RADIO AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
FOR THE 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™
THE BOBBY BONES SHOW WINS NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
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CARLY PEARCE REVEALED THE WINNERS THIS MORNING VIA FACEBOOK
Tweet: Radio Award winners revealed for the 55th @ACMawards!
ENCINO, CA (February 19, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today the full list of Radio Awards winners for the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, including National On-Air Personality of the Year winner, The Bobby Bones Show.
Two-time ACM® Award nominee Carly Pearce announced the ACM Radio Awards winners earlier today, via the Academy of Country Music Facebook page, here. The special announcement was also revealed during orientation check-in at CRS (Country Radio Seminar) 2020. Pearce will also return for a second time to host the annual ACM Radio Awards Reception taking place on Saturday, April 4 at 4:00pm PT in the MGM Vista Ballroom, in Las Vegas, NV, the day prior to the 55th ACM Awards® live telecast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 8:00pm ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
This marks the fourth ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year win for The Bobby Bones Show. Bones has been nominated in the National On-Air Personality of the Year category four times, with his most recent previous win in 2017. Additionally, this year marks the fourth Large Market On-Air Personality of the Year win for The Big Dave Show at WUBE-FM, along with a first-time win for Large Market Station of the Year category for WUBE-FM. Medium Market Station of the Year winners WUSY-FM are taking home their eighth win in this category. This year also marks four total wins for Small Market Station of the Year winners WYCT-FM.
“Congratulations to all the winners of the 55th ACM Radio Awards. Country radio continues to be one of the largest connectors between fans, artists and songwriters and this recognition is well-deserved for all of these radio innovators that keep our genre strong. We are honored to celebrate you,” said Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music.
Below is a complete list of the Radio Award winners for the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards:
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
- NATIONAL – The Bobby Bones Show – Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox, Eddie, Morgan, Ray
- MAJOR MARKET – The Rob & Holly Show – Rob Stone, Holly Hutton – WYCD-FM – Detroit, MI
- LARGE MARKET – The Big Dave Show – Big Dave, Chelsie, Statt, Ashley –WUBE-FM – Cincinnati, OH
- MEDIUM MARKET – Clay & Company – WYRK-FM – Buffalo, NY
- SMALL MARKET – Steve & Jessica - Steve Waters, Jessica Cash – WFLS-FM – Fredericksburg, VA
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
- MAJOR MARKET – KILT-FM – Houston, TX
- LARGE MARKET – WUBE-FM – Cincinnati, OH
- MEDIUM MARKET – WUSY-FM – Chattanooga, TN
- SMALL MARKET – WYCT-FM – Pensacola, FL
The 55th ACM Awards will feature inspiring performances, unprecedented collaborations, breathtaking moments and more. Tickets for the 55th ACM Awards are available for purchase now at ACMawards.com. Media credential application to cover the Awards in Las Vegas can be found at www.ACMcountry.com.
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For more information on CRS 2020, visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com. The official mobile app for Country Radio Seminar is now available for download on iPhone and Android mobile devices. The CRS 2020 app provides attendees with an expanded CRS agenda, session descriptions, speaker bios, artists performing, integrated calendar upgrades, and other event news. You can like Country Radio Seminar on Facebook or Follow on Twitter at @CRSOfficial, and on Instagram at @crsofficial.
About Carly Pearce
Lighting a fire with her debut album Every Little Thing and No. 1 PLATINUM-certified title track, Carly became the highest charting solo female debut since July 2015. The newlywed released her self-titled sophomore album on Valentine’s Day (2/14) via Big Machine Records, connecting love’s evolutions across the 13 tracks. Her music celebrates the genre’s legacy and future with more than 70 invitations to perform at the Grand Ole Opry and a partnership with the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum® on Unbroken Circle: Exploring Country Music History with Carly Pearce. She is currently on the WE ARE OLD DOMINION TOUR as her duet with Lee Brice, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” rises at Country radio. For more details, visit CarlyPearce.com
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