BBC Radio 1 launch ‘Brit List’ after they “struggled to break any UK artists in 2016”

2016 was a great year for UK music with Adele and David Bowie dominating UK artist sales but when it came to introducing new UK acts, 2016 was a loss. Fortunately Radio 1 are coming…

Spotify plan to take playlists beyond to become their own brands

Ex-BBC Radio 1 head of music George Ergatoudis has spoken on the future of Spotify’s massively popular in-house playlists and taking them beyond the Spotify platform as their own brands. George Ergatoudis left his long…

Spotify nabs BBC Radio 1’s Austin Daboh for UK music promotion

Spotify have just hired Austin Daboh who joins their UK team from BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra alongside other BBC Radio 1 talent poached by the music streaming service. Austin Daboh is leaving his job…

BBC Appoint New Head Of Music For Radio 1 & 1Xtra

Chris Price has been appointed the new head of music for 1Xtra and BBC Radio 1 – The home of popular music in the UK. Price is now the creative and editorial lead for music…

BBC Radio 1’s Head of Music Is Leaving For Spotify

George Ergatoudis has worked with the BBC for 18 years and is leaving his 10 year position as head of music for BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra for a new role at Spotify. After almost…

Ben Howard – Hideaway (Kiesza Cover)

Ben Howard was in the Live Lounge with Fearne Cotton recently, and did an amazing cover of Kiesza’s Hideaway, with his own acoustic twist. He was also at the BBC’s Maida Vale studios with Zane…

Ben Howard – Conrad (New Single)

Ben Howard debuted his new third new track Conrad, from his album I Forget Where We Were, set to release on the 20th October. You can pre-order his album or buy his new single now,…

Clean Bandit Perform ‘New Eyes’ Alongside The BBC Philharmonic

“BBC Radio 1 and the BBC Philharmonic present the Clean Bandit Symphony live from BBC North – a unique collaboration between one of the UK’s most exciting artists and its most accomplished orchestras.” 45 minutes…

Ben Howard Announces New Album

Ben has officially announced the title of his second album. I Forget Where We Were will be the artists second album, as heard on Zane Lowe’s show on Radio 1 whilst releasing the title track…

Ben Howard – End of the Affair

The second album has been announced by Ben Howard himself on Zane Lowe’s show on Radio 1, where the exclusive of his new single ‘End of the Affair’ was played live. Following the indie-folk style…