UK Country Music show presented by CMA member Ben Atkinson and broadcast on stations across the UK and Ireland since 2008. We feature the best in country, roots, americana and bluegrass, plus news from Nashville and Billboard charts.

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Missed a show? No problem. Now you can listen again online! Below you can catch up on previous editions of Ben’s Country Music Show starting from January 2018. Each week the latest show will be uploaded to this page and over the next few months, we’ll be uploading some archive shows and special documentaries from throughout the last 10 years!

14th January 2019

This week's Ben's Country Music Show features the best in country, roots, americana and bluegrass. There's a nod to 90s country and a tribute to songwriter Whitey Shafer. Plus, your Billboard Charts for this week and This Week in Country Music History.

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7th January 2019

Join Ben for the first show of 2019, featuring new music from Chris Young, George Strait and Jenn Bostic. There's an album of the week from Jimmie Allen and your News from Nashville. Plus, there's your first Billboard Chart of 2019 and This Week in Country Music History.

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31st December 2018 (New Year's Special)

Join Ben for the final show of 2018 and this year's New Year's Special, looking back on the last twelve months in music, events and more. As usual, there'll be highlights from interviews aired in 2018 and a tribute to those we lost this year. What a year it's been, full of highs and lows, the biggest songs and albums. With music from Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, The Pistol Annies. Plus, interviews with Gretchen Peters, LANCO and Clare Bowen.

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24th December 2018 (Christmas Special 2018)

It's time for our 2018 Christmas Special, featuring the very best Christmas music and festive favourites from across country, americana and bluegrass. Join Ben for this annual tradition and settle in for a night of the very best music of the season from artists including Brett Eldredge, Reba, Brad Paisley, Kacey Musgraves, The Mavericks, the cast of Nashville and more.

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17th December 2018

This week on the show you have another chance to hear a special programme recorded for our 10th anniversary in 2018. Ben Atkinson sits down with Leicester based musician and country aficionado, John Montague, to chat about his 10 years in broadcasting, memories from presenting Ben's Country Music Show and to play some of his favourite music.

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10th December 2018

This week there's a chance to hear highlights from our 10th anniversary shows which were broadcast in the summer of 2018. Featuring Lincoln musician Steve Jackson, Folk Blues and Beyond expert Pete James and two special shows featuring Ben's wife Kiera and a reunion with Neil Castledine (Ben's original co-presenter), don't miss this chance to catch up on highlights from the very special anniversary shows.

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3rd December 2018

This week on the show it's time for the final 'Album of the Week' for 2018, Dolly Parton's fantastic Dumplin' soundtrack, the companion album to Dolly's new movie which premieres on Netflix in December 2018. You can hear songs from the soundtrack throughout the show, plus there's a final look at the Billboard Charts for the year and This Week in Country Music History.

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26th November 2018

Join Ben for this week's show, which features the best in country, roots, americana and bluegrass from the US and the UK. There are tracks on this week's show from Brad Paisley, Billie Jo Spears, Scotty McCreery and more. Plus, there's news about upcoming UK tours and a very exciting count down of the Billboard charts.

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