WESLEY ROSE INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Recognizes outstanding achievements in the media, which contribute to the development of Country Music outside the United States. Radio, TV, print journalists, authors, editors, television writers, producers and PR companies who reside outside the United States are eligible to win this award. The award will be presented at CMA’s annual membership meeting, or at another appropriate place and time. The award does not have to be presented annually.

2021 Nominees

  • Ricky Marshall, BBC Radio 2, UK – WINNER
  • Mathias Bridfelt, SVT, Sweden
  • Saniel Marriner, CMT Australia, Australia
  • Charlotte Thompson, Red Umbrella PR, Canada

2020 – Claire Horton, Claire Horton PR, U.K.

2019 – Rob Farina, iHeartRadio, Canada

2018 – Mark Hagen, BBC Radio 2, UK

2017 – Richard Wootton, Richard Wootton Publicity, UK

2016 – Bob Harris, BBC, UK

2014 – Bob Shennan, BBC Radio 2, UK

2013 – Duncan Warwick, Country Music People, UK

2012 – Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2, UK

2011 – Marie Moloney, Richard Wootton Publicity, UK

2011 – Rineke Van Beek (posthumously)

2010 – Cheryl Byrnes, Australia

2009 – Al Booth, BBC Radio 2, UK

2008 – Roger Ryan, Ireland

2007 – Alan Cackett, UK

2006 – Tim Daley, CMC, Australia

2005 – Country Gazette, The Netherlands

2004 – Terry Wogan and Paul Walters, UK

2003 – Country Music People, UK

2002 – CMT, Canada

2001 – Howard Bowles, HSB Media, UK

2000 – Gill Robert, MusicCountry, Australia/Pacific Rim

1999 – Trevor Dann, BBC Music Entertainment, UK

1998 – The Midday Show, Australia

1997 – BBC Radio 2, UK

1996 – Mark Hagen, VH-1, UK

1995 – Georges Lang, RTL, Luxembourg

1994 – Avril MacRory, BBC Television, UK

1993 – Tony Byworth, Byworth Wootton, UK

1992 – Wally Whyton, BBC Radio 2, UK

1991 – Richard Wootton, Byworth Wootton, UK

1990 – Mark Cooper, BBC TV, UK