Wednesday, 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, including Lon Helton of Country Countdown USA fame as the National category winner.
This is the fourth ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year win for Helton. The show previously won the award in 2013.
On-Air Personality of the Year Winners were:
National Market (tie): George, Mo & Cowboy Dave ¬- KILT-FM - Houston, TX
and 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 winners were:
Major Market: KKBQ-FM - Houston, TX
Large Market: WUBE-FM - Cincinnati, OH
Medium Market: WIVK-FM - Knoxville, TN
Small Market: KKNU-FM - Eugene, OR
Radio award winners are not televised due to time constraints of the April 2 awards show, being broadcast on CBS from Las Vegas at 8 p.m. eastern. 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 concert as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country on April 1.
Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will return to host for the second consecutive year.