A country music radio show from the UK and presented by CMA member Ben Atkinson. Our show has been on the air for thirteen years and is broadcast on stations in the UK, Ireland and Australia. We feature the best in country, roots, Americana and bluegrass, plus there's News from Nashvill, This Week in Country Music History and the Billboard charts.

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Week of the 21st February 2022

It’s time for another edition of Ben’s Country Music Show, featuring two hours of the best in country, roots, Americana and bluegrass. Ben has your Billboard Charts, News from Nashville and This Week in Country Music History. Plus, there’s a brand new station on board and we’re broadcasting for the first time to the USA. There’s also a new song from Maren Morris and her upcoming album called ‘Humble Quest’ and so much more!

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Week of the 14th February 2022

Join Ben for this week’s edition of Ben’s Country Music Show, starting with a track from Cody Johnson’s ‘Human the Double Album’. There’s also your Billboard Charts, This Week in Country Music and plenty of News from Nashville. Ben picks some of his favourite music, old, new, borrow and blue. There’s also an album of the week from Joe Nichols, ‘Good Day for Living’.

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Week of the 7th February 2022

Ben has another edition of Ben’s Country Music Show, featuring news of two big awards ceremonies happening soon, the logistics of going on tour with your big family and there’s an exciting announcement about the Superbowl. Plus, the album of the week is Maddie and Tae’s ‘Through the Madness Vol. 1’.

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Week of the 30th January 2022

Starting the show with Martina McBride’s “This One’s For The Girls”, Ben has two hours of great music for you. There’s the Billboard Charts, This Week in Country Music History and plenty of news from Nashville. Ben also has a couple of songs from Gretchen Peter’s album Hello Cruel World which celebrates it’s 10th anniversary in 2022.

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Week of the 24th January 2022

Join Ben for this week’s edition of Ben’s Country Music Show, featuring two hours of the best in country music, roots, Americana and Bluegrass. There’s This Week in Country Music, the Billboard Charts and your news from Nashville. There’s baby news, a celebration of Dolly Parton’s birthday and news from the Brothers Osborne.

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Week of the 17th January 2022

Join Ben for this week’s Ben’s Country Music Show, back for 2022 with a brand new sound! There’s two hours of the best in country, roots, Americana and bluegrass, plus there’s new music from Maren Morris, Brett Eldredge and a big announcement from Dolly Parton. There’s also an Album of the Week from Scotty McCreery

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Week of the 10th January 2022

On this week’s show, Ben presents a special documentary on the life and career of Chris Stapleton. He’s fast become one of the most well-known names in country music, discover his story and hear music from those who have influenced Stapleton’s own music.

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Week of the 3rd January 2022

To start the new year, Ben has two week’s of special documentary shows to present. This week on Ben’s Country Music Show, there’s a chance to listen again to a documentary written and recorded back in 2020 to celebrate the life of the legendary American singer songwriter John Prine. In this special show Ben charts the life of John Prine and plays some of his most iconic hits.

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Week of the 27th December 2021 (New Year Special)

Join Ben for the 2021 Christmas Special of Ben’s Country Music Show. Featuring all your favourite country stars old and new singing festive favourites, there’s plenty of Christmas music throughout the show this week. Songs from Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, and many more. Plus new Christmas songs from Carrie Underwood, Brett Eledredge and a special feature for Lori Mckenna’s festive EP.

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Week of the 20th December 2021 (Christmas Special)

Join Ben for the 2021 Christmas Special of Ben’s Country Music Show. Featuring all your favourite country stars old and new singing festive favourites, there’s plenty of Christmas music throughout the show this week. Songs from Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, and many more. Plus new Christmas songs from Carrie Underwood, Brett Eledredge and a special feature for Lori Mckenna’s festive EP.

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