Dwight Yoakam Recognized As 2015 CRB Artist Career Achievement Award Recipient

and Jeff Walker Honored With 2015 CRB President’s Award

(Nashville, Tenn. – June 25, 2015) – Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. honored the 2015 class of inductees into the Country Radio of Fame last night at a special ceremony, held at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. The Country Radio Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of those individuals who have made significant contributions to the radio industry over a 20-year period, 15 of which must be in the Country format.

This year’s Country Radio Hall of Fame inductees were Joel Raab, Sammy George, Mike Kennedy, Randy Carroll and Karen Dalessandro.

In addition, Dwight Yoakam was recognized as the recipient of the 2015 CRB Artist Career Achievement Award, and Jeff Walker was honored with the 2015 CRB President’s Award.

The CRB Artist Career Achievement Award is presented to an individual artist or act that, through their creativity, vision, performance or leadership has made a significant contribution to the development and promotion of country music and country radio. The President’s Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the marketing, production, growth and development of the Country Radio Seminar and the multiple services that Country Radio Broadcasters provides to the Country radio and music communities.

For information about the annual Country Radio Hall of Fame Dinner and Ceremony, contact the Country Radio Seminar offices at 615-327-4487.

Pictured below:
The 2015 class of inductees into the Country Radio of Fame (pictured L to R): Randy Carroll, Mike Kennedy, Karen Dalessandro, Joel Raab, and Sammy George. Photo credit: Kristen England.

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