Archive for April, 2023

Cat Country wins 5th ACM Station of the Year Award

Posted on: April 25th, 2023 by brent

ACM RADIO AWARD WINNERS REVEALED

AHEAD OF THE 58TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

 

NASHVILLE, TN (April 25, 2023) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today the winners of the ACM Radio Awards for the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards™, taking place Thursday, May 11, 2023 at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, TX. The announcement was posted on the Academy’s official social media pages with the help of numerous artists, including ACM Award nominees Lainey Wilson and Priscilla Block. The two-hour show will stream live without commercial interruption exclusively on Prime Video in 240 countries and territories worldwide for the second year in a row. Last year, the 57th ACM Awards made history as the first major awards show to livestream exclusively.

WYCT-FM in Pensacola, FL both takes home their 5th total ACM Awards for Small Market Radio Station of the Year.

“The Academy congratulates all of our ACM Awards radio winners for championing the artists that make up the soundtrack of Country fans’ lives,” said Academy of Country Music CEO Damon Whiteside. “Country radio has always been and continues to be one of the most important ways for today’s favorite artists to connect with fans, and for fans to find up-and-coming acts to fall in love with. We can’t wait to celebrate these stellar Country radio personalities and stations in Frisco leading up to the ACM Awards on Prime Video on May 11.”

Below is a complete list of the Radio Award winners for the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards:

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:

  • NATIONAL DAILY – Big D, Bubba, Patrick Thomas, Carsen | The Big D and Bubba Show
  • NATIONAL WEEKLY Elaina Smith | With Elaina
  • MAJOR MARKET – George, Mo and Erik | The Morning Bullpen with George, Mo, and Erik – KILT – Houston, TX
  • LARGE MARKET – Big Dave, Stattman & Ashley | The Big Dave Show – WUBE – Cincinnati, OH
  • MEDIUM MARKET – Julie Kansy and Dale Sellers | Julie and DJ in the Morning – WPCV – Lakeland, FL
  • SMALL MARKET – Steve Waters and Tiffany Kay | Steve & Tiffany in the Morning – WFLS – Fredericksburg, VA

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR WINNERS:

  • MAJOR MARKET – KKBQ – Houston, Texas
  • LARGE MARKET – WSIX – Nashville, Tennessee
  • MEDIUM MARKET – WIVK – Knoxville, Tennessee
  • SMALL MARKET – WYCT – Pensacola, Florida

 

The 58th ACM Awards®, dubbed “country music’s party of the year,” will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming days. For more information, visit ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music on Facebook, follow on Twitter at @ACMawards, follow on Instagram at @ACMawards and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for more immediate updates.

 

The 58th Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted by country music icons Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks, will stream live on Prime Video and without commercial interruption in 240 countries and territories worldwide, on Thursday, May 11, 2023, 8:00 p.m. EST/7:00 p.m. CST/5:00 p.m. PST from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, TX. A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase on SeatGeek.

 

A full database of previous Academy of Country Music Awards nominations and winners can be found on the Academy of Country Music website in the “Winners Search” section found here.

 

The 58th Academy of Country Music Awards is produced by Dick Clark Productions, with Raj Kapoor, Barry Adelman and Fonda Anita serving as executive producers of the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards. Damon Whiteside is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music. Patrick Menton is co-executive producer. For more information, log ontowww.ACMcountry.com or www.ACMLiftingLives.org

 

About the Academy of Country Music

Founded in Southern California in 1964 as a regional trade organization, the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) has grown in the almost-60 years since into a leading association for the country music industry. Now headquartered in Nashville, TN and boasting record-high membership of nearly 5,000 nationwide, the Academy serves as a powerhouse advocate for country fans, artists, and all facets of the business, as well as a supporter of philanthropic work through charitable partner ACM LIFTING LIVES, dedicated to improving lives through the power of music and providing aid in times of need, with a focus on health initiatives. 2023 looks to be another monumental year for the Academy, with the ACM Awards returning to Texas on May 11 and streaming live for a global audience on Prime Video, still the only major awards show to livestream. The Academy also remains relentlessly committed to creating a more inclusive environment for underrepresented groups in country music, from the boardroom to the stage, and over the last year has launched both ACM LEVel Up, a two-year professional development and enrichment curriculum for rising leaders, and OnRamp, a guaranteed income program for Black members of the Nashville music community, in partnership with the Black Music Action Coalition. For more information, log onto ACMcountry.com or ACMLiftingLives.org.

