Former The Voice contestant, Bronwen Lewis joins BBC Radio Wales

Welsh singer/songwriter Bronwen Lewis is joining BBC Radio Wales to host Sunday mornings.

Her new show, which launches next month, will include a mix of music and special guests.

As a contestant on The Voice, Bronwen brought judge Tom Jones to tears during one of her performances on the in 2013.

During lockdown, Bronwen performed over 45 concerts covering famous pop songs in the Welsh language, virtually, from her home studio. Her TikTok videos, which went viral, received coverage on BBC Radio 1’s Breakfast Show with Greg James.

Speaking about her new show, Bronwen says: “As a listener and lover of BBC Radio Wales I am absolutely thrilled to join the Radio Wales family. What a fun and brilliant opportunity to play some of my favourite music and to connect with people from all over Wales.

“Diolch to BBC Radio Wales for the warm welcome.”

Carolyn Hitt, Editor of BBC Radio Wales commented: “We are so thrilled to welcome Bronwen Lewis to BBC Radio Wales. She is a special talent with the ability to connect to listeners through music, warm conversation and a sprinkling of Welsh humour.

“If you’ve seen her social media feeds, you’ll know what we mean! We can’t wait to share her energy with our listeners, on a Sunday morning and on-demand through BBC Sounds.”

Bronwen Lewis starts on Sunday 2 April and will air each week from 9.30am until 11am.