BBC Radio 6 Music

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Facts and stats

BBC Radio 6 Music is one of the BBC's digital radio stations. It was known officially as BBC 6 Music from its launch on 11 March 2002 until April 2011. 6 Music was the first national music radio station to be launched by the BBC in 32 years.Wikipedia

Audience figures2,235,000 listeners per weekRAJAR June 2017
Launched11 March 2002

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Postal addressWogan House
99 Great Portland Street
Official website

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Latest news stories

BBC Radio 6 Music Live At Maida Vale returns for a sixth time
RadioAssistant Europe - published 5 September 2017, 12.04am edt
Radio 3 gets into the Glastonbury coverage
RadioToday - published 5 June 2017, 9.26am edt
BBC Radio 6 Music breaks record reach as digital listening soars
BBC Media Centre - published 17 May 2017, 7.01pm edt
BBC Music Day to highlight the power of music
RadioToday - published 12 May 2017, 5.10am edt


Abbie McCarthy Assistant Producer
Al Booth Editor of Specialist Music
Bob Shennan Controller
Brett Spencer Head of Digital
Jeff Smith Head of Music
Lauren Laverne Presenter
Nemone Metaxas 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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