New York – April 19, 2021 – Cumulus Media’s Westwood One’s Kix Brooks was honored with the “National On-air Personality of the Year” radio award by the Academy of Country Music®. First-time-winner Brooks hosts “American Country Countdown.”

For more information about “American Country Countdown” on Westwood One please contact Todd Alan:; 212.735.1107.

About “American Country Countdown”
Hosted by Country music superstar Kix Brooks, “American Country Countdown” is a weekly countdown of the top 40 Country songs on the Billboard charts. Kix keeps the format fresh and listeners tuned in with his insider perspective and captivating stories of personalities in the Country music business. Kix Brooks and former musical partner Ronnie Dunn are the highest-selling duo in the history of Country music.

About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news, and entertainment content to over 250 million monthly listeners across an audio network of nearly 7,300 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and Westwood One Backstage. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information, please visit

Press Contact:
Karen Glover | Westwood One |