2020 Listener Poll Results

Listener Poll Results

Here are the results from the 2020 XRT Listener Poll presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka, America's Original Craft Vodka and benefitting the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Thanks to you for voting and Tito's for donating a dollar per vote up to $10,000 to Greater Chicago Food Depository. And special thanks to Tributosaurus for their incredible talents in making our virtual gala an entertaining success. See the gala here.

Breakout Artist   presented by Richard Milne

1. Black Pumas

2.  Bakar

3.  Marcus King

4.  Phoebe Bridgers

5.  Michigander

6.  Almost Monday

7.  Dayglow

8.  Declan McKenna

9.  Meg Myers

10.  EOB

Outdoor Patio presented by Emma Mac

1.  Irish Times - Brookfield

2.  Murphy's Bleachers - Chicago

3.  Palmer Place - LaGrange

4.  Sheffield's - Chicago

5.  The Beacon Tap - Des Plaines

6.  Hala Kahiki Lounge - River Grove

7.  Picolo Sogno - Chicago

8.  The Duck Inn - Bridgeport

9.  Gibson's - Chicago

10.  Porter Cullens - Evergreen Park

Song of the Year presented by Lin Brehmer

1.  How Lucky - Kurt Vile featuring John Prine

2.  Letter To You - Bruce Springsteen

3.  Colors - Black Pumas

4.  Cold - Chris Stapleton

5.  Bad Decisions - The Strokes

6.  Feel You - My Morning Jacket

7.  Leave Virginia Alone - Tom Petty

8.  Officer of Love - Caamp

9.  Shame Shame - Foo Fighters

10.  Living In A Ghost Town - Rolling Stones

Best TV Shows presented by Marty Lennartz

1.  Schitt$ Creek

2.  Ozark

3.  The Queen's Gambit

4.  The Crown

5.  60 Minutes

6.  Curb Your Enthusiasm

7.  Better Call Saul

8.  Fargo

9.  The Boys

10.  The Last Dance

Streaming Platform presented by Frank E. Lee

1.  Netflix

2.  Prime Video

3.  Hulu

4.  Disney Plus

5.  HBO Max

6.  Apple TV

7.  Peacock

8.  CBS All Access

9.  ESPN Plus

10.  Showtime

COVID Past times presented by Johnny Mars

1.  Drinking

2.  Long Walks

3.  Baking

4.  Exercising

5.  Listening To Vinyl

6.  Puzzles & Board Games

7.  Cleaning

8.  Listening To & Watching Virtual Concerts

9.  Zoom

10.  Remodeling

Album of the Year presented by Terri Hemmert

1.  Wildflowers And All The Rest - Tom Petty

2.  Letter To You - Bruce Springsteen

3.  The Slow Rush - Tame Impala

4.  Starting Over - Chris Stapelton

5.  Imploding The Mirage - The Killers

6.  Reunions - Jason Isbell

7.  Gigaton - Pearl Jam

8.  The Waterfall II - My Morning Jacket

9.  The New Abnormal - The Strokes

10.  Everyday Life - Coldplay

XRT Concert Replay presented by Ryan Arnold

1.  Bob Marley & The Wailers at Quiet Knight 6/10/1975

2.  Wilco at Chicago Theatre 2/25/2017

3.  BoDeans at Petrillo Band Shell 7/4/1989

4.  Clash at Aragon 9/14/1979

5.  Grateful Dead at UIC 4/11/1987

6.  Black Keys at Metro 7/31/2008

7.  Buddy Guy & Jr Wells at Biddy Mulligans 11/13/1982

8.  Elvis Costello at Riviera 12/2/1977

9.  Mumord & Sons at United Center 3/29/2019

10.  Big Head Todd & The Monsters at Aragon 3/14/1997