CMA Award for Lee Williams

Award for Lee Williams
and owner of CMR Nashville and Django Promotions was presented with
prestigious ‘International Country Music Broadcaster Of The Year
the CMA (Country Music Association), Nashville.
presentation was given at the CMA International Marketing Summit on
Friday 1 March at Disneyland, Paris in front of over 80 Industry
people from around the world.
Williams said ‘ My whole working life has been involved with
Country Music since 1969, and feel so honoured that my involvement
has been recognised by the worlds #1 Country Music Association. This
has to be the #1 accolade to be received by a broadcaster in Country
Music, and I am proud to be the recipient for 2013’

Williams has been involved with Country Music from 1969 when he
discovered Country Music via Buck Owens and started singing in
various bands around the world. Lee then moved into management and
agency from 1974 where he became one of the leading touring agencies
of US acts and management of many leading UK and European acts. In
1976 he started broadcasting on his local Radio 210 in Reading and
developed his broadcasting skills alongside his agency with other
stations including BBC Wilshire Sound, GWR Radio, BBC Radio Oxford,
Premier Radio and many others. In 1993 he launched the first 24/7
Country radio station on Sky called QCMR which was launched live on
ITV. This developed into CMR. This continued until the move to the
Internet with a name change to CMR Nashville in 2004. CMR Nashville
is widely known as Europe’s #1 station with a large audience around
the world available on the PC, Mac, all smart phones, Ipads and other
tablets, along with various applications on Smart TV.
CMR Nashville features over 30 top rated presented shows, many from
Nashville and beyond. Also available 3 other services without DJs CMR
Hot, CMR Memories, and CMR Americana.
also runs Django Promotion a Management, Promotion, and PR service
for Country Music artists
Lee at
07956 888587

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