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Radio 1’s Live Lounge Month is returning for September

Lil Nas X, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes and Bring Me The Horizon are among those set to perform in BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge when it returns next month. Live Lounge Month kicks off on Monday 6 September as Radio 1’s new schedule comes into effect, with Rickie, Melvin and Charlie taking on the Live Lounge (Monday-Thursdays, 10.30am-1pm)...

Publication date: 24.08.2021

KISS announces big bank holiday weekend radio party

KISS is holding a long weekend party this upcoming Bank Holiday with the KISS Does Summer Weekend. Across KISS, KISS Fresh, and the KISS Kube app – listeners can hear non-stop party songs direct from summer festivals, house party anthems, and the Carnival celebration. Resident KISS DJ Majestic kicks things off on Friday at 7pm with exclusive festival sets from himself, Mark Knight and Hannah Wants from 51st State, and Gorgon City alongside Sonny Fodera..

Publication date: 24.08.2021

Shaun Keaveny to narrate comedy series on Absolute Radio

Broadcaster Shaun Keaveny is joining Absolute Radio to narrate the station’s first ever scripted comedy series – Rockanory. Shaun, who has been with BBC 6 Music for the last 14 years, announced back in June that he was leaving the station in September. Each story in Rockanory is based on an apocryphal Rock n’ Roll legend and will be split across the week into 5-minute episodes...

Publication date: 23.08.2021

Schedule shakeup at talkSPORT as Andy Goldstein joins Drive

Andy Goldstein is taking over as the lead presenter of talkSPORT Drive joining Darren Gough and Darren Bent. Meanwhile Adrian Durham takes over as talkSPORT’s main live football presenter across both Premier League and EFL coverage, as the station extends its coverage of all English clubs. In other changes, Darren Gough will join Thursday Breakfast alongside Alan Brazil and Ally McCoist. He will also...

Publication date: 23.08.2021

Singer Calum Scott to co-host on Viking FM Breakfast

Calum Scott is co-hosting Viking FM breakfast with Alex Duffy as he covers Ellie Brennan next week. The Hull-born singer says he’s very excited by the opportunity as he grew up listening to Viking FM and that Alex & Ellie are his favourite presenters. Calum found fame on Britain’s Got Talent in 2015 where he placed sixth. His single, a cover of ‘Dancing on My Own’ became Britain’s best-selling single of summer 2016...

Publication date: 20.08.2021

Cool Workout spin-off radio station launched by Cool FM

Cool FM is launching an online radio service for anyone taking part in this year’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon. “Cool Workout” will be running in conjunction with the event and is the first spinoff station to be launched by Cool FM in its 30-year history. David Tighe, Managing Director of Bauer Media/Cool FM said: “Our pop-up station brings a new dimension to our partnership with...

Publication date: 19.08.2021

Absolute Radio Live comedy night returns to The London Palladium

Frank Skinner will return to the London Palladium this November to host the next Absolute Radio Live. The comedy night will feature Dara Ó Briain, Joe Lycett, Judi Love, Angela Barnes, Phil Wang and Glenn Moore and raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust. Frank said “I can’t wait to get back on the stage at the London Palladium and host this brilliant live event. After the last year we could all do with a good laugh, and..."...

Publication date: 16.08.2021

Special guests planned for Nick Grimshaw’s final Radio 1 show

Nick Grimshaw is hosting his final show on BBC Radio 1 this week after 14 years at the station. The last afternoon programme, on Thursday from 2pm till 5.45pm, will be filled with Radio 1 memories and some very special goodbye messages. Nick first joined Radio 1 in 2007 and has hosted a variety of shows across the network including BBC Radio 1 Breakfast. In 2018 he took over the reins of Radio 1’s drivetime show...

Publication date: 11.08.2021

Radio services off-air after fire at a North Yorkshire transmitter site

Local and regional radio stations including Capital, Heart, TFM and BBC Radio Tees have lost their analogue FM services around North Yorkshire following a fire at the Bilsdale mast. National stations Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4 and Classic FM along with local DAB services on the MuxCo multiplexes are also suffering from reduced coverage in the area. Freeview services carried by the site are also off-air...

Publication date: 10.08.2021

Capital to host first Weekender event with live audience

Capital is hosting a rooftop party hosted by MistaJam and featuring Jodie Harsh, Billen Ted and 220 KID. The Capital Weekender Live with OREO is taking place on the August bank holiday for the first time with a live audience. Listeners will be able to win tickets to the exclusive live show by listening to Capital and Capital Dance. The show will also be streamed live on Global Player...

Publication date: 06.08.2021