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Mixcloud’s Online radio Awards dished out

By | Published on Friday 1 June 2018


Mixcloud has unveiled the winners of this year’s Online Radio Awards, celebrating music players and champion talkers who pump out radio-style programming online. With a new look this year, it spanned out to 29 prizes to recognise work in different genres and introduced a new Listeners Choice prize in each category, as well as the proper winner selected by the judges.

“We went into this year’s Mixcloud Online Radio Awards with fresh ideas on how to showcase as much incredible and diverse online radio as possible, and the response was overwhelming”, says Xanthe Fuller, Mixcloud’s Head Of Community. “Tens of thousands of online radio lovers submitted nominations, and we’re proud to highlight this great slew of winners. Online radio is thriving like never before, and Mixcloud is proud to be at the forefront of it”.

Here are all the winners:

Best Online Music Show

Country/Folk/Blues: Dying For Bad Music
Rock/Alternative: Dynamite Hemorrhage
Latin/African/Asian: Tash LC, Worldwide FM
Reggae/Dancehall: Dancehall360 with Robbo Ranx
Hip-Hop/R&B/Afrobeats: Katbrownsugar, MCR Live
Ambient/Chillout: Stargazing with TerraHertz
Funk/Soul: Sound Spectrum with DJ Spinna
Jazz: The Blueprint with Chris Philips
Dance/Electronic: edible bEats by Eats Everything
EDM/Big Room: Martin Garrix
Bass/Dubstep/Drum N Bass: Noisia
Eclectic: Chulita Vinyl Club
Pop: Frankie Beats

Best Online Talk Show

News/Politics: Pantsuit Politics (US)
Science/Technology: The Reality Check (CA)
Business: Mind Your Business with Nicolette Wilson-Clark (UK)
Lifestyle/Health – This Podcast Will Kill You (US)
Education: History Chicks (US)
Sports: The Right Time with Bomani Jones (US)
Comedy: GriefCast (UK)
Arts & Culture: Stance (UK/US)
Rising Star: Stance (UK/US)

Best Online Radio Station

Europe: Dublin Digital Radio
Asia Pacific/Middle East/Africa: Hong Kong Community Radio
Central/South America: Na Manteiga Radio
North America: Dublab
Rising Star: Netil Radio

Best Online Radio Personality: Glory (Glory Talks on Reprezent Radio)