Jason Carter is leaving the BBC to join Amazon, nearly 20 years after first joining Radio 1.
Every BBC local and regional station will feature one of 42 music festivals this summer, under the BBC Music umbrella.
Rod Stewart has joined the line-up for the 2015 BBC Music Awards event in Birmingham next month.
Chris Evans will kick off the event on BBC Radio 2 and BBC One on Friday June 26th.
BBC Music, the new brand for music across the corporation, has launched with TV and radio outlets simulcasting a special new charity recording of the Beach Boys song God Only Knows.
BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 are to help promote and support a new Awards supporting young British talent later this year.