CBS RADIO’s US99.5 Wins Two ACM Awards

US99.5 Wins The ACM Award for Major Market Station of the Year

Lisa Dent & Ramblin’ Ray Show Takes Home Honors for AMC Personality of the Year

CBS RADIO station US99.5 has won the Academy of Country Music’s coveted Major Market Station of the Year Award, and the Lisa Dent & Ramblin’ Ray show has been announced as this year’s winner of the Major Market Personality of the Year Award, it was announced today by the Academy of Country Music.

Winners will be honored at a private reception on Saturday, April 18, a day prior to the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards broadcast live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 19 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.

“The ACM Awards are the ‘Gold Star’ standard for country radio honors and to be recognized as Major Market Station of the Year, as well as Personality of the Year for Lisa & Ray, is really exceptional,” said Rod Zimmerman, SVP/Market Manager of CBS RADIO Chicago. “Along with Jeff Kapugi recently being named Country Program Director of the Year by Radio Ink magazine, it’s a trifecta of recognition for a station that has been performing at a high level for a very long time. There’s no doubt, WUSN IS America’s Country Station.”

Lisa Dent & Ramblin Ray can be heard weekdays 5:00-10:00AM.

 

About US99.5:
WUSN-FM (US99.5) is owned and operated by CBS RADIO. With 117 radio stations in 26 markets, including all of the Top 10, and an extensive array of digital assets, CBS RADIO interacts with more than 70 million consumers nationwide each week with the latest in news, sports and entertainment. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com, and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. US99.5 can be heard on-air, streaming online (www.us99.com) and through the Radio.com app for mobile devices.

About the Academy of Country Music Awards:
The Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The 50th ACM Awards celebrating the golden anniversary of Country Music’s Party of the Year® is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at 7 p.m. live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.