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BBC Radio 1 is the third most popular radio station in the United Kingdom after the BBC Radio 2 and the BBC Radio 4. More than 8.9 million weekly listeners keep up their actual musical freshness with the latest releases, and with the up to date music broadcasted by BBC Radio 1. BBC Radio 1 also gives chance for the emerging talents to become famous, and supports them in their beginner steps. BBC Radio 1 is the host of world famous programme Essential Mix, and Radio 1’s Live Lounge, and UK’s Official Chart. Worldwide known DJs contribute to the BBC Radio 1’s unquestionable musical offer, like Adele Roberts, Annie Mac, Clara Amfo, Dev Griffin, Huw Stephens, Nick Grimshaw, Pete Tong, Scott Mills.
BBC Radio 1’s music genre selection has one of the widest variety in the UK’s radio stations.
From Monday to Thursday BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show wakes the listeners up under Greg James' funny leadership from 6:30am to 10am. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Matt Edmondson and Mollie King take the morning show's potmeter from 6am to 10am.
In the schedule, Newsbeat news programme throughout the day gives the short and easily digestible info packages about the world, and about the UK to the listeners, furthermore phone-in talks with the presenters diversify the unstoppable flow of music.

BBC Radio 1 music genres: pop, rock, house, rap, electronica, drum and bass, dubstep, hip-hop, indie, electronic dance, independent rock and alternative rock.
Uncommon genres, and deeper interviews appear after 7pm in the schedule.

BBC Radio 1 slogans: “Where it begins” "We are the 1"

BBC Radio 1 availability: You can listen to BBC Radio 1 on the traditional analogue radio way, on 97-99 FM in the territory of the United Kingdom, and the digital solutions are also optionable, we recommend the online radio stream.

DAB Digital Radio: BBC Radio 1, BBCR1 (UK)

Freeview: Channel 700
Freesat: Channel 696
Sky: Channel 0101
Virgin: Channel 901
TalkTalk: Channel 600
UPC Ireland: Channel 907

BBC Radio 1 's slogan: “Where it begins”

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Phone: Studio: +44 0370 010 0100 - In case of daily competitions and when presenters ask for callers. (Check your phone provider about actual call costs)

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Frequency: United Kingdom - 97.0 FM - 99.0 FM
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The Lockdown Awards are heading to BBC Radio 1
BBC Radio 1 will host The Lockdown Awards to celebrate some of the most weird and wonderful moments of 2020. Greg James will dedicate his breakfast show on Thursday 26 November to the event, taking a look back at some of his favourite moments from the past twelve months, handpicking the nominees and eventual winners himself across a series of categories, including Favourite Live Performance, Biggest Zoom Fail and Fitness Inspiration of the Year. The Lockdown Awards will also feature live music highlights from over the years at Radio 1’s Teen Awards, including from One Direction, Little Mix and Camila Cabello...More >> - 11.11.2020
Three radio presenters confirmed for I’m A Celebrity
Vernon Kay, Victoria Derbyshire and Jordan North have been confirmed as contestants in this year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! BBC Radio 1 presenter Jordan North tweeted “The Cat’s out the bag….. It’s True!!!” after the news was confirmed on Sunday evening following days of speculation. He joins former Radio 1 and Radio X presenter Vernon Kay along with former 5 live host Victoria Derbyshire, both of which are well known for their television work. Vernon says: “I am hoping I can stay positive throughout it all. People will get fed up, bored and tired and I hope I can try and keep everything positive.” ...More >> - 08.11.2020
Greg James goes five days a week at BBC Radio 1
BBC Radio 1 is changing its schedule for 2021 with Greg James going five days a week and five new presenters joining the line-up. The news comes as Dev, Huw Stephens and Phil Taggart are set to leave the network in December. In addition, Adele Roberts will move from Weekday Early Breakfast to Weekend Breakfast, whilst Arielle Free will become the new host of Radio 1 Dance and Radio 1’s Early Breakfast, moving from her current role as host of Weekend Early Breakfast. Greg moving to five days a week is a U-turn on a decision made in 2018 to start weekends on a Friday morning, with Nick Grimshaw going Monday to Thursday only when he hosted Breakfast...More >> - 06.11.2020
Richie Brave replaces Reece Parkinson on 1Xtra Talks
Richie Brave is joining 1Xtra as the new host of 1Xtra Talks, the hour-long Sunday evening show currently hosted by Reece Parkinson. 1Xtra Talks tells the stories of young people from across the UK with a range of topical and honest discussions on the issues impacting young people and the society they live in. Richie is a presenter, writer and broadcaster who most recently hosted 1Xtra’s podcast ‘1Xtra Talks Presents… Brave Conversations’ which explored and discussed the many different aspects of the Black experience. He has also previously appeared on Channel 4 and BET...More >> - 21.10.2020
Europe’s Biggest Dance Show returns at Radio 1
Radio 1 is broadcasting Europe’s Biggest Dance Show for another year as nine radio stations come together for the event. Stations from eight different countries will air an eight hour dance music simulcast on Friday 23rd October. Annie Mac will kick the show off at 6pm on Friday 23rd October with a new mix from Danny Howard and a Hottest Record from one of Europe’s biggest dance music stars. The station’s first multi-nation dance simulcast of this kind took place in 2019 with a seven hour broadcast to an audience of over 18 million...More >> - 16.10.2020
Jammy move as Global poach MistaJam for Capital Dance
Capital is launching Capital Dance on DAB across the UK and has poached MistaJam from BBC Radio 1 to launch it – today – RadioToday can reveal. MistaJam, who resigned suddenly from the BBC last week, will host Tuesday to Saturday Drive on Capital Dance and the Capital Weekender, Friday and Saturday from 7pm on both Capital and Capital Dance. The new station launches today at 4pm on the Digital One multiplex. Capital’s Coco Cole joins Capital Dance as the host of evenings, Monday – Thursday from 7pm. Coco will also host Friday & Saturday nights on the all-new Capital Weekender show with Ministry of Sound from 10pm...More >> - 01.10.2020
BBC Radio 1 hires singer songwriter YUNGBLUD
BBC Radio 1 has partnered with YUNGBLUD for a brand new weekly podcast launching on BBC Sounds in October. Announced during his appearance on Clara Amfo’s show today for Radio 1’s Live Lounge Month 2020, The YUNGBLUD Podcast will interview young music fans who are approaching turning points in their lives. Each week, he’ll chat to one fan to discuss topics and issues affecting young people today, whether it be gender, sexuality, identity, money worries, friendships, style or mental health. YUNGBLUD says: “I am so excited to be able to have one-on-one conversations with young people about what is going on in the world right now" ...More >> - 29.09.2020
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 – 11pm. Radio 1’s Residency can be heard from 11pm – 1am, with the latest line up featuring Disclosure and Amelie Lens...More >> - 17.09.2020
Carpark Catchphrase returns with Roy Walker at Radio X
Chris Moyles has brought back a radio feature once popular during his days on BBC Radio 1 Breakfast. Carpark Catchphrase returns for one week only featuring pre-recorded clips from former Catchphrase host Roy Walker and two listeners in their cars. #RoyIsBack was trending on Twitter used by listeners who remembered the competition from eight years and one day ago when it was last broadcast. Chris Moyles told RadioToday: “What a reaction from everybody on the texts about Roy Walker and Car Park Catchphrase. It was just lovely. It was just lovely to have him back, wasn’t it? I feel as though we’ve just lifted the mood of the nation on a Monday!”...More >> - 15.09.2020

