Country Radio Broadcasters Induct the Class of 2018 into the Country Radio Hall of Fame

The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. held the 2018 Country Radio Hall of Fame dinner and awards ceremony June 20, 2018 at Vanderbilt Marriott in Nashville, Tennessee. Seven on-air personalities and two off-air broadcasters were recognized for making a significant impact on the radio industry over the course of a 20-year period, with 15 of those years being contributed to Country-specific radio. 

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Darcie Van Etten
Country Radio Broadcasters Announce Recipients of 2018 Artist Career Achievement Award and President’s Award

The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. have announced Steve Wariner as the recipient of the 2018 CRB Artist Career Achievement Award, and Charlie Morgan as the recipient of the 2018 President’s Award. Both awards will be presented during the Country Radio Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards ceremony, to be held on Wednesday, June 20th at 6 p.m. CDT at the Marriott Nashville (Vanderbilt, 2555 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tenn.).  

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Darcie Van Etten
Limited Number of Tables and Individual Tickets Available for Country Radio Broadcasters Annual Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Awards Ceremony

The Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) has announced that individual tickets and tables are available for the 2018 Country Radio Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Awards ceremony, to be held Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the Nashville Marriott by Vanderbilt. A cocktail reception will take place at 6 p.m. CDT with the induction ceremony to follow at 7 p.m. CDT.

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Darcie Van Etten
Country Radio Broadcasters/Country Radio Seminar Executive Director, Bill Mayne, To Step Down

After nine consecutive years of successful leadership, Executive Director of The Country Radio Broadcasters/Country Radio Seminar, Bill Mayne, has announced that he will leave his position with the non-profit in May of 2019, following the organization’s milestone 50th Anniversary Country Radio Seminar in February 2019.  Mayne has led the organization's operations since 2011, and before that, he served on the organization's board of directors.

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Darcie Van Etten
Nashville Gears Up for Country Radio Seminar 2018

Country radio’s biggest event of the year, Country Radio Seminar (CRS) kicks off today, Monday, Feb. 5 in downtown Nashville, Tenn.  This year’s three-day agenda is packed full of entertainment, networking, and educational opportunities, and includes panels, mentoring events, instructive discussions, and exciting performances from the most talked about emerging acts of today to country music’s biggest superstars. Some of the seminar’s most anticipated events are back again and include Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley, Team UMG at The Ryman, Big Machine Label Group’s Luncheon Show, and the New Faces of Country Music Show and Dinner. 

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Darcie Van Etten
Lineup Revealed for CRS 2018 “Team UMG at the Ryman”

A star-studded lineup has been revealed for Universal Music Group Nashville’s “Team UMG at the Ryman” at CRS 2018, to be held Feb. 6, 2018 at the Ryman Auditorium. This year’s performers include Kassi Ashton, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Jordan Davis, Travis Denning, Vince Gill, Little Big Town, Brandon Lay, Maddie and Tae, Brothers Osborne, Kip Moore, Jon Pardi, Darius Rucker, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban and more. 

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“The Art and The Artist” Conversation at CRS 2018 To Feature Brad Paisley

Country music superstar Brad Paisley will be the center of conversation during a Q&A session at Country Radio Seminar 2018. Titled Brad Paisley: The Art and The Artist, the interview will take place Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 from 3-4 p.m. RJ Curtis of All Access Nashville and Beverlee Brannigan of E.W. Scripps Co. will conduct the interview, which will highlight how Paisley anticipates the future while honoring country tradition, as well as how he remains focused and is always exploring new and creative ways to do things. 

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