Sign up for newsletter
 

ACMs announce radio awards, Garner wins

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 – The Academy of Country Music announced the radio award winners today for the 46th annual Academy of Country Music awards. This marks the third ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year Award win for Blair Garner, for After MidNite with Blair Garner.

Garner also won this award in 2003 and 2005. The show has almost 260 affiliates.

On-Air Personality of the Year Award Winners:

Major Market: Cliff and Brooks (Cliff, Brooks and Tori) - KSON-FM - San Diego, CA

Large Market Chris Carr, Jason Statt and Maverick - WUBE-FM - Cincinnati, OH

Medium Market Andy Ritchie, Alison Mencer and Jimmy Holt - WIVK-FM - Knoxville, TN

Small Market Dex and Mo - WUSY-FM - Chattanooga, TN

Radio Station of the Year Award Winners:

Major Market KEEY-FM - St. Louis Park, MN and KNIX-FM - Phoenix, AZ (tie)

Large Market WGH-FM - Virginia Beach, VA

Medium Market WIVK-FM - Knoxville, TN

Small Market WYCT-FM - Pensacola, FL

Winners in radio categories will be invited to receive their awards at a private reception in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 2, the day prior to the ACMs. The radio awards will not be part of the televised show.

For the third year in a row, On-Air Personality of the Year winners (or one individual from the teams who win Personality of the Year categories) will be the voices for bumpers leading into commercials for the awards.

More news for Academy of Country Music

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Trampled by Turtles leads stellar night – The animals ruled, for the most part, led by Trampled by Turtles, in a superb trifecta of music long on musicianship and quality songs. Trampled by Turtles, who headlined the sterling bill that also included Elephant Revival and Hurray for the Riff Raff (not animalistic unless the "riff raff" act that way), are going through some major sonic changes.... »»»
Concert Review: Goodnight, Texas gets on the map – Goodnight, Texas is a town with a small population - 28 according to the band's web site. So, if anything is going to put the unincorporated dot on the map, it may be the bi-coastal country band that stole the name. Avi Vinocur, who dwells in San Francisco, and Patrick Dyer Wolf, of North Carolina, are the mainstays of the band with them... »»»
Subscribe to Country News Digest Country News Digest      Follow Country Standard Time on twitter CST      Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook CST

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

Trampled by Turtles get wild Trampled By Turtles is an indie folk group, an alt.-country band or a bluegrass act - depending on how you choose to look at them. Perhaps it's best to view the outfit as the ultimate combo platter consisting of just about everything that's good about American music. They play wonderfully, yet they also write intelligent songs that draw everyone from Townes Van Zandt to Nirvana to Ralph Stanley. It's all good, and some (or all) of these influences can be spotted in most of Trampled By Turtles' enjoyable sounds.... »»»
Don't try labeling Parker Millsap If you move in alt.-country/Americana circles, you simply cannot get away from the name Parker Millsap. He's certainly one of the biggest buzz artists of 2014. Better still, his self-titled album lives up to all the hype. He's a smart songwriter and a passionate singer and is essential listening for anybody looking for high quality contemporary music. Millsap also creates music appealing to a wide variety of musical tastes. You can make a case that he's a country guy, but you can also hear a lot of blues and folk. And if you attempt to put a label on him, he'll quickly tear it right off.... »»»