 

For more information on the 58th ACM Awards, like the Academy of Country Music on Facebook, follow the Academy on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok, all at @ACMawards, and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for all the latest news and updates in your email inbox.

Grillin’ in the Breeze – Saturday, April 22nd

Posted on: April 13th, 2023 by Mel McCrae
Enjoy a fun filled day of sampling some of the best grilled food around!

It’s the 6th annual Grillin’ in the Breeze event! There will be delicious food hot off the grill to sample, live music, silent auction and a children’s area.

VIP ticket holders get to hang out with Big Moose in the VIP tent while eating his award winning menu.

Grillin’ in the Breeze is a competitive grilling event where attendees enjoy delicious food hot off the grills, live music by Stevie Hall, and interactive children’s activities while raising money for Santa Rosa Education Foundation and its Take Stock in Children Scholarship and Mentoring program.

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ACM Nominations 2023

Posted on: April 13th, 2023 by brent

AcmEntertainer

  • Jason Aldean
  • Kane Brown
  • Luke Combs
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Morgan Wallen

Female

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Carly Pearce
  • Lainey Wilson

Male

  • Kane Brown
  • Luke Combs
  • Jordan Davis
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Morgan Wallen

Duo

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Maddie & Tae
  • The War And Treaty

Group

  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion
  • Zac Brown Band

New Female

  • Priscilla Block
  • Megan Moroney
  • Caitlyn Smith
  • Morgan Wade
  • Hailey Whitters

New Male

  • Zach Bryan
  • Jackson Dean
  • Ernest
  • Dylan Scott
  • Nate Smith
  • Bailey Zimmerman

Album

  • Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville, Ashley McBryde
  • Bell Bottom Country, Lainey Wilson
  • Growin’ Up, Luke Combs
  • Mr. Saturday Night, Jon Pardi
  • Palomino, Miranda Lambert

Single

  • “Heart Like A Truck,” Lainey Wilson
  • “Never Wanted To Be That Girl,” Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde
  • “She Had Me At Heads Carolina,” Cole Swindell
  • “Thank God,” Kane Brown w/Katelyn Brown
  • “‘Til You Can’t,” Cody Johnson

Song

  • “Sand In My Boots,” Ashley Gorley, Josh Osborne, Michael Hardy
  • “She Had Me At Heads Carolina,” Ashley Gorley, Cole Swindell, Jesse Frasure, Mark D. Sanders, Thomas Rhett, Tim Nichols
  • “‘Til You Can’t,” Ben Stennis, Matt Rogers
  • “Wait In The Truck,” Hunter Phelps, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy, Renee Blair
  • “You Should Probably Leave,” Ashley Gorley, Chris DuBois, Chris Stapleton

Visual Media

  • “Heartfirst,” Kelsea Ballerini
  • “She Had Me At Heads Carolina,” Cole Swindell
  • “Thank God,” Kane Brown w/Katelyn Brown
  • “‘Til You Can’t,” Cody Johnson
  • “Wait In The Truck,” Hardy f/Lainey Wilson
  • “What He Didn’t Do,” Carly Pearce

Music Event

  • “At The End Of A Bar,” Chris Young w/Mitchell Tenpenny
  • “She Had Me At Heads Carolina [Remix],” Cole Swindell & Jo Dee Messina
  • “Thank God,” Kane Brown w/Katelyn Brown
  • “Thinking ‘Bout You,” Dustin Lynch f/MacKenzie Porter
  • “Wait In The Truck,” Hardy f/Lainey Wilson

Songwriter

  • Nicolle Galyon
  • Ashley Gorley
  • Chase McGill
  • Josh Osborne
  • Hunter Phelps

Artist-Songwriter

  • Luke Combs
  • Ernest
  • Hardy
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Morgan Wallen

Bass Player

  • Mark Hill
  • Tony Lucido
  • Steve Mackey
  • Lex Price
  • Craig Young

Drummer

  • Fred Eltringham
  • Miles McPherson
  • Jerry Roe
  • Aaron Sterling
  • Nir Z

Acoustic Guitar

  • Tim Galloway
  • Todd Lombardo
  • Danny Rader
  • Bryan Sutton
  • Ilya Toshinsky

