Music News

1Xtra to host flagship radio event in Leeds

The live urban music event will take place at the First Direct Arena and will feature performances from some of the UK and international acts currently played by the digital station.

Streaming to be included in Albums Chart

The Official Albums Chart will include audio streams for the first time from next month, following the addition of streaming to the singles chart last year.

Artists announced for Clyde 1 Christmas Live

Bauer Media's Clyde 1 is back at the SSE Hydro for its annual Christmas Live concert this December, with Passenger, Tulisa, Ella Eyre and Neon Jungle already confirmed to appear.

Olly Murs co-hosts daytime show on Lincs FM

Olly Murs visited Lincs FM on Monday to co-host a part of the Daytime Show with presenter John Marshall, as well as answering listener's questions via a live webchat from the studio.

God Only Knows song launches BBC Music

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.

Kiss FM launches online video sessions

Kiss FM UK will showcase live sessions on-air this weekend in a special programme featuring original tracks, cover versions and KISSTORY Tributes.

Radio 1 announces Big Weekend line-up

Joining Coldplay in Glasgow for BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend are Katy Perry, One Direction, Kings of Leon, Kasabian, Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, Paolo Nutini and more.