Radio Disney Music Awards Unveil New Statuette (Exclusive)

The new ARDY award features a “blinged out” tuxedo, sunglasses and bigger headphones

Winners at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards are in for a surprise.

TheWrap has learned exclusively that this year’s awards ceremony will feature a brand new award statuette. Known as the ARDY, the new statuette will feature a “blinged out” tuxedo, sunglasses and bigger headphones than previous years.

The ARDY statuette was originally designed by Disney Parks production artist Lin Shih and the 2015 Vinylmation refresh was designed by Radio Disney’s Denny Chen. Previous winners include music luminaries like Zac Efron, Hilary Duff, and Miley Cyrus

The 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards is set for Saturday, April 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The 90-minute television special will air Sunday, April 26 at 8 p.m. on the Disney Channel.

Nominees have been announced and voting is open now through Sunday, April 5 at at, the Radio Disney app, via Radio Disney’s Facebook and Twitter profiles, or by texting RDMA to Disney (347639).

See the new ARDY award below:

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