Tuesday, February 9, 2021
– The Academy of Country Music announced its Radio Awards nominees for the 56th ACM Awards.
Double nominations went to KATI-FM in Jefferson City, Mo., KKNU-FM in Eugene, Ore.; KNIX-FM in Phoenix; KSOP-FM in Salt Lake City, Utah; KUZZ-AM/FM in Bakersfield, Cal.; KXKT-FM in Omaha, Neb.; WQDR-FM in Raleigh, N.C.; and WXBQ-FM in Bristol, Va.
The Radio Awards winners will be announced ahead of the 56th ACM Awards on April 18 on CBS.
NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Big D and Bubba – Big D and Bubba
Cody Alan – CMT After MidNite
Kix Brooks – American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks
Lorianne Crook, Charlie Chase – The Crook & Chase Countdown
Paul Koffy, Jasmine Sadry, Josh Jensen – Morning Koffy
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET
Broadway – WDRQ-FM, Detroit
Chris Carr & Company – Chris Carr, Kia Becht – KEEY-FM, Minneapolis
McKaila Poppen Double-L – Lois Lewis – KNIX-FM, Phoenix
Tanner in the Morning – Rob Tanner – WSOC-FM, Charlotte, N.C.
Catherine Lane, Chris Allen, Captain Jim The Morning Bull – George, Mo, Cowboy Dave – KILT-FM, Houston
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET
Dave & Deb – Dave Gunderson, Deb Turpin – KSOP-FM, Salt Lake City, Utah
Lexi & Banks – Lexi Papadopoulos, Jared Banks – KUBL-FM, Salt Lake City, Utah
Mad Dawg – WQDR-FM, Raleigh, N.C.
Obie & Ashley – Obie Diaz, Ashley Morrison – WWKA-FM, Orlando
The Wake Up Call – Kelli Green, David Bugenske – KFRG-FM, Riverside/San Bernardino, Cal.
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET
Buzz Jackson – KIIM-FM, Tucson, Ariz.
Geoff Emery – KUZZ AM/FM, Bakersfield, Cal.
Mo & StyckMan – WUSY-FM, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Scott & Sarah in the Morning – Scott Wynn, Sarah Kay – WQMX-FM, Akron, Ohio
Steve Lundy & Gina Melton – KXKT-FM, Omaha, Neb.
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET
Barrett, Fox & Berry – Bill Barrett, Tim Fox, Tracy Berry – KKNU-FM, Eugene, Ore.
Dr. Shane and Tess in the Morning – 'Dr.' Shane Collins – WPAP-FM, Panama City, Fl.
Tess Connell Erin and Matt In The Morning – Erin Hart, Matt Sharp – KATI-FM, Jefferson City, Mo.
Steve, Ben and Nikki – Steve Stroud, Ben Walker, and Nikki Thomas – WXBQ-FM, Bristol, Va.
The Philip Gibbons Show – Philip Gibbons – WGSQ-FM, Cookeville, Tenn.
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET
KKBQ-FM – Houston
KNIX-FM – Phoenix
KSON-FM – San Diego
WKLB-FM – Boston
WXTU-FM – Philadelphia
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET
KSOP-FM – Salt Lake City, Utah
KNCI-FM – Sacramento, Cal.
WDSY-FM – Pittsburgh
WSIX-FM – Nashville
WQDR-FM – Raleigh, N.C.
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET
KSKS-FM – Fresno, Cal.
KUZZ-AM/FM – Bakersfield, Cal.
KXKT-FM – Omaha, Neb.
WHKO-FM – Dayton, Ohio
WIVK-FM – Knoxville, Tenn.
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET
KATI-FM – Jefferson City, Moo.
KCLR-FM- Columbia, Mo.
KKNU-FM – Eugene, Ore.
WCOW-FM – Sparta, Wisc.
WXBQ-FM – Bristol, Va.