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» Hot Numbers: Here are select Nielsen Audio diary ratings for Fall 2017 (9/4-12/16) for subscribing stations compared with their last books. Ranks (in parentheses) are also among subscribers. Have a story for your station inside the overall numbers? Email us here.
  • WUSY 12.7 (1) to 11.9 (1), iHeartMedia
  • WUUQ 5.1 (6) to 5.0 (5t), Daughters Classic Country
  • WOGT 1.3 (14) to 2.1 (11), Cumulus
  • WPCV 9.6 (1) to 9.1 (1), Hall
Daytona Beach
  • WKRO 2.9 (4) to 3.1 (3), Black Crow
  • KQBL 6.6 (1) to 6.3 (2), Impact
  • KAWO 4.7 (3t) to 3.4 (10t), Townsquare
  • KIZN 3.2 (12t) to 2.8 (13t), Cumulus
  • KQFC 1.4 (19) to 2.0 (17t), Cumulus
Ft. Pierce
  • WAVW 6.2 (1) to 3.6 (2), iHeartMedia
Melbourne, FL
  • WHKR 2.6 (6) to 3.8 (6), Cumulus
Huntsville, AL
  • WDRM 10.4 (1) to 10.2 (1), iHeartMedia
  • WXFL NA to 1.3 (11), Big River
  • WWFF 1.5 (12) to 1.1 (12t), Cumulus
Pensacola, FL
  • WXBM 3.9 (3) to 3.1 (4t), Cumulus
            ADX WYCT does not subscribe.

Certain markets do not appear because the Country stations in those metros aren't subscribers; non-subscribing stations in published markets are also excluded. Unless otherwise noted, all figures are Persons 12+, Monday-Sunday, 6am-midnight.


» Hire Powers: The Academy of Country Music has added Asst./Marketing, Creative & Content Bridget Cirone, Coord./EventsLanni Gagnon, Sr. Mgr./Strategic Partnerships Jen Heaton and Coord./Awards & Mempbership Carrie Tekautz. Cirone previously worked for Las Vegas-based PR firm Wicked Creative and reports to both SVP/Creative & Content Lisa Lee and SVP/Marketing Brooke Primero. Former ACM intern Gagnon reports to SVP/Events Erick Long as does Heaton, who was formerly with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Former Ryman Auditorium/Grand Ole Opry Assistant Tekautz reports to VP/Awards & Membership Nick Di Fruscia. Reach Cirone here, Gagnon here, Heaton here and Tekautz here.

» Paying Tribute: EMI Nashville's Brothers Osborne and Eric Church, and Columbia's Maren Morris will honor victims of gun violence and terrorism at various live music events over the course of the past year in a musical tribute during the 60th Grammy Awards, airing Jan. 28 live from New York City's Madison Square Garden on CBS. Brothers Osborne, Church and Morris all performed at last year's Route 91 Harvestfestival in Las Vegas.