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Launch date and schedule set for Radio 1 Dance

Radio 1 Dance, the BBC’s first 24 hour streaming-only radio station launches on Friday 9th October at 6pm. It will bring together new versions of some of Radio 1’s existing dance programmes via BBC Sounds, and provide a second chance to hear dance shows from Radio 1. Pete Tong will host the Drivetime slot 4 – 6pm Monday to Thursday, followed by Radio 1 Dance Presents from 6 – 7pm. Radio 1’s Classic Essential Mix airs from 7 – 9pm, followed by Radio 1’s Drum and Bass Show with Renee La Vice 9...
Tags: Top, Bbc, Radio, Jaguar, Annie Mac, Dance Party, Pete Tong, Station News, Bbc Radio 1, Danny Howard, Club mix, Bbc Sounds, Haydn Jones Head of Radio, Radio 1 Dance, Renee La, Workout Anthems

Bicep, Camelphat & Annie Mac announced for Creamfields House Party 2020

The virtual weekender features some of the finest sets the festival has seen in recent years
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Radio 1 signs Vick Hope to host weekend shows

Former Capital Breakfast co-host Vick Hope is joining BBC Radio 1 from Sunday 6 September to co-host Life Hacks followed by The Official Chart: First Look. Vick will join current co-host Katie Thistleton on Life Hacks, the show which discusses issues affecting young people, and The Official Chart: First Look. Newcastle born Vick previously worked at MTV, ITV and Channel 4. She also appeared on Strictly Come Dancing and most recently, spent three years as co-host of Capital FM’s Breakfast Sho...
Tags: Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Newcastle, BBC Radio, Vick, Annie Mac, Personalities, Joe Lyons, Cel Spellman, Vick Hope, Katie Thistleton, Head of Radio, Greg James Breakfast Show, Aled Haydn Jones

Faron McKenzie named Head of BBC Radio 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1Xtra has announced Faron McKenzie as the new Head of the station. Faron has been with the BBC since 2017 and has recently led the corporation’s first ever Creative Diversity Xperience (CDX) which took place on 28 – 29 July 2020 and brought together iconic stars, cultural disruptors and influencers to showcase the vibrancy, innovation and leadership of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic talent in the creative industry. As Marketing Manager for Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network he was a...
Tags: UK, Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Radio industry, BBC Three, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Helen Thomas, Faron, Bbc Radio 1xtra, Asian Network, Lorna Clarke, CDX, BBC Popular Music

Samantha Moy appointed 6 Music Head of Station

BBC Radio 6 Music’s Head of Content Commissioning Samantha Moy has been appointed as the new Head of Station. Sam was previously the station’s Network Editor having originally joining 6 Music and latterly Radio 2 as Executive Producer, overseeing shows like Steve Lamacq and Steve Wright In The Afternoon. She started her career in radio at Kiss 100 in London, joining independent production company Somethin’ Else to produce programmes for Radio 1, Radio 2 and the BBC World Service. Sam then jo...
Tags: London, Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Sam, BBC World Service, Southbank Centre, BBC Radio, BBC TV, Steve Wright, Chris Moyles, Annie Mac, Greg James, Jo Whiley, Steve Lamacq

Radio stations in the UK support Blackout Tuesday

BBC, commercial and community radio stations are showing their support of Blackout Tuesday today (June 2nd). BBC Radio 1Xtra will broadcast special programming of music, discussions and debates in support of the Black community in the UK and around the world. There will be an extended 1Xtra Talks special hosted by Seani B and DJ Ace between 6-8pm which will give listeners a chance to share their views and opinions on the recent tragic events in the US surrounding the death of George Floyd and...
Tags: UK, London, Top, US, Bbc, Radio, Radio industry, Black, Zane Lowe, Bauer, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Greg James, BBC Asian Network, Don Letts, Jo Whiley

Radio 1 creates Ibiza party on BBC Sounds

BBC Radio 1 will be offering a virtual club celebration of Ibiza via BBC Sounds this year instead of flying out to the White Isle. As the Coronavirus pandemic means it will not be possible for Radio 1 to broadcast from Ibiza this year, the station will be offering “the world’s biggest nightclub” for a weekend of dance music. Hosted by Annie Mac, Danny Howard and Pete Tong, each of the virtual club’s rooms will have its own area on BBC Sounds. Annie Mac says: “While we won’t physically be in ...
Tags: Bbc, Radio, Station, Ibiza, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, White Isle, Pete Tong, Bbc Radio 1, Bbc Sounds, Aled Haydn Jones, Annie Mac Danny Howard

