BBC Radio 1
Listen to BBC Radio 1 Radio online from United Kingdom
Posted on January 19, 2018, and last modified on 5 months ago.
Radio 1 provides alternative genres at night, including electronica, dance, hip hop, and indie, whilst it's sister station 1Xtra plays Black contemporary music, including hip hop and R&B.
The choice of music and presenting style is entirely that of program hosts; however, those who present in the daytime have to rotate a number of songs a specific number of times (8, 13, or 15) per week. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations when the average age of the UK population was 27.
The BBC claim that they target the 15–29 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991. It is the third most popular station in the United Kingdom after Radios 4 and 2.
Due to differences in connectivity, there may be times where the live feed or live score does not update quickly; please refresh the page if you experience any issues.
This webcast is delayed slightly from the televised broadcast, up to approximately 60 seconds, depending upon your internet connection speed and computer configuration. Please keep this in mind when calling in with requests.
If you find the BBC Radio 1 channel that is not working properly, please visit the Official website for the BBC Radio 1.