Latest news about Greatest Hits Radio

Firsthand news about Greatest Hits Radio. Here are the most important news about the radio. By the filter panel above the news list, You can narrow your search with the news title, the introductory text content, and the upload date. Besides that, You can sort the news by title, and date. The list shows the latest news by default. If You have any question, please contact us on the Contact page!

Filter

Greatest Hits Radio reveals line-up for Rewind 2022 as it partners with the music festival

The line-up for the Rewind Festival 2022 was revealed on Greatest Hits Radio earlier, as the station is official broadcast partner of the event this year. The world’s first and biggest 80s music festival, Rewind, takes place across three UK sites in July and August, offering a weekend filled with musical legends, themed venues and pop-up entertainment for all ages...

Publication date: 26.01.2022

Jackie Brambles joins Greatest Hits Radio to host evenings

Former BBC Radio 1 presenter Jackie Brambles is joining Greatest Hits Radio to host the weekday evening show. She’ll replace Darren Proctor who is leaving to explore new opportunities. Simon Mayo announced the news of Jackie joining on his Drive show today (Thursday) saying “Jackie is a top radio presenter and I’m delighted we’ll be reunited at Greatest Hits Radio. At Radio 1 she was always a delight to work with...

Publication date: 16.12.2021

Elton John special to air on Greatest Hits Radio and Hits Radio simultaneously

Greatest Hits Radio and Hits Radio will unite to collaborate on a special one-off Elton John programme that will be broadcast simultaneously across the stations this week. Coinciding with the release of his much-anticipated new album ‘The Lockdown Sessions’, fans will be able to hear Elton John in conversation with Fleur East this Wednesday 27 October at 7pm...

Publication date: 25.10.2021

Nile Rodgers speaks about his career on Greatest Hits Radio

Legendary musician Nile Rodgers joins Des Paul on Greatest Hits Radio this evening (Wednesday 6 October) for Back To My Roots – a new documentary series exploring the influence of black music artists on the greatest hits of the last 50 years. Going back to the roots of black music, the series explores just how powerful it is while asking if it has changed the way we look at the world today...

Publication date: 06.10.2021

Martin Kemp to host Friday nights on Greatest Hits Radio

Martin Kemp is getting a weekly show on Greatest Hits Radio following his London Calling series on the network. The Mix Tape with Martin Kemp will include two hours of hand-picked weekend songs from the 70s 80s and 90s, along with listener requests. Speaking about the new show Martin said “I’ve had so much fun being part of the Greatest Hits Radio gang this month, so I’m thrilled to be staying on to launch this new show...

Publication date: 02.07.2021

MBE for Simon Mayo in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Simon Mayo has been awarded an MBE for services to radio broadcasting in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021. The list demonstrates the extraordinary efforts made by individuals in all four nations of the United Kingdom during the pandemic. Also being recognised is Beverley Humphreys from BBC Radio Wales for her services to Community Cohesion and Broadcasting, Mark Robinson, founder of Prison Radio, for services to...

Publication date: 11.06.2021

Martin Kemp signs up for Greatest Hits Radio series

Greatest Hits Radio has signed up Martin Kemp to present a series exploring the music culture and musical significance London has on the greatest hits of the 70s, 80s and 90s. Starting this Wednesday 9th June at 7pm and running for four weeks, ‘London Calling’ will see Londoner and 80s pop icon Martin look at the contribution London has made to the greatest hits of all time, while celebrating the musicians who made the city their home, and the music they’ve created...

Publication date: 07.06.2021

Jackie Brambles to host Greatest Hits Radio series

The latest Audio Content Fund includes funding a four-part series called Greatest Brits with Jackie Brambles for Greatest Hits Radio. The former BBC Radio 1 host and current BBC Radio Scotland presenter will celebrate 80s and 90s British female artists in the run-up to the 2021 BRIT Awards. It’s one of many projects awarded money in the latest round, bringing the total to £1.7m in the past year. The projects will broadcast across more than 120 different radio stations and will be produced by 19 different independent production companies...

Publication date: 16.03.2021

Simon Mayo returns to Drivetime radio with GHR

Greatest Hits Radio’s new networked Drivetime show with Simon Mayo launched on Monday with Gary Barlow, Marti Pellow, Midge Ure, Tony Hadley and many more artists wishing him well. Kicking off the programme with Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born To Run’, Simon welcomed in listeners both new and old. The show is broadcast from London across the Greatest Hits Radio network in England and Wales, and features split ads/jingles, regional news and local travel news for each licence the show is broadcast on. Simon also has new sung jingles to use on the show, which are produced with VO mentions for local areas...

Publication date: 15.03.2021

Schedule changes for Virgin Anthems, Chilled and Groove

Virgin Radio Anthems, Virgin Radio Chilled and Virgin Radio Groove are having some changes made to their schedules next month. Jez Welham, Sean Goldsmith and Matt Brown join the team whilst Chris Brooks, Rich Williams and Dave Kelly take over new slots. Sean Goldsmith joins from Bauer’s Greatest Hits Radio and will join Virgin Radio Chilled to present weekday evenings from 6pm. Children’s author Matt Brown, who previously worked for Capital, Heart and Magic, will present Virgin Radio Chilled’s weekends from 2pm- 6pm. Former KISS FM and Capital XTRA presenter Jez Welham (in the photo above) will join Virgin Radio Groove to present on Saturday and Sunday from 2pm – 6pm...

Publication date: 24.02.2021