The Kilpop Rock Radio Convention Rocks Vegas

The Kilpop Rock Radio Convention Rocks Vegas

The KILPOP ROCK RADIO CONVENTION 2018 wrapped up a successful event which ran from last WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 21st thru FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23rd at the HARD ROCK HOTEL in LAS VEGAS, NV. The event kicked off last WEDNESDAY night with a Kick Off Party featuring a visit from DAVID DRAIMAN and members of DISTURBED and an acoustic performance from 10 YEARS.

THURSDAY featured a keynote and acoustic performance from GAVIN ROSSDALE of BUSH followed by a Q & A with JONATHAN DAVIS of KORN, a performance from RED SUN RISING and a happy hour meet and greet with NICKELBACK. That evening’s music showcase at the HARD ROCK CAFE featured THE FEVER 333, JACOB CADE, RACHEL LORIN and FROM ASHES TO NEW.

FRIDAY featured brunch with ZAKK WYLDE, panels on Digital Media, Metal Radio and Rate the Music followed by the Rock Radio Awards at the HARD ROCK CAFE hosted by DJ ASHBA and JAMES MICHAEL.

Here is the complete list of this year’s winners:

MAJOR MARKET RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR: WIIL/CHICAGO MEDIUM MARKET RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR: KAZR/DES MOINES, IA SMALL MARKET RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR: WJJO/MADISON, WI MAJOR MARKET PD OF THE YEAR: JOHN PERRY, WIIL/CHICAGO MAJOR MARKET MD OF THE YEAR: RYAN CASTLE, KISW/SEATTLE MEDIUM MARKET PD OF THE YEAR: RYAN PATRICK, KAZR/DES MOINES, IA MEDIUM MARKET MD OF THE YEAR: ANDY HALL, KAZR/DES MOINES, IA SMALL MARKET PD OF THE YEAR: RANDY HAWKE, WJJO/MADISON, WI SMALL MARKET MD OF THE YEAR: JENNIFER "SKI" CROWELL, WJJO/MADISON, WI NON-TRADITIONAL ROCK PROGRAMMER OF THE YEAR: ROXY MYZAL/HARDDRIVE UNDER THE RADAR RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR: iROCK RADIO/Internet UNDER THE RADAR PD/MD OF THE YEAR: MARK "ELWOOD" MAILLER, WRXQ/COAL CITY, IL METAL COMMERCIAL/COLLEGE RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR: WJJO/MADISON, WI METAL COMMERCIAL/COLLEGE PROGRAMMER OF THE YEAR: JACKIE KAJZER/FULL METAL JACKIE LOCAL MORNING SHOW HOST OF THE YEAR: DAVE & CHUCK "THE FREAK", WRIF/DETROIT DJ OF THE YEAR: OZZ,WJJO/MADISON, WI SYNDICATED HOST/SHOW OF THE YEAR: LOU BRUTUS/HARDDRIVE MAJOR LABEL OF THE YEAR: ROADRUNNER RECORDS INDIE LABEL OF THE YEAR: EPITAPH RECORDS METAL INDIE LABEL OF THE YEAR:EPITAPH RECORDS MAJOR LABEL EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR: PHIL KASO/ROADRUNNER RECORDS INDIE LABEL EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR: BRETT GREENBERG/EPITAPH RECORDS ARTIST OF THE YEAR: FOO FIGHTERS INDIE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: NOTHING MORE NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR: GRETA VAN FLEET METAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR: METALLICA METAL DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR: DED SONG OF THE YEAR: GRETA VAN FLEET "Highway Tune" ALBUM OF THE YEAR: FOO FIGHTERS "Concrete and Gold" ROCK EVENT OF THE YEAR: ROCK ON THE RANGE MVP OF THE YEAR: ROXY MYZAL HUMANATARIAN OF THE YEAR: NIKKI SIXX

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