Blair Garner won his third Academy of Country Music (ACM) Award as the year’s top national personality – and there was a tie in one of the station categories. So, there’s an extra station celebrating after Tuesday’s (2/15) announcement of the ACM radio award winners.
Here’s the list:
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
NATIONAL Blair Garner – After MidNite With Blair Garner
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 WINNERS:
MAJOR MARKET KEEY-FM – St. Louis Park, MN (tie)
MAJOR MARKET 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 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which will air Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 8:00 pm live ET/delayed PT on CBS.
For the third year in a row, ACM Awards producers plan to invite individual On-Air Personality of the Year winners (or one individual from the teams who win Personality of the Year categories) to participate in the telecast as the voices for bumpers leading into commercials for TV broadcast.