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

PERSONALITIES

Dave Daniels

Dave Daniels

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Small Market Personality! It’s a great honor to be recognized for the work we do on air and around our community. We have only been here a short time in Ventura County, taking up residence in Camarillo. My wife and I are starting to find our favorite places to…

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

With over 35 years of radio broadcasting behind me, I can say without a doubt that working here at 100.7 KHAY is my biggest honor. The people here are totally dedicated to serving Ventura County radio listeners with great California country music, news, traffic reports and community involvement. It’s such a pleasure to be part…

Shawn Parr

Shawn Parr

Host Shawn Parr is no stranger to Country radio. Before joining NASH NIGHTS LIVE, he was the voice of KKGO after spending years at the Los Angeles powerhouse KZLA. He has also been the voice of Dick Clark Productions for the past two decades, and his work includes announcing the American Music Awards, the Golden…

Blair Garner

Blair Garner

Discovered by a local radio executive in his hometown of Canyon, Texas, Blair Garner has been on the radio waves since age 17. Working on local radio stations all through college, Garner quickly climbed the ranks as his voice caught the ear of program directors from many major markets. He quickly found himself working for…

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