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BBC Radio 1Xtra

Xtra Hip Hop Xtra RnB
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Facts and stats

BBC Radio 1Xtra is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom from the BBC specialising in urban music. Launched at 18:00 on 16 August 2002, it had been codenamed Network X during the consulation period and is the sister station to BBC Radio 1.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK
FormatDance/Urban
Most playedKodak Black feat. Travis Scott & Offset, Flipp Dinero, Cardi BRadiomonitor
Audience figures1,036,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2018
Launched16 August 2002
OwnerBBC
Former namesBBC 1Xtra

Contact BBC Radio 1Xtra

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place
London
W1A 1AA
Telephone:
reception
+44 20 8743 8000
Telephone:
studio
+44 870 412 1111
Official website
Wikipedia
YouTube
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@bbc.co.uk

Social media

Twitter@1Xtra (565,439 followers) compare
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Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (120,689 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Radio 1Xtra (748,305 likes) compare
Instagrambbc1xtra (196,703 followers) compare
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Latest news stories

Kenny Allstar announced as new host of 1Xtra Friday night show
BBC Media Centre - published 19 September 2018, 6.16am edt
Popcaan, Stefflon Don and Kojo Funds added to the 1Xtra Live line-up
BBC Media Centre - published 16 August 2018, 6.43am edt
1Xtra appoints DJ Target and Sarah Beaumont as joint music leads
BBC Media Centre - published 25 June 2018, 6.24am edt
BBC Radio 1Xtra goes to Ibiza
BBC Media Centre - published 7 June 2018, 3.10pm edt

People

Aaron Ross Presenter
Anthea Lee Presenter
Ben Cooper Programme Manager/Controller
Benji B Presenter
Chris Read Presenter
Devin Griffin Presenter
Diggy Dan Darkness Presenter
DJ Edu Presenter
DJ Flight Presenter
DJ Friction Presenter
DJ Bailey Presenter
DJ Diggz Presenter
DJ Cameo Presenter
DJ Fritz Presenter
DJ Fonti Presenter
DJ Markie Mark Presenter
Felix Da Fireman Presenter
G Child Presenter
G Money Presenter
Gemma G Presenter
J Da Flex Presenter
Jason Mitchell Presenter
Kinky D Presenter
L Double Presenter
Letitia SD Presenter
Louisa Compton Editor
Lyare Igiehon Presenter
Machel Montano Presenter
Mark Lockett Assistant Producer
Markey Blenda Presenter
Mike Anthony (1) Presenter
Reggie Yates Presenter
Ricardo Vidale Presenter
Richie Vibe Vee Presenter
Robbo Ranx Presenter
Rodney P Presenter
Ronnie Herel Presenter
Seani B Presenter
Terror Danjah Presenter
The Basement Presenter
Treble T Presenter
Twin B Presenter
Viper G Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
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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