03/13/2018

RADIO AWARD WINNERS REVEALED FOR THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

RADIO AWARD WINNERS REVEALED FOR
 THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

 

THE BOBBY BONES SHOW WINS NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

TWEET: Just announced! Radio Award Winners revealed for the 53rd @ACMawards!

ENCINO, CA (March 13, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® has revealed the full list of Radio Award winners for the 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. Though not part of the telecast, the awards will be presented during the annual Radio Winners Reception. This year’s event will be held at Topgolf Las Vegas on Saturday, April 14, the day prior to the broadcast of the 53rd ACM Awards®, airing LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

This marks the third ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year win for The Bobby Bones Show. The show previously won the award in 2013 and 2015. This also marks the second win for Steve & Geoff in the Medium Market On-Air Personality of the Year category. This marks the eleventh win for WSIX-FM, seventh win for WUSY-FM, and second win for KTTS-FM in Radio Station of the Year categories.

Below is a complete list of the Radio Award winners for the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards:

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:

NATIONAL                          Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox, Eddie ­­– The Bobby Bones Show

MAJOR MARKET               Bud and Broadway ­– WIL-FM ­– St. Louis, MO

LARGE MARKET                Dale Carter ­–  KFKF-FM­ – Kansas City, MO

MEDIUM MARKET           Steve & Geoff ­– KUZZ-AM/FM ­– Bakersfield, CA

SMALL MARKET                Dave Daniels ­– KHAY-FM – Ventura, CA

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR WINNERS:

MAJOR MARKET              KMLE-FM ­– Phoenix, AZ

LARGE MARKET                WSIX-FM ­– Nashville, TN

MEDIUM MARKET           WUSY-FM ­– Chattanooga, TN

SMALL MARKET                KTTS-FM ­– Springfield, MO

Tickets to the ACM Awards are now on sale at www.axs.com. Media credential applications to cover the Awards in Las Vegas are now available at www.ACMcountry.com/press. For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events including ACM Party for a Cause®, visit www.ACMcountry.com and www.PartyForaCause.com. You can like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards and Instagram @ACMAwards for more immediate updates.

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 53rd 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 MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM live ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

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Academy of Country Music Contact:

Melissa Moldovan                           melissa@acmcountry.com                           818-788-8000   

 

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