2019 CMA Broadcast Awards Winners Revealed
Country superstar and host of the upcoming 53rd Annual CMA Awards, Carrie Underwood, surprised a number of radio stations and…
‘The Bobby Bones Show’ – Bobby Bones, Amy Brown, “Lunchbox” Dan Chappell, and Eddie Garcia; Photo Courtesy Premiere Networks
Country superstar and host of the upcoming 53rd Annual CMA Awards, Carrie Underwood, surprised a number of radio stations and broadcast personalities Wednesday morning (Oct. 9) with the news of their 2019 CMA Broadcast Awards wins.
The “Southbound” singer called each of the stations personally to reveal the exciting news.
Among this year’s winners are The Bobby Bones Show, which took home the National CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year Award, and Nashville’s WSIX, which took home the award for CMA Radio Station of the Year for a large market.
The complete list of CMA Broadcast Awards winners can be found below.
Each of the winners will be honored at The 53rd Annual CMA Awards, airing live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8/7c on ABC.
CMA BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
“The Bobby Bones Show” (Bobby Bones, Amy Brown, “Lunchbox” Dan Chappell and Eddie Garcia) – Premiere Networks
“The Morning Wolfpack with Matt McAllister” (Matt McAllister, Emily Raines and “Slow Joe” Wallace) – KKWF, Seattle-Tacoma, Wash.
“Q Morning Crew” (Mike Wheless and Janie Carothers) – WQDR, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
“Mo & Styckman” (Melissa “Mo” Wagner and Greg “Styckman” Owens) – WUSY, Chattanooga, Tenn.
“Dr. Shane and Tess in the Morning” (Shane Collins and Tess Connell) – WPAP, Panama City, Fla.
CMA RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
WIL – St. Louis, Mo.
WSIX – Nashville, Tenn.
WIVK – Knoxville, Tenn.
WYCT – Pensacola, Fla.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.