morning, Jesse James and Randy Shannon (KWLI/Denver); Kelly, Mudflap and JoJo Morning Show, Kelly Ford, Steve “Mudflap” McGrew, JoJo (KYGO/Denver); Randy & Dave, Randy Price and Dave McKay (WQYK/Tampa, Fla.)
Large Market: B-105 Morning Show, Bill Whyte, Amanda Orlando, Jason Statt, (WUBE/Cincinnati); Bob Pickett, (KASE/Austin, Texas); Gerry House & the House Foundation, Gerry House, Mike Bohan, Duncan Stewart, Al Voecks, Richard Falklen (WSIX/Nashville); The Moo Crew With Karen, Scott and Radar, Karen Dalessandro, Scott Dolphin, Tony “Radar” Hess (WMIL/Milwaukee); Wake Up With the Wolf, Darren Wilhite, Tim Wall, Codie Allen (WDAF/Kansas City)
Medium Market: Andy & Alison and the Morning Crew, Andy Ritchie, Alison West (WIVK/Knoxville, Tenn.); Carol Hughes (KFDI/Wichita, Kan.); Roger and Tom, Roger Todd and Tom O’Brien (WPCV/Lakeland-Winter Haven, Fla.); Ron and Becky Show, Ron Bee and Becky Palmer (WBBS/Syracuse, N.Y.); WIVK at Night With Jack Ryan, Jack Ryan (WIVK/Knoxville, Tenn.)
Small Market: Big Al and Dex, Al McClure and Bill Poindexter (WUSY/Chattanooga, Tenn.); The Cat Pak Morning Show, Brent Lane and Dana Cervantes (WYCT/Pensacola, Fla.); The Good Morning Guys, Brian Gary and Todd Harding (KUAD/Fort Collins-Greeley, Colo.); Carol Metz and the More Music Morning Show, Carol Metz (WAKG/Danville, Va.); Mark & Danielle and the Morning Waking Crew, Mark Ericson and Danielle Carrier (WOKQ/Portsmouth, N.H.)