Country Hits Radio, has launched this morning at 10 with Chris Young’s Raised on Country.
Well known country music radio host Baylen Leonard kicked off proceedings and was joined by fellow station host Una Healy from The Saturdays.
Baylen has just hit PLAY on #CountryHitsRadio!!! WE ARE LIVE!
— Country Hits Radio (@countryhitsuk) April 5, 2019
The station will play the best pop country music, and the artists that are crossing over into the charts. During the coming weeks the station will play host to guest appearances from some of the biggest stars in country music, including Chase Rice, Carly Pearce, Ashley McBryde, Brett Elredge and Jimmy Allen.
The full schedule is below and includes Jennie longdon on Breakfast and Lou Nash in the afternoons. Later today, Ty Bentli will be broadcasting his 5pm show from The Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
Film studio Entertainment One is sponsoring the station to promote upcoming movie Wild Rose: an uplifting story following one young woman’s dream to make it as a country singer from Glasgow to Nashville with Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters and Sophie Okonedo.
Country Hits Radio schedule:
07:00 – 10:00 – Country Hits At Breakfast weekdays with Jennie Longdon (Country Hits Throwback 09:00-10:00)
10:00 -13:00 – Baylen Leonard
13:00 -17:00 – Lou Nash
17:00 – 20:00 – The Ty Bentli Show from Nashville
20:00 – 00:00 – Naomi Kent – Country Hits Evenings (Emma Jones on Fridays)
09:00 -13:00 – Una Healy
13:00 -17:00 – Naomi Kent
17:00 – 21:00 – Scarlett Howard
21:00 – 00:00 – Emma Jones
13:00 -16:00 – The Front Porch with Baylen Leonard
16:00 – 20:00 – Emma Jones – Country Hits Weekend
20:00 – 23:00 – Matt Spracklen