CMT Radio Live With Cody Alan host Cody Alan and CMT Country Countdown USA host Lon Helton are among the five nominees for the Academy of Country Music's national on-air radio personality of the year. The other nominees are Kix Brooks (American Country Countdown With Kix Brooks), Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase (Crook & Chase Countdown) and Lia (The Lia Show).
The contenders in the radio categories were announced Thursday (Jan. 26) when the artist nominees were revealed for the 47th annual ACM Awards show taking place April 1 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The radio winners will be announced on March 31 in Las Vegas.
Here's a list of nominees in the other radio categories:
On-Air Personality of the Year (Major Market)
Kelly Ford & Rider (KYGO/Denver)
Cledus T. Judd, Dave McKay, Veronica (WQYK/St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Lisa Dent, Ramblin' Ray (WUSN/Chicago)
Trish Biondo (WUSN/Chicago)
Chuck Edwards, Linda Lee (WYCD/Detroit)
On-Air Personality of the Year (Large Market)
Randy Carroll, Jamie Martin (KAJA/San Antonio)
Dave O'Brien (WLHK/Indianapolis)
Mike, Marty & Janie (WQDR/Raleigh, N.C.)
Bill Cody (WSM-AM/Nashville)
Big Dave & Chelsie (WUBE/Cincinnati)
On-Air Personality of the Year (Medium Market)
Steve & Geoff in the Morning (KUZZ/Bakersfield, Calif.)
Cash & Carey (KWEN/Tulsa, Okla.)
Tom & Becky (WBBS/Syracuse, N.Y.)
Roger, Tom & Melissa (WPCV/Lakeland, Fla.)
Scott Wynn & Sue Wilson (WQMX/Akron, Ohio)
On-Air Personality of the Year (Small Market)
Scotty & Carissa in the Morning (KCLR/Columbia, Mo.)
Bill Barrett, Tim Fox, Tracy Berry (KKNU/Eugene, Ore.)
Philip Gibbons (WGSQ/Cookeville, Tenn.)
Bearman & Ken in the Morning (WUSY/Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Brent Lane (WYCT/Pensacola, Fla.)
Radio Station of the Year (Major Market)
WQYK/St. Petersburg, Fla.
Radio Station of the Year (Large Market)
WQDR/ Raleigh, N.C.
Radio Station of the Year (Medium Market)
WBBS/ Syracuse, N.Y.
WYRK/ Buffalo, N.Y.
Radio Station of the Year (Small Market)
WUSY/ Chattanooga, Tenn.