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About BBC Asian Network

Listen to the internet radio of BBC Asian Network live, launched in 1988 to cater to the growing South Asian communities in the UK. The Asian Network is dedicated to the diaspora from the Indian subcontinent, with a target audience of young individuals (under 35) of South Asian origin, hailing from countries such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Maldives, and more. While the primary language of the programmes is English, the station occasionally offers content in native languages as well. The radio's playlist features music that reflects the cultural preferences of the target audience, including South Asian pop, bhangra, and Bollywood, in addition to South Asian rhythmic contemporary music like hip-hop, R&B, and underground genres. In terms of information, the station broadcasts news, live events, and conversations related to South Asian communities. Weekdays from 7am to 10am, Kan D Man leads the breakfast show, infusing it with positive vibes and daily motivation, the show also features guest discussions on various topics.

BBC Asian Network slogan: "Celebrating British Asian life, culture and music"

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Derbyshire - 1116 AMEast Midlands - 837 AMNorth Cambridgeshire - 1449 AMPeterborough - 1449 AMWest Midlands - 828 AM, 1458 AM FM
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News about BBC Asian Network

BBC Asian Network celebrated Festival of Lights with an All Day Diwali party
BBC Asian Network dedicated all day Friday to this year’s Festival of Lights with an All Day Diwali party. From 7am until midnight, listeners heard all day mixes hosted by the team of DJs and presenters, which are now available on BBC Sounds as part of ‘All Day Diwali’.More >> - 20.11.2023
Yasser joins Global to host Capital XTRA weekday Drive
Ex-BBC Asian Network drive-time presenter Yasser Ranjha has joined Global to host a new weekday show on Capital XTRA. From today he’ll be on Drive with the station’s playlist of Hip-Hop & RnB anthems between 4pm and 7pm. Yasser said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Capital XTRA and cannot wait to get started on the drive show...More >> - 04.01.2022
Radio Station of the Year award for Sunrise Radio
Sunrise Radio has been announced as Radio Station of the Year 2021 at the ninth annual Asian Media Awards. It’s the fourth time Sunrise Radio has won the title at the event, which this year took place at the Emirates Old Trafford on Friday 29th October. Other winners include BBC Asian Network’s Bobby Friction getting Best Radio Show and Noreen Khan recognised as Radio Presenter of the Year...More >> - 01.11.2021
BBC Asian Network celebrates Diwali 2021 on the radio
To celebrate the festival of light, BBC Asian Network has planned the ultimate week of festivities, including a live art show from Birmingham New Street Station and a 24-hour non-stop Diwali mix across the airwaves. Beginning on Friday 29 October, artist Milan Arvindkumar will create a live art piece on the concourse of Birmingham New Street Station...More >> - 28.10.2021
Radio presenter talent search returns to BBC Asian Network
Undiscovered presenters are being invited to apply to have a show on BBC Asian Network with the latest station talent search. For the second year in a row, the initiative is looking for twelve brand new voices who live and breathe British Asian culture, music and entertainment and have the confidence to draw in new and existing listeners across the airwaves...More >> - 26.10.2021
New shows to replace Group Chat on BBC Asian Network
Three brand new weeknight shows will begin on BBC Asian Network next month replacing the current debate show Group Chat. Entrepreneur and business author Sonya Barlow will be joining the station for a BBC Asian Network first with The Everyday Hustle. The show will inform young people on how to navigate professional practices and particularly for those from ethnic minorities, how to push through the glass ceiling (Monday, 22:00 – 23:00)...More >> - 10.06.2021
BBC Asian Network hires 13 new radio presenters
BBC Asian Network is welcoming 13 brand new presenters to the station following a search for new talent. Each of the new presenters will host their own Sunday shows each between March 2021 – and February 2022 as part of the station’s New Presenter Voices initiative. BBC Asian Network launched the search for new presenter voices in December, searching for talent who have a passion for British Asian culture and the latest in music and entertainment. For several of them, hosting on the Asian Network will be their first ever role in radio, including for Serena from Birmingham, who works as a model and content creator. Serena will be the first of the new DJs to...More >> - 18.02.2021
Anita Rani to host Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4
Anita Rani is to join BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour as presenter every Friday and Saturday. She joins alongside Emma Barnett, who became the show’s main host in early January. Anita is well known as one of the lead presenters on BBC One’s Countryfile, and has been a regular on Radio 2. Previously, Anita hosted weekend breakfast on BBC Asian Network and started her radio career at Sunrise Radio in Bradford when she was 14. Anita’s first programme will be Friday 15 January and she will present the Friday and Saturday editions of the programme...More >> - 12.01.2021
BBC Asian Network on the lookout for new talent
BBC Asian Network is looking for new presenters to join the station who will host their own shows from March 2021. The talent search initiative is looking for 12 new voices who live and breathe British Asian culture and have a passion for reporting on the latest in music, current affairs and the world of entertainment. The search for new voices will focus on those whose strengths lie in presenting however, Asian Network welcomes applications from people with and without previous radio experience...More >> - 15.12.2020

