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BBC Asian Network launches its first Ultimate 90s Bollywood Song vote

BBC Asian Network has launched a search for the nation’s favourite 90s Bollywood banger.

Publication date: 07.05.2024

Winners announced for The Radio Academy ARIAS 2024

The winners of 27 awards have been announced for The Radio Academy ARIAS 2024 at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Publication date: 07.05.2024

Vallisa Chauhan joins BBC Asian Network to host weekend shows

Vallisa Chauhan is to host a Saturday morning show and Sunday evening show on BBC Asian Network from 20th April.

Publication date: 11.04.2024

New chat show for BBC Asian Network among schedule changes

BBC Asian Network is launching a new chat show in a podcast format, One More Chai airing on Wednesday evenings at 10pm.

Publication date: 22.03.2024

Noreen Khan to leave BBC Asian Network as new chart show arrives

A new British Asian Chart Show is heading to BBC Asian Network whilst weekend presenter Noreen Khan leaves the station after 12 years. Noreen, who previously hosted Drivetime and currently presents Sunday 9pm-11pm, will leave on 25th February.

Publication date: 13.02.2024

BBC Asian Network lineup for Network Certified event revealed

BBC Asian Network has announced the lineup for Asian Network Certified in Bradford at St. George’s Hall on Saturday 17 February.

Publication date: 17.01.2024

Flagship BBC event Asian Network Certified to be hosted in Bradford

Asian Network Breakfast Show host Nikita Kanda and AJD have announced Asian Network Certified will be hosted in Bradford in 2024. The flagship event, which was in Birmingham this year, will offer an evening of music and DJs at Bradford’s St Georges Hall on Saturday 17th February 2024.

Publication date: 12.12.2023

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’.

Publication date: 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...

Publication date: 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...

Publication date: 01.11.2021