2017 Awards Slate

  • $50,000 Best of Show
  • Radio Station Produced Commercial (Two awards given in this category)
  • Agency/Production Company Produced Commercial (Two awards given in this category)
  • Radio Campaign (Two awards given in this category)
  • Spanish Language Commercial¬†or Campaign
  • PSA Spot or Campaign
  • Integrated Campaign with Radio/Audio
  • Student Produced Spot
  • Big Idea: Audio – Showcase Award
  • Radio Station Produced Promotional Spot – Showcase Award
  • International Radio or Audio – Showcase Award

Note: Showcase Awards are not in competition for the Best of Show.

Competition, Trophies/Prizes

  • The Best of Show Winner will receive a $50,000 prize.
  • An additional $34,500 in prize monies will be disbursed among winners in the stated award categories.
  • Final round judges also have the discretion to give additional awards and prizes.
  • Final round judges will award at least one winner in each category, and at least two awards in multiple-winner categories.
  • Entrants will have the opportunity to win awards and prize monies in multiple categories.
  • The Radio Mercury Awards will announce the total number of awards to be given out when the 2017 Finalists are announced in early May 2017.
  • Winners will be announced at the 2017 Radio Mercury Awards event, June 1 in New York.


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