COUNTRY MUSIC STAR AND CMA AWARDS NOMINEE ASHLEY McBRYDE SURPRISES 2022 CMA BROADCAST AWARDS WINNERS
CMA has announced the recipients of the 2022 CMA Broadcast Awards. Country Music star and five-time CMA Awards nominee this year, Ashley McBryde surprised radio stations and broadcast personalities today with one-on-one calls to reveal the news.
See below for the full list of 2022 CMA Broadcast Awards winners.
CMA BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR:
- “The Country Top 40 with Fitz” (Cory “Fitz” Fitzner) – Hubbard Radio
- “The Bobby Bones Show” (Bobby Bones, Amy Brown, “Lunchbox” Dan Chappell, Eddie Garcia, Morgan Huelsman, “SZN Raymundo” Ray Slater, Stephen “Scuba Steve” Spradlin, Mike Rodriguez, and “Phone Screener Abby” Anderson) – Premiere Networks
- “The Andie Summers Show” (Andie Summers) – WXTU, Philadelphia, Pa.
- “Jim, Deb & Kevin” (Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt, and Kevin Freeman) – WFMS, Indianapolis, Ind.
- “New Country Mornings with Nancy and Woody” (Nancy Wilson and Aaron “Woody” Woods) – WHKO, Dayton, Ohio
- “The Cat Pak Morning Show with Brent and Mel” (Brent Lane and Mel McCrae) – WYCT, Pensacola, Fla.
CMA RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
- WYCD – Detroit, Mich.
- WSIX – Nashville, Tenn.
- WUSY – Chattanooga, Tenn.
- WKXC – Augusta, Ga.
The categories are established by market size based on population as ranked by Nielsen. Entries for Broadcast Personality of the Year are judged on aircheck, ratings, community involvement and biographical information. Candidates for Radio Station of the Year are judged on aircheck, ratings, 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 to submit entries. The entries are judged by a panel of distinguished broadcast professionals, representing all market sizes and regions.
CMA Broadcast Awards winners are not eligible to enter the same award category in consecutive years; therefore, those who received trophies in 2021 were not eligible in 2022.
“The 56th Annual CMA Awards,” Country Music’s Biggest Night™, will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 8/7c on ABC.
About the CMA Awards
The first “CMA Awards Banquet and Show” was held in 1967. The following year, the CMA Awards was broadcast for the first time – making it the longest running, annual music awards program on network television. The CMA Awards have aired on ABC since 2006. ABC is the network home of the CMA Awards and CMA’s other two television properties, “CMA Fest” and “CMA Country Christmas.”
All balloting is tabulated by the professional services organization, Deloitte.