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In Novemberanother series of changes were announced. The station also broadcasts documentaries and interviews.
In MarchGemma Cairney left the weekend breakfast show to host the weekday early breakfast slot, swapping shows with Dev. Cel Spellman joined Radio 1 to host Sunday evenings In Mayit was announced that Nick Grimshaw would leave the Breakfast Show after six years, the second longest run hosting the show in history radio 1 slots second to Chris Moyles.
In Cox was replaced by Chris Moyles. The rise of rave culture through the late s and early s gave the station the opportunity to move into a controversial and youth-orientated movement by bringing in club DJ Pete Tong amongst others.
Despite this, it gained massive audiences, becoming the most listened-to station in the world with audiences of over 10 million claimed for some of its shows up to 20 million for some of the combined Radio 1 and Radio 2 shows.
The Radio 1 breakfast DJ, who will step down from the most coveted slot in music radio in September, is being tipped for a move to the 10pm weekday show which would effectively see him swap jobs with his replacement, Nick Grimshaw.
Online visualisation and social media[ edit ] In recent years Radio 1 has utilised social media to help reach a younger audience.
Thus when Radio 1 was launched, there was no FM frequency range allocated for the station, the official reason being that there was no space, even though no commercial stations had yet launched on FM.
One of these " Loud'n'proud " was the UK's first national radio series aimed at a gay audience made in Manchester and was aired from August It was announced in that Radio 1 had submitted plans to launch its own dedicated video channel on the BBC iPlayer  where videos of live performances as well as some features and shows would be streamed in a central location.
News and current affairs[ edit ] Main article: October This article's factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. Another problem was that, at the time, Radio 2 was sticking resolutely to a format which radio 1 slots mainly to those who had been listening since the days of the Light Programmeand commercial radio, which was targeting the "Radio 1 and a half" audience, consequently enjoyed a massive increase in its audience share at the expense of Radio 1.
Although this type of programming arose from necessity it has given the station diversity. He was promptly offered a five hour slot from 1. This quickly gave birth to the Essential Mix where underground DJs mix electronic and club based music in a two-hour slot. Studios[ edit ] From inception for over 20 years, Radio 1 broadcast from an adjacent pair of continuity suites originally Con A and Con B in the main control room of Broadcasting House.
A number of shows were shuffled to incorporate the new line-up.
The BBC Trust announced in May that the regional music programmes on Radio 1 would be replaced with a single programme offering a UK-wide platform for new music as part of a series of cost-cutting measures across the BBC. DAB was "officially" launched in as sets became cheaper.
Its YouTube channel now has over 5 million subscribers . Regionalisation[ edit ] From untilRadio 1 split the home nations for localised programming in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, to allow the broadcast of a showcase programme for regional talent.
Later in the s the Britpop boom declined, and manufactured chart pop boy bands and acts aimed at sub-teenagers came to dominate the charts.
Its website has also been well received. SiriusXM cancellation in North America[ edit ] This section needs additional citations for verification. We will keep you posted. July Learn how and when to remove this template message I want to slag off all the people in charge of radio stations.
Her weekday morning show was taken over by Clara Amfo. If you are writing a comment for publication, please mark clearly "for publication". The channel is still unavailable on the satellite platform of the service. They've totally fucked it.