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BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 - Across the UK

The 1 For New Music & Entertainment

About BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 is a publicly-owned radio station from the BBC, which plays music and features for audiences of ages between 15 and 29. With this in mind, the content on this station is very diverse, from pop, dance and R&B through the day, to Drum & Bass, Grime and Metal / Rock in the evenings and the early hours.

The day on Radio 1 starts at 5.00am, which is the Early Breakfast Show with Arielle Free. Arielle will take you through what's new today, with the latest gossip and music to help you start your day the right way. This is followed by Radio 1's news feature, Newsbeat at 6.57am.

By 7.00am, the most listened-to show on the radio station begins - The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Greg James. Greg will keep you laughing while playing the best music, chat and bring special guests on the show. You're also invited to get involved with the show! Use the contact details below to get in touch. Another Radio 1 Newsbeat follows the show.

When breakfast is done and your day is on a roll, Ricky, Melvin & Charlie has your mid-mornings covered. RMC, as they like to be known as, want to know your thoughts, including random texts to get involved with the show. There are also other ways to get involved with different topics, and requests for music by the listener.

At 12.00pm, the Radio 1 Live Lounge has live music from big names in the world of music, including acoustic performances from Ellie Goulding, Anne-Marie, Ed Sheeran and other fantastic singers. This is followed by the lunch time edition of Newsbeat at 12.45pm.

Dean & Vicky have your early afternoons covered, with the latest music, gossip and entertainment news from the world of showbiz. With fun segments on the show, there is something for everyone. Followed by Newsbeat at 3.30pm.

The drive time show, Going Home with Vick & Jordan, starts at 3.32pm, and have plenty to keep you hanging on in there for home time, including phone-ins, music and banter.

Other fantastic DJs at BBC Radio 1 include Clara Amfo with Radio 1's Future Sounds, BBC Introducing and Radio 1 Residency, to name but a few.

Weekends are no different where quality is concerned. Adele Roberts takes you through your Saturday & Sunday mornings from 7.00am, followed by Radio 1 Anthems at 10.00am, where Adele will play absolute bangers from years gone by, that you may have completely forgotten about over time - maybe the music will take you back and spark some great memories for you. Adele would love to hear from you, though. Get in touch using the contact details below to get involved with the show!

Newsbeat follows, where you can catch up on the latest news that's important to you. Then, at 4pm on Saturdays, your evening starts with the biggest dance anthems and music you're likely to hear in the clubs. Radio 1 Dance Anthems with Charlie Hedges kicks off, playing the biggest and best Dance, House and EDM, old skool and today's freshest dance.

Between 10pm - 1am on Saturday evening, expect some serious Drum & Bass bangers to round off the night, with Charlie Tee and special guests! This includes Chilled D&B, a feature to wind you down after a heavy night.

The party continues all the way to 5am Sunday morning with Pete Tong, Sarah Story and more Dance Anthems, before chilling out at 5.00am with Radio 1 Relax, a show taking samples of what you may hear on the Radio 1 Relax channel. This is the show to wind you down into Sunday to nurse that hangover or chill out.

Other fantastic shows on Sundays include Radio 1 00s at 11.02am, Radio 1 Life Hacks at 4.00pm, The Official Chart: First Look at 6.00pm, Radio 1's Chillest Show at 7.00pm, Jack Saunders with Radio 1's Indie Show, and BBC Introducing.

Of course, you can listen live online to BBC Radio 1 on 97-99 FM and DAB in the UK, and with us right here.

How can I contact BBC Radio 1?

What frequency is BBC Radio 1 broadcasting on?

97.1 - 99.7 FM, DAB Digital Radio (BBC National DAB, block 12B)

What can I hear on BBC Radio 1?

Pop, Rock, Urban, Grime, R&B, Hip-Hop, Dance, Classic hits

Where is BBC Radio 1 located?

London, UK

Who is BBC Radio 1 owned by?

BBC Radio 1 is owned by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), which is funded by the TV License, paid by most adults in Great Britain & Northern Ireland.

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