Country Radio Seminar Announces New Members to 2019-2020 Agenda Committee

The Country Radio Broadcasters have announced the individuals who will serve on the 2019-2020 CRS Agenda Committee to plan for CRS 2020, set for Feb. 19-21, 2020.   Agenda chair Judy Lakin will return for her second year, and will guide segment leaders to steer key areas of educational curriculum, including radio, programming, digital, tech, streaming, label promotion, sales, and marketing. 

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Blair Miller
Ashley Bourque Rejoins Country Radio Broadcasters as Project Manager/Associate Director, Brand Marketing & Strategic Partnerships

Country Radio Broadcasters has added Ashley Bourque as Project Manager/Associate Director, Brand Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, effective Monday, April 1. In this newly-created role, Bourque will direct workflow for marketing, sponsorship, and agenda efforts in the planning and execution of the organization’s two key annual events: Country Radio Seminar (CRS) and the Country Radio Hall of Fame Dinner and induction ceremony.

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Blair Miller
Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® Releases Key Findings From “Understanding Parents, Teens, and Country Music” Research Presentation

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® has released the full results of the research presentation, “Understanding Parents, Teens, and Country Music,” held during Country Radio Seminar’s 50th Anniversary Event.  Edison Research, who was commissioned by Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) to conduct the study, examined the present and the future of Country Radio, Country Music, and how music and technology are passed along between parents and teens. For the full results of the study, visit here.

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Darcie Van Etten
Country Radio Broadcasters Announce Bill Mayne As Recipient of 2019 CRB President’s Award

The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. have announced long-time music industry veteran and outgoing Country Radio Broadcasters Executive Director, Bill Mayne, as the recipient of the 2019 CRB President’s Award. The award will be presented during the Country Radio Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards ceremony, to be held at the Vanderbilt Marriott in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, June 19th at 6 p.m. CDT.

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Darcie Van Etten
Country Radio Broadcasters Announce Recipients of 2019-2020 Scholarship Endowments

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. (CRB) has announced the recipients of two scholarship endowments, which were awarded to two deserving universities. The two endowments, valued at $50,000 in honor of Country Radio Seminar’s 50th Anniversary event, were given to Dr. Richard Robinson of The University of Tennessee at Martin and Dr. Butler Cain of the University of North Alabama. Each received a $25,000 endowment for the 2019-2020 school year.  

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Darcie Van Etten
CRS 50 to Host Six Breakfasts Focusing on Digital Partnership, Digital & Tech, Label Mentoring, Programming Mentoring, Sales Mentoring, and Women’s Mentoring

Country Radio Seminar has released details surrounding six mentoring breakfasts that will be held at Country Radio Seminar’s 50th Anniversary event (CRS 2019), Feb. 13-15. 2019. Held in the Cumberland Rooms at the Omni Nashville, the breakfasts are Digital Partnership, Digital & Tech, Label Mentoring, Programming Mentoring (sponsored by SoCast), Sales Mentoring, and Women’s Mentoring (sponsored by NuVoodoo).

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Blair Miller
Interactive Workshops Announced For Country Radio Seminar 50th Anniversary Event

Country Radio Seminar has revealed details surrounding three workshops that will take place at Country Radio Seminar’s 50th Anniversary event (CRS 2019). The interactive workshops will feature experts speaking on Music Scheduling, Voice & Talent Coaching, and Production. The specialists will provide step-by-step, how-to lectures and participants will leave with resources in-hand and ready to apply their new skills.

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GRAMMY-Nominated Duo Dan + Shay Added to Warner Music Nashville Opening Day Luncheon at CRS 50th Anniversary

The anticipation builds as more artists join the lineup for the CRS 50th Anniversary Opening Day Luncheon, hosted by Warner Music NashvilleDan + Shay are the latest act to be added to the list, which includes previously announced artists Blake Shelton, Devin Dawson, Morgan Evans, Chris Janson, Cody Johnson, Ashley McBryde, and Cole Swindell.

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Darcie Van Etten
Lineup Revealed for Big Machine Label Group Luncheon at Country Radio Seminar 50th Anniversary Event

A dynamic lineup has been released for one of Country Radio Seminar’s most anticipated events, the Big Machine Label Group luncheon, to be held on Friday, Feb. 15 during Country Radio Seminar’s 50th Anniversary event.  This year’s lineup will include Rascal Flatts, Brantley Gilbert, Riley Green, Lauren Jenkins, Noah Schnacky. BMLG President and CEO Scott Borchetta will host the event.

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Darcie Van Etten
Country Radio Seminar App Now Available for Download

The official mobile app for Country Radio Seminar is now available for download on iPhone and Android mobile devices.  The CRS 2019 app, powered by Country Aircheck, provides attendees with an expanded CRS agenda, session descriptions, speaker bios, artists performing, integrated calendar upgrades, CRS after-hour activities, and other event news. Users can create their own customized CRS schedule, rate the panels, and post updates and reviews directly to their social media profiles.  Individuals can download the app through their phone’s app stores.

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Darcie Van Etten
Country Radio Seminar’s 50 th Anniversary Reveals Star-Studded Lineup for 10 th Annual “Team UMG at the Ryman”

A powerful lineup has been revealed for Universal Music Group Nashville’s highly anticipated 10 th Annual “Team UMG at the Ryman” luncheon at CRS 2019. The star-studded event will be held Feb. 14, 2019 at the historic Ryman Auditorium and will feature Kassi Ashton, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Jordan Davis, Travis Denning, Vince Gill, Adam Hambrick, Caylee Hammack, Brandon Lay, Little Big Town, Maddie & Tae, Darius Rucker, Chris Stapleton, and Keith Urban.

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