Latest news about BBC Radio 1

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First acts for Radio 1’s Dance Weekend Ibiza 2024 revealed

CamelPhat, Jazzy & Belters Only, Dom Dolla, Gorgon City, Armand Van Helden and more are lined up for Radio 1’s Dance Weekend Ibiza 2024.

Publication date: 08.04.2024

Three new names set to join BBC Radio 1’s Residency

Ben Hemsley, Fleur Shore and Emerald are the newest names who will join BBC Radio 1’s Residency.

Publication date: 03.04.2024

Two new presenters to join the Friday Early Breakfast slot on BBC Radio 1

Two new presenters will join BBC Radio 1 to take over the Friday Early Breakfast slot as part of a monthly rotation, beginning in April.

Publication date: 25.03.2024

Third anniversary marked for BBC’s Across the UK plan

The BBC has given an update on the third anniversary of its Across the UK plan to boost production out of London.

Publication date: 19.03.2024

Lauren Layfield and Shanequa Paris to host Radio 1’s Life Hacks

Lauren Layfield and Shanequa Paris are joining BBC Radio 1 as the new hosts of the station’s Life Hacks programme.

Publication date: 07.03.2024

Jamie Laing says it’s taken him eight years to get to Radio 1

Jamie Laing says he was turned down by BBC Radio 1 eight years ago and has been trying to get a job there ever since.

Publication date: 04.03.2024

KISS DJ Tinea Taylor to take over Friday early breakfast in March on BBC Radio 1

Tinea Taylor is to host BBC Radio 1’s Friday early breakfast slot during March, as part of a monthly rotation. Tinea joins Radio 1 from KISS FM where she hosted the Hype Charts and presented on their sister station, Kisstory.

Publication date: 01.03.2024

Radio 1 schedule changes include new show for Matt and Mollie

Matt Edmondson and Mollie King are moving to host the 1.00 - 3.30pm afternoon show, Monday to Thursday on BBC Radio 1 from July.

Publication date: 28.02.2024

Jordan North to leave BBC Radio 1 as Jamie Laing joins Vick Hope on Drive

BBC Radio 1 Drive co-host Jordan North is leaving the station and will be replaced by Jamie Laing. Jamie will join Vick Hope on the Going Home show from 4th March, Monday to Thursday from 3.30pm till 6pm. Jordan has been with Radio 1 for ten years having worked on commercial radio prior to that.

Publication date: 16.02.2024

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend to take place in Luton this year

Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2024 will take place at Stockwood Park in Luton from 24th to 26th May.

Publication date: 29.01.2024