Kim Wilde on Smooth in 2022
Iconic singer Kim Wilde has an 80’s Show that will air exclusively on smoothfm every Saturday night from 7pm to 9pm from 22 January.
With hits tracks including ‘Kids in America,’ ‘Chequered Love’ and ‘You Keep Me Hangin’ On’ synonymous with the 80s, Wilde has sold over 10 million albums, 20 million singles and holds the record for the most charted British solo act of the 80s.
Peter Clay, NOVA Entertainment’s Head of Programming smoothfm said, “That decade had so many great tracks and to have an icon of the 80’s hosting her show on smooth is a real treat for our listeners.”
Kim Wilde’s 80s Show will feature some of the best tracks from the era, including Madonna’s Into The Groove, Tracy Chapman’s Fast Car, If I Could Turn Back Time by Cher, Diana Ross’ Chain Reaction, Pretender’s Don’t Get Me Wrong, and Kim’s Wilde’s classic hit You Keep Me Hanging on, to provide listeners with the perfect soundtrack on Saturday nights.
Wilde continues to record and perform and in 2021 celebrated her 40th year as performing artist with the release of Pop Don’t Stop: Greatest Hits. In addition to being a DJ on Magic in the UK on Sundays, Wilde is an award winning landscape gardener and has published two gardening books.
Wilde is already a part of smooth’s $10,000 Missing Word competition that is currently running on the network.
Kim Wilde is the latest high-profile artist to join the smoothfm line-up including Robbie Williams, Ronan Keating, Sir Rod Stewart, Michael Bublé, Olivia Newton-John, Neil Diamond and Elton John.
Kim Wilde 80s show can be heard on Saturday nights from 7pm to 9pm on smoothfm 91.5 Melbourne, smoothfm 95.3 Sydney, smoothfm DAB+ and by downloading the smooth player.