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Global to stream Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball live on TikTok

TikTok and Global have agreed on a new partnership to livestream Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball with Barclaycard. The deal means TikTok users will be able to watch the Christmas event for the first time on the platform and in multiple territories. The line-up includes a European exclusive with Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran and Lil Nas X, who took Old Town Road from TikTok to the top of the charts...

Publication date: 09.12.2021

Overnight changes as Chris Martin promoted at Absolute Radio

Chris Martin has been promoted to the role of Executive Music Producer at Absolute Radio meaning an end to his overnight show. Chris, who previously led programming on Absolute Classic Rock will now add Absolute 80s to his responsibilities. As a result, Dan Noble will move to take on the 1-6am weekday slot, with Sophie K taking on the late-night weekend ‘Through the Decades’ show on Fridays and Saturdays from 10pm...

Publication date: 06.12.2021

Broadcasting duo Raj & Pablo join Sunrise Radio schedule

Sunrise Radio has added a new show by Bollywood duo Raj Dhanda and Pablo Sat-Bhambra to its schedule. The double act will be starting their new show live every Sunday from 12th December at 4pm. The station says: “Expect all the biggest Bollywood names, gossip and star interviews plus fresh new magic, full of fun and frolics that only this duo can pull off!"...

Publication date: 06.12.2021

Two Bauer stations switch to 100% Christmas music

Magic in the UK and Downtown Radio in Northern Ireland have both dropped their usual playlists and flipped to 100% Christmas music. In London, Magic breakfast presenters Ronan and Harriet kick-started the festive tunes on November 26th, whilst in Ireland, Downtown changed format on December 1st with the help of Leona Lewis...

Publication date: 02.12.2021

talkSPORT to mark 100 year anniversary of the ban of women’s football

talkSPORT is marking the 100 year anniversary of when the FA banned women’s football on December 5th. Women’s football was huge during World War One, drawing large crowds, with men away fighting on the front. On 5 December, 1921 the FA called on clubs belonging to the associations to refuse the use of their grounds for women’s football matches, citing strong opinions about football’s unsuitability for females...

Publication date: 30.11.2021

Two radio personalities to be contestants in Strictly Christmas special

All six celebrities for the Strictly Christmas special 2021 have been announced and among them are two radio presenters. Strictly Come Dancing returns to the Ballroom for an all-star Christmas special as six brand new celebrity contestants take to the floor in a bid to be crowned Christmas Champion 2021. Each of the six couples will perform a Christmas inspired routine with the hope of impressing the judges...

Publication date: 27.11.2021

Bauer ends separate Hits at Breakfast shows on Free Radio

Free Radio’s two breakfast shows across the West Midlands are to become one next week as Dan Morrissey leaves the network. Dan currently hosts breakfast across Free Radio Birmingham and Shropshire & Black Country (previously BRMB & Beacon) and has been with the station for 15 years. He’ll continue to host shows on Magic...

Publication date: 23.11.2021

talkSPORT to broadcast India versus New Zealand Test series

talkSPORT is expanding its international cricket coverage to exclusively air India’s Test series against New Zealand. The two Test series starts on Thursday November 25 and is the first time the two sides have met in the format since The ICC World Test Championship final at Southampton in June, with all coverage on talkSPORT 2...

Publication date: 22.11.2021

Andrew Marr joins LBC and Classic FM in exclusive deal

Broadcaster and journalist Andrew Marr is leaving the BBC and has signed an exclusive deal which will see him present brand-new programmes on LBC and Classic FM next year. Marr will host a brand new, opinion-led programme, broadcast on LBC and fully visualized on Global Player where he will give his view on the biggest issues of the moment, along with agenda-setting guests...

Publication date: 19.11.2021

Radio 1 and Radio 2 work together on BBC Children in Need single

BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 are joining forces to work with Niall Horan and Anne-Marie to create the BBC Children in Need single this year. The charity single, Everywhere by Fleetwood Mac, is available for pre-order now, will be released by Atlantic Records on the day of the charity’s fundraising spectacular, Friday 19 November...

Publication date: 16.11.2021