Lon Helton Wins National On-Air Personality of the Year
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Encino, CA (February 22, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the full list of radio award winners for the 52nd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. Radio award winners are not televised due to time constraints during the live telecast of the 52nd ACM Awards. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will return to host for the second consecutive year. The ACM Awards® are produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
This is the fourth ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year win for Lon Helton of Country Countdown USA. The show previously won the award in 2013.
Winners in radio categories will be invited to accept their award onstage at ACM Party for a Cause® at The Joint in Las Vegas during a fan-filled concert as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country® the day prior to the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards.
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
NATIONAL: Lon Helton – Country Countdown USA
MAJOR MARKET (TIE): George, Mo & Cowboy Dave – KILT-FM – Houston, TX; Rob & Linda Show – Rob Stone & Linda Lee – WYCD-FM – Southfield, MI
LARGE MARKET: Q Morning Crew – Mike, Marty and Janie – WQDR-FM – Raleigh, NC
MEDIUM MARKET: Steve & Gina in the Morning on Kat 103.7 – KXKT-FM – Omaha, NE
SMALL MARKET: Scotty Cox & Cara Denis – KCLR-FM – Columbia, MO
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR WINNERS:
MAJOR MARKET: KKBQ-FM – Houston, TX
LARGE MARKET: WUBE-FM – Cincinnati, OH
MEDIUM MARKET: WIVK-FM – Knoxville, TN
SMALL MARKET: KKNU-FM – Eugene, OR
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Sponsors and partners for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards include Comcast and T-Mobile.
About the Academy of Country Music Awards:
The 52nd 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 broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher and Tiffany Moon are executive producers for the Academy of Country Music.
Courtesy of ACM