Radio Today reports that from September, a number of young video bloggers will join BBC Radio 1 to present a new weekly show alongside Dan and Phil that will be fully visualised and streamed online.
Vloggers Zoella aka Zoe Sugg (5.7 million YouTube subscribers), Tyler Oakley (5.1 million), TomSka aka Thomas Ridgewell (3 million), Troye Sivan (2.5 million), ThatcherJoe aka Joe Sugg (2.7 million), Sprinkle Of Glitter aka Louise Pentland (1.6 million), BritPopPrincess aka Patricia Bright (0.5 million), Marcus Butler (2.9 million), Caspar aka Caspar Lee (2.9 million) and Jack and Dean aka Jack Howard and Dean Dobbs (360,000) guest presenting each Monday between 9-10pm.
Vlogger Patricia Bright aka BritPopPrincess said,
“So excited to do a YouTuber takeover on Radio 1. So glad to see the wider community embracing what we do, I love music and talking – a perfect mix for me and I can’t wait!”