UK Country Radio Stations


It’s great to listen to your favourite albums but to discover new artists and music, nothing beats the radio. So we’ve compiled a list of the current radio stations in the UK that focus on Country Music.

  • Absolute Radio Country
  • Black Country Radio
  • Countryline Radio
  • Downtown Country
  • Smooth Country
  • UK Country Radio
  • The Country Show with Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2
  • Hugo Duncan Country Music show on BBC Radio Ulster
  • Black Deer Radio – to be launched in 2024

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Absolute Radio Country

Absolute Radio Country is a British digital radio station, and is owned and operated by Bauer Radio. It is available in selected areas via DAB, online and also via the Absolute Radio App as part of the Absolute Radio Network.

Country on BBC Radio

The Country Show with Bob Harris: The only national FM radio show dedicated to country music. It airs on BBC Radio 2 on Thursdays at 9pm.

Hugo Duncan: A show with all the best from the world of country music, from old favourites to new country. It airs on BBC Radio Ulster weekdays at 1.30pm.

Black Country Radio

Black Country Radio is a local radio station based in the West Midlands region of England, owned and operated by Waterfront Media CIC. It operates under a community radio license and broadcasts to the Black Country and Birmingham on FM on both 102.5FM and 92.2FM, DAB in the Black Country and Birmingham and online everywhere.

CountryLine: The Big 615

CountryLine: The Big 615, formerly ‘CountryLine Radio’ is a UK-based radio station playing country music. Founded by Chris Stevens, it launched as Chris Country on 27 April 2013. It is available in London amd some of the South East via DAB, and everywhere online and via the Countryline Radio App. Includes a weekly programme on UK country artists.

Downtown Country

Downtown Country is Northern Ireland’s only 24/7 digital country radio station. It is available in selected areas via DAB, online and via the PlanetRadio app.

Smooth Country

Smooth Country is a digital radio station featuring music from the biggest country icons past and present, plus the latest country music news and interviews. Smooth Country Radio launched in 2019, as the country music specialized sister station of Smooth Radio.  It is available online and via the PlanetRadio app. Smooth Country is also available on DAB in London, Manchester and across the south of England.

UK Country Radio

UK Country Radio is an online-only web based Radio Station.

Don Valley Country Radio

Don Valley Country Radio is an online-only Radio Station offering 24 hour programming in a range of genres with a mix of live and recorded programmes.

Black Deer Radio

The owners of the multi-award winning Black Deer Festival have announced the launch of Black Deer Radio. Black Deer Radio will be supported by Nation Broadcasting and Head On Media. The station will be bringing fans the live performances, headliner interviews from this year’s festival and so much more, bringing to life the Black Deer ethos and culture and sharing all things Black Deer 24 hours a day on DAB and via streaming. A launch date has not been announced.

Listening on Demand

Click below to listen to Apple Music’s Country Station

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