Monday, January 30, 2012

Voting Now Open for 2012 CRS-Country Aircheck Awards

Awards to be presented at CRS New Faces event
(Nashville, Tenn. – Jan. 27, 2012)  First-round nominations voting for the CRS-Country Aircheck Awards is now open through Tuesday, Feb. 2, at

Semi-finalists in each category have been selected by a blue-ribbon committee of more than 50 Country industry professionals.  Those semi-finalists will be voted on between now and Feb. 2, with the five finalists in each category being put to a final round of voting beginning Feb. 3. Winners will be announced on Friday, Feb. 24, at the CRS New Faces of Country Music® Dinner and Performance, co-sponsored by the Academy of Country Music and Muscular Dystrophy Association.

“The CRS-CA Awards have become a highly anticipated feature of the CRS New Faces of Country Music Dinner and Performance,” said Country Aircheck Publisher Lon Helton.  “We’re excited to partner for the third consecutive year with CRS in honoring Country’s best.”

About the CRS-Country Aircheck Awards:  There are 21 total Radio Awards given, broken into four market classes: Major (1-25), Large (26-50), Medium (51-100) and Small (101+).  Awards for each market recognize outstanding achievement in the Station, Market Manager/General Manager, Operations Manager/Program Director, Music Director and Air Personality/Show categories.  There is one National/Syndicated Personality award presented.
There are six Record Label Awards presented: Platinum Label, Gold Label, VP/Promotion, Director/National Promotion, Regional Promotion and Independent Promotion Team or Executive.

About Country Radio Seminar:
Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio.  CRS 2012 will be held Feb. 22-24, 2012, in downtown Nashville, Tenn., at the Nashville Convention Center.  Visit for more information.  Country Radio Seminar is a property of Country Radio Broadcasters.

About Country Aircheck:  Country Aircheck is the leading force in the Country radio trade publication industry as a multi-faceted news and information source. The Nashville-based company publishes several branded products including Country Aircheck Today, Country Aircheck Weekly, Country Aircheck's "The Adds," and Country Aircheck quarterly Print Publications. For more information, call 615-320-1450 or visit

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