BBC Radio 2 is a British national radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation, which is the network's most popular station. The station broadcasts the widest range of music - especially adult contemporary music, as well as talk and comedy, news, original in-house live music sessions, original live music concerts and music documentaries. BBC Radio 2 is available on FM and digital platforms.

Slogan: "The World’s biggest stars on the UK’s most listened to radio station"

Languges: English.

Formats: Adult contemporary.

Genres: Pop, Rock, Jazz.

First air date: 30 September 1967

Owner, CEO: BBC

Broadcast area: United Kingdom and Internationally via Satellite and BBC Sounds

Most popular shows and presenters

  • The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show
  • Steve Wright in the Afternoon
  • Sara Cox's Half Wower
  • Jo Whiley's Shiny Happy Playlist
  • The Folk Show – Mark Radcliffe
  • Trevor Nelson's Rhythm Nation


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