Country Radio Broadcasters Honor 2016 Class of Inductees Into The Country Radio Hall of Fame

  Staff   Jun 24, 2016   News   0 Comment

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. honored the 2016 class of inductees into the Country Radio of Fame last night at a special ceremony, held at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. The Country Radio Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of those individuals who have made significant contributions to the radio industry over a 20-year period, 15 of which must be in the Country format.

This year’s Country Radio Hall of Fame inductees were Blair Garner, Mike & Dana Schuff, and Lisa Dent in the On-Air Category, and Mick Anselmo, Kerby Confer, Jack Reno, Tim Roberts, and Jim Slone in the radio category.

In addition, Randy Travis was recognized as the recipient of the 2016 CRB Artist Career Achievement Award, and Carole Bowen was honored with the 2016 President’s Award.  A special performance by Josh Turner honoring Travis was held.

The CRB Artist Career Achievement Award is presented to an individual artist or act that, through their creativity, vision, performance or leadership has made a significant contribution to the development and promotion of country music and country radio.  The President’s Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the marketing, production, growth and development of the Country Radio Seminar and the multiple services that Country Radio Broadcasters provides to the Country radio and music communities.

For information about the annual Country Radio Hall of Fame Dinner and Ceremony, contact the Country Radio Seminar offices at 615-327-4487.

Pictured below (L to R): Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. honored the 2016 class of inductees into the Country Radio of Fame last night at a special ceremony, held at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Pictured here are CRB President Charlie Morgan, Kerby Confer, Bev Reno (accepting on behalf of her late husband, Jack Reno), Mick Anselmo, Lisa Dent, Blair Garner, Dana Schuff, Tim Roberts, Jim Slone, CRB Executive Director Bill Mayne (back), and Country Radio Hall of Fame chairman RJ Curtis.  Photo Credit: Hunter Berry  | Hi-Res: click here.

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Pictured below (L to R): Randy Travis was recognized with the 2016 CRB Artist Career Achievement Award during the Country Radio Hall of Fame awards, held at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tenn on June 22, 2016. A special performance honoring Travis was held by Josh Turner.  Photo Credit: Hunter Berry  | Hi-Res: click here.

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Pictured below:Carole Bowen was presented with the 2016 CRB President’s Award during the Country Radio Hall of Fame awards, held at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tenn on June 22, 2016. Photo Credit: Hunter Berry  | Hi-Res: click here.
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About Country Radio Broadcasters: The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. ® is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1969 to bring radio broadcasters from around the world together with the Country Music Industry to ensure vitality and promote growth in the Country Radio format. More information may be obtained at: www.CountryRadioSeminar.com  or through the CRB/CRS office at (615) 327-4487.

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