ACM Radio Award Winners Revealed Ahead of the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards

The Academy of Country Music® revealed today the full list of Radio Award winners for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards™, in advance of the main show, taking place Monday, March 7, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

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The two-hour show will stream live without commercial interruption on Prime Video in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, marking the first time a major awards show has livestreamed exclusively.

Winners announced include two first-time On-Air Personality national honorees, Jerry Broadway, Tim Wall, Mitch English and Becca Walls of The Bud And Broadway Show for National Daily On-Air Personality of the Year, and Bryan “B-Dub” Washington of B-Dub Radio for National Weekly On-Air Personality of the Year. Additionally, KYGO-FM in Denver, CO received two awards, for Major Market Radio Station of the Year and Major Market On-Air Personality of the Year with Tracy Dixon. This is the first time KYGO-FM has won Major Market Radio Station of the Year, the second time KYGO-FM has won for Major Market On-Air Personality of the Year, and Tracy Dixon’s first ACM Award win. The special announcement was revealed on the Academy of Country Music’s® official social media pages, with a recognition of this year’s winners to come in the March 7 Las Vegas show.

Additional winners include Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt and Kevin Freeman of Jim, Deb, and Kevin in the Morning on WFMS-FM in Indianapolis, IN; Melissa “Mo” Wagner and Greg “StyckMan” Owens of Mo & StyckMan on WUSY-FM in Chattanooga, TN; and Liz DelGrosso and Scotty Cox of Liz and Scotty in the Morning on KCLR-FM in Columbia, MO for Large Market, Medium Market, and Small Market On-Air Personality of the Year, respectively. WUBE-FM in Cincinnati, OH received an award for Large Market Radio Station of the Year and WHKO-FM in Dayton, OH received an award for Medium Market Radio Station of the Year and WXBQ-FM in Bristol, VA received an award for Small Market Radio Station of the Year.

This is the third overall win for Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt, and Kevin Freeman, and their second win as a show for Large Market On-Air Personality of the Year for Jim, Deb, and Kevin in the Morning. Additionally, this is the third win for WUBE-FM for Large Market Radio Station of the Year. WHKO-FM and WXBQ-FM each received their first wins for Medium Market Radio Station of the Year and Small Market Radio Station of the Year, respectively. Shows receiving their first On-Air Personality Awards include Mo & StyckMan and Liz and Scotty in the Morning.

“The Academy proudly congratulates all of our 57th ACM Awards radio winners for the stellar work they’ve done lifting up the genre of Country Music. Through good times and challenging ones, it’s never been clearer the essential role these stations and personalities play in our Country community, connecting with their listeners and bringing them the latest and greatest music, stories, and news from our genre,” said Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music. “To see so many first-time winners perfectly highlights that everyone is welcome in our Country Music family, whether you’re a long-time veteran or a new arrival, coast-to-coast. We’re proud to celebrate and shine a spotlight on particularly exceptional work this year, and we look forward to celebrating this well-deserved recognition in Las Vegas next month.”

Below is a complete list of the Radio Award winners for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards:

ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR WINNERS:

  • NATIONAL DAILY – The Bud And Broadway Show – Jerry Broadway, Tim Wall, Mitch English, Becca Walls
  • NATIONAL WEEKLY – B-Dub Radio – Bryan “B-Dub” Washington
  • MAJOR MARKET – Tracy Dixon – KYGO-FM – Denver, CO
  • LARGE MARKET – Jim, Deb, and Kevin in the Morning – Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt and Kevin Freeman – WFMS-FM – Indianapolis, IN
  • MEDIUM MARKET – Mo & StyckMan – Melissa “Mo” Wagner, Greg “StyckMan” Owens — WUSY-FM – Chattanooga, TN
  • SMALL MARKET – Liz and Scotty in the Morning – Liz DelGrosso and Scotty Cox – KCLR-FM – Columbia, MO

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR WINNERS:

  • MAJOR MARKET – KYGO-FM – Denver, CO
  • LARGE MARKET – WUBE-FM – Cincinnati, OH
  • MEDIUM MARKET – WHKO-FM – Dayton, OH
  • SMALL MARKET – WXBQ-FM – Bristol, VA

The 57th ACM Awards®, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in Country Music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming days. For more information, visit ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music on Facebook, follow on Twitter at @ACMawards, follow on Instagram at @ACMawards and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for more immediate updates.

The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted by global icon Dolly Parton and co-hosted by reigning ACM New Male Artist of the Year winner Jimmie Allen and reigning ACM New Female Artist of the Year Gabby Barrett, will stream live on Prime Video and without commercial interruption, on Monday, March 7, 2022, 8:00 p.m. EST/7:00 p.m. CST/5:00 p.m. PST from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Tickets are currently on-sale at Ticketmaster.

Streaming live on Prime Video in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, the Academy of Country Music Awards will make history as the first major awards show to livestream exclusively.

A full database of previous Academy of Country Music Awards nominations and winners can be found on the Academy of Country Music website in the “Winners Search” section found here.

The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards is produced by MRC Live & Alternative. R.A. Clark is executive producer of the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards. Damon Whiteside is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music. For more information, log onto www.ACMcountry.com or www.ACMLiftingLives.org

The health and safety of the artists, fans, industry, staff and partners involved in the ACM Awards is the number one priority. All guidelines set forth by national, state and local health officials will be closely followed and implemented during the production along with additional safety measures to be instated by MRC and the Academy of Country Music. 

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