NOMINEES FOR SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR AND RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES ANNOUNCED FOR 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

imageThe Academy of Country Musicannounced today the Songwriter of the Year nominees and the full list of Radio Awards nominees that will not be televised due to time constraints during the live telecast of the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

Songwriter of the Year will be presented during the 9th Annual ACM Honors event on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in Nashville, TN.

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR:

Rodney Clawson

Ashley Gorley

Luke Laird

Josh Osborne

Chris Tompkins

 

The following radio awards will be presented during the annual Radio Winners Reception held the day prior to the ACM Awards telecast, on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Arlington, TX.

 

NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Big D, Bubba, Patrick Thomas​​​The Big D and Bubba Show

Cody Alan​​​​​CMT After MidNite

Crook and Chase​​​​The Crook and Chase Countdown

Lia Knight ​​​​​The Lia Show

Shawn Parr, Elaina Smith​​​Nash Nights Live

 

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

Ben Campbell and Matt McAllister                    ​KNIX-FM                         ​Phoenix, AZ

Dave and Veronica                                                   ​WQYK-FM                     ​Tampa, FL

Lisa Dent & Ramblin’ Ray                                          WUSN-FM                   ​Chicago, IL

Razz on the Radio                                              ​WXTU-FM                 ​Philadelphia, PA

Rob Tanner, Guenn, Chris & Captain Jim            ​WSOC-FM                   ​Charlotte, NC

 

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

AJ & Ashley                                                     ​WWKA-FM                   ​Orlando, FL

Big Dave, Chelsie, Stattman                             ​WUBE-FM                   ​Cincinnati, OH

Dave O’Brien                                                         ​WLHK-FM                          Indianapolis, IN

Mike Wheless, Marty Young, Janie Carothers   ​WQDR-FM                         Raleigh, NC

The Odd Squad                                                       ​CKRY-FM                            Calgary, Alberta

 

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

97 Country Breakfast Club with Roger, Tom,         WPCV-FM                     ​Lakeland, FL

Melissa and DJ Thee Trucker

Buzz Jackson                                                        ​ KIIM-FM                      ​Tucson, AZ

Cash and Carey                                                     ​ KWEN-FM                    ​Tulsa, OK

Steve & Gina and the Kat 103.7 Morning Show     KXKT-FM                       ​Omaha, NE

Wynn & Wilson in The Morning                                WQMX-FM                ​Akron, OH

 

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

Brian Gary, Todd Harding, and Susan     ​​KUAD-FM                           Ft. Collins-Greeley, CO

Moore -The Good Morning Guys

Gator, Styckman, Cowboy Kyle                        ​WUSY-FM                    ​Chattanooga, TN

M. Fletcher Brown                                                 ​WXFL-FM                     ​Florence, AL

Philip Gibbons                                                          ​WGSQ-FM                   ​Cookeville, TN

Scotty Cox & Cara Denis                                        ​KCLR-FM                    ​Columbia, MO

 

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

KNIX-FM                        ​Phoenix, AZ

WIL-FM                        ​St. Louis, MO

WKLB-FM                  ​Boston, MA

WSOC-FM                    ​Charlotte, NC

WUSN-FM                   ​Chicago, IL

 

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

CKRY-FM                        ​Calgary, Alberta

KAJA-FM                       ​San Antonio, TX

WMIL-FM                     ​Milwaukee, WI

WUBE-FM                      ​Cincinnati, OH

WWKA-FM                   ​Orlando, FL

 

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

KUZZ-AM/FM              ​Bakersfield, CA

KXKT-FM                       ​Omaha, NE

WCYQ-FM                     ​Knoxville, TN

WQMX-FM                  ​Akron, OH

WYRK-FM                     ​Buffalo, NY

 

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

KCLR-FM                      ​Columbia, MO

KTHK-FM                       ​Idaho Falls, ID

WGSQ-FM                  ​Cookeville, TN

WXFL-FM                      ​Florence, AL

WYCT-FM                     ​Pensacola, FL

 

More nominations for the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards to come during the fourth annual ACM digital press conference on Friday, January 30th at 8:30am ET/5:30am PT. For more information, visit acmcountry.com.

 

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 50th Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark and Barry Adelman are executive producers. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

 

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