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27 March 2024

Bauer Media Audio secures 29 nominations at ARIAS 2024

The shortlist for the prestigious Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS) has been announced, with Bauer securing an incredible 29 nominations.

As unveiled by the Radio Academy yesterday evening, Bauer’s national stations Absolute Radio, KISS, Greatest Hits Radio, Hits Radio, Planet Rock and Scala Radio are among nominees, along with local stations Clyde 1, Forth 1, Pulse 1 and Metro Radio.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on Tuesday 7th May 2024. This year there are 27 awards to be won on the night in categories such as Radio Times Moment of the Year as voted for by the public and UK Station or Network of the Year, which KISS is nominated for.

The full list of Bauer nominations includes:

Best New Radio Show

Tim’s Listening Party (Absolute Radio)

Best Coverage of an Event

Clyde 1: The First 50 Years (Clyde 1)

The Great North Run (Metro Radio)

The Isle of Wight Festival 2023 (Absolute Radio/Magic Radio/Hits Radio/Greatest Hits Radio)

The Comedy Award

Forth at the Fringe (Forth 1)

The Frank Skinner Show (Absolute Radio)

Best Music Breakfast Show

Boogie in the Morning (Forth 1)

Pulse 1 Breakfast with Mylo and Rosie (Pulse 1)

Best Music Entertainment Show

Penny Smith (Scala Radio)

Best Specialist Music Show

The Front Porch (Absolute Radio)

Best Music Special

Download20 (Planet Rock)

The Beatles Legacy: Red and Blue (Greatest Hits Radio)

Wham! Making it Big in China (Absolute Radio)

Best Factual – Series

Time to Listen (Absolute Radio)

Best Station Sound

Absolute Radio

Greatest Hits Radio – Ken Bruce

Best Commercial Partnership

Detect Cancer Early: Be the Early Bird (Bauer Media & The Scottish Government)

The Dave Berry Show (Absolute Radio & Wickes)

Best Local Show

Boogie in the Morning (Forth 1)

Bowie@Breakfast (Clyde 1)

Pulse 1 Breakfast with Mylo & Rosie (Pulse 1)

The Impact Award

Cash for Kids Day (Cash for Kids)

Football Untold (Bauer Media Audio)

The Creative Innovation Award

The Hits Radio Breakfast Show with AI Fleur, James & Matt (Hits Radio)

The John Myers Station of the Year Award

Clyde 1

Forth 1

UK Station or Network of the Year


Radio Times Moment of the Year

Ken Bruce joining Greatest Hits Radio – Greatest Hits Radio

Jennie Longdon reveals the impact OCD has on her daily life – Absolute Radio

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