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ACM announces radio nominations

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 – The Academy of Country Music announced today the Radio Awards nominees for the 52nd Academy of Country music Awards.

The nominees are:

National On-Air Personality of the Year
Big D, Bubba, Patrick Thomas, Carsen The Big D and Bubba Show
Cody Alan CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan
Kix Brooks American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks
Lon Helton Country Countdown USA
Tracy Lawrence Honky Tonkin' with Tracy Lawrence

On-Air Personality of the Year - Major Market
Chris & Nina KMLE-FM Phoenix, AZ
George, Mo & Cowboy Dave KILT-FM Houston, TX
Paul Schadt, Meg Butterly, Geof Knight WKKT-FM Charlotte, NC
Rob & Linda Show - Rob Stone & Linda Lee WYCD-FM Southfield, MI
Tanner in the Morning WSOC-FM Charlotte, NC

On-Air Personality of the Year - Large Market (tie within category increased nominees)
Ally & Andy WDSY-FM Pittsburgh, PA
Big Dave, Chelsie and Statt WUBE-FM Cincinnati, OH
Dave O'Brien WLHK-FM Indianapolis, IN
Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt & Kevin Freeman WFMS-FM Indianapolis, IN
Marty McFly WSM-FM Nashville, TN
Q Morning Crew - Mike, Marty and Janie WQDR-FM Raleigh, NC

On-Air Personality of the Year - Medium Market
Andy Ritchie, Alison Mencer, Jimmy Holt WIVK-FM Knoxville, TN
Jack Ryan WMYL-FM Clinton, TN
Scott Wynn & Sarah Kay WQMX-FM Akron, OH
Steve & Geoff KUZZ-FM Bakersfield, CA
Steve & Gina in the Morning on Kat 103.7 KXKT-FM Omaha, NE

On-Air Personality of the Year - Small Market
Ben Butler and Arnie Andrews WCOW-FM Sparta, WI
Brent Lane and Candy Cullerton WYCT-FM Pensacola, FL
Jason and Ashley "The Q Crew" on Q100.3 KRWQ-FM Medford, OR
Scotty Cox & Cara Denis KCLR-FM Columbia, MO
The Roger & Carly Morning Show KORA-FM Bryan, TX

Radio Station of the Year - Major Market (tie within category increased nominees)
KKBQ-FM Houston, TX
KMLE-FM Phoenix, AZ
KUPL-FM Portland, OR
WIL-FM St. Louis, MO
WKKT-FM Charlotte, NC
WSOC-FM Charlotte, NC

Radio Station of the Year - Large Market
KAJA-FM San Antonio, TX
WQDR-FM Raleigh, NC
WSIX-FM Nashville, TN
WSM-FM Nashville, TN
WUBE-FM Cincinnati, OH

Radio Station of the Year - Medium Market
CKRY-FM Calgary, AB
KAWO-FM Boise, ID
KUZZ-FM Bakersfield, CA
KXKT-FM Omaha, NE
WIVK-FM Knoxville, TN

Radio Station of the Year - Small Market
KCLR-FM Columbia, MO
KKNU-FM Eugene, OR
KTHK-FM Idaho Falls, ID
WCOW-FM Sparta, WI
WXFL-FM Florence, AL

The radio awards will not be televised due to time constraints during the live telecast from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2 at 8 p.m. eastern on CBS.

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