Radio Disney Music Awards Set For April 30th In Los Angeles
January 26, 2016 at 12:19 PM (PT)
Now in its fourth year, THE 2016 RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS is set for SATURDAY, APRIL 30th at the MICROSOFT THEATER in LOS ANGELES at LA LIVE.
The special two-hour telecast, "DISNEY CHANNEL Presents the RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS," will be presented SUNDAY, MAY 1st (7-9p ET/PT) on DISNEY CHANNEL in the U.S. and afterwards, in 159 countries, an increase of more than a 250% from last year's 44 countries. Highlights will also be available on RADIO DISNEY, the RADIO DISNEY App, WATCH DISNEY CHANNEL and RadioDisney.com.
JESSE IGNJATOVIC and EVAN PRAGER of DEN OF THIEVES ("MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS," "AMERICAN Idol," "CMT MUSIC AWARDS") will co-executive produce the event for the second consecutive year.
RADIO DISNEY "ARDY" statuettes, as voted on by fans around the world, will be awarded in several categories including the new RADIO DISNEY COUNTRY FAVORITE ARTIST and FAVORITE SONG categories.
Last year, more than 101 million votes were tallied on the RADIO DISNEY app and social platforms, including more than 5 million votes from international fans. The telecast delivered 4.3 million Total Viewers, ranking #1 for all awards shows among Kids 6-11, defeating the "GRAMMY AWARDS" by 38% in the key target demographic (1.1 million vs. 800,000) and the "BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS" by 46% in Kids 2-11 (1.2 million vs. 822,000), 101% in Kids 6-11 (1.1 million vs. 546,000) and 15% in Tweens 9-14 (988,000 vs. 856,000).