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 figures2,430,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2017
Launched11 March 2002

Contact BBC Radio 6 Music

Postal addressWogan House
99 Great Portland Street
Official website

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Latest news stories

Two new musical series for BBC Radio 6 Music
RadioToday - published 6 November 2017, 4.38am est
Star names, punk podcasts and T-Shirt Day coming to 6 Music this autumn
BBC Media Centre - published 3 November 2017, 6.45am edt
Record BBC Radio 6 Music listeners and increased BBC digital radio audiences
RadioAssistant Europe - published 26 October 2017, 12.55am edt
Comedian and radio presenter Sean Hughes dies
RadioToday IE - published 16 October 2017, 8.57am edt
Former BBC Radio presenter Sean Hughes dies
RadioToday - published 16 October 2017, 8.55am 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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