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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 launches its first Ultimate 90s Bollywood Song vote
BBC Asian Network has launched a search for the nation’s favourite 90s Bollywood banger.More >> - 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.More >> - 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.More >> - 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.More >> - 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.More >> - 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.More >> - 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.More >> - 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’.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

Playlist 27

Panjabi MC & Ashok Gill - Main Hogaya Sharabbi
17:42Panjabi MC & Ashok Gill - Main Hogaya Sharabbi
Panjabi MC - Ghalla Gurian (feat. Hema Sharma)
17:33Panjabi MC - Ghalla Gurian (feat. Hema Sharma)
Panjabi MC & Master Saleem - Tombi
17:29Panjabi MC & Master Saleem - Tombi
Panjabi MC - Moorni
17:26Panjabi MC - Moorni
Panjabi MC, Kuldeep Manak, Ranjit Mani & Surinder Shinda - Jind Mahi
17:21Panjabi MC, Kuldeep Manak, Ranjit Mani & Surinder Shinda - Jind Mahi
Panjabi MC & Lal Chand Yamla Jatt - Neuke Phadin Jawana
17:17Panjabi MC & Lal Chand Yamla Jatt - Neuke Phadin Jawana
Panjabi MC, Ashok Gill, Queen Naija & Big Sean - Fulvargi x Hate Our Love (Asian Network Certified Mashup)
17:12Panjabi MC, Ashok Gill, Queen Naija & Big Sean - Fulvargi x Hate Our Love (Asian Network Certified Mashup)
Panjabi MC - Snake Charmer
17:08Panjabi MC - Snake Charmer
Panjabi MC & Labh Janjua - Mundian To Bach Ke
17:05Panjabi MC & Labh Janjua - Mundian To Bach Ke
Sunidhi Chauhan, Benny Dayal & Nazia Hassan - The Disco Song
17:01Sunidhi Chauhan, Benny Dayal & Nazia Hassan - The Disco Song
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BBC Asian Network's programmes27

00:00 - Asian Network Motivation
with Shani: expanding new horizons
How travel can help you can expand your horizons, with Shani.
01:00 - Bobby Friction
Friction Banger
Bobby spins his special Friction Banger and talks about giving advice.
03:00 - Asian Network News Presents
Coke Studio Pakistan
There's huge love for Pakistani music and Coke Studio. Pria Rai hears more.
04:00 - Asian Network Celebrates
Asian Network celebrates M.I.A.!
05:00 - Asian Network Certified Mashups
Amrit Maan, Tesher and Rihanna!
The biggest certified mashups from the Asian Network, with Amrit Maan, Tesher and Rihanna!
06:00 - The Everyday Hustle
Harpreet Kaur, Planning a wedding
Wedding season has arrived! How do you best prepare for it?
06:30 - Desi Dancefloor Mix
DJ Reefreshniks & Dee Panch
DJ Reefreshniks & Dee Panch take over the Desi Dancefloor Mix!
07:00 - Asian Network Breakfast
with Nikita Kanda
It’s a bank holiday and Nikita plays a bunch of tunes to brighten up your morning.
10:00 - Asian Network Certified
with Nikita Kanda
Your daily mix of Bollywood, bhangra, UK garage, R&B, hip-hop and more.
11:00 - Haroon Rashid
Kicking off the week with big tunes
Kicking off the week with big tunes, Gym Check and plenty of fun chat to keep you company.
13:00 - Asian Network Bollywood
Haroon Rashid, Know it All, the ultimate 90s Bollywood quiz
Haroon is testing your Bollywood knowledge in Know It All, the ultimate 90s Bollywood quiz
14:00 - Asian Network Certified Throwbacks
with Haroon Rashid
Asian Network Certified Throwback bangers! Big anthems you haven't heard in ages!
15:00 - Asian Network Celebrates
Diljit Dosanjh
Asian Network celebrates Punjabi music global phenomenon Diljit Dosanjh.
16:00 - Asian Network Celebrates
Sunidhi Chauhan
Asian Network celebrates singer Sunidhi Chauhan.
17:00 - Asian Network Celebrates
Panjabi MC
Asian Network celebrates Bhangra superstar Panjabi MC.
18:00 - Asian Network Celebrates
Shreya Ghoshal
Celebrating one of Bollywood's greatest singers, it's Shreya Ghoshal.
19:00 - Asian Network Celebrates
Sidhu Moose Wala
Asian Network Celebrates Punjabi rap trailblazer, Sidhu Moose Wala.
20:00 - Asian Network Motivation
with Shani: living outside your comfort zone
How living outside your comfort zone can motivate you, with Shani.
21:00 - Asian Network Motivation
with Shani: Balancing cultural identities
Delicately balancing cultural identities, with Shani.
22:00 - Asian Network Chill
with Jaspreet Kaur - Exams, the stress-free way
Jaspreet reveals how exams really can be stress-free and chill.
23:00 - Asian Network News Presents
T20 Cricket Men's World Cup
Pria hears which team some of you think will be champions this year.