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The 2017 ceremony took place at the Leeds First Direct Arena and was hosted by Scott Mills, with musical performances from Sigrid, The Fratellis, The Big Moon, and Busted.

Read all the nominees.  Gold Awards were given to:

Best New Presenter – Andrew Flintoff (BBC Radio 5 live)
Best New Show – Flintoff, Savage & the Ping Pong Guy (BBC Radio 5 live)
Best News Coverage – London Bridge Attacks – (Stephen Nolan for BBC Radio 5 live)
Best Speech Presenter Breakfast – Nicky Campbell and Rachel Burden (BBC Radio 5 live)
Best Speech Presenter – non Breakfast – Iain Lee (talkRADIO)
Sports Show of the Year – 5 Live Sport (BBC Radio 5 Live)
Best Music Presenter – Breakfast – The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show (Absolute Radio)
Best Music Presenter – non breakfast – Annie Mac (BBC Radio 1)
Best Specialist Music Show – Benji B (TBI Media/BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra)
Best Entertainment/Comedy Production – The Frank Skinner Show (Avalon TV/Absolute Radio)
Best Factual Storytelling – The Enemy Within (Falling Tree Productions/BBC Radio 3)
Best Fictional Storytelling – Life Lines (BBC Radio Drama London)
Best Community Programme – The Manchester Bombing (Key 103)
Best Online Radio Station – Worldwide FM
Best Podcast – Flintoff, Savage and the Ping Pong Guy (BBC Radio 5 live)
Best On-Air Promotion – The 6Music Festival in Glasgow (BBC Radio 6Music)
Best Branded Content or Partnership – The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show with Wickes (Absolute Radio)
Best Marketing Campaign – BBC Radio 1Xtra Street Studio (BBC Radio 1Xtra)
Best Coverage of an Event – Manchester’s Response to the Arena Attack (Key 103)
Local Station of the Year – BBC Radio London
National Radio Station of the Year – BBC 1Xtra
Team of the Year (voted for by Radio Academy members) – Local Radio Day – UKRD Group
Individual of the Year (voted for by Radio Academy members) – Tony Moorey, Group Content Director, Magic and Absolute Radio

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