Broadcasts were on 1215 kHz AM (247 metres), using a network of transmitters which had carried the Light Programme. [15] His role, according to Andrew Harrison, the chief executive of RadioCentre, was "to identify both areas of best practice and possible savings. Wales's show was hosted by Jen Long between January 2011 until May 2012. They used to broadcast from two main studios in the basement; Y2 and Y3 (there is also a smaller studio, YP1, used mainly for production). Several of these Sundays were held in large city-centre parks. Many DJs either ousted by Bannister or who left during his tenure (such as Johnnie Walker, Bob Harris and Steve Wright) have joined Radio 2 which has now overtaken Radio 1 as the UK's most popular radio station, using a style that Radio 1 had until the early 1990s.

They offer a variety of programs, news and music in a wide range of styles and trends.

Radio 1's Residency also expanded with Skream joining the rotational line-up on Thursday nights (10 pm – 1 am). Huw Stephens's show pushed to 11pm-1am. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. In September 2012, Nick Grimshaw replaced Chris Moyles as host of "Radio 1's Breakfast Show". The touring summer live broadcasts called the Radio 1 Roadshow – usually as part of the BBC 'Radio Weeks' promotions that took Radio 1, 2 and 4 shows on the road – drew some of the largest crowds of the decade. In 1985, Radio 1 moved across the road from Broadcasting House to Egton House. Katie Thistleton joined Cel Spellman on Sunday evenings, namely 'Life Hacks' (4-6pm) which features content from the Radio 1 Surgery, and Most Played (6-7pm). Most recently, these shows were under the BBC Introducing brand. Although originally launched as a youth station, by the early 1990s, its loyal listeners (and DJs) had aged with the station over its 25-year history. [55] Previously Bethan Elfyn occupied the slot, who had at one time hosted alongside Huw Stephens,[56] until Stephens left to join the national network, although he still broadcasts a show for Wales – a Welsh-language music show on BBC Radio Cymru on Thursday evenings. Despite this, it gained massive audiences, becoming the most listened-to station in the world with audiences of over 10 million claimed for some of its shows (up to 20 million for some of the combined Radio 1 and Radio 2 shows). Dance music has been a permanent feature on Radio 1 since with club DJs such as Judge Jules, Danny Rampling and Seb Fontaine all having shows as well as Radio 1 hosting an annual weekend in Ibiza.

And, good morning everyone. In his last few months as controller, Johnny Beerling commissioned a handful of new shows that in some ways set the tone for what was to come under Matthew Bannister. In 2000, Zoe Ball was replaced in the mornings by close friend and fellow ladette Sara Cox, but, despite heavy promotion, listening figures for the breakfast show continued to fall. It would primarily play all kinds of songs from the Dance genre. BBC Radio 1 can be heard on cable in the Netherlands at 105.10 FM. The very fact that it was part of an "establishment" institution such as the BBC was a turn-off for some, and needle time restrictions prevented it from playing as many records as offshore stations had.

Charlie was nominated for best specialist music show at the ARIAS – a category he lost out on to Soundtracking with Edith Bowman and prompting him to appear on stage during her acceptance. Firstly, Radio 1. [70], In 1994, Radio 1 broadcast a radio adaptation of the Batman comic book storyline Knightfall, as part of the Marc Goodier show, featuring Michael Gough recreating his movie role as Alfred. He was hosting The 8th and The Rap Show at that point. Monday was mainly pop-funkrock-oriented, Tuesday was R&B and hip-hop, Thursdays and Fridays were primarily dance, with specialist R&B and reggae shows. In 2010 the event was renamed 'BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards', and includes awards given to celebrities and particularly inspirational young people. Now hosted at Wembley Arena, the event has included guests such as One Direction, Tinie Tempah, Fall Out Boy and Jessie J. Radio 1 provides alternative programming on some Bank Holidays. [53], On 19 August 2014, SiriusXM again stopped carrying BBC Radio 1 programming with no advanced notice. At the end of the year, Nicky Campbell, Mark Goodier, and Liz Kershaw all join and Janice Long leaves. Simon Mayo joins the station in 1986, whilst Smith rejoins to replace Read on the breakfast show. They were replaced by Zoe Ball and Kevin Greening eight months later in October 1997, with Greening moving on and leaving Ball as solo presenter. Under this name, it visited Derry in Northern Ireland, as part of the Music Lives campaign, and Perry Park in Birmingham. The 2017 event took place on 22 October and was hosted by Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora. This saw Maya Jama and Jordan North join BBC Radio 1 to present the Radio 1's Greatest Hits, which would be on Saturday and Sunday respectively. 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[30], In October 2018, Charlie Sloth announced that he was leaving Radio 1 and 1Xtra after serving the station for nearly 10 years. Studio sessions (recordings of about four tracks made in a single day), also supplemented the live music content, many of them finding their way to commercially available LPs and CDs. This made the station stand out from other top 40 stations, both in the UK and across the world. From January 2011 until June 2012, Scotland's show was presented by Ally McCrae. [6] Most were of comparatively low power, at less than 50 kilowatts, leading to patchy coverage of the country. After passing the £2,000,000 mark, Cotton appeared on the studio webcam in a stripy monochrome swimsuit. Bannister took the reins fully in October 1993. Toddla T was also announced to be leaving the show after 11 years. The station also broadcasts documentaries and interviews. In March 2020, The Radio 1 Breakfast Show started later at 7 am to 11 am. In 2003, the event changed again and was rebranded One Big Weekend, with each event occurring biannually and covering two days. This means that Nick Grimshaw, Clara Amfo and Greg James would host four days in a week. On 23 November 1978, the station was moved to 1053 kHz and 1089 kHz (275 and 285 m), but did not begin broadcasting on its own FM frequencies until late 1987. [24], In February 2018, the first major schedule change of the year happened on the weekend. [72], The Radio 1 Roadshow, which usually involved Radio 1 DJs and pop stars travelling around popular UK seaside destinations, began in 1973,[73] hosted by Alan Freeman in Newquay, Cornwall, with the final one held at Heaton Park, Manchester in 1999. BBC Radio 1 Dance Anthems now started from 3 pm with 2 hours Classic Anthems and it would end at 7 pm. At midnight on 9 August 2011, Sirius XM ceased carrying BBC Radio 1 programming with no prior warning. From 1999 until 2012, Radio 1 split the home nations for localised programming in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, to allow the broadcast of a showcase programme for regional talent. Gary Davies and Janice Long also join, hosting Saturday night late and evening shows respectively. Adele Roberts also joined the weekday schedule line-up, hosting the Early Breakfast show. BBC Radio 1 is a British national radio station owned and operated by the BBC, specialising in modern popular music and current chart hits throughout the day. Tony Blackburn recreated the first ever Radio 1 broadcast on Radio 2,[65] simulcast on pop-up station Radio 1 Vintage,[66] followed by The Radio 1 Breakfast Show celebration, tricast on Radio 1, Radio 2 and Radio 1 Vintage, presented by Tony Blackburn and Nick Grimshaw, featuring former presenters as guests Simon Mayo, Sara Cox and Mike Read.[67]. Matt Edmondson would replace Alice Levine's original slot in the afternoon and joined by a different guest co-presenter each week. In 2013, Radio 1's Big Weekend returned to Derry as part of the City of Culture 2013 celebrations. Sports, music, news and podcasts. [58] In June 2012, the regional shows ended and were replaced by a single BBC Introducing show presented by Jen Long and Ally McCrae.[59]. Radio 1's medium wave frequencies were reallocated to Independent National Radio.