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Brothers Osborne series planned for Absolute Radio Country

American country stars Brothers Osborne will be joining Absolute Radio Country to host a special four-part Sunday night series. The duo’s first show will be on Sunday 7th November from 7pm, where they will be playing all their favourite classic country tracks whilst also introducing listeners to some of their new favourite artists...

Publication date: 28.10.2021

Bauer airs Coldplay concert across 13 European radio brands

Bauer has broadcast an exclusive Coldplay concert on 13 of its radio brands around Europe from London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Stations in eight countries took the feed including Absolute Radio and Hits Radio in the UK, plus Today FM in Ireland, with a total potential audience of 40 million. During the gig, the band was joined on stage by Fleur East, after Chris Martin invited the singer and...

Publication date: 18.10.2021

Jimmy Carr lends support to Absolute Radio’s 24 Hour Jukebox in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust

Comedian Jimmy Carr joined Absolute Radio’s Bush and Richie on air to support them as they hosted the station’s first live 24-hour Jukebox, all in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. Opening up to the Hometime presenters about anxiety and mental health, the award-winning comedian admitted that he once had a panic attack live on stage in front of 4,000 people – but no one noticed...

Publication date: 01.10.2021

The Shires’ Ben Earle joins Absolute Radio Country weekends

Ben Earle from British Country Duo The Shires is joining Absolute Radio Country to host a new Sunday morning show. Ben’s first show will be on Sunday 3rd October from 9am –12pm, where he will play his favourite country artists, as well as introducing listeners to some of his ‘ones to watch’...

Publication date: 23.09.2021

Shaun Keaveny to narrate comedy series on Absolute Radio

Broadcaster Shaun Keaveny is joining Absolute Radio to narrate the station’s first ever scripted comedy series – Rockanory. Shaun, who has been with BBC 6 Music for the last 14 years, announced back in June that he was leaving the station in September. Each story in Rockanory is based on an apocryphal Rock n’ Roll legend and will be split across the week into 5-minute episodes...

Publication date: 23.08.2021

Absolute Radio Live comedy night returns to The London Palladium

Frank Skinner will return to the London Palladium this November to host the next Absolute Radio Live. The comedy night will feature Dara Ó Briain, Joe Lycett, Judi Love, Angela Barnes, Phil Wang and Glenn Moore and raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust. Frank said “I can’t wait to get back on the stage at the London Palladium and host this brilliant live event. After the last year we could all do with a good laugh, and..."...

Publication date: 16.08.2021

Charles Esten to host Absolute Radio Country series

American actor, singer, and songwriter Charles Esten will be joining Absolute Radio Country to guest host a new four-part series. Best known for his roles as Deacon Claybourne on the TV series, ‘Nashville’ and as Ward Cameron on Netflix’s ‘Outer Banks’, Charles is also a singer in the country music scene with over 9.5 million streams to his name. He’ll be on-air Sunday evenings from 7pm from 4th July as...

Publication date: 23.06.2021

Dave Berry syndicated to Absolute Radio Country

Dave Berry and Bush & Richie will extend their networked shows from the Absolute Radio network to Absolute Radio Country when it launches on Monday. It means the two peak shows will offer nine different playlists on nine different stations. Absolute Radio Country will replace Country Hits Radio with some of the original featured shows transferring to the new brand...

Publication date: 14.05.2021

Bauer stations team up with Disney for ticket giveaway

Listeners across some Bauer stations will get a chance to win tickets for Disney’s The Lion King, Frozen the Musical, and Beauty and the Beast this month. In a deal with Disney Theatrical Group, Magic Radio, Magic at the Musicals, Scala Radio, Absolute Radio and KISS will give away over 3,000 tickets to theatregoers who have missed live entertainment throughout the pandemic to its shows. Throughout May, all stations will give away on-air spot prizes...

Publication date: 10.05.2021

Chris Kamara joins Absolute Radio for Euro 2021

Chris Kamara is joining the team at Absolute Radio for the Euro 2021 tournament in June. Chris will be on Breakfast with Dave Berry and Bush and Richie’s Hometime show to add the funny to the football in the build-up and during the tournament, giving his views on the daily games, focusing on the lighter side of the tournament. Ahead of then in late May, Kammy will also launch a new...

Publication date: 19.04.2021