LEE WILLIAMS

Fifty Years in British Country Music starting off as a singer in the 60s touring all over the world with his various bands playing alongside Many of the major stars of that time including Johnny Cash, Merle Travis, The Glaser Brothers and so many more.

Early 70’s saw Lee change to management and agency representing most of the leading names of that time, and touring US Artists on a monthly basis. He also got involved with radio in the mid 70s at Radio 210 Reading, Wiltshire Radio, GWR Radio Swindon, then onto the BBC in Swindon and Oxford, until launching the first CMR Radio in the mid 90s on Sky TV.. He also joined Music Choice on Sky TV programming all their country channels

Fifteen years ago Lee founded ‘Europe’s #1 Country Music Radio Station, CMR Nashville with a monthly reach of around 700,000 around the world available on line, via its own app and other apps on all devices. Recently CMR Nashville picked up the Leading Country Music Radio Broadcaster Award for 2018 from the LuxLife Hospitality Awards

Lee also owns Django Promotions an Artist Development/PR/Promotion company for artists from both the USA, Europe and Australia. Django Promotions has picked up for the last two years the Best Country Music Artist Development / PR – Europe from the Global Entertainment Awards

Lee hosts a 2 hour show weekly, featuring Star Interviews, New Releases, Latest Hits, and Country Classics. The show is produced at CMR Nashville, but is networked to various FM, AM, DAB, and Internet Stations around the world, including RTI in Slovakia, Renegade Radio in Nashville, The Wireless on DAB in London,

First FM Oxford, 105.5 FM Swindon, Vita Radio on DAB in Manchester, Wey Valley FM in Alton, and Beach Life Radio in Florida. 29 in total and growing.

Lee Williams received the 2013 CMA International Broadcaster of the year Award from the Country Music Association in Nashville, and just recently the 2018 Award for Excellence in Radio Broadcasting

Over the last couple of years Lee has been producing 4 TV shows a week under the CM&T Banner for Sky Television. He is now involved with a new TV channel which has just been launched online called CM&T, along with other professionals in the TV world

Lee has also received The Service to Industry from British Country Music Awards, and the UK Country Radio Awards

Go to his website www.cmrnashville.com to the Presenters page to view a more involved bio of his journey from singer to Industry professional.

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