Winners announced for Young Audio Awards 2020

All the winners from this year’s Young Audio Awards have been announced during an online awards ceremony hosted from home by Award Ambassadors Matt Edmondson and Mollie King from BBC Radio 1. They were joined by special guests including Annie Mac presenting Best in Music to 15-year-old Oli Hackett, whose show, Musicals My Way, is syndicated from his home in Corby and airs across 43 different radio stations around the world, including in the USA and Spain. Other presenters included TV and BBC ...
Tags: Usa, Awards, Spain, Radio, Radio industry, Jordan, Corby, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Rylan, Perri, Greg James, Laura Whitmore, Matt Edmondson, Siobhan Kenny Radiocentre CEO, Tyler West

Europe’s Biggest Dance Show returns to Radio 1

Europe’s Biggest Dance Show returns with seven radio stations from seven different countries coming together for another seven-hour dance music simulcast. BBC Radio 1 will be partnering with stations from across the European Broadcasting Union to broadcast the dance marathon. Annie Mac will kick the show off at 7pm on Friday 8 May 2020 with an hour of exclusive mixes and interviews from UK acts before handing over to the next country. Annie says: “When we did this last year it was unpreceden...
Tags: Europe, UK, Sweden, Radio, Netherlands, Belgium, Annie, Station, BBC Radio, European Broadcasting Union, Annie Mac, RBB, Bbc Radio 1, Haydn Jones Head of Programmes BBC Radio, European Broadcast, Fritz Ireland

Annie Mac signs up as Reform Radio ambassador

Manchester online radio station Reform Radio has appointed BBC Radio 1 presenter Annie Mac as its first ambassador. Annie’s role as an ambassador for Reform Radio will see her supporting and strengthening the work of the social enterprise, which uses the engagement of radio and music to work with young people looking for employment.   On the appointment, Annie Mac says: “I’m really honoured to take on the role of ambassador for such a brilliant organisation as Reform Radio. The work it does i...
Tags: Top, People, Radio, Manchester, Annie, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Community Radio, Reform Radio, Rachel Roger

Annie Mac's Lost & Found festival 2020 feat. Camelphat, Slowthai, Honey Dijon

Four days and nights of sun-kissed parties in the Med with some of the biggest names in electronic, grime and hip-hop music
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Radio 1 joins European dance music radio simulcast

BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac will host the first hour of an 7-hour dance show which is being simulcast across 8 radio stations in 7 European countries next month. The show will run from 7pm till 2am on Friday 11th October, with Radio 1 joining forces with Sweden’s SR P3, WDR 1Live and RBB Fritz in Germany, Belgium’s VRT Studio Brussel, RTÉ 2fm in Ireland, Radio France Mouv and NPO 3FM in The Netherlands. The BBC says the show will have an audience of more than 18 million listeners, who will hear ‘...
Tags: UK, Sweden, Top, Germany, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, BBC Radio, VRT, Annie Mac, Germany Belgium, RBB, Bbc Radio 1

Lawro's predictions - FA Cup final special vs Radio 1 DJs Annie Mac and Danny Howard, and Radio 1Xtra's Reece Parkinson.

BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Radio 1 DJs Annie Mac and Danny Howard, and Radio 1Xtra's Reece Parkinson to predict whether Manchester City or Watford will win the FA Cup final, and why
Tags: Football, Bbc, Manchester City, Watford, Lawro, Mark Lawrenson, Annie Mac, Danny Howard, Reece Parkinson

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2019 gets even bigger

BBC Radio 1 has announced that an extra night has been added to the Big Weekend 2019 in Middlesbrough. The new Friday night event will feature Mark Ronson, MK and Purple Disco Machine, whilst Wilkinson, Sub Focus and Dimension forming a super group for one night only. The addition to the weekend schedule will see artists play live sets to an audience of 6,000 fans at Stewart Park on Friday 24th May. They will be joining the likes of Miley Cyrus, Stormzy, The 1975 and Little Mix who will be en...
Tags: Bbc, Radio, Mark Ronson, Middlesbrough, Music News, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Stewart Park, Station News, Bbc Radio 1, Middlesbrough Council, Wilkinson Sub Focus and Dimension, Miley Cyrus Stormzy, Tees Valley Combined Authority

Culture’s race war: 'Blackness is something to consume but not engage with'

