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!

4th June 2018

On this week's show Ben's album of the week is Keith Urban's new release, "Graffiti U". Hear songs from the record, plus Ben's review of Keith's latest release. You can also catch This Week in Country Music History and your Billboard Airplay and Album charts. If that's not enough, there's a new song from Kenny Chesney and classics from Alan Jackson, Hank Williams and Emmy Lou Harris.

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28th May 2018

Join Ben Atkinson for another edition of Ben's Country Music Show, featuring the very best in country, roots, Americana and bluegrass. This week's show includes your news from Nashville, Billboard Charts and This Week in Country Music History. Plus, there's music from Tim McGraw, Glen Campbell, Jon Pardi, Lori McKenna and much more.

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20th May 2018

On this week's show, the album of the week is Gretchen Peters new record 'Dancing With The Beast', and Gretchen joins Ben for an interview recorded on the first night of her 2018 UK tour at the Corn Exchange in Stamford. There's also new music from Sam Hunt, classic tracks from Tammy Wynette and George Jones and your Billboard Charts for this week and This Week in Country Music History.

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14th May 2018

On the show this week, there's new music from Lori McKenna, a review of Mary Chapin Carpenter's recent Birmingham concert and an album of the week, Restoration: The Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Plus you can hear your Billboard Charts and This Week in Country Music History.

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7th May 2018

On this week's show the album of the week is the brand new record from UK country band The Shires, "Accidently on Purpose". Hear tracks from the album throughout the show, plus Ben's own review. In this episode there is also a new song from Keith Urban, plus classics from George Jones and Johnny Cash. You can also hear your Billboard Charts and This Week in Country Music History.

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30th April 2018

Ben's Country Music Show features the best in country music, roots, americana and bluegrass across the UK for two hours each week. This week on the show, there's a sneak peek at the new Keith Urban album GrafittiU, plus we go to church with Brad Paisley, there's an early hit from Kenny Chesney and new music from Maddie and Tae and Mason Ramsey, the yodelling kid! You can also hear your This Week in Country Music and Billboard Charts on the show!

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23rd April 2018

On this week's show we're rocking along to the new album from Jason Aldean, Rearview Town, plus new music from Sugarland feat. Taylor Swift from the upcoming album 'Bigger' out later this year, and we've got songs from all your winners at the recent ACM Awards which took place in Las Vegas. If that wasn't enough you can also hear your This Week in Country Music History and the Billboard Airplay and Album charts.

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16th April 2018

Join Ben for two hours of the very best in country, roots, americana and bluegrass and on this week's show it's all about the girls in country music! Expect to hear new music from Carrie Underwood and Gretchen Peters, plus other great tracks from Lori McKenna, Ashley Monroe, LeeAnn Womack and duo Maddie and Tae. Plus, there's your This Week in Country Music History and Billboard Airplay and Album Charts.

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