Cody Alan, host of CMT Radio Live With Cody Alan, is one of five nominees for the Academy of Country Music's national on-air radio personality of the year.
Nominees in the ACM's radio categories were announced Wednesday morning (Feb. 13) along with the artist nominees for the 48th annual ACM Awards. The radio awards will be presented during a special ceremony in Las Vegas on April 6. The main ACM Awards show airs April 7 on CBS.
Others nominated for the national on-air personality honor are Blair Garner (After MidNite With Blair Garner), Kix Brooks (American Country Countdown With Kix Brooks), Shawn Parr (The Country's Hotlist With Shawn Parr) and Whitney Allen (The Big Time With Whitney Allen).
Nominations were also announced Wednesday for on-air personality of the year honors in major, large, medium and small markets.
Radio station of the year nominees were also confirmed, including major market nods to KNIX-FM/Phoenix, KUPL-FM/Portland, Ore., WDSY-FM/Pittsburgh, WQYK-FM/St. Petersburg, Fla., and WYCD-FM/Detroit.
The large market nominees are KAJA-FM/San Antonio, WFMS-FM/Indianapolis, WLHK-FM/Indianapolis, WSM-AM/Nashville and WUBE-FM/Cincinnati.
Contenders in the medium market category include KUZZ-AM & FM/Bakersfield, Calif., WBBS-FM/Syracuse, N.Y., WGNA-FM/Schenectady, N.Y., WKMK-FM/Monmouth-Ocean, N.J., and WMYL-FM/Knoxville, Tenn.
KCLR-FM/Columbia, Mo., WXFL-FM/Florence, Ala., and WYCT-FM/Pensacola, Fla., are nominated in the small market division.