Country Hits Radio is getting a rebrand and joining the Absolute Radio family of stations.
It is changing its name to Absolute Radio Country, making it the 10th full time station in the network.
The service is currently on DAB in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, South Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lancashire, Humberside, Tyne & Wear, Teesside, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Tayside, Inverness and Ayr, with most programming coming from Manchester.
The rebrand took place in May 2021.
Country Hits Radio launched on 5th April 2019 claiming to be the UK’s first national country music radio station, despite other stations such as Chris Country already broadcasting. It currently has 257,000 weekly listeners in the latest RAJAR.