The CMJ Music Marathon is coming up in a few weeks (October 20th to 24th in NYC) and in advance of that, CMJ has released the list of nominees for their annual College Radio Awards. Categories cover not only radio stations, but also promo companies, Music Directors, and record labels.
There are lots of familiar names on here, but a few that weren't on my radar. To compare and contrast, you can take a look at last year's nominees and winners. (Check out the CMJ website to see the winners from 2007 and 2006.) Attendees at the CMJ Music Marathon will be able to vote for their favorites at the CMJ booth and during College Day. Winners will be announced during College Day on Thursday, October 22. Here's a selection of some of the radio nominees: