Radio 1

Gemma Collins Becomes An Internet Sensation All Over Again After Falling Down A Hole On Stage

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.10.2017 | UK Entertainment

Gemma Collins proved that whatever Madonna can do, she can do better, as she suffered the mother of falls live on stage. The Queen of Memays fell dow...

Adele Roberts Reveals How Prince William Values Radio 1 As It Celebrates 50th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Entertainment

Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts has revealed how Prince William once got in touch with the station to tell them how much he valued it. The station celebrate...

Happy Birthday To My Number One

Adele Roberts | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Adele Roberts

I can't imagine a time without Radio One. I've been a listener for as long as I can remember. It's always been number one in our house. Always the station of choice in my Mum & Dad's car, and always on preset button '1' of every radio we had in the house. My home was always alive with music and Radio One was my favourite DJ.

Reggie Yates Recalls The Time He Accidentally Turned The Air Blue On Radio 1

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Entertainment

Reggie Yates has opened up about one of his most embarrassing on-air moments, after he became a little too “relaxed” while presenting BBC’s Radi...

The BBC Has Got A Plan To Cure Your Glastonbury Blues In 2018

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

With no Glastonbury next year, the BBC has come to the rescue of upset revellers, with the announcement of a new festival. The corporation has reveale...

Nick Grimshaw Revealed As BBC Radio 1's Top Earning Presenter

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

Nick Grimshaw has been named as Radio 1’s top-earning presenter in a new report, which lists the wages of all of the BBC stars earning more than £1...

Radio 1 Left Apologising After Perrie Edwards Swears Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Radio 1’s Matt Edmondson was left apologising on Sunday (28 May), when Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards swore live on air. The station was broadcastin...

Nick Grimshaw Might Want To Avoid Seeing The Latest Radio 1 Listening Figures

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

We’ve got some bad news for Nick Grimshaw, as listening figures for his Radio 1 Breakfast Show have dropped to all-time low. Newly-revealed numbers...

BBC Apologises After Orlando Bloom Uses The Word ‘Pikey’ During Radio 1 Interview

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

The BBC have issued an apology after Orlando Bloom repeatedly used the word ‘pikey’ during a Radio 1 interview. The 40-year-old actor used the wor...

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Just Completely Gatecrashed Radio 1

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

If you tuned into BBC Radio 1 on Friday (21 April), you may have noticed there was a change to the usual line-up, after none other than the Duke and D...

Harry Styles Is Trying To Make Sprouts Happen And People Aren't Feeling It

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Harry Styles has shared his love of sprouts and it’s gone down like a lead balloon among the anti-cruciferous crowd. The singer released his debut ...

Scott Mills' Radio Show Faces Ofcom Investigation Over 'Essex Girls' Jokes

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom has confirmed that it will be investigating Scott Mills’s Radio 1 show, following a string of jokes about “Essex girls” which aired last m...

Here's How You Could Bag Tickets To This Year's Radio 1 Big Weekend

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Ticket details for this year’s Radio 1 Big Weekend have been revealed, ahead of the festival in May. Following the announcement earlier this month t...

That Nervousness Is There - But I've Never Been More Excited About A New Job

Nihal Arthanayake | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Nihal Arthanayake

I am so excited about my new job co-hosting Afternoon Edition alongside Sarah Brett on BBC Radio 5 live and so happy that the Controller of 5 live Jonathan Wall has given me an opportunity of a lifetime. This is mainstream broadcasting. The guests are household names, the issues go beyond the Asian community while being relevant to them too. The chance to have the conversations I used to have but on a bigger platform, and many new debates as well.

Specialist Music Is Our Lifeblood, Because They Are the Songs and Artists of the Future

Rhys Hughes | Posted 06.08.2017 | UK
Rhys Hughes

With nearly 70 hours of specialist programming on Radio 1 a week, around 200 sessions a year and our work with BBC Introducing at many UK festivals, Radio 1 and 1Xtra are plugged in to the artists that are bubbling away under the mainstream. Specialist music is our life blood because they are the songs and artists of the future.

BBC Newsbeat Site Closure Prompts Outrage From Commentators

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The BBC is to close the website and app of Radio 1 Newsbeat as part of changes to the corporation's strategy, it has been announced. While Newsbeat's ...

Government Burns Radio 1 Over Mainstream Music Choices

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

BBC Radio 1 is too mainstream and should ditch pop music in favour of less well known artists, the government said on Thursday. The radio station is l...

Big Weekend Ticket Sale Leaves Hundreds Empty Handed

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Tickets for BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend have sold out just over an hour after going on sale. Some 50,000 passes for the two-day spectacular went on sale...

Radio 1 DJ Reveals Trauma Of Losing A Parent Coincided With Her Big Break

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education

BBC Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo has spoken about the death her father in an emotional documentary on the turmoil and chaos of losing a parent. The 'Live Lou...

Zayn Set For Number One Spot, Despite Another Last-Minute Cancellation

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Zayn Malik looks set to nab the number one spot in Friday’s official singles chart, despite the fact he’s bailed on another appearance to promote ...

Grimmy And Anton's 'X Factor' Row Continues

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Anton Stephans and Nick Grimshaw’s war of words is showing no signs of going away, following the aspiring singer's elimination from ‘The X Factor...

When Dad Becomes Your Best Mate

Greg James | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Greg James

When you get your 'dream job' you never think of the sh*t bits of it. I won't list them here, but I do list them to my dad regularly. And that is incredibly helpful. He has become so much more than the bloke I went down the park to play cricket with as a kid. He has become my closest confidant. He knows everything. 've told him everything. Whether it be a relationship that I've messed up, someone I'm jealous of, a bad show I've done, a person I've accidentally killed... (just checking you're still paying attention)... I tell him everything is my point. And that is a wonderful feeling. And I'd be lost without it.

Radio's New Lease of Life in 2015

Ben Cooper | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Ben Cooper

In the run up to Christmas we will see more questions asked of the BBC and there will be plenty more speculation about the future broadcasting landscape of the UK. However, one thing is certain this year - radio remains vital in people's lives. Radio showed everyone that it is still the place in the media that is busy with innovation, has famous names people want to talk about and stations that millions of listeners are passionate about.

Moyles And Grimmy Poised For Breakfast Show Battle Again

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Chris Moyles is to stage a sensational return to breakfast radio, as he goes head-to-head with his Radio 1 replacement Nick Grimshaw. The former R...

Daniel Welsh

WISE WORDS: Scott Mills Talks Tackling Anxiety And 'Strictly' Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Welsh | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills is the latest star to get the WISE WORDS treatment, where we ask a range of people from all across the entertainment indust...