NASHVILLE, TN - June 5, 2017 - Bobby Bones, host of iHeartMedia’s The Bobby Bones Show, has been nominated for induction into the National Radio Hall Of Fame; voting is open now. Known as "the most powerful man in country music” (Forbes), Bones is one of four nominees in the "Music Format On-Air Personality" category, which will be voted on by radio listeners. Starting today through June 19, listeners nationwide can vote for Bones by texting ’10' to ‘49400,' with one vote permitted per cell phone number. Votes may also be received at, where a listener can also cast just one vote per email address.

Bones is the youngest ever nominee for induction into the National Radio Hall Of Fame and the category’s only nominee in the country format. Landing his first radio gig in his home state of Arkansas at age 17, Bones’ hard work and dedication in the industry led him to success as “the biggest thing in country radio” (New York Times). After The Bobby Bones Show originally launched in Austin, it quickly establishing itself as the city's top-rated morning show. Since moving to Nashville in 2012, the show has become a nationally-syndicated radio program with 100+ affiliates, and Bones has developed a loyal audience of more than 5 million listeners weekly. Bones also was named ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year in 2014 and 2016, following multiple honors at the Austin Music Awards, including Best Radio Personality and Best Radio Program.

“I didn’t think it was real when I got the call. I probably shouldn’t even be on the list, but it’s awesome regardless,” said Bones. "The reality is that I would have never gotten this far without my team and listeners."

National Radio Hall Of Fame Inductees will be revealed on Monday, June 26th.

Bones recently announced the second leg of his "hilarious" (Tennessean) FUNNY & ALONE STAND UP COMEDY TOUR, following a run of more than 15 sold-out shows earlier this year. Leg two is set to launch June 30 in Fort Wayne, IN with tickets on sale now. For more information, visit:

Dubbed by Billboard as one of "Country music's most powerful radio personalities,” Bones' nationally syndicated radio show reaches millions of listeners on 100 stations. His hilarious memoir, BARE BONES: I’M NOT LONELY IF YOU’RE READING THIS BOOK (Dey Street Books), landed at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers Lists.

Kristie Sloan

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