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Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello Covers Olivia Rodrigo's 'Good 4 U' But Fans Are NOT HAPPY — Here's Why

Buzz 07:52AM EDT

Camila Cabello recently performed her rendition of Olivia Rodrigo's 'Good 4 U' but fans aren't happy online.READ MORE


Khalid Doesn’t Disappoint In Tracy Chapman ‘Fast Car’ Cover

Genres 06:46AM EDT

Khalid performed a heartfelt version of Tracy Chapman's 1988 hit 'Fast Car' on BBC Radio 1's 'Live Lounge'. The young singer also performed his hit song 'Location.'READ MORE

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie Gets Surprise From Bullet For My Valentine, Slipknot's Corey Taylor

Buzz 07:42AM EDT

Margot Robbie received the surprise of a lifetime when she visited Nick Grimshaw's BBC Radio 1 segment 'Heart Rate Monitor.' The actress got a message from Corey Taylor and Bullet for My Valentine.READ MORE

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010 - Day 3

Stream Richie Hawtin’s BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix [LISTEN]

Buzz 22:54PM EDT

Last week, techno pioneer Richie Hawtin played the inaugural episode of BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix Live Series alongside longtime host and DJ Pete Tong, which was recorded live at Exchange in Los Angeles. The set was broadcast Saturday afternoon. Stream the whole set here.READ MORE


Chris Price Named New Head Of Music At BBC Radio 1, 1xtra

Buzz 11:13AM EDT

BBC Radio 1 was thrown into flux when their head of music George Ergatoudis announced in December that he was leaving the radio station to Spotify to head a new music division in the UK. The search for his replacement has ended and BBC has chosen former head of music for Last.fm Chris Price to take the same position at BBC Radio 1 & 1xtra.READ MORE

Dubstep Warz on Mary Anne Hobbs' BBC Radio 1 Breezeblock Show in 2006

Mary Anne Hobbs’ Dubstep Warz Celebrates 10th Anniversary [LISTEN]

Buzz 08:47AM EDT

Exactly one decade ago, electronic music changed forever when Mary Anne Hobbs presented Dubstep Warz, a two-hour long epic back-to-back set featuring the biggest names in dubstep, on her Breezeblock show on BBC Radio 1. As the game-changing transmission celebrates its 10th anniversary, revisit the historic set by listening below.READ MORE

Pete Tong

Pete Tong Adds Eric Prydz, Richie Hawtin, Claude VonStroke to BBC Radio 1 Broadcast from LA

Buzz 18:17PM EDT

Pete Tong announced that he would be bringing his BBC Radio 1 Mix Series to the US in 2016, and just recently Tong announced that not only would Richie Hawtin be performing in the inaugural broadcast, but Eric Prydz, Claude VonStroke and MK as well!READ MORE


BBC Radio 1's Head Of Music George Ergatoudis Leaves To Join Spotify

Buzz 16:43PM EDT

BBC Radio 1's head of music, George Ergatoudis is leaving his post at the British broadcasting company and going into the private sector to work for Spotify. He will take up the newly created position of head of content programming in the U.KREAD MORE

V Festival - Hylands Park - Day 1

Chvrches Mix Aphex Twin, Mogwai and More on BBC Radio 1 'Bedtime Mix' [LISTEN]

Buzz 20:47PM EDT

With Iain Cook on the decks, Chvrches shared a 36 minute mini-mix of favorite tracks on Phil Taggart of BBC Radio 1's weekly show with a Bedtime Mix this past weekend. The mix featured Aphex Twin, Mogwai, My Bloody Valentine, Jon Hopkins and more.READ MORE

Floating Points Live

Floating Points aka Sam Shepherd Shares BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix [LISTEN]

Buzz 13:23PM EDT

London-based electronic producer and DJ Sam Shepherd, better known as Floating Points, stepped up to the world-renowned decks at BBC Radio 1 to share his much anticipated Essential Mix this Thanksgiving weekend.READ MORE

David Guetta performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's 2015 Wango Tango

David Guetta Essential Mix: 'Hey Mama' DJ Reveals Classic Influences

Buzz 20:32PM EDT

In celebration of his performance over the weekend at BBC Radio One's Big Weekend event in Norwich, David Guetta was asked to come on to the air and deliver an "influences" essential mix. The "Hey Mama" DJ packed his two-hour mix with timeless classics from the likes of Marshall Jefferson, Danny Tenaglia, Masters at Work, Laurent Garnier and others.READ MORE

Zane Lowe

BBC Radio 1 Numbers Down after Zane Lowe Exit, Fearne Cotton Leaving

Buzz 09:05AM EDT

It's been a hectic year for BBC Radio 1 and viewership numbers are down as a result of a shift in demographic dynamics and a shuffle of DJs, notably the leaving of Zane Lowe and the exit of Fearne Cotton this week. The British radio channel has lost more than 800,000 viewers from the same period during 2014, dropping from 10.5 million tuning in last year to 9.7 million this year. It's the lowest listening totals since 2003.READ MORE

Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus

Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus Interview: 'To Pimp A Butterfly' Rapper Talks Recurring Dreams, Influences, Advice With "Wesley's Theory" Producer On BBC Radio 1 [LISTEN]

Buzz 10:50AM EDT

As promised, Flying Lotus took the time last night during his current residency with BBC Radio 1 to interview his frequent collaborator Kendrick Lamar about his latest album, To Pimp A Butterfly, for which FlyLo produced the opening track "Wesley's Theory," which he called "a future classic" during their conversation. In the interview, Lamar spoke about the ideas and influences that went into making the album a success and gave advice to his fans, urging them "put your heart over a number or a dollar sign." He also talked about recurring dreams he has. Here's what he had to say:READ MORE

Flying Lotus Interviews Kendrick Lamar On BBC Radio 1 April 9, 2015

Flying Lotus To Interview Kendrick Lamar About New Album 'To Pimp A Butterfly' During BBC Radio 1 Residency Tonight (April 9)

Buzz 13:35PM EDT

Throughout his current residency with BBC Radio 1, Flying Lotus has not only gifted listeners with new music, including songs from Joey Bada$ and Thundercat, and old gems, such as Herbie Hancock classics, but he's also provided some interesting exchanges with other artists. Following interviews with Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood and Hancock, FlyLo will be sitting down for a conversation with his frequent collaborator Kendrick Lamar, the DJ/producer revealed on Instagram this morning.READ MORE


Madonna Kicks Off 'Ellen' Residency With "Living for Love"

Buzz 15:32PM EDT

Madonna kicked off her week-long residency on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' Tuesday, March 17, performing the single "Living for Love" from her new album 'Rebel Heart.'READ MORE

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