– Adding to its international growth, THE BOBBY BONES SHOW airs live on PURE COUNTRY 89 in Windsor, Ont. –
WINDSOR, ONT. (December 10, 2020) – iHeartRadio Canada announced today the first live international launch of THE BOBBY BONES SHOW on PURE COUNTRY 89 in Windsor, Ont. Beginning Monday, Dec. 14, the Country Music Association Award and Academy of Country Music Award-winning country radio show airs weekday mornings from 6 – 10 a.m. ET. Each morning, host Bobby Bones and his co-hosts Amy, Lunchbox, and Eddie welcome the biggest names in country music and entertain listeners with their unique mix of pop-culture news and information, crazy stunts, and hilarious conversations.
“My focus is always to do a really compelling show,” said host Bobby Bones. “I’m so excited that we’re ending the year expanding our morning show reach in Canada and I look forward to hanging out with our new friends every morning.”
“The PURE COUNTRY brand has become the premier country music brand in Canada,” said Rob Farina, Head of Radio Content, Strategy, and iHeartRadio. “We’re so excited to be the first international market to feature THE BOBBY BONES SHOW on morning radio.”
“PURE COUNTRY 89 is thrilled that THE BOBBY BONES SHOW will be joining our Windsor-Essex community every morning, bringing his passion for country music with a ton of fun, energy, and excitement for country music radio and its artists,” said Jennifer McLellan, General Manager, Radio and TV – Southwestern Ontario, Bell Media.
Syndicated by Premiere Networks, THE BOBBY BONES SHOW broadcasts to more than 170 stations and is the #1 country morning show in the U.S. with millions of weekly listeners. The show received two Country Music Association Awards for National On-Air Personality of the Year, and four Academy of Country Music Awards in the same category. For his work on the program, Bones earned the title of youngest-ever inductee into the prestigious National Radio Hall of Fame.
The addition of THE BOBBY BONES SHOW and the recently added COUNTRY TOP 30 WITH BOBBY BONES to PURE COUNTRY 89 is a result of Premiere Networks’ partnership with Orbyt Media, Canada’s premier content syndication group.
PURE COUNTRY 89 is available for listening at 88.7 FM and online at iHeartRadio.ca/PureCountry/Windsor. The station is also available via audio live stream on iHeartRadio.ca and the iHeartRadio Canada app and through Alexa, Siri, and Google Home smart speakers. For more information, please visit iHeartRadio.ca/PureCountry/Windsor.
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About iHeartRadio Canada
iHeartRadio, a best-in-class customizable digital listening experience and live events brand, is now in Canada through a partnership between Bell Media and iHeartMedia. A leader in innovative radio programming throughout Canada, Bell Media features the country’s most dynamic, popular, and respected radio brands, including Toronto’s CHUM 104.5 and the ÉNERGIE group in Québec, as well as international brands like Virgin Radio. In the U.S., iHeartRadio has surpassed 100 million registered users, reaching milestones at a rate faster than Facebook or any other streaming music service. In addition, iHeartRadio’s registered user milestone does not account for the millions of listeners who tune into iHeartRadio’s live radio streams without registering. iHeartRadio is now the #1 podcaster in the world, with more than 250,000 podcasts.
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For more information, contact:
Rachael Jones, Bell Media, Rachael.Jones@bellmedia.ca
Jessica Charbonneau, Bell Media, Jessica.Charbonneau@bellmedia.ca
Rachel Nelson, Premiere Networks/THE BOBBY BONES SHOW, firstname.lastname@example.org