Veronica Inside won the Golden Radio Ring on Thursday evening. The prize for the best radio program was awarded for the fourteenth time this year.

Gerard Joling presented the Golden Radio Ring. The singer said he had "no idea" why he was asked for that.

Veronica Inside presented by Wilfred Genee trumped Somtijd (Radio 10), Ekdom in the Tomorrow (Radio 10), Mattie and Marieke (Qmusic) and Club Upside Down (SLAM).

The five nominees remained after a first round of voting. From January 20, the public was then allowed to vote. This was possible until 8.30 pm on Thursday.

Bram Krikke (SLAM!) Received the Silver Radio Star for the best radio man for the second time; the Silver Radio Star for best radio woman was, also for the second time, won by Marieke Elsinga (Qmusic).

Too few women on the radio

Eric Corton, who handed out the Radio Star Woman, noted that he thinks there are still too few women on the radio.

Emmely de Wilt (Radio 2) won the Marconi professional jury prize for up-and-coming talent. Qmusic won the professional award for best channel and the Online Award went to Man, Man, Man De Podcast.

The prizes were awarded in Theather Gooiland in Hilversum.