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BBC Radio 6 Music reveals its Artists of the Year 2023

Lauren Laverne revealed the BBC Radio 6 Music Artists of the Year 2023 on her Breakfast Show this morning.

Publication date: 06.11.2023

Multiple BBC radio programme commissions available following Somethin’ Else handback

According to, talks are ongoing over concerns about diminishing commercial returns on making the shows.

Publication date: 09.10.2023

Johnny Marr named as latest 6 Music Artist in Residence

Legendary guitarist and songwriter Johnny Marr is joining BBC Radio 6 Music as Artist in Residence.

Publication date: 12.09.2023

6 Music schedule changes see Cillian Murphy’s Limited Edition return

Cillian Murphy’s Limited Edition is returning to 6 Music for a new 10-part series as part of weekend schedule changes.

Publication date: 01.09.2023

Huw Stephens to replace Steve Lamacq at Teatime on BBC Radio 6 Music

Steve Lamacq is stepping down from his daily show at BBC Radio 6 Music as Huw Stephens gets ready to take over the Teatime show four days a week from Cardiff.

Publication date: 01.09.2023

BBC Radio 6 Music to air northern soul all-nighter

BBC Radio 6 Music is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wigan Casino with a night of programming dedicated to Northern Soul.

Publication date: 21.08.2023

Steve Lamacq and Jo Whiley reunite celebrating 30 years since Britpop

In the 1990s, Steve Lamacq and Jo Whiley hosted one of the most influential music programmes of the era - Radio 1's Evening Session...

Publication date: 27.07.2023

1Xtra, 6 Music and Radio 2 to celebrate 50 years of hip hop

BBC Hip Hop 50 is a celebration of 50 years of hip hop on BBC Radio, Sounds and iPlayer across the month of August. 1Xtra, BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio 2 will take part in the 50th anniversary celebrations...

Publication date: 26.07.2023

BBC Radio 6 Music returns to All Points East Festival

Mary Anne Hobbs announced on-air earlier the line-up for the 6 Music stage, which is returning to All Points East Festival this year. It takes place in Victoria Park, London from Friday 18 – Saturday 19 August, and Friday 25 August – Bank Holiday Monday 28 August...

Publication date: 06.07.2023

Jayne Middlemiss to host weekday afternoons on Virgin Radio

Radio and TV presenter, Jayne Middlemiss is the new host of weekday afternoons on Virgin Radio. Jayne began her career presenting music TV shows such as Top of the Pops and has previously presented on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 6 Music. She has also won both Celebrity Masterchef and Celebrity Love Island...

Publication date: 21.10.2022