NASHVILLE, TN ( WKBW / Country 106.5FM WYRK ) Anticipation for the Country Music Awards is running high. You can watch the CMA telecast from Nashville on WKBW Channel 7 Wednesday night at 8p.m.
Clay Moden from Country 106.5FM WYRK in WNY is already in Nashville broadcasting for his #1 radio station, and filing reports for Channel 7's "Eyewitness News."
He is there representing his station, nominated as the "Best Medium Market Country Station" in the country.
Clay is mingling with stars like Martina McBride, Ronnie Dunn, Brad Paisley, Sugarland, Vince Gill, Taylor Swift, and The Band Perry.
"The Band Perry" is nominated for a total of five awards including best new artist.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are once again hosting the show, where Clay will be in attendance along with thousands more at the Bridgestone Arena Wednesday night.
Eyewitness News caught up with Clay on the phone, who filled us in on all excitement.
Clay said, "The Band Perry's been coming by, they're nominated for those 5 awards and they've got some great songs out there. Luke Bryan, he has been by. We have had Martina McBride come by to say hi...all the big stars in country music are obviously here in Nashville. They call it home, but this week they all try to hang out a little extra long in the city to make sure they get the interviews."
The 45th Annual Country Music Awards will air LIVE Wednesday night beginning at 8pm on WKBW Channel 7.
Watch for Clay's live recap Wednesday. Connect with Clay through the WYRK website www.wyrk.com on the "news links" section at wkbw.com