Academy of Country Music Announces Radio Nominees for Upcoming ACM Awards

Academy of Country Music Announces Radio Nominees for Upcoming ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music announced the Radio Awards nominees for the 53rd ACM Awards.

Nominees include Ty, Kelly & Chuck (pictured with Blake Shelton), Country Gold With Terri Clark and more.

The Radio Awards will be presented at the annual Radio Winners reception on Saturday, April 14, the day prior to the ACM Awards live telecast from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8 p.m. ET. on CBS.

The full list of 53rd ACM Awards nominations will be announced in early March.

Radio Nominees

NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • Ty Bentli, Kelly Ford and Chuck Wicks: Ty, Kelly & Chuck
  • Cody Alan: CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan
  • Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox, Eddie: The Bobby Bones Show
  • Terri Clark: Country Gold with Terri Clark
  • Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase: Crook and Chase Countdown

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

  • Bud and Broadway: WIL-FM St. Louis, MO
  • Cadillac Jack: WQYK-FM St. Petersburg, FL
  • Chris Carr, Kia, Maverick and McKaila: KEEY-FM St. Louis Park, MN
  • Paul Schadt, Meg Butterly, Geof Knight: WKKT-FM Charlotte, NC
  • Roxanne Steele: WYCD-FM Detroit, MI

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET

  • Dale Carter: KFKF-FM Kansas City, MO
  • Double-L: KWNR-FM Las Vegas, NV
  • Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt & Kevin Freeman: WFMS-FM Indianapolis, IN
  • Johnson and Johnson: KUBL-FM Salt Lake City, UT
  • The Randy, Jamie and JoJo Show: KAJA-FM San Antonio, TX

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

  • The 97.5 WPCV Breakfast Club with Roger Todd, Julie Kay and DJ Thee Trucker: WPCV-FM Lakeland, FL
  • Carina With A Twist Of Lime: WCYQ-FM Knoxville, TN
  • Buzz Jackson: KIIM-FM Tucson, AZ
  • Steve & Geoff: KUZZ-AM/FM Bakersfield, CA
  • The Odd Squad: CKRY-FM Calgary, AB

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

  • Ben Butler and Arnie Andrews: WCOW-FM Sparta, WI
  • Bobby and Steve (and Mandi!) :WKYQ-FM Paducah, KY
  • Dave Daniels: KHAY-FM Ventura, CA
  • Pat James: KHUT-FM Hutchinson, KS
  • The Q Crew with Jason and Ashley on Q100.3: KRWQ-FM Medford, OR

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

  • KILT-FM Houston, TX
  • KMLE-FM Phoenix, AZ
  • KSCS-FM Dallas. TX
  • WIL-FM St. Louis, MO
  • WPOC-FM Baltimore, MD

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

  • KAJA-FM San Antonio, TX
  • KUBL-FM Salt Lake City, UT
  • WFMS-FM Indianapolis, IN
  • WKDF-FM Nashville, TN
  • WSIX-FM Nashville, TN
  • WSM-FM Nashville, TN

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

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

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

  • KCLR-FM Columbia, MO
  • KHAY-FM Ventura, CA
  • KTHK-FM Idaho Falls, ID
  • KTTS-FM Springfield, MO
  • KYKZ-FM Lake Charles, LA

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