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Absolute Radio Country to air Elaina D Smith evening show

Bauer has signed up American country presenter Elaina D Smith’s evening show to broadcast on Absolute Radio Country. The syndicated programme, which is produced and presented in Nashville, Tennessee, will air Sunday to Thursday nights from 7pm. Elaina said “It seems impossible to even think of a word that describes my excitement about joining the Absolute Radio Country family. “Taking the show international is beyond my wildest dreams, and to do so with such incredible pros like Ricky Marshal...
Tags: UK, US, Radio, Nashville, North America, Nashville Tennessee, Bauer, Elaina, Station News, Absolute Radio Country, Ricky Marshall, Elaina D Smith, Pete Horspool, Paul Williams Ryan Kershner, Mackenzie Cooper


Audio Content Fund awards £334k to 17 new projects

The Audio Content Fund has announced the recipients of grant funding for 17 more public service radio projects that will be broadcast across commercial and community radio in the UK. The projects will all be produced by independent production companies, 11 of which are based outside London, with seven indies receiving funding from the Audio Content Fund for the first time. The fund, which is financed by the UK Government, has allocated £334k to the projects, and estimates the content will be ...
Tags: UK, London, Industry, Bliss, Radio, Britain, Manchester, Northern Ireland, Clarke, Julie Bindel, Absolute Radio, ACF, Emma B, Maskell, Downtown Country, Audio Content Fund


Brothers Osborne series planned for Absolute Radio Country

American country stars Brothers Osborne will be joining Absolute Radio Country to host a special four-part Sunday night series. The duo’s first show will be on Sunday 7th November from 7pm, where they will be playing all their favourite classic country tracks whilst also introducing listeners to some of their new favourite artists. Alongside the playlist, the musicians will also be recounting their own memories and stories direct from Nashville. “We’re excited for our U.K. friends to hear th...
Tags: Maryland, US, Radio, Nashville, Osborne, Joe, Bauer, Brothers Osborne, Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association, EMI Records Nashville, Ben Earle, Station News, Absolute Radio Country, Ricky Marshall


The Shires’ Ben Earle joins Absolute Radio Country weekends

Ben Earle from British Country Duo The Shires is joining Absolute Radio Country to host a new Sunday morning show. Ben’s first show will be on Sunday 3rd October from 9am –12pm, where he will play his favourite country artists, as well as introducing listeners to some of his ‘ones to watch’. Ben won the International Broadcaster of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards whilst also having the fastest selling UK country album in history, as part of The Shires. This won’t be his firs...
Tags: UK, People, Radio, Ben, BBC Radio, Bob Harris, Ben Earle, Station News, Paul Sylvester, Absolute Radio Country, Ricky Marshall, British Country Duo The Shires, CMA Ben


Charles Esten to host Absolute Radio Country series

American actor, singer, and songwriter Charles Esten will be joining Absolute Radio Country to guest host a new four-part series. Best known for his roles as Deacon Claybourne on the TV series, ‘Nashville’ and as Ward Cameron on Netflix’s ‘Outer Banks’, Charles is also a singer in the country music scene with over 9.5 million streams to his name. He’ll be on-air Sunday evenings from 7pm from 4th July as Charles shares some of his favourite Country hits and the stories behind them. Speaking a...
Tags: Netflix, Radio, Nashville, Charles, Charles Esten, Station News, Sam Palladio, Deacon Claybourne, Absolute Radio Country, Ward Cameron


Absolute Radio Country hires Ricky Marshall as Programme Manager

Absolute Radio Country has signed up BBC Radio 2 producer Ricky Marshall as its new Programme Manager. Ricky will lead the station on the next stage of its journey, developing its vision and content as well as its integration into the wider Absolute Radio brand. He joins from his current role producing the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2. As well as producing Ken Bruce and Jo Whiley, Ricky has produced much of Radio 2’s Country Music content including the CMA awards coverage. Absolute...
Tags: People, Radio, Nashville, Cma, BBC Radio, Ricky, Ken Bruce, Sam Palladio, Paul Sylvester, Absolute Radio Country, Ricky Marshall, Jo Whiley Ricky, Country Music Absolute Radio Country


Greatest Hits Radio arrives in London on 105.8 FM

Greatest Hits Radio has replaced Absolute Radio on 105.8 FM in London. The format flip and name change were approved by Ofcom earlier this year and will see Simon Ross on Breakfast across the capital city, Mark Goodier on mid-mornings, Debbie Mac in the afternoon and Simon Mayo on Drive. The station marked the launch at 6am with a special audio montage sequence, before launching into David’s Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’. To celebrate across the week, presenter Debbie Mac will be asking London for th...
Tags: UK, London, David, Radio, Ofcom, Dolly Parton, Bank, Bowie, Bauer, Suggs, Absolute Radio, Station News, Virgin Radio, Mark Goodier, Simon Mayo, Graham Bryce


Dave Berry syndicated to Absolute Radio Country

Dave Berry and Bush & Richie will extend their networked shows from the Absolute Radio network to Absolute Radio Country when it launches on Monday. It means the two peak shows will offer nine different playlists on nine different stations. Absolute Radio Country will replace Country Hits Radio with some of the original featured shows transferring to the new brand. Keith Urban and The Shires will be joining presenter Baylen Leonard this Monday and Tuesday at 10am, for an exclusive chat, as he...
Tags: Radio, Nashville, Dave Berry, Keith Urban, Bush, Richie, Bauer, Kelsea Ballerini, Brothers Osborne, Una Healy, Absolute Radio, Station News, Sam Palladio, Jennie Longdon, Baylen, Baylen Leonard


Country Hits Radio is rebranding to Absolute Radio Country

Country Hits Radio is getting a rebrand and joining the Absolute Radio family of stations. It is changing its name to Absolute Radio Country, making it the 10th full time station in the network. The service is currently on DAB in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, South Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lancashire, Humberside, Tyne & Wear, Teesside, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Tayside, Inverness and Ayr, with most programming coming from Manchester. The rebrand is expected to take place in M...
Tags: UK, London, Radio, Manchester, Bauer, Station News, Chris Country, Dee Ford Group, Country Hits Radio, Bauer Radio UK, Absolute Radio Country, Absolute Radio Country Country Hits Radio