RADIO AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
FOR THE 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
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BOBBY BONES, AMY & LUNCHBOX OF “THE BOBBY BONES SHOW” AND LON HELTON
TIED TO WIN NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
The Academy of Country Music announced today the full list of radio award winners that will not be televised due to time constraints during the live telecast of the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
This is the first ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year Award win for Bobby Bones, Amy, and Lunchbox of The Bobby Bones Show, and third win for Lon Helton of Country Countdown USA. Helton previously won this award in 2011 and 2008.
Winners in radio categories will be invited to receive their awards at a private reception in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 5, the day prior to the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
NATIONAL (TIE) Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox – The Bobby Bones Show
Lon Helton – Country Countdown USA
MAJOR MARKET Paul Schadt, Meg and Geof – WKKT-FM – Charlotte, NC
LARGE MARKET Lisa McKay – WQDR-FM – Raleigh, NC
MEDIUM MARKET Andy Ritchie, Alison West, Jimmy Holt – WIVK-FM – Knoxville, TN
SMALL MARKET Bill Barrett, Tim Fox and Tracy Berry – KKNU-FM – Eugene, OR
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
MAJOR MARKET (TIE) KUPL-FM – Portland, OR
WXTU FM – Philadelphia, PA
LARGE MARKET WCTK-FM – Providence, RI
MEDIUM MARKET WBBS-FM – Syracuse, NY
SMALL MARKET WUSY-FM – Chattanooga, TN
About the Academy of Country Music Awards
The 49th 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 be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan and R.A. Clark are executive producers. Barry Adelman is producer. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.