Date: 18 February 2021
Originally published in: Qatar Tribune (Qatar)
KIM is best known around the world as an 80’s pop icon and a contemporary recording artist, but most recently hosted her own weekly international radio show.
Kim says, “As long as I can remember, I’ve always loved music – singing, playing, writing, listening – and I’ve always loved radio. I’m absolutely thrilled to be presenting the Kim Wilde 80s Show.”
QBS will broadcast The Kim Wilde 80s Show every Saturday at 4.00 p.m. in an effort to boost its new programme grid with a range of world-class radio products and to satisfy a large portion of its listenership.This one-hour show is a great way to allow QBS audiences to remember the soundtrack of their lives and to bring back the dearest memories of the good old days.
Kim Wilde had 19 Top 40 UK hits won the American 1 toured Europe and also featured top-notch TV shows.
The Kim Wilde 80s Show is a joint production between Radio Express and the award-winning British union company Blue Revolution.
Paul Hollins, CEO of Radio Express, told QBS, “Kim has a proven track record on radio and we’re very delighted to be able to bring her passion to QBS. The Kim Wilde 80s Show underscores our commitment to bring worldclass radio to listeners worldwide.”
Ivan Laskov, Radio Express Head of Content says, “The Kim Wilde 80s Show is a modern, highly-produced programme. It is perfect for any station that wants to own the 80s’ in a unique, 21stcentury way. We are thrilled to be launching in Qatar.”
Kim adds, “I am really looking forward to working with QBS. I really hope I get the chance not just be on air, but also to visit Qatar as soon as travel becomes possible again and to join in with the station’s concerts and events.”
The Kim Wilde 80s show will be launched on Saturday 20 February at 4 p.m. on QBS Radio 97.5.