NEPTUNE - Local radio station Thunder 106 has been nominated for a Radio Station of the Year award by the Academy of Country Music.

The awards will be presented at the upcoming 49th annual Academy of County Music awards in Las Vegas in April.

News 12 New Jersey's Tony Caputo was at the station today, hanging out with host Marty Mitchell. Mitchell will be in Las Vegas broadcasting live all week leading up to the awards, set for Sunday, April 6. 

Country music stars Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will host the show.