See all the winners from the 2017 CMA Awards on the Winners page.


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CMA Broadcast Awards

The CMA Broadcast Awards are among the most prestigious awards given out in the field of Country Radio. The categories are established by market size based on population as ranked by Arbitron. Entries for Broadcast Personality of the Year are judged on aircheck, ratings, community involvement, and biographical information. Candidates for Station of the Year are judged on aircheck, ratings history, community involvement, and format leadership. CMA members who are full-time, on-air personalities and CMA member radio stations in the United States and Canada were eligible. The entries are judged by a panel of distinguished broadcast professionals, representing all market sizes and regions.


See the 2017 CMA Broadcast Awards Nominees and Winners below

National Personality of the Year

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American Country Countdown (National Personality)

Kix Brooks

Westwood One

The Big D and Bubba Show (National Personality)

Derek Haskins, Sean Powell, Patrick Thomas, and Carsen Humphreville

Compass Media Networks

The Blair Garner Show (National Personality)

Blair Garner

Westwood One


The Bobby Bones Show (National Personality)

Bobby Bones, Amy Brown, “Lunchbox” Dan Chappell, and Eddie Garcia


Country Gold (National Personality)

Terri Clark

Westwood One

Major Market Personality of the Year

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Bud and Broadway (Major Personality)

Bud Ford, Jerry Broadway, and Kelly Rebal

WIL, St. Louis, Mo.

Michael J On Air (Major Personality)

Michael J. Stuehler

WPOC, Baltimore, Md.


Mike & Amy (Major Personality)

Mike Chase and Amy Faust

KWJJ, Portland, Ore.

Paul Schadt and Meg (Major Personality)

Paul Schadt, Meg Butterly, and Geoff Knight

WKKT, Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, N.C.

The Q Morning Zoo (Major Personality)

Tim Tuttle, Kevin Kline, and Erica Rico

KKBQ, Houston-Galveston, Texas

Large Market Personality of the Year

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Amanda and Jesse (Large Market Personality)

Amanda Valentine and Jesse Tack

WUBE, Cincinnati, Ohio

The Boxer Show (Large Market Personality)

"Boxer" Brandon Nasby

WCOL, Columbus, Ohio

Double-L (Large Market Personality)

Lois Lewis

KWNR, Las Vegas, Nev.

The Randy, Jamie, and Jojo Show (Large Market Personality)

Randy Carroll, Jamie Martin, and JoJo Meza

KAJA, San Antonio, Texas

Tige And Daniel (Large Market Personality)

Tige Rodgers, Daniel Baker, and Mari Mueller

WSIX, Nashville, Tenn.

Woody and the Wake-UP Call (Large Market Personality)

Woody Johnson, Dan E. Zuko, and Kayla Hanley

WCOL, Columbus, Ohio

Medium Market Personality of the Year

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Brent Michaels (Medium Market Personality)

KUZZ, Bakersfield, Calif.


Cash and Bradley (Medium Market Personality)

Natalie Cash and Matt Bradley

KWEN, Tulsa, Okla.

The Dex and Mo Show (Medium Market Personality)

Bill “Dex” Poindexter and Melissa “Mo” Turner

WUSY, Chattanooga, Tenn.

New Country Mornings (Medium Market Personality)

Nancy Wilson and James Frye

WHKO, Dayton, Ohio

Tom & Becky (Medium Market Personality)

Tom Owens and Becky Palmer

WBBS, Syracuse, N.Y.

Small Market Personality of the Year

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Barrett, Fox & Berry (Small Market)

Bill Barrett, Tim Fox, and Tracy Berry

KKNU, Eugene-Springfield, OR

Ben and Arnie (Small Market)

Arnie Andrews and Ben Butler

WCOW, La Crosse, WI

The Cat Pak Morning Show (Small Market)

Brent Lane and Candy Cullerton

WYCT, Pensacola, FL


Officer Don and DeAnn (Small Market)

Don Evans and DeAnn Stephens

WBUL, Lexington-Fayette, KY

Scotty & Cara in the Morning

Scotty Cox and Cara Denis

KCLR, Columbia, MO

Major Market Station of the Year

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KPLX (Major Market)

Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX

KUPL (Major Market)

Portland, OR

KWJJ (Major Market)

Portland, OR


WIL (Major Market)

St. Louis, MO

WKKT (Major Market)

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC

Large Market Station of the Year

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KCYY (Large Market)

San Antonio, TX

WCOL (Large Market)

Columbus, OH


WQDR (Large Market)

Raleigh-Durham, NC

WQIK (Large Market)

Jacksonville, FL

WSIX (Large Market)

Nashville, TN

Medium Market Station of the Year

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CKRY (Medium Market)

Calgary, AB

KXKT (Medium Market)

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

WBBS (Medium Market)

Syracuse, NY


WIVK (Medium Market)

Knoxville, TN

WYRK (Medium Market)

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

Small Market Station of the Year

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KCLR (Small Market)

Columbia, MO

KKNU (Small Market)

Eugene-Springfield, OR

KORA (Small Market)

Bryan-College Station, TX

WCOW (Small Market)

La Crosse, WI


WYCT (Small Market)

Pensacola, FL