Latest news about BBC Radio 2

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BBC Radio 2 to mark 80th anniversary of D-Day Landings

Vernon Kay and Jeremy Vine are to host special outside broadcasts on BBC Radio 2 to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

Publication date: 01.06.2024

Radio 2 programme Black and Country asks who country music is for?

Ben Earle from The Shires is to present a special programme on BBC Radio 2 celebrating the African-American involvement in country music.

Publication date: 17.05.2024

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

Rylan, Scott Mills & Richie Anderson are Radio 2’s Eurovision presenters

Rylan, Scott Mills and Richie Anderson will be on hosting duties on BBC Radio 2 for this years Eurovision Song Contest.

Publication date: 29.04.2024

BBC Radio 2 listeners vote for their favourite ABBA song

BBC Radio 2 listeners have crowned Dancing Queen their favourite ABBA song as the station marks 50 years since the band won the Eurovision Song Contest.

Publication date: 26.04.2024

BBC Radio 2 celebrates Vernon Kay’s 50th birthday live on air

This Sunday, Vernon Kay reaches the Big 5-0, so on his Radio 2 show today, his colleagues and many others celebrated him reaching his half century!

Publication date: 26.04.2024

Preston chosen as the city for Radio 2 in the Park 2024

BBC Radio 2 is heading to the Lancashire city of Preston for this year’s Radio 2 in the Park event. The station will take over Moor Park on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September, as revealed this morning by Gaby Roslin on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show.

Publication date: 24.04.2024

Romesh Ranganathan’s mum records his first Radio 2 show to listen later

Romesh Ranganathan launched his brand-new BBC Radio 2 show on Saturday and is now waiting for a review from his mum, Shanthi.

Publication date: 21.04.2024

Mark Goodier returns to BBC Radio 2 as Pick of the Pops host

Mark Goodier is heading back to BBC Radio 2 as host of Pick of the Pops following the passing of Steve Wright. Mark has most recently been on Greatest Hits Radio but was replaced by Ken Bruce on the mid-morning show when Ken moved from Radio 2 just over a year ago.

Publication date: 15.04.2024

BBC Radio 2 celebrates 25 years of The Country Show with Bob Harris

Bob Harris began presenting BBC Radio 2's Country Show 25 years ago this week and last night there was a special edition of show to celebrate the anniversary.

Publication date: 12.04.2024