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.
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.
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.
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.
Join Ben for this week's show which features the new album from the Pistol Annies, Interstate Gospel, as the record of the week. Plus there's music from all the winners at the 52nd annual CMA Awards. Plus there's a brand new version of a classic song from Dolly Parton and Taylor Swift news. Plus, your Billboard Charts and This Week in Country Music History.
This week on Ben's Country Music Show, the album of the week is Loretta Lynn's new album 'Wouldn't It Be Great'. Tune in to hear tracks from the album throughout the show, plus our full review of Loretta's latest project recorded with John Carter Cash. There's tour news from George Strait and Chris Stapleton and a new song from Josh Turner's upcoming gospel album. The show also includes your This Week in Country Music and Billboard Charts.
On Ben's Country Music Show this week, Ben is playing some of the songs that first got him interested in country music, plus classics from James Taylor, Jim Reeves and some new tracks from Jason Isbell's 'Live at the Ryman' album, recorded at the first church of country music with his band the 400 Unit. There's also your This Week in Country Music History and Billboard Charts.
Join Ben for this week's show which features the new record for Eric Church, Desperate Man, as the Album of the Week. You'll hear songs from the album throughout the show, plus Ben's review. There's also classic tracks from Ricky Skaggs, Patsy Cline and something new from Loretta Lynn. You'll also hear from all the acts playing at the 2019 Country 2 Country Festival in London, Dublin and Glasgow. The show also includes your This Week in Country Music History and the Billboard Album and Airplay charts.
This week it's our annual CMA Awards show special, where we play you music from all the nominees from this year's 52nd annual CMA Awards. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will once again be on hosting duties and there's a diverse list of nominees for the 2018 awards. You'll have a chance to hear from all the nominees in each category and then make your choice for who will win. Ben will also pick his potential winners, which is always an interesting experience!
This week's show features the best in country music, roots, americana and bluegrass. There's new music from Tim McGraw and Loretta Lynn, plus classic tracks from Alabama, Keith Whitely and Tammy Wynette. There's also your 'This Week in Country Music' and the Billboard Charts. Plus, Ben has your news from Nashville and all the upcoming tour dates for shows here in the UK and Ireland.