02/03/2020

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

 

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES

NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE

 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

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ENCINO, CA (February 3, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing today Radio Awards nominees for the 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, including triple nominations for KUZZ-AM/FM in Bakersfield, CA; and double nominations for WIL-FM in St. Louis, MO, WNSH-FM in New York, NY, CKRY-FM in Calgary, AB, WUBE-FM in Cincinnati, OH, KXKT-FM in Omaha, NE and WUSY-FM in Chattanooga, TN.

 

The Radio Awards are given out during the annual Radio Winners Reception which will be held on Saturday, April 4 in Las Vegas, NV, the day prior to the ACM Awards® live telecast from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. The full list of 55th ACM Awards nominations will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

55th ACM Radio Awards nominees are:

 

NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • Blair Garner, “Off Eric” Garner 
    The Blair Garner Show  
  • Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox, Eddie, Morgan, Ray 
    The Bobby Bones Show
  • Charlie Chase, Lorianne Crook
    The Crook & Chase Countdown 
  • Buzz Brainard
    The Music Row Happy Hour
  • Storme Warren, Mary Carlisle Callahan, Thomas Massad
    The Storme Warren Show

                                                               

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

  • Bud and Broadway
    WIL-FM - St. Louis, MO
  • Kelly Ford in the Morning - Kelly Ford 
    WNSH-FM - New York, NY 
  • Mason & Remy 
    WIL-FM - St. Louis, MO
  • The Morning Wolfpack with Matt McAllister
    - Matt McAllister, Emily Raines, Slow Joe Wallace
    KKWF-FM - Seattle, WA  
  • The Rob and Holly Show
    - Rob Stone, Holly Hutton
    WYCD-FM - Detroit, MI 

 

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

  • Lexi and Banks
    KUBL-FM - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Marty McFly
    WSM-FM - Nashville, TN 
  • Q Morning Crew with Mike and Janie
    WQDR-FM - Raleigh, NC 
  • Robyn & Roger in the Morning
    CKRY-FM - Calgary, AB
  • The Big Dave Show - Big Dave, Chelsie, Statt, Ashley
    WUBE-FM - Cincinnati, OH                                    
                     

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • Brent Michaels
    KUZZ-AM/FM - Bakersfield, CA 
  • Clay & Company
    WYRK-FM - Buffalo, NY
  • Kenn McCloud
    KUZZ-AM/FM - Bakersfield, CA
  • Steve & Gina in the Morning   
    - Steve Lundy, Gina Melton 
    KXKT-FM - Omaha, NE                      
  • The Cowboy Kyle Show - Cowboy Kyle
    WUSY-FM - Chattanooga, TN

 

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET                                                   

  • Adam & Jen in the Morning 
    KIOK-FM - Kennewick, WA 
  • Ben & Arnie - Ben Butler, Arnie Andrews
    WCOW-FM - Sparta, WI 
  • Big Rick In The Morning - "Big" Rick Daniels
    WGGC-FM - Bowling Green, KY
  • Scotty & Catryna in the Morning
    - Scotty Cox, Catryna Craw
    KCLR-FM - Columbia, MO
  • Steve & Jessica - Steve Waters, Jessica Cash
    WFLS-FM - Fredericksburg, VA         

 

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

  • KAJA-FM      San Antonio, TX                               
  • KFRG-FM     San Bernardino, CA                                        
  • KILT-FM        Houston, TX                                       
  • WNSH-FM   New York, NY                                    
  • WSOC-FM    Charlotte, NC                    

               

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

  • CKRY-FM      Calgary, AB                        
  • WDSY-FM     Pittsburgh, PA                                  
  • WIRK-FM      West Palm Beach, FL                      
  • WMIL-FM     Milwaukee, WI                                 
  • WUBE-FM     Cincinnati, OH                                   

 

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • KATM-FM        Stockton, CA                                     
  • KUZZ-AM/FM Bakersfield, CA                                 
  • KXKT-FM          Omaha, NE                                         
  • WQMX-FM      Akron, OH                                          
  • WUSY-FM        Chattanooga, TN                             

                                                               

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET                                                                                                              

  • KKNU-FM       Eugene, OR                                        
  • KTHK-FM        Idaho Falls, ID                                   
  • WBYT-FM       South Bend, IN                                 
  • WPAP-FM       Panama City, FL
  • WYCT-FM        Pensacola, FL

The 55th ACM Awards will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months. Tickets for the 55th ACM Awards are available for purchase now at ACMawards.com.

 

Media credential applications to cover the Awards in Las Vegas will become available in the coming weeks. Details to be posted at www.ACMcountry.com.

 

For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com. You can like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards, follow on Instagram at @ACMawards and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for more immediate updates.

 

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 55th 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 5, 2020 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Damon Whiteside is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

 

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