Cat Country 98.7 Named CMA Station Of The Year

October 11, 2017

Pensacola’s locally-owned country radio station, CatCountry 98.7, has been named 2017 Radio Station of the Year by the Country Music Association (CMA).

Keith Urban called morning show hosts Brent and Candy to announce the win Tuesday. This is the first time Cat Country 98.7 has won the coveted CMA Station of the Year award.

CatCountry 98.7 personalities Brent and Candy were also nominated by the CMA for the 2017 Radio Personalities of the Year for The Cat Pak Morning Show. Brent & Candy’s CatPak Morning Show is “Live & Local” 5-10 a.m. Monday-Friday on CatCountry 98.7 and on

The CMA Awards will air on WEAR ABC 3 on November at 7 p.m. Brent and Candy will be broadcasting live from Nashville in the days leading up to the awards show.

“This incredible honor and recognition from the Country Music Association is a direct reflection on our community. Every part of our submission to the CMA has something to do with you. CatCountry 98.7 is so proud to be locally owned and operated by Dave and Mary Hoxeng. It is our privilege to serve in times of need and times of joy. You are our family and to be recognized as such on a national level is a great and heartfelt honor,” Brent Lane.


5 Responses to “Cat Country 98.7 Named CMA Station Of The Year”

  1. Congratulations on October 11th, 2017 11:24 am

    Well-deserved. I listened to the call, Keith was talking just fine and they were just straight yelling ¨ITS KEITH URBAN!!¨

  2. Krystal on October 11th, 2017 11:10 am

    Congratulations Cat Country!!

  3. anne 1of2 on October 11th, 2017 9:09 am

    Oh Yes! Found this station during Ivan and felt comfort then and ever since. Pray they never sell out to the big boys, we need this local station sooooo bad! thanks and Congratulations!

  4. Molino Lou on October 11th, 2017 7:48 am

    WELL DONE, Cat Country!!!!

  5. tg on October 11th, 2017 7:27 am

    Great for Pensacola they do a lot of good work for the area and they enjoy it.

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