Thank you Clear Country! Clear 99 has been nominated for an ACM Award!

Well this was a great way to start the day. We found out that Clear 99 (KCLR) has been nominated for an Academy of Country Music® Radio Station of the Year-Small Market award.

As happy as we are for this recognition, we know that it wouldn’t be possible without YOU our loyal listeners. YOU are the reason we wake up. YOU are the reason we strive to be the best at what we do. Because you deserve the best. We hope we continue to bring that to you day after day. 

Here is the official press release from the ACM…

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES

NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE

 56th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 9, 2021) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing today Radio Awards nominees for the 56th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, including double nominations for KATI-FM in Jefferson City, MO, KKNU-FM in Eugene, OR; KNIX-FM in Phoenix, AZ; KSOP-FM in Salt Lake City, UT; KUZZ-AM/FM in Bakersfield, CA; KXKT-FM in Omaha, NE; WQDR-FM in Raleigh, NC; and WXBQ-FM in Bristol, VA.

The Radio Awards winners will be announced ahead of the 56th ACM Awards in April and more info to follow in the coming months.  The 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ will broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 18 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and will stream live and on demand on CBS All Access.

 The full list of 56th ACM Awards nominations will be announced in the coming weeks.

56th ACM Radio Awards nominees are:

NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • Big D and Bubba                                                                 Big D and Bubba
  • Cody Alan                                                 CMT After MidNite
  • Kix Brooks                                                                                                 American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks
  • Lorianne Crook, Charlie Chase                                                                 The Crook & Chase Countdown
  • Paul Koffy, Jasmine Sadry, Josh Jensen Morning Koffy

                                                               

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

  • Broadway                                                                 WDRQ-FM           Detroit, MI
  • Chris Carr & Company – Chris Carr, Kia Becht, McKaila Poppen KEEY-FM              Minneapolis, MN                            
  • Double-L – Lois Lewis                 KNIX-FM              Phoenix, AZ       
  • Tanner in the Morning – Rob Tanner, Catherine Lane, WSOC-FM           Charlotte, NC
    Chris Allen, Captain Jim                                                                                 
  • The Morning Bull – George, Mo, Cowboy Dave KILT-FM                Houston, TX       

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET   

  • Dave & Deb – Dave Gunderson, Deb Turpin                                           KSOP-FM             Salt Lake City, UT
  • Lexi & Banks – Lexi Papadopoulos, Jared Banks                                    KUBL-FM             Salt Lake City, UT
  • Mad Dawg                                                                                                           WQDR-FM           Raleigh, NC
  • Obie & Ashley – Obie Diaz, Ashley Morrison                                         WWKA-FM          Orlando, FL
  • The Wake Up Call – Kelli Green, David Bugenske                                 KFRG-FM             Riverside/San Bernardino, CA

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • Buzz Jackson KIIM-FM              Tucson, AZ
  • Geoff Emery KUZZ AM/FM     Bakersfield, CA
  • Mo & StyckMan WUSY-FM            Chattanooga, TN
  • Scott & Sarah in the Morning – Scott Wynn, Sarah Kay WQMX-FM         Akron, OH
  • Steve Lundy & Gina Melton KXKT-FM              Omaha, NE         

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET                                                                   

  • Barrett, Fox & Berry – Bill Barrett, Tim Fox, Tracy Berry  KKNU-FM           Eugene, OR
  • Shane and Tess in the Morning – ‘Dr.’ Shane Collins,  WPAP-FM          Panama City, FL
    Tess Connell
  • Erin and Matt In The Morning – Erin Hart, Matt Sharp                 KATI-FM               Jefferson City, MO
  • Steve, Ben and Nikki – Steve Stroud, Ben Walker WXBQ-FM           Bristol, VA
    and Nikki Thomas
  • The Philip Gibbons Show – Philip Gibbons  WGSQ-FM          Cookeville, TN  

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET             

  • KKBQ-FM Houston, TX
  • KNIX-FM Phoenix, AZ
  • KSON-FM San Diego, CA
  • WKLB-FM Boston, MA
  • WXTU-FM Philadelphia, PA                         

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

  • KSOP-FM Salt Lake City, UT
  • KNCI-FM Sacramento, CA
  • WDSY-FM Pittsburgh, PA
  • WSIX-FM Nashville, TN
  • WQDR-FM Raleigh, NC                                        

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • KSKS-FM Fresno, CA
  • KUZZ-AM/FM Bakersfield, CA
  • KXKT-FM Omaha, NE
  • WHKO-FM Dayton, OH

WIVK-FM      Knoxville, TN

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET                                                                                                                              

  • KATI-FM Jefferson City, MO
  • KCLR-FM Columbia, MO
  • KKNU-FM Eugene, OR
  • WCOW-FM Sparta, WI
  • WXBQ-FM Bristol, VA                          

 

The 56th ACM Awards®, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in Country Music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months. For more information, visit ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music on Facebook, follow on Twitter at @ACMawards, follow on Instagram at @ACMawards and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for more immediate updates.

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