This is the first ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year Award win for Bobby Bones,Amy, and Lunchbox of The Bobby Bones Show, and third win for Lon Helton of Country Countdown USA. Helton previously won this award in 2011 and 2008.
Winners in radio categories will be invited to receive their awards at a private reception in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 5, the day prior to the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
On-Air Personality Of The Year Awards:
- NATIONAL (TIE)...Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox – The Bobby Bones Show and Lon Helton – Country Countdown USA
- MAJOR MARKET...Paul Schadt, Meg and Geof – WKKT-FM – Charlotte, NC
- LARGE MARKET...Lisa McKay – WQDR-FM – Raleigh, NC
- MEDIUM MARKET...Andy Ritchie, Alison West, Jimmy Holt – WIVK-FM – Knoxville, TN
- SMALL MARKET...Bill Barrett, Tim Fox and Tracy Berry – KKNU-FM– Eugene, OR
- MAJOR MARKET (TIE)...KUPL-FM – Portland, OR and WXTU FM – Philadelphia, PA
- LARGE MARKET...WCTK-FM – Providence, RI
- MEDIUM MARKET....WBBS-FM – Syracuse, NY
- SMALL MARKET...WUSY-FM – Chattanooga, TN