Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards 2016 – nominations

The nominations are out for the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards 2016 – and we’ve got the full list here.

Out of the biggest groups – Bauer got 37 nominations whilst Global got 35. Wireless Group and UKRD decided not to enter once again this year after leaving Radiocentre.

There are also multiple awards for The Bay (5) 106 JACK fm Oxford (5) 107 JACK fm Berkshire (2) and Original 106 (2). Communicorp also secured two nominations, as did Orion Media, Lincs FM and Jazz FM.

These awards will be given out at the an event on May 17th at The Roundhouse in London along with the Arqiva Gold Award and two new awards for 2016: the Industry Leader Award and the Music Champion Award sponsored by 7digital, which will be given to an individual whose knowledge of music is deemed to be truly exceptional.

Presenter of the Year (under 2 Million TSA) sponsored by ViewQuest

Dave Connor and Vanessa Motion – Kingdom FM
Jordan North – Rock FM
Matt, Polly and Geraint – Capital South Wales
Steve and Karen – Metro Radio
Trevor Marshall and Caroline Verdon – 106 Jack FM Oxfordshire

Presenter of the Year (over 2 Million TSA) sponsored by Ruark Audio

Christian O’Connell – Absolute Radio
Frank Skinner – Absolute Radio
Boogie & Dingo – Bauer City Network
John Suchet – Classic FM
Iain Dale – LBC

Programmer of the Year sponsored by RCS

Paul Gerrard – Heart West Midlands, Capital Birmingham & Smooth West Midlands
Gavin Harris – 107 Jack FM Berkshire
Brian Paige – Radio Clyde
James Rea – LBC
Paul Sylvester – Absolute Radio

Unsung Hero of the Year

Ben Matthew – Absolute Radio
Robin Duff – The Bay
Zach Watson – Heart Network
James Ellison – Kerrang!
Giles Gear -106 Jack FM Oxfordshire & Jack 2

Journalist of the Year (Ali Booker Memorial Award)

Shiona McCallum – Forth One
Martin Lyndsay – Global’s Newsroom North East
Ella Griffith – Global’s Newsroom Yorkshire
Laura Pennington – Hallam FM
Micky Welch – Metro Radio

Station of the Year (<500,000 TSA) sponsored by PRS for Music

The Bay
103.1 Central FM
Radio Borders
Original 106

Station of the Year (500,000 to 2M TSA) sponsored by PRS for Music

Clyde 1
Forth One
Hallam FM
106 Jack FM Oxfordshire
Metro Radio

Station of the Year (2 Million + TSA) sponsored by PRS for Music

Absolute Radio
Classic FM
Jazz FM
Planet Rock

Breakfast Show of the Year (under 2 Million TSA) sponsored by Roberts Radio

Heart Breakfast With Tom, Nicola And Jack – Heart Sussex
Capital Breakfast With Matt, Polly And Geraint – Capital South Wales
JD & Roisin – Free Radio
Heart’s Breakfast With Jagger And Woody – Heart South Wales
Robin Banks – 107 Jack Fm Berkshire

Breakfast Show of the Year (over 2 Million TSA) sponsored by Reelworld

Classic FM’s More Music Breakfast – Classic FM
Capital Breakfast with Rob Ellis – Capital North West
The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show – Absolute Radio
Capital Breakfast with Bodg, Matt & Scarlett – Capital North East
KISS Breakfast with Rickie, Melvin & Charlie – Kiss

Feature(s) of the Year

Classroom SOS – Heart Sussex
Gillette – Radio X
Jacks ‘Morning Glory’ 30 Nights of Nookie – 106 Jack FM Oxfordshire
Heart’s 100 Happy Days – Heart Network
Not Just a Number – LBC

Single Programme or Broadcast of the Year

Justice For Karen Buckley – Heart Scotland
Neil & Dud – Jazz FM
The Break In – Key 103
7/7: London Remembers – LBC
Torture on the Kwai: The Diary of Raymond Savage – 101 Touch FM

Specialist Programme of the Year

Rock N Roll Football – Absolute Radio
Tim Westwood – Capital Xtra
Charlotte Green’s Culture Club – Classic FM 
Superscoreboard – Clyde 1
Lincs FM Farming Programme – Lincs FM

Social Action Initiative

The Bay & Storm Desmond – The Bay Action Desk
Mission Christmas – Bauer City Network
Capital XTRA’s Music Potential – Capital XTRA
Global’s Make Some Noise
Christmas Appeal 2015 – Original 106

Station Imaging Award

Absolute Radio – Real Music Matters
Classic FM – The Home for Christmas Music
106 Jack fm Oxfordshire
Key 103
Sam FM Network

News Coverage of the Year sponsored by Sky News & IRN

The Bay
Global’s Scotland Newsroom
Global’s Yorkshire & North East Newsroom
Hallam FM
Lincs FM

Innovation of the Year sponsored by Broadcast Bionics

Classical 100 – Classic FM
Global’s Dax, Vizeum and Panasonic – Global Radio & Vizeum
My Capital XTRA app – Capital XTRA
N60Sean – Fun Kids
Sam and Amy, Gem on Notts TV – Gem 106

Marketing Award sponsored by NDL

Absolute Radio & Q Magazine
The Year Of Digital – Capital FM
Heart Breakfast in America – Heart West Midlands
VOD Campaign 2015 – LBC
Radio X Launch

Local Sales Team of the Year

The Bay
Radio Clyde
Key 103
Manx Radio

National Sales Award

Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones Story – Absolute Radio
HP Sauce – Absolute Radio, Magic, Kiss & the Bauer City Network
Bauer Media & JUST EAT 
Helping Lucozade ‘Find their flow’ – GTN & Primesight

Media Agency of the Year sponsored by GTN UK


Most Creative Campaign of the Year

AA Fuel Assist from Adam & Eve DDB
Born Free Cookery Show from WCRS
P & G Duracell Perfectionist from Grey London
Specsavers Bat from Specsavers
TENA Men Cat Choir from AMV BBDO

Most Effective Agency Case Study sponsored by Ipsos Mori

The Charm Offensive for New Term with Currys PC World – Blue 449
Lucozade Energy – Find Your Flow – MediaCom
Sony Mobile and Kiss Breakfast sponsorship – MediaCom
Wickes and The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio – Carat
Yorkshire Gold Tea, Classic FM Live Partnership – Goodstuff Communications

PPL Breakthrough UK Artist of the Year

James Bay
Jess Glynne
Years & Years

PPL Most Played UK Artist on Commercial Radio

Ellie Goulding
Jess Glynne
Olly Murs
Ed Sheeran
Years & Years

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Posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 11:38 am by RadioToday UK

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