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.