NASHVILLE (February 18) Kelly Green,
manager of WEIO Radio in Huntingdon, was named the Music Row Country
Breakout Reporter of the Year during the 12th annual
Country Radio Seminar at Margartaville in downtown Nashville.
Kelly was honored along with country
artists Kacey Musgrave, Breakout Artist of Year; Blake Shelton, Male
Artist of the Year; Miranda Lambert, Female Artist of the Year; The
Band Perry, Group/Duo of the Year; Tracy Lawrence, Independent Artist
of the Year; Rodney Clawson, Songwriter of the Year; and Capitol
Nashville as the Label of the Year.
is my first CRS,” said Kelly
Huntingdon, Tenn. “If it looks like I’m as lost as a new goose on
the farm, it’s because I am.”
was announced as MusicRow’s radio-chart
Reporter of the Year by Chart Director Michael
Smith. His station
is—get ready—WEIO The Farm. Kelly spoke for the entire MR
reporting panel by saying, “We play the new music first. If you
don’t believe me, just ask Florida Georgia Line.”
said, indeed, the value of Music Row’s secondary stations. They
break new artists and the major markets follow.