Archive for February, 2020

CatCountry 98.7 Wins ACM Station of the Year 2020

Posted on: February 19th, 2020 by brent

Pensacola’s locally-owned country radio station, CatCountry 98.7 (WYCT-FM), has been awarded “Radio Station of the Year” (Small Market) by the Academy of Country Music (ACM).  This is CatCountry 98.7’s fourth win for “Station of the Year.” Previously, CatCountry 98.7 has won this award in 2006, 2009, and 2011.  Cat Country 98.7’s Brent and Candy were named the ACM Personalities of the Year in 2019.

This is the 55th Annual ACM Awards Show.  This year the show is set for Sunday April 5, 2020, in Las Vegas and will be shown LIVE on WKRG at 7PM.

Dave Hoxeng, owner of Cat Country 98.7, said “I’m so proud of our whole team. This achievement is exciting for the community of Pensacola and WE are incredibly honored.”

Candy Song – Don’t Be Crazy

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by brent

Valentines brings out the crazy in people…  Candy penned a little something Carly Rae Jepson would be proud.

Candy Song – I like Big Beads

Posted on: February 7th, 2020 by brent

Candy put pen to paper and came up with this gem…

Cat Country 98.7 Selected for ACM Station of the Year 2020

Posted on: February 3rd, 2020 by brent




Tweet: Just announced! Radio Awards Nominees for the 55th@ACMawards

 ENCINO, CA (February 3, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing today Radio Awards nominees for the 55thACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, including WYCT-FM Pensacola (CatCountry 98.7).

The Radio Awards are given out during the annual Radio Winners Reception which will be held on Saturday, April 4 in Las Vegas, NV, the day prior to the ACM Awards® live telecast from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 7pm on WKRG. The full list of 55th ACM Awards nominations will be announced in the coming weeks.

55th ACM Radio Awards nominees are:

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET                                                                                  

  • KKNU-FMEugene, OR                              
  • KTHK-FMIdaho Falls, ID                          
  • WBYT-FMSouth Bend, IN                         
  • WPAP-FMPanama City, FL
  • WYCT-FMPensacola, FL  – WINNER

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™ is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM live CT/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Damon Whiteside is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.