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ACMs announce radio winners

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 – Nine radio award winners, including Cody Alan for a national award, for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

This is the second ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year Award win for Alan, for CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan. Alan, who also won this award in 2010, serves as both the host and executive producer for CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan and can also be seen weekly on CMT Hot 20 Countdown.

On-Air Personality of the Year winners were:

Major Market - Cornbread, Judi Diamond & Cap'n Mac - WIL-FM - St. Louis

Large Market - Chris Carr, Maverick & Statt - WUBE-FM - Cincinnati

Medium Market - Rowdy Yates, Sunny Leigh & Carly Rush - KVOO-FM - Tulsa, Okla.

Small Market - Gator Harrison, Styckman & Cowboy Kyle - WUSY-FM - Chattanooga, Tenn.

Radio Station of the Year winners were:

Major Market - WYCD-FM-Detroit

Large Market - KAJA-FM - San Antonio

Medium Market - KUZZ AM/FM - Bakersfield, Cal.

Small Market - KCLR-FM - Columbia, Mo.

Winners in radio categories will be invited to receive their awards at a private reception in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 6, the day prior to the ACMs. The awards announced today will not be televised due to time constraints during the live telecast.

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