Absolute Radio Country is thrilled to announce Ben Earle from British Country Duo, The Shires will be joining the station 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,’ providing a perfect soundtrack to Sunday mornings.
No stranger to presenting, in 2020 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. The singer joins Absolute Radio Country’s fantastic weekend line up, which already features country music afficionados Una Healy, Baylen Leonard, Matt Spracklen, Jennie Longdon, DJ Hish and The Nashville Show.
“I am really excited to be joining the station” commented Ben. “Country Music has grown and grown in popularity in the UK and to be part of a station which is so passionate about the genre is great for an artist like me. It definitely feels like home.”
Absolute Radio’s Content Director Paul Sylvester added “Ben’s incredible knowledge and experience of Country Music will bring a new perspective to the expanding Absolute Radio Country schedule. His credibility as a musician and award-winning skills as a broadcaster mean he’ll be able to offer a personal insight into the songs he’ll choose to play.”
The show will be produced by Ricky Marshall who recently joined the station as Programme Manager from BBC Radio 2.
You can hear Ben’s show every Sunday between 9am – 12pm from 3rd October
Absolute Radio Country plays the biggest songs in country from legends such as Dolly Parton, who recently guested on the station, and Johnny Cash, to superstars like Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban alongside brand-new artists like Gabby Barrett and Jimmie Allen.
Listen to Absolute Radio Country on DAB, online, via the Absolute Radio mobile app or voice-activated device.
For more information visit www.absoluteradiocountry.co.uk