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Bones wins ACM award

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – Bobby Bones was among the radio winners from the Academy of Country Music radio award winners announced today.

Though not part of the telecast, the awards will be presented during the annual Radio Winners Reception on Saturday, April 14, the day prior to the broadcast of the 53rd ACM Awards from Las Vegas.

This marks the third ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year win for The Bobby Bones Show. The show previously won the award in 2013 and 2015. This also was the second win for Steve & Geoff in the Medium Market On-Air Personality of the Year category and11th win for WSIX-FM, seventh win for WUSY-FM, and second win for KTTS-FM in Radio Station of the Year categories.

On-Air Personality of the Year winners:
National - Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox, Eddie ­­- The Bobby Bones Show
Major Market - Bud and Broadway ­- WIL-FM ­- St. Louis, MO
Large Market - - Dale Carter ­- KFKF-FM­ - Kansas City, MO
Medium Market - Steve & Geoff ­- KUZZ-AM/FM ­- Bakersfield, CA
Small Market - Dave Daniels ­- KHAY-FM - Ventura, CA

Radio Station of the Year Winners:
Major Market - KMLE-FM ­- Phoenix, AZ
Large Market - WSIX-FM ­- Nashville, TN
Medium Market - WUSY-FM ­- Chattanooga, TN
Small Market - KTTS-FM ­- Springfield, MO

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
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