Awards to be Presented at New Faces of Country Music Show®
(Nashville, TN – Oct. 6, 2009) The inaugural CRB-Country Aircheck Awards will be presented as part of the New Faces of Country Music Show at Country Radio Seminar® 41, to be held Feb. 24-26, 2010, in Nashville, Tenn.
In conjunction with trade publication Country Aircheck, CRB will present the new awards between performances at next year’s New Faces of Country Music Show on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010. Voting begins at www.CRBAwards.com on Tuesday, Oct. 20, and remains open through Dec. 11, 2009. Awards finalists will be announced on Jan. 4, 2010, with the final round balloting taking place between Jan. 5-Feb. 5, 2010.
“We are very excited to recognize the outstanding efforts of those individuals who excel in the Country radio and music industries. Thanks to our new relationship with Country Aircheck, we feel there’s no better place to do that than at Country Radio Seminar,” says Becky Brenner, CRB President.
Country Aircheck’s Lon Helton will co-present the CRB-Country Aircheck Awards with Brenner.
“The New Faces Show is the culmination of an incomparably vital event that brings these two industries together on common ground,” CA Publisher/CEO Lon Helton says. “We can’t think of a better venue for marking their achievements and we’re proud to begin this partnership with Country Radio Broadcasters.”
There will be 28 awards presented:
A discretionary New Face of Country Professional award will be given to an emerging professional who has made a specific impact in the Country radio or Country music industry in the previous 12 months.
About CRB: 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. Registration information may be obtained at: www.CRB.org or at the CRB office at 615-327-4487. Early bird registration for CRS 41 ends Oct. 31, 2009. Follow CRS 41 on Facebook, or on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/OfficialCRS.
About CRS: The Country Radio Seminar (CRS) is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas in the country music industry. CRS takes place at the Nashville Convention Center in downtown Nashville, Tenn. Country Radio Seminar is a registered trademark of Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.