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Radio 1’s Big Weekend is back after a three-year hiatus – and this year’s festival didn’t disappoint.
Harry Styles announced to headline Sunday night at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2022. The One Directioner was a late addition to the return of Radio 1’s flagship live music event - which will see some of the biggest acts on the planet take to the stage including Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX, KSI, Calvin Harris, and Anne-Marie. Pa Salieu and Rina Sawayama will also join the star-studded line-up. The announcement comes as Capital also announced that Styles will be performing at their Summertime Ball. As
Radio 1's Big Weekend is returning after a two-year hiatus, and Ed Sheeran, Anne-Marie, Calvin Harris, Sigrid and Lorde will be performing. Radio 1’s flagship live music event will host over 80,000 Radio 1 fans in Coventry's War Memorial Park between 27-29 May. This year's line-up has a particular focus on solo artists from Britain, with only a few acts performing from outside the country. Further line-up announcements are expected nearer the time. The line-up as it stands: Friday Fu
Radio 1's 2021 Lolathon has raised more than half a million pounds for Comic Relief.
Radio 1 DJ Jordan North is to appear in this year's series of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! The new series, hosted by Ant and Dec, will take place at Gwrych Castle in Wales rather than the usual location in the Australian jungle, due to coronavirus restrictions. Also confirmed for the line-up are former Strictly Come Dancing professional AJ Pritchard, broadcaster Vernon Kay and Paralympian Hollie Arnold, as well as runner Mo Farah, news presenter Victoria Derbyshire, Eastenders' Shan
Huw Stephens has left Radio 1 after 15 years, with Phil Taggart departing after a decade. Taggart and Stephens have been voices of Radio 1's specialist shows, with Edwards taking a brief stint on weekends too. Both are expected to take on new radio projects with Stephens continuing his presenting on 6 Music and Radio Cymru, and Taggart planning a new venture for his love of chilled music. Announcing his departure, Stephens commented: “Thanks Radio 1 for letting me be a part of your stor
Radio 1 Breakfast has ended its three-day weekend experiment with Greg James presenting five days a week from January 2021. Adele Roberts will present Saturday and Sundays, with Arielle Free gaining the early breakfast slot on Monday to Thursday. Matt and Mollie, current weekend breakfast presenters, will return to weekend afternoons to fill the slot left by Dev's departure. Radio 1 has announced early breakfast on Friday will be given to new talent, with Joel Mitchell, Mollie Finn and
Weekend Radio 1 presenter Dev has announced he's leaving Radio 1 after seven years at the station.
Radio 1's Mistajam has announced his departure from Radio 1, as well as 1Xtra. The presenter will play his last Dance Anthems show on Saturday evening after 15 years at the BBC. Mistajam has already presented his last drivetime 1Xtra show, with Reece Parkinson set to replace the broadcaster. Charlie Hedges will present his Dance Anthems show on Radio 1. https://www.instagram.com/p/CFe46rVAJvO/ Writing on Instagram, Mistajam said: “After 15 amazing years at the BBC, I feel the time
The new boss of the BBC has defended an increase in salary for its stars, despite the corporation having to make cuts.
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