Hong Kong, China (July 17, 2017) - Billboard Radio China announced today the launch of a new weekly program, “Corsten’s Countdown”, hosted by Ferry Corsten, one of the world’s most influential EDM producers and DJs. The show will air weekly on Billboard Radio China EDM/ Club Channel on Friday night at 11pm and Saturday night at 11pm.

 

Ferry Corsten is the third international EDM producer to partner with Billboard Radio China, which stands as a pioneer in promoting electronic dance music in the Greater China region. Billboard Radio China has also co-produced shows in Hong Kong for artists such as DJ Juicy M and Pink Panda, and recently became the official media partner for Road To Ultra Hong Kong 2017.

Gregory Bowers, President of Billboard Radio China believes that “while dance music is prevalent across much of the world, the infrastructure to for fans to access and engage around dance music is still developing in China and so part of Billboard Radio China’s mission is to provide this access and engagement platform for Chinese fans, which will not just showcase Western music but also local talent as it emerges”.

“Corsten’s Countdown” is the first ever interactive electronic dance music Radio Chart show, and is renowned for showcasing the latest hits and future trends across the full EDM spectrum.  “I’m very excited to be teaming up with Billboard Radio China as we continue expanding the reach of Corsten’s Countdown. The team at Billboard Radio China have created an impressive platform for electronic music to reach Chinese fans and partnering with them enables us to bring the latest and greatest forward thinking trance music to this amazing country and audience,” says Ferry Corsten.

Billboard Radio China’s Program Director Benson Zhang also expressed that: “We are very touched by Ferry’s professionalism and excited to bring him into the family. As Billboard Radio China expands its foot print into the Greater China region and evolves from online radio to local FM, the company will definitely strive for an unparalleled platform that could bring diversity and quality to our fans and listeners.”

Starting from July 21st, Billboard Radio China will be airing the one-hour Corsten’s Countdown show on EDM/ Club Channel on Friday at 11PM and Saturday at 11 PM. The show is also available at Billboard Radio China official website and App: Billboard Radio.

To access Billboard Radio China please go to http://www.billboardradiochina.com

For more about Ferry Corsten, please go to http://www.ferrycorsten.com

 

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