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 figures2,487,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2019
Launched11 March 2002

Contact BBC Radio 6 Music

Postal addressWogan House
99 Great Portland Street
Official website

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Latest news stories

Audience stable pour les radios de la BBC
La Lettre.Pro Radio - published 10 February 2020, 8.25am est
BBC Radio 6 Music announce more By Day events at the 6 Music Festival
BBC Media Centre - published 3 February 2020, 5.00am est
Tony Blackburn and Ricky Wilson launch a Podcast
RadioToday - published 21 January 2020, 5.51pm est
Line-up and venues for BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2020 announced
BBC Media Centre - published 21 January 2020, 6.00am est
BBC Radio 6 Music’s Homecoming Tour with Steve Lamacq at Independent Venue Week
BBC Media Centre - published 7 January 2020, 12.30pm 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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