Television Special and Pre-Show to be Presented Sunday, April 26 on Disney Channel
The 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA), music’s biggest event for families, is set for SATURDAY, APRIL 25 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Now in its third year, the show will feature performances by some of the biggest artists in music and the presentation of the uniquely Radio Disney “ARDY” statuettes as voted on by fans globally. A 90-minute televised special and a 30-minute pre-show, including red-carpet arrivals, will be presented Sunday, April 26 on Disney Channel. Highlights will also be available on Radio Disney, the Radio Disney App, the Disney Channel WATCH app and RadioDisney.com.
National sponsors for the RDMA telecast currently include nabi and BAND-AID Brand.
The 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards is co-executive produced by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager of Den of Thieves (“MTV Video Music Awards,” “American Idol,” “MTV Movie Awards,” “CMT Music Awards”).
The pre-show, “ARDY’s Pre-Show Party,” will be co-executive produced by Eamon Harrington and John Watkin of Planet Grande Pictures.
Last year’s Radio Disney Music Awards telecast delivered 3.8 million Total Viewers and ranked as the #1 primetime TV telecast of April 2014 across all major youth demographics. Compared to all other televised music awards shows of 2014, the Radio Disney Music Awards ranked #1 among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 (the competition includes the “MTV Video Music Awards,” the “Billboard Music Awards” and the “American Music Awards”). The RDMA telecast defeated the “Grammy Awards” among Kids 2-11 (2.1 million vs. 1.4 million) and Kids 6-11 (1.6 million vs. 972,000) and also edged past it among Tweens 9-14 (1.518 million vs. 1.517 million).