The Academy of Country Music Awards presents the annual awards for radio awards, which are announced during a pre-televised ceremony. The full list of radio award winners was recently released. For the third time, the ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year Award went to Blair Garner for "After MidNite with Blair Garner."
Garner previously won the award in 2003 and 2005. His show brings in listeners during the late hours to the wee morning light, with over 260 affiliates. She brings a force to be reckoned with, being recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Listened to DJs in America.
Winners of the radio categories are invited to receive their awards at a private reception in Las Vegas on April 2, the day before the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
The full list of winners is as follows:
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
NATIONAL - Blair Garner – After MidNight 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: (NOTE TIE IN MAJOR)
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