The Country Music Association released their 2023 nominees for Personalities of the Year. The nominees are categorized by market size. The categories are Weekly National, Daily Nation, Major Market, Large Market, Medium Market, and Small Market. Buffalo is categorized as a Medium Market.

Clay & Company from Buffalo's Number 1 for New Country, 106.5 WYRK, has been nominated for Personalities of the Year for a Medium Market. They are the only show representing a local market from the Northeast United States that received a nomination.

The Nominees for a Medium Market Are:

  • “Cait & Bradley Morning Show” (Cait Fisher and Matt Bradley) – Cox Media Group “K95.5” KWEN Tulsa, OK
  • “Clay & Company” (Clay Moden, Rob Banks, and Kadie Daye) – Townsquare Media WYRK Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY (106.5)
  • “Ellis and Bradley Show” (Bill Ellis and Beth Bradley) – iHeartMedia WSSL Greenville-Spartanburg, SC (100.5)
  • “Mo & StyckMan” (Melissa “Mo” Wagner and Greg “StyckMan” Owens) – Audacy “US101” WUSY Chattanooga, TN
  • “Steve & Gina In The Morning” (Steve Lundy and Gina Melton) – iHeartMedia “Kat 103.7” KXKT Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

Clay & Company is hosted by Clay Moden and co-hosted by Kadie Daye and Rob Banks. The top local morning show in the Buffalo market, Clay & Company wakes up Western New York every weekday with local news and gossip, country music news, and stories from their lives.

Broadcast Awards winners will be determined by a final round of judging this month. The CMA Awards air on ABC on November 8 at 8pm.

Congratulations to Clay, Kadie, and Rob for their nomination! Hear them every morning from 6am to 10am on 106.5 WYRK.

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