Voter Momentum Builds Across Five Polling Platforms:, the Radio Disney App, Twitter, Facebook and Google OneBox

Ballerini, who is also Radio Disney’s current “NBT” (Next Big Thing) featured artist, has emerged as a country-music powerhouse. With two #1 singles, the gold-certified “Love Me Like You Mean It” and follow-up single “Dibs,” she has received several accolades, which include her most recent Academy of Country Music Awards win for “New Female Vocalist of the Year” and Billboard’s Rising Star honor. Ballerini is nominated in three categories for the 2016 RDMA, including “Radio Disney Country Favorite Artist.”

Eighteen-year-old Swedish pop star Zara Larsson has taken American music charts by storm. Her gold-certified single “Never Forget You” has spent seven weeks on the Radio Disney “Top 30″ and has been streamed over 190 million times on Spotify.

Voting for the 2016 RDMA is open through Sunday, April 10 at, the Radio Disney app, Google OneBox and via Radio Disney’s Facebook andTwitter profiles.

Winners will be announced at the 2016 RDMA on SATURDAY, APRIL 30 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, with a two-hour television special “Disney Channel Presents the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards” originating from the event to be presented SUNDAY, MAY 1 (7:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) on Disney Channel.

Tickets for the RDMA are available at