Piano/Keyboards

  • Jim “Moose” Brown
  • Dave Cohen
  • Charles Judge
  • Billy Justineau
  • Alex Wright

Specialty Instrument

  • Dan Dugmore
  • Stuart Duncan
  • Jenee Fleenor
  • Josh Matheny
  • Justin Schipper

Electric Guitar

  • Kris Donegan
  • Kenny Greenberg
  • Rob McNelley
  • Sol Philcox-Littlefield
  • Derek Wells

Audio Engineer

  • Drew Bollman
  • Josh Ditty
  • Gena Johnson
  • Justin Niebank
  • F. Reid Shippen

Producer

  • Buddy Cannon
  • Luke Dick
  • Jay Joyce
  • Joey Moi
  • Jon Randall
  • Derek Wells

Casino – Theater

  • Deadwood Mountain Grand; Deadwood, SD
  • Golden Nugget; Lake Charles, LA
  • Resorts World Theatre At Resorts World Las Vegas; Las Vegas, NV
  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Hollywood, FL
  • Soaring Eagle; Mount Pleasant, MI

Casino – Arena

  • Fallsview Casino Resort; Niagara Falls, ON
  • Harrah’s; Council Bluffs, IA
  • Harveys Lake Tahoe; Stateline, NV
  • Mystic Lake Casino Showroom; Prior Lake, MN
  • Northern Quest Resort & Casino; Airway Heights, WA
  • Turning Stone Resort Casino; Verona, NY

Festival

  • C2C: Country To Country; UK
  • Carolina Country Music Fest; Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Country Concert; Fort Loramie, OH
  • Country Fest; Cadott, WI
  • Country Thunder; Bristol, TN
  • Stagecoach Festival; Indio, CA

Fair/Rodeo

  • Auburn Rodeo; Opelika, AL
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days; Cheyenne, WY
  • Florida Strawberry Festival; Plant City, FL
  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo; Houston
  • Iowa State Fair; Des Moines, IA

Club

  • Billy Bob’s Texas; Fort Worth, TX
  • Coyote Joe’s; Charlotte, NC
  • Grizzly Rose; Denver
  • Gruene Hall; New Braunfels, TX
  • Joe’s On Weed St.; Chicago

Theater

  • Crystal Grand Music Theatre; Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • Florida Theatre; Jacksonville, FL
  • Grand Ole Opry House; Nashville
  • Orpheum Theater; Omaha, NE
  • Stiefel Theatre; Salina, KS

Outdoor

  • Bank Of NH Pavillion; Gilford, NH
  • FirstBank Amphitheater; Franklin, TN
  • Greek Theatre; Los Angeles
  • Santa Barbara Bowl; Santa Barbara, CA
  • St. Augustine Amphitheatre; St. Augustine, FL
  • The Wharf Amphitheater; Orange Beach, AL

Arena

  • Denny Sanford Premier Center; Sioux Falls, SD
  • Dickies Arena; Fort Worth, TX
  • Hertz Arena; Estero, FL
  • Moody Center; Austin, TX
  • Simmons Bank Arena; Little Rock, AR
  • Thompson-Boling Arena; Knoxville, TN

Don Romeo Talent Buyer

  • Ron Pateras
  • Pat Powelson
  • Michelle Romeo
  • Stacy Vee
  • Troy Vollhoffer

Promoter

  • Patrick McDill
  • Aaron Spalding
  • Ed Warm
  • Adam Weiser
  • Jay Wilson

The 58th ACM Awards takes place May 11 at The Star in Frisco, TX and streams exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Studio and Industry awards will presented later in the year at ACM Honors.

Rules – Register to Win Little Caesars’ Airport

Posted on: April 5th, 2023 by brent

                                                                                                                                  April 5th, 2023

‘CAT COUNTRY 98.7 -Little Caesars’ Airport  Remote

CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

The specific rules for this Contest written below are in addition to “Cat Country 98.7 General Contest Rules” dated 02-11-22 If there is a conflict in language, these specific rules will govern.

 

Contest Name: Little Caesars Pizza Remote Register to Win Grand Opening Prizes (the ‘contest’)

Station(s):  CAT COUNTRY 98.7 – WYCT(FM), PENSACOLA (the “Stations(s)”)

Station Business Address:  7251 Plantation Road, Pensacola, Florida 32504

Station Business Telephone:  850-262-6000

 

  1. Description of Contest/Promotion.

 

  1. DATE OF CONTEST:4/5-4/5/23

 

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. Void where prohibited.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of participants.

