Radio 1's Scott Mills said he is 'coming to terms' with leaving the BBC radio station, despite a period in denial about the move, which will see him start at Radio 2 in the autumn.
Simon Mayo has described covering the 9/11 terror attacks just a few months into his career on Radio 5 Live, saying he was 'carried by the momentum' of reporting events as they unfolded while bosses watched on 'gobsmacked'.
The pop star met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at a reception for the BBC Radio 1 Teen Hero Awards.
Amy Hart said she thought people were being more conscious of mental health issues these days.
Nick Grimshaw has recorded the worst-ever Radio 1 Breakfast Show figures – but his rival and predecessor Chris Moyles Chris Moyles‘s show is on the up. The 33-year-old radio DJ – affectionately known as Grimmy on the programme – has seen his figures drop to 4.93 million weekly listeners between July and September, down from 5.5 million last quarter. The stat makes for grim reading for Grimmy as they are the lowest Radio 1 Breakfast Show figures since RAJAR records began in 1992.
Britney Spears has admitted that she would be interested in a role on the Great British Bake Off when it moves over to Channel 4 next year because she loves cooking calorific treats. The Toxic hitmaker stopped by BBC Radio 1 on Wednesday to have a natter with Scott Mills and Chris Stark, but the conversation soon turned to the hot topic of the moment: Bake Off’s channel/presenter drama.
BBC Radio 1′s Big Weekend is back for another year, and this time, they’re taking the event to Exeter. Oh, and of course, they’ve already got some amazing acts lined up. Nick Grimshaw announced the exciting news on his breakfast show, revealing that the Big Weekend will be held at Powderham Castle in Exeter on the 28th and 29th May.
The ridiculously exciting announcement was made during Sunday’s Teen Awards, where the boys won both Best British Group and Best Single for ‘Drag Me Down’. Revealing 1D’s British Group win, Greg James also had another HUGE announcement to make. Sharing the photo above on Instagram, Greg wrote: “HUGE NEWS! Not only did they just win this, but I just announced that @onedirection will be doing their first EVER Live Lounge.
It’s that time of the year again when BBC Radio 1′s Teen Awards arrive to honour some incredible unsung teen heroes from around the country. Although sadly, our attempts at persuading Radio 1 that no awards show is complete without our infamous Year 3 recorder performance didn’t go so well. Instead, the station has organised a FANTASTIC set of headliners for the big bash, with Little Mix, 5 Seconds of Summer, Nick Jonas and All Time Low all set to hit the stage during proceedings.