The 2nd Annual #CMchattys Awards were announced and already have a mind-blowing 20,000 nominations rolling in on the first day!
The honors are presented by Chevrolet, Hostgator, Hashtracking and Joe’s Bar on Weed Street along with #CMchat and CMchatLIVE.com. Nominations and voting by fans/peers and will take place now through Friday May 29 11:55pmET, with VIP #CMchattys Awards Party to announce winners on Monday June 15 at Tin Roof on Demonbreun in Nashville, TN. Winners of each category will be presented with their very own CMChattys T-Shirt!
Watch the hopefuls in a video below:
“With the power of social media, a citizen journalist who specializes in a particular niche can reach as many people as a corporate news outlet these days. People tend to connect with the person whose attention and reciprocity of conversation is attainable,” explains Northey, Founder of #CMchat’s Weekly Twitterview and creator of the 24/7 Hashtag Community which has made more than 10 Billion impressions over the 4 years with a weekly reach of over 1 Million.
Nominations will be accepted via Social Media platforms, including Twitter and a Facebook Application you can access by visiting CMChattys.com.
Open nominations are May 25-29 and can be submitted using Twitter (tracked by Hashtracking.com), #CMchattys, the artists’ name, and #MustFollow, plus the category as well as an easy to use Facebook Application accessible from Cmchattys.com. Top 10 Most Nominated will forward.
I nominate @MirandaLambert #MustFollowHeadliner for @CMchatLIVE #CMchattys
I’d like to nominate @CarrieUnderwood #MustFollowFemale for @CMchatLIVE #CMchattys
Nominate @ChrisYoungMusic #MustFollowMale for #CMchattys
Semi Finals are Jun 1-5 and start the voting process where fans will use Twitter, Facebook photo like, and our Web Application to submit their top choices, narrowing nominations down to the Top 5 (determined 40% by Twitter, 40% by Facebook, and 20% by Google Plus).
Final-Voting (June 8-14) marks the final round of voting via CMchattys.com. Winners will be announced LIVE from Nashville, Tennessee the first week of June, including the coveted #MustFollowHeadliner & #MustFollowIcon, Presented by Chevrolet.
“2nd Annual #CMchattys Awards” categories include:
Must Follow Headliner
Must Follow Icon
Must Follow Female
Must Follow Social Media Professional
Must Follow Male
Must Follow Label
Must Follow Duo
Must Follow Industry Professional
Must Follow Group
Must Follow Parody Account
Must Follow Musician
Must Follow One to Watch Artist
Must Follow Songwriter
Must Follow Fan Club
Must Follow Journalist
Must Follow Personality/Host National
Must Follow Website
Must Follow Personality/Host Local
Get voting today and don’t forget to nominate @CountryFancast in the #MustFollowWebsite category!!