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Bones leads CMA radio winners

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – Bobby Bones was one of the winners of CMA radio awards announced on Wednesday.

Bones, Amy Brown, "Lunchbox" Dan Chappel and Eddie Garcia, who are on The Bobby Bones Show, Premiere Networks, won the National Market award.

Other winners were:

Major Market: Matt McAllister, Emily Raines, "Slow Joe" Wallace, The Morning Wolfpack with Matt McAllister, KKWF/Seattle

Large Market: Mike Wheless, Janie Carothers, Q Morning Crew, WQDR/Raleigh

Medium Market: "Mo" Melissa Wagner, "StyckMan" Greg Owens, Mo & StyckMan, WUSY/Chattanooga

Small Market: Shane Collins, Tess Connell, Dr. Shane and Tess in the Morning, WPAP/Panama City, FL

CMA Radio Station Of The Year

Major Market: WIL/St. Louis

Large Market: WSIX/Nashville

Medium Market: WIVK/Knoxville

Small Market: WYCT/Pensacola, FL.

Carrie Underwood, host of this year's CMA Awards, surprised radio stations and broadcast personalities this morning to reveal the news of their 2019 CMA Broadcast Awards wins.

Underwood, a seven-time CMA Awards winner and a three-time CMA Awards nominee this year, called each of the stations to announce the exciting news.

Winners will be honored at The 53rd Annual CMA Awards, airing live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. eastern on ABC.

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