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER

 

Scan registration link QR at Little Caesars-Airport on 4-5-23

 

  1. HOW TO PLAY

 

Enter all required information.  3 winners will be randomly selected from all entries from entries at the Little Caesars – 85 W. Airport Location, Pensacola FL

 

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY

This is a local contest sponsored by Cat Country 98.7, and it has no connection to any other organization.  The Contest is open to all Cat Country 98.7 listeners at least 18 years old.  Winners can win prize no more than one (1) time each thirty (30) days. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents and at least 18 years old as determined by the Station and winners must reside in the Escambia, FL or Santa Rosa, Fl.  Only one (1) entry per person. Only one (1) prize allowed per household for each Contest in every thirty (30) days. Employees of the Company, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate or win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as in-laws, or by current or past marriages, re-marriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Any prizes not awarded due to ineligibility of contestant are returned to the Station for reuse.

 

 

  1. PRIZES (3)

1-High End Astro Speaker-$599

1-Samsung Wireless Charger-$59

1-Over the head -Head Set-$299

 

All prizes must be accepted as awarded and are non-transferable.  To claim prize, winner must come to the station during the hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm  Monday trough Friday, within 30 days after winning, and provide government-issued photo ID which the Station will copy for file. After identification procedure and forms are satisfactorily completed, winner may claim their prize. If prize is cash prize it will be sent to winner’s mailing address no later than 30 days after prize is won. The station’s business office is at 7251 Plantation Road, Pensacola, Florida, 32504.

 

See “Cat Country 98.7 General Contest Rules” dated 02-11-22 for important additional prize information.

Rules – Air Design Fan 2023

Posted on: April 4th, 2023 by brent

April 4, 2023

 

‘CAT COUNTRY 98.7 Air Design Fans

CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

The specific rules for this Contest written below are in addition to “Cat Country 98.7 General Contest Rules” dated 02-11-21 If there is a conflict in language, these specific rules will govern.

 

Contest Name: Air Design Fan $50 Visa Card Register to Win (the ‘contest’)

Station(s):  CAT COUNTRY 98.7 – WYCT(FM), PENSACOLA (the “Stations(s)”)

Station Business Address:  7251 Plantation Road, Pensacola, Florida 32504

Station Business Telephone:  850-262-6000

 

  1. Description of Contest/Promotion.

 

  1. DATE OF CONTEST:4/4/23-11/6/223

 

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. Void where prohibited.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of participants.

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER

 

Upload a photo of you and your Air Design Fan at CatCountry987.com (04/04/23 – 11/06/23)

 

  1. HOW TO PLAY

 

Log on to CatCountry987.com and register to win by uploading a photo of you and the 2023 Air Design Fan, scan QR Code on the back of the Fan. Enter all required information.  1 winner per week will be randomly selected from all entries on Thursday Mornings.

 

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY

This is a local contest sponsored by Cat Country 98.7, and it has no connection to any other organization.  The Contest is open to all Cat Country 98.7 listeners at least 18 years old.  Winners can win prize no more than one (1) time each thirty (30) days. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents and at least 18 years old as determined by the Station and winners must reside in the Escambia, FL or Santa Rosa, Fl.  Only one (1) entry per person. Only one (1) prize allowed per household for each Contest in every thirty (30) days. Employees of the Company, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate or win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as in-laws, or by current or past marriages, re-marriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Any prizes not awarded due to ineligibility of contestant are returned to the Station for reuse.

 

  1. PRIZES

1 $50 Visa Card

 

All prizes must be accepted as awarded and are non-transferable.  To claim prize, winner must come to the station during the hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm  Monday trough Friday, within 30 days after winning, and provide government-issued photo ID which the Station will copy for file. After identification procedure and forms are satisfactorily completed, winner may claim their prize. If prize is cash prize it will be sent to winner’s mailing address no later than 30 days after prize is won. The station’s business office is at 7251 Plantation Road, Pensacola, Florida, 32504.

 

See “Cat Country 98.7 General Contest Rules” dated 02-11-21 for important additional prize information.