Fancy Hagood adds a radio host to her already impressive resume.
PEOPLE can exclusively announce that the 30-year-old country singer will host a new radio show, launching Wednesday, on Apple Music Country.
Title Trailblazers Radio with Fancy Hagoodthe new series “will celebrate the groundbreaking artists and sounds that shaped country music” while also focusing on “the bold risk-takers who helped grow and change the face of the genre and more,” according to A press release.
The inaugural episode of the new radio show will see Hagood introduce the series to listeners as he shares music from some other pioneering artists, including Kacey Musgraves, The War and Treaty and Lil Nas X.
Apple Music has also curated a companion playlist that will accompany the new series. The set of songs will be updated frequently to showcase various artists.
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In a statement, Hagood explains that he celebrates the pioneers of country music because they are people who “are not just doing this for themselves, they are doing it to make room for people who have not had room at the table”. ”
“And I’m just very inspired by that, and I’m really ready to dive into this music,” he notes.
Jokes that he “don’t know who came up with the idea to give me my own show,” the “Goodbye” musician adds, “Thank God they did. It’s fun. I can say what I want, which isn’t always a thing when you’re a musician.”
“I’ve felt very limited in my career on what I can say, what I can reveal about myself, what I can talk about, and I love this time in music where so many artists are showing up and are shameless themselves,” Hagood continues. “I think it’s so important for marginalized people and artists in these bands, to be in the spotlight, to lead the way and to change the narrative that’s been the same for so long. That’s what Pioneer Radio what matters is that people are just themselves.”
Trailblazers Radio with Fancy Hagood will air Wednesdays every two weeks on Apple Music Country at 2:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 p.m. CT, starting January 19.