Congrats To Our Worldwide Radio Summit 2018 Industry Awards Winners Handed Out At Steve Kamer Luncheon

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Huge Congrats To All Of Our Winners!


The WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018 Industry Awards Luncheon, at the W HOTEL/HOLLYWOOD, sponsored by STEVE KAMER VOICEOVERS with a performance by SHAYNA LEIGH, has announced the winners of 13 Domestic Radio Awards, eight Domestic Music Awards, five International Radio Awards, and four International Music Awards – 30 WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 Industry Awards in all.


WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018 partners JOEL DENVER (President, ALL ACCESS) and SAT BISLA (President/Founder A&R WORLDWIDE) send major congratulations to all of you the best of the best — our WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018 Industry Awards recipients.


WWRS 2018 DOMESTIC RADIO INDUSTRY
Radio Company Of The Year

ALPHA MEDIA

BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP

CUMULUS MEDIA
>>ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS

HUBBARD BROADCASTING


Radio Company Exec Of The Year

CAROLINE BEASLEY – CEO, BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP
>>DAVID FIELD – CEO, ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS

GINNY MORRIS – Chairman/CEO, HUBBARD BROADCASTING

KIM GUTHRIE – President, COX MEDIA GROUP

MARY BERNER – President & CEO, CUMULUS MEDIA

 
Radio Company Sr. Programmer Of The Year

GREG STRASSELL – SVP/Programming, HUBBARD BROADCASTING

JUSTIN CHASE – EVP/Programming, BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP
>>PAT PAXTON – President/Programming, ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS

TOM POLEMAN – Chief Programming Officer, iHEARTMEDIA

STEVE SMITH – VP/Programming, COX MEDIA GROUP

 
Radio Company Online Exec Of The Year
>>KIM REIS – VP/Digital Audience Devevolpment, ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS

MATT NYSTROM – VP/Digital Media, SAGA COMMUNICATIONS

STEFAN BROCK – VP/Interactive, ALPHA MEDIA

TIM CLARKE – Sr. Dir./Digital Audience, COX MEDIA GROUP

ROB ROWE – VP/Digital Product Management, iHEARTMEDIA


Station Of The Year

KBIG/LOS ANGELES

KRBE/HOUSTON

WTOP/WASHINGTON, D.C.
>>WHTZ (Z100)/NEW YORK

WWWQ (Q100)/ATLANTA


Station Exec Of The Year
>>BRIAN PURDY – Regional President, ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS/DALLAS

CHAD LOPEZ – VP/Market Mgr., CUMULUS MEDIA/NY

KEITH LAWLESS – VP/Market Mgr., COX MEDIA GROUP/TAMPA

KELLY KIBLER – Regional Market President, iHEARTMEDIA/DALLAS

MARC KAYE – VP/GM, HUBBARD/SEATTLE


Station Programmer Of The Year
>>JOHN PEAKE – PD, KBIG & KOST/LOS ANGELES

LESLIE WHITTLE – PD, KRBE/HOUSTON

MARK MEDINA – PD, WHTZ (Z100)/NEW YORK

REGGIE ROUSE – PD, WVEE/ATLANTA

ROB ROBERTS – PD, WRQX/WASHINGTON, D.C.

 
Station MD Of The Year

AARON AXELSON – APD/MD, KITS (ALT 105.3)/SAN FRANCISCO

CHRIS HUFF – APD/MD, KILT/HOUSTON

MARCI BRAUN – APD/MD, WUSN/CHICAGO

MELONY TORRES – MD, WPLJ/NEW YORK
>>NATHAN GRAHAM – APD, WXSS/MILWAUKEE


Station Air Talent Of The Year

ELLEN K – KOST/LOS ANGELES

THE BERT SHOW – WWWQ (Q100)/ATLANTA, YEA NETWORK
>>THE BREAKFAST CLUB- WWPR/NEW YORK, PREMIERE NETWORKS

PRESTON & STEVE – WMMR/PHILADELPHIA

ROULA & RYAN – KRBE/HOUSTON

 
Imaging/Production Of The Year

DOM NERO – Imaging Dir. WHQT/NEW YORK 

JEFF SCHMIDT – ALIEN IMAGING FX, SAN FRANCISCO

KELLY DOHERTY – President, K3 CREATIVE, LOS ANGELES

STAXX WILLIAMS – Imaging Dir., WHTZ/NEW YORK
>>THE MIX GROUP – MIAMI, FL


Voiceover Of The Year

COUSIN DEKE, CREATIVE SERVICES DIR., iHEARTMEDIA/DALLAS
>>PAT GARRETT, PAT GARRETT CREATIVE, HARWOOD, MD

RACHAEL MCGRATH, NEW YORK, NY

RANDY THOMAS, RANDY THOMAS VO, LOS ANGELES, CA

SCOTT FISHER, SCOTT FISHER PRODUCTIONS, SCOTTSDALE, AZ


Online Presence Of The Year
>>KIIS/LOS ANGELES (kiisfm.iheart.com)

KKBQ/HOUSTON (thenew93q.com)

KMLE/PHOENIX (KMLE1079.com)

WEEI/BOSTON (weei.com)

WPRO/PROVIDENCE (92profm.com)


