BBC Radio 6 Music

British radio stations

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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 figures2,295,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2018
Launched11 March 2002

Contact BBC Radio 6 Music

Postal addressWogan House
99 Great Portland Street
Official website

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Latest news stories

6 Music’s Lauren Laverne named Radio Broadcaster of the Year
RadioToday - published 15 March 2019, 8.18am edt
BBC Radio 6 Music Festival chooses Liverpool
RadioToday - published 26 February 2019, 4.57am est
BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2019 is coming to Liverpool,
BBC Media Centre - published 26 February 2019, 4.11am est
Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2019 nominations
RadioToday - published 21 February 2019, 8.50am est
Actor Cillian Murphy to host shows on BBC Radio 6 Music
RadioToday - published 15 February 2019, 4.03am est


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

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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