From Dave to Green Book, artists and the art they create are too often critiqued for being ‘too black’ or ‘not black enough’Last month, the UK rapper Dave released his latest single, Black. Sparse but affecting, and largely threaded around a few minor piano chords and a drum beat, it saw the south Londoner dissect facets of black identity through lines such as “Black is my Ghanaian brother reading into scriptures / Doing research on his lineage, finding out that he’s Egyptian” and “Black ain’t j...
Tags: Music, UK, England, Mac, Film, Mahershala Ali, BBC News, Rap, Dave, Culture, Raheem Sterling, Viggo Mortensen, Robbie Williams, Moonlight, Black Panther, Annie Mac

FA Cup third round: Annie Mac predicts surprise defeats for Liverpool & Everton

BBC Radio 1's Annie Mac predicts surprise defeats for Merseyside clubs Liverpool and Everton in this weekend's FA Cup third round.
Tags: Sport, Liverpool, Everton, Merseyside, BBC Radio, Annie Mac

The 12 Best Dance Tracks of 2018

None For the third consecutive year, global music sales have flourished, online streaming has become the record industry's most profitable revenue source, and artists are still rarely compensated at an equitable rate exceeding the time and investment they have put into their craft. Nothing revelatory there, but maybe this news points to a possible shift in the pervasiveness of international music piracy. Maybe. On the other hand, festivals continue to draw ire each time someone tragically ove...
Tags: Google, Feature, Music, Hbo, UK, London, Youtube, America, Los Angeles, Dance, Azealia Banks, House, Vogue, Manchester, Sydney, Paul Mccartney

New Music: Ellie Goulding Feat. Diplo & Swae Lee “Close To Me”

Its been three years since Ellie Goulding’s Delirium LP, also the last time she released a solo record. The U.K. songstress is now back with her new single “Close to Me.” The collaboration with Diplo also comes with an unexpected surprise as Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee adds his heavenly melodic vocals to the crossover song. First premiered on BBC Radio 1’s Future Sounds with Annie Mac, the track is out now on all streaming services and iTunes. Hear it below. Continue after the jump…. Pre...
Tags: Rae Sremmurd, Jazz, Diplo, Ellie Goulding, Guatemala, New Music, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Swae Lee, Swae Lee Feat Slim Jxmmi, Close To Me, Ellie Goulding Feat Diplo

B.Traits leaves BBC Radio 1 after 6 years

Weekend presenter B.Traits has confirmed she is leaving BBC Radio 1 after six years. Her colleague Annie Mac told listeners about the move on Friday evening followed by confirmation from B.Traits on social media. The Canadian presenter and record producer says she feels as though she can no longer devote the necessary time needed to make the show the best it can be, and is moving on to focus on new projects and adventures. “I do love presenting so I’m sure this isn’t the last you’ll hear from...
Tags: Facebook, Top, People, Radio, Alex, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Personalities, Bbc Radio 1, B.Traits, Rhys Ben Lou

Jessie Ware – “Overtime”

It's been nearly a year since Jessie Ware released her third album Glasshouse. And today, out of nowhere, the smooth and subtle UK soul singer has come back with a new standalone single called "Overtime," which she premiered last night on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show. Produced by Bicep's Andy Ferguson and … More »
Tags: Music, UK, Jessie Ware, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, BICEP, Andy Ferguson

The 1975 – “TooTimeTooTimeTooTime”

Last week, the 1975 did that thing again where they sent out another real, tangible press kit to announce the next single off their forthcoming album A Brief Inquiry Onto Online Relationships, the first of two planned full-lengths. The track is called "TooTimeTooTimeTooTime," and they debuted it on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 … More »
Tags: Music, The 1975, BBC Radio, Annie Mac

Kylie Minogue leads BBC Music Day celebrations

Kylie Minogue is headlining the promotion of BBC Music Day 2018, which will be heard across BBC Radio on Friday 28th September. Gareth Malone and Jarvis Cocker are also amongst the famous names taking part in the event, featured on Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, 6 Music and local and regional stations. Kylie has recorded some music-related messages that will be played out at major rail stations on that day and there will be live music events and performances across the UK involving famou...
Tags: UK, London, Top, Bbc, Radio, Sheffield, Kylie Minogue, Birmingham, Jeremy Vine, Bob Shennan, Chris Evans, Jarvis Cocker, Music News, Gareth Malone, Kylie, BBC Radio

The 1975 – “Give Yourself A Try” Video

UK rock band the 1975 first teased the follow-up to 2016's I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it over a year ago, and earlier this month they launched a countdown clock. Today, they went on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show to debut … More »
Tags: Video, Music, UK, The 1975, BBC Radio, Annie Mac

