02/04/2019

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES

NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE

 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Tweet: Just announced! Radio Awards Nominees for the 54th@ACMawards

ENCINO, CA (February 4, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing today Radio Awards nominees for the 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, including triple nominations for WYCD-FM in Detroit, MI and KUZZ-FM in Bakersfield, CA; and double nominations for KUBL-FM in Salt Lake City, UT, WMIL-FM in Milwaukee, WI, WYCT-FM in Pensacola, FL and KORA-FM in Bryan, TX.

The Radio Awards are given out during the annual Radio Winners Reception which will be held on Saturday, April 6 in Las Vegas, NV, the day prior to the ACM Awards® live telecast from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. The full list of 54th ACM Awards nominations will be announced in the coming weeks.

54th ACM Radio Awards nominees are:

NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR (tie within category increased nominees)

  • Cody Alan                                                                    CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan          
  • Kix Brooks                                                                    American Country Countdown
  • Darren Wilhite and Tim Wall                                    Wilhite & Wall   
  • Lon Helton                                                                   Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton
  • Tracy Lawrence                                                           Honky Tonkin' with Tracy Lawrence        
  • Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase                         The Crook & Chase Countdown                                                                              

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

  • Chuck, Rachael & Grunwald in the Morning                 WYCD-FM           Detroit, MI                         
  • Katie Neal                                                                            WNSH-FM           New York, NY                    
  • The Rob + Holly Show                                                        WYCD-FM           Detroit, MI                         
  • Tanner in the Morning - Rob Tanner, Catherine Lane,
    Chris Allen, Captain Jim, and Mimi                                  WSOC-FM           Charlotte, NC                    
  • Tracy Dixon, Guy David & Patrick Knight                        KYGO-FM            Denver, CO                        

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

  • Jim, Deb & Kevin                                                          WFMS-FM          Indianapolis, IN                
  • Lexi and Banks                                                             KUBL-FM             Salt Lake City, UT
  • Q Morning Crew with Mike and Janie                      WQDR-FM          Raleigh, NC                        
  • Ridder, Scott and Shannen                                        WMIL-FM            Milwaukee, WI                 
  • Tige & Daniel - Tige Rogers, Daniel Baker, and 
    Mari Mueller                                                                 WSIX-FM             Nashville, TN                     

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • Kenn McCloud                                                                  KUZZ-AM/FM    Bakersfield, CA                 
  • Brent Michaels                                                                 KUZZ-AM/FM    Bakersfield, CA                 
  • Mo & Styckman Show                                                    WUSY-FM           Chattanooga, TN
  • Roger, Julie and DJ Thee Trucker in the Morning      WPCV-FM           Lakeland, FL                       
  • Tom & Becky                                                                   WBBS-FM            Syracuse, NY                     

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET                                                   

  • Adam & Jen in the Morning                                               KIOK-FM              Richland, WA                    
  • Brent Lane and Candy Cullerton                                        WYCT-FM            Pensacola, FL                    
  • The Q Crew with Jason and Ashley on Q100.3                KRWQ-FM           Medford, OR                     
  • The Roger & Corliss Morning Show                                  KORA-FM            Bryan, TX                            
  • Scotty & Catryna in the Morning                                       KCLR-FM              Columbia, MO                  

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

  • KKBQ-FM            Houston, TX                                       
  • KNIX-FM              Phoenix, AZ                                       
  • KPLX-FM              Dallas, TX                                            
  • KSCS-FM              Dallas, TX                                            
  • WYCD-FM           Detroit, MI                                       

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

  • KAJA-FM             San Antonio, TX                               
  • KUBL-FM             Salt Lake City, UT                                             
  • WLHK-FM            Indianapolis, IN                                
  • WMIL-FM            Milwaukee, WI                                 
  • WWKA-FM         Orlando, FL                                        

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • KATM-FM           Stockton, CA                                     
  • KUZZ-AM/FM    Bakersfield, CA                                 
  • KXKT-FM             Omaha, NE                                         
  • WHKO-FM          Dayton, OH                                        
  • WIVK-FM            Knoxville, TN                                                                                                   

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET                                                              

  • KHAY-FM             Ventura, CA                                       
  • KKNU-FM            Eugene, OR                                        
  • KORA-FM            Bryan, TX                                            
  • WGSQ-FM          Cookeville, TN                                  
  • WYCT-FM            Pensacola, FL    

The 54th ACM Awards will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months. Tickets for the 54th ACM Awards are available for purchase now at www.axs.com.

The media credential application to apply to cover the Awards in Las Vegas is available at www.ACMcountry.com/press.

For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events including ACM Party for a Cause®, visit ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram for more immediate updates.

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 54th 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 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Barry Adelman, Mark Bracco and R.A. Clark are executive producers. Pete Fisher is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

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Academy of Country Music Contacts:

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