Consultant Of The Year

JOEL RAAB – JOEL RAAB ASSOCIATES, NASHVILLE

MIKE DONOVAN, VALLIE-RICHARDS-DONOVAN, CHARLOTTE, NC

MIKE O’MALLEY – ALBRIGHT, O’MALLEY AND BRENNER, NASHVILLE
>>RANDY LANE – THE RANDY LANE COMPANY – LOS ANGELES

TONY GRAY, GRAY COMMUNICATIONS, NEW YORK CITY


WWRS 2018 DOMESTIC MUSIC INDUSTRY
Major Label Of The Year
>>CAPITOL RECORDS

COLUMBIA RECORDS

INTERSCOPE RECORDS

REPUBLIC RECORDS

RRP RECORDS

 
Indie Label Of The Year

CAROLINE RECORDS

DOMINO RECORDING COMPANY  

eONE ENTERTAINMENT
>>GLASSNOTE MUSIC

MOM + POP RECORDS


Major Label Exec Of The Year

GARY SPANGLER – EVP/Promotion, REPUBLIC RECORDS

GREG MARELLA – EVP/Promotion, CAPITOL RECORDS

JOE RICCITELLI – co-President, RCA Records
>>JOHN BOULOS – EVP/Promotion, RRP/Atlantic Records

ROYCE RISSER – SVP/Promotion, UMG/NASHVILLE


Indie Label Exec Of The Year

BRENT BATTLES – Sr. Dir./Nat’l Promotion, SONY RED

BRETT GREENBERG – Nat’l Dir./Alt & Active Rock Promo, Epitaph Records

DAVID JACOBS – VP/Radio Promotion, Mom + Pop Records
>>ERIK OLESEN, VP/Promotion, CRUSH MUSIC

MARNI HALPERN – SVP/Promotion, Caroline Records

 
Major Artist Of The Year

BLAKE SHELTON – WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE

BRUNO MARS – ATLANTIC RECORDS

CAMILA CABELLO – EPIC RECORDS
>>ED SHEERAN – ATLANTIC RECORDS

KHALID – RCA RECORDS


Indie Artist Of The Year

ALICE MERTON – MOM + POP RECORDS
>>CHILDISH GAMBINO – GLASSNOTE MUSIC

MAX – CRUSH MUSIC

NF – CAROLINE RECORDS

SOFI TUKKER – ULTRA MUSIC


And we have two NIELSEN SPONSORED AWARDS!
NIELSEN MUSIC TOP EMERGING STREAMING ARTIST AWARD:  This is awarded to the artist with the most overall On-Demand Streams (Audio and Video combined) based solely on NIELSEN data for the 52 week period of MARCH 3, 2017 – MARCH 1, 2018 with the additional condition that the artist has never had a song in the Top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100 prior to 2017.  And our winner is: KODAK BLACK


And our NIELSEN MUSIC TOP STREAMING ARTIST AWARD:  This is awarded to the artist with the most overall On-Demand Streams (Audio and Video combined) based solely on Nielsen data for the 52 week period of March 3, 2017 – March 1, 2018. Congrats to our Most combined streams winner: DRAKE


INTERNATIONAL RADIO INDUSTRY
International Radio Group Of The Year

BAUER MEDIA GROUP  (GERMANY)

NEW CAP RADIO (CANADA)

NRJ (FRANCE)

SOUTHERN CROSS AUSTEREO (AUSTRALIA)
>>VIRGIN RADIO GROUP (UK)


International Program Director/Controller Of The Year
>>DOUG ELLIOTT – “THE ROCK” TORONTO (CANADA)

MANUEL SANGUINETTI – RADIO DOBLE NUEVE, LIMA (PERU)

MONA RUBSAMEN – FLUX FM, BERLIN (GERMANY)

ROB GRAHAM – ASIA POP 40, SINGAPORE (ASIA)

WENDY DUFF – CHFI, TORONTO (CANADA)


International Music Director Of The Year

ADITYA SHAMA – RADIO FRITZ, BERLIN (GERMANY)
>>CHRIS PRICE – HEAD OF MUSIC, BBC RADIO 1 (UK)

HALYNKA LIRNYK – LVIV WAVE RADIO (UKRAINE)

JASMINA KOTA – VIRGIN, VANCOUVER (CANADA)

LISA GROSSI – CHUM FM, TORONTO (CANADA)


International Radio Personality Of The Year

ALEX BEHAN – RADIO NEW ZEALAND, AUCKLAND (NEW ZEALAND)

JOHN KENNEY – RADIO X (UK)
>>MARK MCKENZIE – CIMX 89X (WINDSOR, CANADA)

VIC GALLOWAY – BBC RADIO (SCOTLAND)

ZANE LOWE – BEATS 1, APPLE (GLOBAL)


Most Innovative International Radio Station Of The Year

5FM – JOHANNESBURG (SOUTH AFRICA)
>>BBC RADIO 1 – LONDON (ENGLAND)

FLUX FM – BERLIN (GERMANY)

NRJ – PARIS (FRANCE)

XFM – NAIROBI (KENYA)

 
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC INDUSTRY
Best International Label – Major Of The Year
>>ATLANTIC RECORDS (UK)

SONY MUSIC (GERMANY)

UNIVERSAL MUSIC (INDIA)

UNIVERSAL (AUSTRALIA)

WARNER MUSIC (SWEDEN)

 
Best International Label – Indie Of The Year

CHUGG MUSIC (AUSTRALIA)

DINE ALONE (CANADA)
>>DOMINO RECORDS (UK)

EMBASSY OF MUSIC (GERMANY)

SO RECORDINGS (UK)


Label Exec Of The Year

JASON ILEY – CHAIRMAN & CEO (SONY MUSIC, UK)

JO CHARRINGTON – CO-PRESIDENT (CAPITOL RECORDS, UK)

MANDAR THAKUR  – COO (TIMES MUSIC, INDIA)

NICK RAPHAEL – PRESIDENT (CAPITOL RECORDS, UK)
>>NIKO NORDSTROM – PRESIDENT (WARNER MUSIC, AUSTRALASIA)


International Artist Of The Year

AMY SHARK (AUSTRALIA)
>>ED SHEERAN (UK)

LUIS FONSI (PUERTO RICO)

RAG’N’BONE MAN (UK)

TASH SULTANA (AUSTRALIA)


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