About radio

BBC Radio 1 is a British national and youth oriented station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation. It specialises in modern popular music (including Top 40 singles), news, original in-house live music sessions, original live music concerts and documentaries. It broadcasts 24/7 and is available on digital platforms.

Slogan: "We are the 1"

Languges: English.

Format: R&B, Urban, Hip Hop.

First air date: 30 September 1967

Owner: BBC

Broadcast area: United Kingdom and internationally via BBC Sounds

Main shows and presenters

  • Breakfast – Greg James
  • Rickie, Melvin and Charlie
  • Scott Mills
  • Going Home – Vick and Jordan
  • Future Sounds – Clara Amfo
  • Future Artists – Jack Saunders
  • Power Down Playlist – Sian Eleri
  • Annie Nightingale presents...