BBC Radio 1

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BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day.Wikipedia

Editorial area:UK
FormatTop 40
Most played songs:Rudimental feat. James Arthur, Calvin Harris feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean, Jax Jones feat. Demi Lovato & Stefflon DonRadiomonitor
Audience figures9,586,000 listeners per weekRAJAR June 2017
Launched:30 September 1967
Former names1FM

Contact BBC Radio 1

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place
+44 20 8743 8000
+44 370 010 0100
Official website

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Latest news stories

Watch: BBC Radio 1's new head of music talks about streaming services - published 27 January 2016, 7.22pm est
#RAJAR - BBC Radio 1 releases digital engagement figures - published 28 October 2015, 8.01pm edt
Listen: early website mention from 20 years ago - published 11 June 2015, 7.53am edt


Abbie McCarthy Assistant Producer
Adele Roberts Presenter
Aled Haydn-Jones Presenter
Aled Haydn Jones Producer, Breakfast Show
Alice Levine Presenter
Annie Nightingale Presenter
Annie Mac Presenter
Ben Cooper Programme Manager/Controller
Brett Spencer Head of Digital
Ceallach Spellman Presenter
Chris Goldfinger Presenter
Chris Price Head of Music
Clara Amfo Presenter
Dan Howell Presenter
Dan Hudson Assistant Producer
Daniel P Carter Presenter
DJ Tayo Presenter
DJ Plasticman Presenter
Emlyn Dodd Producer, Drivetime
Georgina Bowman Presenter
Gilles Peterson Presenter
Greg James Presenter
Huw Stephens Presenter
Imran Ahmed Presenter
Jacob Rickard Producer
Jo Whiley Presenter
Judge Jules Presenter
Louisa Compton Editor
Mark Hamilton Presenter
Mark Lockett Assistant Producer
Matt Fincham Producer
Matt Edmondson Presenter
Matt Fisher Producer
Mike Davies Presenter
Nan Davies Producer
Nick Grimshaw Presenter
Pete Tong Presenter
Phil Stocker Producer
Phil Taggart Presenter
Phil Lester Presenter
Rachel Jones Producer, Breakfast Show
Reggie Yates Presenter
Rob Da Bank Presenter
Scott Mills Presenter
Steve Lamacq Presenter
Trevor Nelson Presenter
Vic Galloway Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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