BBC Music goes Country crazy

UK: The BBC will be celebrating all things Country with programming on Radio 2 and BBC Four to celebrate the forthcoming 51st Country Music Association Awards 2017. – I’m delighted to give BBC listeners and viewers exclusive access to the awards show and hear from some of the genre’s most acclaimed stars, says Bob Shennan, Director of BBC Radio and Music.



The awards, which are the biggest night of the year in country music, take place in Nashville on 8 November and are hosted by Country artists Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley for the 10th year running.

Bob Shennan, Director of BBC Radio and Music, says:

– Each November, the Country music world congregates in Nashville to celebrate country music, so I’m delighted to give BBC listeners and viewers exclusive access to the awards show and hear from some of the genre’s most acclaimed stars.

Legendary country music presenter Bob Harris will present programmes for both Radio 2 and BBC Four.

Bob Harris says:

– The CMAs is the jewel in the country music crown, and once again, I’m excited to be visiting Tennessee to bring the best of Nashville to both Radio 2 listeners and BBC Four viewers.

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