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Bobby Bones Show wins top ACM radio honor

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 – The Academy of Country Music announced today radio award winners for the 51st Academy of Country Music awards.

The Bobby Bones Show won the National award for On-Air Personality of the Year for the second time. The show first won the honor in 2013.

Radio award winners will not be televised due to time constraints during the live telecast of the of the awards, which will be held April 3 in Las Vegas on CBS. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will co-host.

On-Air Personality of the Year winners:
National: The Bobby Bones Show
Major Market Chris Carr, Maverick and Kia - KEEY-FM - St. Louis Park, Minn.
Large Market Randy Carroll and Jamie Martin - KAJA-FM - San Antonio
Medium Market The Dex & Mo Show - WUSY-FM - Chattanooga, Tenn.
Small Market Bill Barrett, Tim Fox & Tracy Berry - KKNU-FM - Eugene, Ore.

Radio Station of the Year winners:
Major Market: WYCD-FM - Southfield, Mich.
Large Market: WLHK-FM - Indianapolis
Medium Market WUSY-FM - Chattanooga, Tenn.
Small Market KTTS-FM - Springfield, Mo.

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