| Jul 25, 2006 |
CRB, Inc. IS NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2007 COUNTRY MUSIC DJ and RADIO HALL OF FAME AWARDS
On-line nominations for the 2007 inductees into both the DJ Hall of Fame and the Radio Hall of Fame are being accepted through August 30th, 2006. Inductee nominations, eligible persons living or deceased, will be accepted from any member of country radio and/or country music industries including the individuals themselves.
If there is an individual who you feel should be nominated, all you have to do is log on to www.crb.org and submit their name by clicking on "HALL OF FAME" under the "AWARDS" tab at the top of the website. You MUST have a way of contacting the nominee or the nominee¹s next of kin. CRB, Inc. will then contact all nominees and send them the appropriate information to complete the nomination process.
Each nominee representative must submit materials (airchecks, press clippings, awards listings, etc.) in support of the nomination. These materials MUST be received in the CRB offices (819 18th Ave. S. Nashville, TN 37203) no later than September 30, 2006.
The Country Music DJ and Radio Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of those individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of country radio.
The Criteria for the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame is:
* On air career must have begun at least 25 years ago
* A recognizable contribution to the growth and development of the country radio industry
* An ongoing contribution to the preservation and enhancement of country music as an art form
Prior inductees include Ralph Emery, Charlie Douglas, Bob Kingsley, and Lonnie Bell, Coyote Calhoun, Dan Hollander, Johnny Koval, Bob Mitchell, Terry Dorsey, Lon Helton and Arch Yancey.
The Criteria for the Country Radio Hall of Fame is:
* Radio career must have begun at least 25 years ago
* In addition, the applicant must have contributed both to the growth and development of the country radio industry and to the preservation and enhancement of country music as an art form
Prior inductees include Ed Salamon, Jonathan Fricke, Dan McKinnon and Mack Sanders.
There is no limitation on either Award except that the recipient cannot be a current member of the Board or Agenda Committee of Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.
Plaques commemorating recipients of these awards are on display in the walkway between the Renaissance Hotel and the Nashville Convention Center.
After a comprehensive review of the applications, a voting committee of country radio and country music industry veterans will make all final decisions regarding inductees.
The Hall of Fame Dinner and Ceremony will be held the night before the official kick-off of CRS-38 on Tuesday, February 27, 2007.
Visit www.crb.org for more information.
CRS-38 Feb. 28 - March 2, 2007 - Nashville Convention Center
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