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Five-time 2011 CMA Award Nominee Taylor Swift surprised several radio stations and broadcast professionals across the United States this morning by personally notifying them of their CMA Broadcast Award wins. Swift spread the good news by calling Major, Large, Medium, and Small Market Station and Large, Medium, and Small Market Broadcast Personality of the Year winners from her Nashville home.

The Major Market Broadcast Personality winner will be announced later this afternoon. The CMA National Broadcast Personality of the Year winner will be announced tomorrow morning. The CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year and CMA Radio Station of the Year recipients will be recognized during “The 45th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and airing live Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

2011 CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year Winners:

Large Market – Chris Carr, Jeffrey “Maverick” Bolen, and Jason Statt, “Chris Carr & Company,” WUBE, Cincinnati, Ohio (Hubbard Broadcasting). This is the first win for the “Chris Carr & Company” after being nominated in 2009 and 2010. Carr is the 2007 CMA Broadcast Award winner for Major Market Broadcast Personality of the Year for his solo work at KEEY in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

Medium Market – Brian Pierce and Kellie Michaels, “Mornings with Brian and Kellie,” KFDI, Wichita, Kan. (Journal Broadcasting Group). This is the first win for Pierce and Michaels after being nominated in 2009 and 2010.

Small Market – Scotty Cox and Carissa Loethen, “Scotty and Carissa in the Morning,” KCLR, Columbia, Mo. (Zimmer Radio, Inc.). This is the first win for Cox and Loethen, who were first nominated in 2010.

2011 CMA Radio Station of the Year Winners:

Major Market –WYCD, Detroit, Mich. (CBS Radio). WYCD is a first time winner after being nominated in 2009 and 2010.

Large Market – WQDR, Raleigh/Durham, N.C. (Curtis Media Group). WQDR is a first time winner after being nominated in 2005, 2009, and 2010.

Medium Market – KATM, Modesto, Calif. (Citadel Media). KATM is a first time winner and nominee.

Small Market – KCLR, Columbia, Mo. (Zimmer Radio, Inc.). This is the first win for KCLR. The station was first nominated in 2010.