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Bob

Harris OBE

Few people have broken as many bands into the mainstream consciousness as Bob Harris ... through his work on BBC Radio 1, the legendary Whistle Test TV shows on BBC 2 and his current programmes on BBC Radio 2.  He is passionate about music and his infectious enthusiasm permeates his work.

When Bob gives his support to an artist, people listen and his shows have become the 'Holy Grail' for acts worldwide. His tireless promotion of new and cutting-edge music is second to none.

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He has been described as the John Peel of country music, and his unbridled passion and commitment to the genre (and its many sub-genres) has gained him the recognition of the Country Music Association, who honoured him with the International Broadcaster of the Year award in 2004.

Amongst his many other awards are a Gold Badge of Merit from BACS, the Radio Academy/PRS Award for his Outstanding Contribution to Music Radio, 3 Sony Bronze ...

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