The Academy of Country Music enlisted Carly Pearce to help announce the ACM Radio Awards winners on Wednesday (Feb. 19) and The Bobby Bones Show was named National On-Air Personality of the Year for the fourth time.
The Bobby Bones Show reacted to the news via Twitter, writing, “Wow wow wow! Thank you friends & #ACMAwards! Couldn’t do this without you all ?.”
Pearce, a two-time ACM Award nominee, announced the winners via the Academy of Country Music Facebook page. Her announcement also included Major Market winners The Rob & Holly Show – Rob Stone, Holly Hutton – WYCD-FM – Detroit, MI, Large Market winners The Big Dave Show – Big Dave, Chelsie, Statt, Ashley –WUBE-FM – Cincinnati, OH, Medium Market winners, Clay & Company – WYRK-FM – Buffalo, NY and Small Market winners, Steve & Jessica – Steve Waters, Jessica Cash – WFLS-FM – Fredericksburg, VA.
Additionally, Peace revealed the Radio Station of the Year winners, which include the following: Major Market: KILT-FM – Houston, TX, Large Market: WUBE-FM – Cincinnati, OH, Medium Market: WUSY-FM – Chattanooga, TN, Small Market: WYCT-FM – Pensacola, FL.
“Congratulations to all the winners of the 55th ACM Radio Awards. Country radio continues to be one of the largest connectors between fans, artists and songwriters and this recognition is well-deserved for all of these radio innovators that keep our genre strong. We are honored to celebrate you,” Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music, shared in a statement.
Carly Pearce will return to host the annual ACM Radio Awards Reception, which will take place on Saturday, April 4 at 4 pm PT in the MGM Vista Ballroom in Las Vegas, NV. The 55th ACM Awards will air the following day, Sunday, April 5, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on CBS.