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BBC RADIO AND BBC 1XTRA TO MARK ‘WOMEN’S DAY’ WITH ALL FEMALE LINE UP

BBC Radio 1 and BBC 1xtra will mark this years ‘International Women’s Day’ with an all-female line-up for 12 hours on two nights. Radio 1 Controller Ben Cooper said: “It’s fantastic that Radio 1 and 1Xtra has such a wide range of female specialist DJs. We are committed to giving opportunities to the best DJs in the world and you are going to hear something very special to celebrate International Women’s Day.” Check the schedule below. Friday 7th March 2014 7-9pm Annie Mac []

UK RADIO NEWS: TIM WESTWOOD TO LEAVE BBC RADIO AFTER 20 YEARS SERVICE

Sad news folks… it has been announced that Tim Westwood will be leaving BBC Radio (Radio 1 and 1xtra) after almost 20 years service. Via BBC Newsbeat DJ Tim Westwood is leaving BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra as part of a schedule update. His Saturday night show, which is currently broadcast simultaneously on Radio 1 and 1Xtra at 9pm, is being cut. The new line-up will start with MistaJam at 7pm, followed by Charlie Sloth at 9pm and DJ Target at 11pm. Radio []

UK NEWS: WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE TIM WESTWOOD’S INTERN???

BBC Radio’s Tim “Big Dawg” Westwood is looking for a new scivvy Intern. Have you got enough swagger to be Westwood’s Intern? Think you’ve got what it takes to help him in the studio? Click HERE for more information. “Have you got enough swagger to be Westwood’s Intern” – HAHAHAHA who writes this stuff?? Anyway good luck folks!

TIM WESTWOOD ‘KANYE STUNT WAS ABOUT RACE’

BBC Radio personality the “Big Dawg” Tim Westwood had this to say about Kanye West’s now infamous VMAs “stunt” which later left country singer Taylor Swift in floods of tears…. Via Digital Spy “To be honest, I think it highlighted the racial divide. What he did was some ignorant street s**t and there’s her, this 19-year-old white girl,” he told DS. “I love him for doing it but he chose the wrong victim. He should have done it when there was some rock band or []