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00:00 - Diplo and Friends
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00:00 - Radio 1's Essential Mix
The world's best DJs take control of the Essential Mix decks.
01:00 - Radio 1's Classic Essential Mix
Relive classic Radio 1 Essential Mixes from the archive.
02:00 - Radio 1 Dance Presents...
ABODE: Blinkie
Exclusive mixes from some of the biggest names in electronic music.
03:00 - Danny Howard's Club Mix
Danny goes in with a big club mix...
03:00 - Annie Mac in the Mix
Annie serves up another special mix.
03:30 - BBC Radio's Christmas House Party
Radio 1 Dance's All Night House Party, with Pete Tong
Pete mixes it up for Radio 1 Dance's All Night House Party
04:00 - Radio 1's Dance Anthems
Classic Dance Anthems with Charlie Hedges
Non-stop Classic Dance Anthems with Charlie!
04:00 - Radio 1's Wind Down Presents...
Integral Records: Artificial Intelligence
Music designed to unwind the mind, mixed by Artificial Intelligence.
05:00 - Christmas Mixes
Classic Christmas, The Happy Hour from Radio 1
The ultimate upbeat antidote to help fuel you through the day with a smile.
05:00 - Radio 1's Wind Down Presents...
Mixed by Integral Records: Zero T & Steo
Zero T & Steo are in the mix for Integral Records.
06:00 - Radio 1 Dance
24/7 Dance...
Classic hits and the best new dance tracks.
07:00 - Matt and Mollie
Mollie King and Matt Edmondson are in charge of your weekend wake-up...
10:00 - Radio 1 Anthems
with Matt and Mollie
Big anthems and tunes you haven't heard in ages!
10:32 - Radio 1 Anthems
with Katie Thistleton
Big anthems and tunes you haven't heard in ages!
11:00 - Katie Thistleton
Katie sits in for Jordan
Big hits and the best new music.
13:00 - Dev
Fun and games with Dev...
16:00 - Radio 1's Dance Anthems
Classic Dance Anthems with Charlie Hedges
Charlie mixes up the biggest Dance Anthems.
17:00 - Radio 1's Dance Anthems
Classic Dance Anthems with Charlie Hedges
Charlie mixes up the biggest Dance Anthems.
18:00 - Radio 1's Dance Anthems
Today's Dance Anthems with Charlie Hedges
Charlie mixes up the biggest Dance Anthems.
19:00 - 1Xtra's Takeover with DJ Target
1Xtra takes over Radio 1 with DJ Target!
21:00 - 1Xtra's Rap Show with Tiffany Calver
All the latest hits and heat from the world of hip-hop.
23:00 - Diplo and Friends
Diplo and friends exclusively in the mix - only on 1Xtra and Radio 1.