Playlist 30

Diljit Dosanjh - Jatt Vailly
08:35Diljit Dosanjh - Jatt Vailly
Jaz Dhami & Ikka - Yaad
08:28Jaz Dhami & Ikka - Yaad
Anirudh Ravichander & Priya Mali - Hayyoda
08:22Anirudh Ravichander & Priya Mali - Hayyoda
Mo Khan - I Don't Mind (feat. Mutya Buena)
08:18Mo Khan - I Don't Mind (feat. Mutya Buena)
Diljit Dosanjh - Jatt Vailly
08:14Diljit Dosanjh - Jatt Vailly
Ikky, Amrit Maan & Garry Sandhu - 80 90
08:09Ikky, Amrit Maan & Garry Sandhu - 80 90
Metz & Trix - Zulfa
08:06Metz & Trix - Zulfa
Neha Kakkar, Dhvani Bhanusali & Ikka - Dilbar
08:03Neha Kakkar, Dhvani Bhanusali & Ikka - Dilbar
Diljit Dosanjh - Case
07:58Diljit Dosanjh - Case
Nora Fatehi & Rayvanny - Pepeta
07:55Nora Fatehi & Rayvanny - Pepeta
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BBC Asian Network's programmes30

00:00 - Asian Network News Presents
Indian comedian Zakir Khan
Ankur catches up with one of India’s famous comics Zakir Khan and other emerging talent!
01:00 - AJD
Energy boosters
Experience a musical energy boost with AJD.
03:00 - DJ Nish
DJ Kizzi sits in bringing you party vibes on your Thursday night!
Your Thursday night party from DJ Kizzi.
05:00 - The Everyday Hustle with Sonya Barlow
Jag Singh sits in
Finance, money and tech man Jag Singh sits in and catches up with Vijay Singh.
06:00 - Asian Network Beats
Nonstop Asian Network bangers!
07:00 - Asian Network Breakfast
with Nikita Kanda
It's time for your favourite shopping game of Check Out & get your requests in You Selecta
10:00 - Asian Network Certified
with Nikita Kanda
The biggest certified mixes from the Asian Network.
11:00 - SMASHBengali
The Vault
SMASH is in for Haroon and heads to the Vault to pick out a Bollywood gem to spin for you.
12:45 - Newsbeat
The latest news from around the UK and around the world.
13:00 - SMASHBengali
Current and classic tunes
SMASH is in for Haroon with big current and classic tunes to keep you company
14:00 - Asian Network Certified
Throwbacks, with SMASHBengali
Asian Network Certified Throwback bangers! Big anthems you haven't heard in ages!
15:00 - Ankur Desai
Keeping you up to date with the biggest tracks, top stories, sport and entertainment news.
18:00 - AJD
Dipps Bhamrah sits in
Dipps Bhamrah sits in and brings the weekend in early!
20:00 - DJ Nish
Straight R&B bangers!
Your Thursday night party from DJ Nish and it's all about R&B bangers!
22:00 - The Shisha Lounge Mix with DJ Limelight
DJ Aymoune and Riar Saab bangers!
DJ Limelight serves up another special Shisha Lounge Mix.
22:30 - The Shisha Lounge Mix with DJ Limelight
Dystinct Vs. Ashafar Shisha Lounge Mix!
DJ Limelight serves up another special Shisha Lounge Mix.
23:00 - Asian Network Chill
Bhavnisha's laid-back lo-fi
Bhavnisha really slows things down with some specially selected laid-back lo-fi beats.