02/01/2017

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES
NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE
 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Tweet: Just announced! Radio Award Nominees for the 52nd @ACMawards

ENCINO, CA (February 1, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the full list of Radio Awards nominees for the 52nd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. The full list of Radio Award nominees will not be televised due to time constraints during the live telecast from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

RADIO AWARDS- The following radio awards will be presented during our ACM Party for a Cause® event at The Joint on Saturday, April 1 in Las Vegas, NV.

NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • Big D, Bubba, Patrick Thomas, Carsen                              The Big D and Bubba Show
  • Cody Alan                                                                           CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan
  • Kix Brooks                                                                          American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks
  • Lon Helton                                                                          Country Countdown USA
  • Tracy Lawrence                                                                  Honky Tonkin’ with Tracy Lawrence

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

  • Chris & Nina                                                                         KMLE-FM                            Phoenix, AZ
  • George, Mo & Cowboy Dave                                               KILT-FM                               Houston, TX
  • Paul Schadt, Meg Butterly, Geof Knight                              WKKT-FM                            Charlotte, NC
  • Rob & Linda Show - Rob Stone & Linda Lee                      WYCD-FM                            Southfield, MI
  • Tanner in the Morning                                                          WSOC-FM                           Charlotte, NC

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET (tie within category increased nominees)

  • Ally & Andy                                                                           WDSY-FM                            Pittsburgh, PA
  • Big Dave, Chelsie and Statt                                                  WUBE-FM                           Cincinnati, OH
  • Dave O’Brien                                                                         WLHK-FM                            Indianapolis, IN
  • Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt & Kevin Freeman                WFMS-FM                           Indianapolis, IN
  • Marty McFly                                                                           WSM-FM                             Nashville, TN
  • Q Morning Crew - Mike, Marty and Janie                              WQDR-FM                           Raleigh, NC

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • Andy Ritchie, Alison Mencer, Jimmy Holt                              WIVK-FM                            Knoxville, TN
  • Jack Ryan                                                                             WMYL-FM                           Clinton, TN
  • Scott Wynn & Sarah Kay                                                      WQMX-FM                          Akron, OH
  • Steve & Geoff                                                                       KUZZ-FM                            Bakersfield, CA
  • Steve & Gina in the Morning on Kat 103.7                           KXKT-FM                            Omaha, NE

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

  • Ben Butler and Arnie Andrews                                                WCOW-FM                          Sparta, WI
  • Brent Lane and Candy Cullerton                                             WYCT-FM                           Pensacola, FL
  • Jason and Ashley "The Q Crew" on Q100.3                            KRWQ-FM                          Medford, OR     
  • Scotty Cox & Cara Denis                                                         KCLR-FM                            Columbia, MO
  • The Roger & Carly Morning Show                                           KORA-FM                            Bryan, TX

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET (tie within category increased nominees)

  • KKBQ-FM                            Houston, TX
  • KMLE-FM                            Phoenix, AZ
  • KUPL-FM                            Portland, OR
  • WIL-FM                               St. Louis, MO
  • WKKT-FM                           Charlotte, NC
  • WSOC-FM                          Charlotte, NC

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

  • KAJA-FM                             San Antonio, TX
  • WQDR-FM                           Raleigh, NC
  • WSIX-FM                             Nashville, TN
  • WSM-FM                             Nashville, TN
  • WUBE-FM                           Cincinnati, OH

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • CKRY-FM                            Calgary, AB
  • KAWO-FM                           Boise, ID
  • KUZZ-FM                            Bakersfield, CA
  • KXKT-FM                            Omaha, NE
  • WIVK-FM                            Knoxville, TN

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

  • KCLR-FM                            Columbia, MO
  • KKNU-FM                            Eugene, OR
  • KTHK-FM                            Idaho Falls, ID
  • WCOW-FM                          Sparta, WI
  • WXFL-FM                            Florence, AL

For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates!

For more information on the ACM Party for a Cause®, visit www.ACMpartyforacause.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMparty for more immediate updates!

Media credentials will be available for select ACM Party for a Cause events. Media credential applications to cover these events in Las Vegas will become available in early February, details to be posted at www.ACMcountry.com.

About the Academy of Country Music Awards
The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry.  The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher and Tiffany Moon are executive producers for the Academy of Country Music.

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