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DJ and presenter Omah Howard to host Capital XTRA evening show

Capital XTRA has signed KISS DJ and presenter Omah Howard to host the Capital XTRA Evening Show. Omah will be on-air Monday to Thursdays from 7pm – 10pm, starting tonight, Monday 5th September. He’s been doing weekends at KISS recently, and was a previous...

Publication date: 05.09.2022

Capital Xtra gets new sonic audio identity from On The Sly

Capital Xtra has a new sonic identity from audio production company On The Sly. They’ve created a brand new sound for the national station with sung logos and production elements...

Publication date: 28.08.2022

Award winning DJ Robert Bruce named as new co-host for Capital XTRA Breakfast

The Capital XTRA Breakfast Show has a new line-up from this Monday as Robert Bruce joins Shayna Marie to co-host the show. Robert has been with Capital XTRA since 2017, working his way up through the ranks and earning praise from artists, the industry and listeners for his highly knowledgeable interviews...

Publication date: 06.08.2022

Tim Westwood steps down from CapitalXTRA radio show

Tim Westwood will not be presenting his Saturday night radio show at CapitalXTRA until further notice. He’s stepped down following claims of sexual assault from several women which he strongly denies. Global confirmed the news in a statement, saying: “Following the claims that have recently come to light, Tim Westwood has stepped down from his show until further notice.”...

Publication date: 27.04.2022

New programmes and presenters at Capital and Capital XTRA

A schedule refresh at Capital and Capital XTRA means new shows for Rio Fredrika, Jay London, Niall Gray, Chris Ros, Kamilla Rose & Kemi Rodgers plus Global Academy graduate Dynamic. Rio Fredrika, who hosts weekday breakfast on Capital Dance, will present a brand-new Saturday morning show across the Capital network from 9am – 12pm...

Publication date: 31.03.2022

Stuart Grant to raise money for Brain Tumour research

Former Global manager and KISS FM presenter Stuart Grant is preparing to take part in a fitness challenge to help fund Brain Tumour research. Stuart, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in January 2019, also previously ran Choice FM and Capital Xtra, and was managing editor at Heart Sussex and Surrey. He will be taking part in the Brain Tumour Research charity’s 10,000 Steps a Day in February Challenge...

Publication date: 25.01.2022

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...

Publication date: 04.01.2022

In photos: Global’s Make Some Noise raises over £2.7 million

Global’s Make Some Noise has raised over £2.7 million for small charities that help disadvantaged people across the UK after a day of on-air activities. All of its radio brands came together – Heart, Capital, Classic FM, Smooth, LBC, Radio X, Capital Dance, Capital XTRA and Gold – to raise funds and awareness for small charities in local communities across the UK, including food banks, mental health and domestic abuse helplines...

Publication date: 08.10.2021

DJ and broadcaster Teeshow joins Capital XTRA

DJ and broadcaster Teeshow is joining Capital XTRA to host a brand-new Friday night show. Teeshow is the host of Link Up TV’s ‘The Checkpoint’ and has toured with Hardy Caprio and Big Tobz as their official tour DJ. Capital XTRA’s brand new Friday night schedule will see Teeshow host 7pm – 9pm, before DJ Semtex plays rap and hip-hop from 9pm – 11pm, with Shayna Marie continuing the Friday night vibes from 11pm – 1am...

Publication date: 14.05.2021

Winners announced for the Global Awards 2021

The winners of The Global Awards 2021 have been revealed with Dua Lipa picking up three awards. Now in its fourth year, The Global Awards brings together Capital, Heart, Smooth, Classic FM, LBC, Radio X, Capital XTRA and Gold, to honour the stars of music, news and entertainment. However, this year the LBC Award, previously won by Steve Allen, has been removed as a category, along the Best Podcast. The awards ceremony was unable to take place this year...

Publication date: 03.05.2021