The 1975 – “Give Yourself A Try”

UK rock band the 1975 first teased the follow-up to 2016's I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it over a year ago, and earlier this month they launched a countdown clock. Today, they went on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show to debut … More »
Tags: Music, UK, The 1975, BBC Radio, Annie Mac

Alex Turner reveals the inspiration behind Artic Monkeys new album on Radio 1

Alex Turner from Arctic Monkeys spoke to Annie Mac about a range of subject from falling out of love with the guitar through to inspiration for the album. He said: “The guitar had sort of lost its ability to give me ideas it seemed like…. every time I sat with a guitar I was suspicious of where it was going to go.” He added that inspiration for the album started with the idea of science fiction and how it’s often used to describe or put out there an idea about the world we’re living in.” Alex...
Tags: Music, Radio, Arctic Monkeys, Alex, Glastonbury, Alex Turner, Annie Mac, Bbc Radio 1, On The Radio

Florence Welch opens up about her new album on Radio 1 with Annie Mac

Florence Welch spoke to BBC Radio 1‘s Annie Mac ahead of her Biggest Weekend appearance about writing and recording her new album High As Hope. In a revealing interview, she said: “It’s interesting because I think I never knew how to come down after a tour before, so I would just go on a massive bender…and I wasn’t doing that so I just went straight back in the studio.” On headlining Glastonbury, Florence said: “When I came off (stage)…I guess usually people would have a drink or something...
Tags: Music, Bbc, Radio, Swansea, Florence, Florence Welch, Ibiza, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Bbc Radio 1, On The Radio, Glastonbury Florence

Hear St. Vincent Play Acoustic MASSEDUCTION Songs And Cover The Clash On Radio 1

Annie Clark, better known as immortal rock goddess St. Vincent, guested on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show today. Armed with just an acoustic guitar and her voice, she played "Los Ageless" and "New York" off of her new album MASSEDUCTION and covered the Clash's "London Calling." Listen below; her performances start … More »
Tags: The Clash, Music, New York, London, St. Vincent, Annie Clark, BBC Radio, Annie Mac

We Are Grape wins four Radio 1 commissions

In the indie sector, We Are Grape is celebrating after winning the tenders for four of Radio 1’s dance music programmes. These are some of the first awards made under the new BBC Radio Commissioning Framework. Grape will be producing Annie Mac’s Friday evening show and Dance Anthems with MistaJam, and will continue producing Pete Tong and Annie Nightingale’s shows. Company Owner/Director Rachel Barton told RadioToday: “We are absolutely delighted and honoured to add Annie Mac and Dance Anthems...
Tags: Spotify, Bbc, Radio, Today, BBC World Service, Wolfgang Tillmans, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Black Madonna, Pete Tong, Annie Nightingale, Station News, Bbc Radio 1, Rachel Barton, Grape, BBC Radio Commissioning Framework Grape

MistaJam to present Radio 1Xtra’s drive-time

1Xtra’s evening show host MistaJam is to present the Monday to Thursday drivetime show on the station, replacing Charlie Sloth. MistaJam joined Radio 1Xtra in 2005 to present an overnight Thursday night show and has risen through the ranks at the station. In other schedule changes, MistaJam will also host Radio 1’s Dance Anthems, Saturdays from 4pm-7pm. MistaJam says: “It’s been a privilege over the last 10 years to helm the 7pm show on 1Xtra and in turn give so many artists, many of whom have g...
Tags: London, Bbc, Radio, Today, People News, Ben Cooper, Annie Mac, Personalities, Bbc Radio 1, Mistajam, Bbc Radio 1xtra, Asian Network, Charlie Sloth, Charlie Sloth MistaJam, Reece Parkinson

A Tribe Called Quest Play Their Last Show Ever at the UK’s Bestival

After 27 years in the game, A Tribe Called Quest bowed out at the UK’s Bestival on Saturday night. During their headlining set at the Castle Stage, Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi and Consequence ran through cuts off Tribe’s latest album, We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service, as well as fan favorites throughout their decorated catalog. But following the tragic loss of Phife Dawg last year — Tribe even cancelled their appearance at San Francisco’s Outside Lands Festival due to gr...
Tags: UK, San Francisco, Jazz, Bestival, BBC Radio, Tribe, Annie Mac, Performances, Phife Dawg, A Tribe Called Quest, Phife, Jarobi White, Ali Shaheed Muhammad Jarobi