BBC Radio 1

BBC RADIO 1 HOST / RACISM EXPERT JAMEELA JAMIL DEFENDS LILY ALLEN AND ‘HARD OUT HERE’ MUSIC VIDEO

Doesn’t this chick have a radio show to present? BBC Radio 1 presenter and former T4 host Jameela Jamil has posted a blog in defence of her mate Lily Allen, who earlier last week released the controversial video to her new single Hard Out Here (Click here to read all about it). Presenter now turned racism analyst/expert Jameela had this to say in her blog post titled ‘Another Bloody Blog About ‘Hard Out Here’. Every morning this week I’ve fallen out of my []

UK MUSIC NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL BLASTS BBC RADIO 1 PLAYLIST COMPILERS / RADIO 1 “DISAPPOINTED AND SURPRISED”

Last night Dizzee Rascal blasted BBC Radio 1 in a series of tweets for not playlisting his latest single Love This Town and removing Something Really Bad from their playlist. Dizzee tweeted: “Who ever does Radio 1 playlist suck my d**k! I’m tired of you C**ksuckers you better stop playing me. Make up your f**king minds!!!” “I’m tired of putting up with these 2 faced pricks at Radio 1! If anyone’s got a problem let me know. All this nice guy s**t’s dead!” “F**k []

UK NEWS: TICKET WEBSITE FOR BBC RADIO 1 HACKNEY WEEKENDER MUSIC FESTIVAL CRASHES AND BURNS

Those desperate to get their tickets for the ‘highly anticipated’ Olympic Celebration, The Hackney Weekend 2012 were left angry, frustrated and disappointed this morning after they visited the ‘troubled’ ticket website and encountered the following issues… i have called the ticket line 40 damn times…and not one of the 30 staff has answered me #hackneyweekender — MsChiVious (@I_am_Ms_Chi) March 25, 2012 "30 dedicated phone operators" – Nice to see the BBC still produce great comedy! #hackneyweekender #radio1 #BBC — Jon Williams (@JonWcomedian) []

UK NEWS: BBC RADIO 1 STARS TREVOR NELSON AND VERNON KAY FACING THE AXE?

Is BBC Radio 1 about to clean house? The Sunday Mirror reports that BBC Radio 1 stars Trevor Nelson, Vernon Kay, Sara Cox and Edith Bowman are all facing the axe after the new acting controller Ben Cooper takes over. A Radio 1 “source” allegedly disclosed to the newspaper that, “A few of the DJs have grown up at Radio 1 and in some cases have settled down and have families. But that means they’re not as in tune with the younger []

AUDIO: ADELE – PROMISE THIS (LIVE LOUNGE BBC RADIO 1)

UK songstress Adele has covered Cheryl Cole’s hit single Promise This and the nation’s biggest fraud should bow down, kiss the ring, then get a pen and a pad, and take notes. After Adele’s brilliant cover of the song aired on BBC Radio 1 this morning Cheryl’s PR man tweeted Just spoken to Cheryl who, like the rest of the country, was 'blown away' by Adele's R1 Live Lounge session. — Supersonic PR (@supersonicpr) January 27, 2011 I jokingly retorted that I []

UK NEWS: BBC RADIO DJ TIM WESTWOOD NEEDS AN INTERN

BBC Radio 1 / 1xtra DJ the “Big Dawg” Tim Westwood is looking for free labour. No.. apologies folks… I mean an intern. Read below to find out more about this fantastic opportunity. Via Amaru Don TV BBC Radio 1′s legendary Hip Hop DJ, Westwood, needs an intern and that intern could be you! If you win, you’ll have some really fun tasks – meeting some famous stars who come through our studios everyday, rolling with Westwood and the studio crew. But make no []