Radio 1

UK NEWS: THE ‘BIG DAWG’ TIM WESTWOOD OFFERED £50K TO APPEAR ON TV SHOW ‘DANCING ON ICE’

The “big dawg” Tim Westwood has claimed via Twitter that producers from ITV1 show Dancing On Ice have offered him £50K to appear on next years show as one of the ‘celebrity’ contestants. As expected most of Tim’s followers have encouraged him to join next years line up, I’m guessing  for their own amusement. The Hip Hop/Rap show BBC Radio 1/ 1xtra DJ replied, “I’d have to dance on ice with a woman who looks like a man in drag. But then later followed up with, “What time does Baywater rink shut tonite? []

UK NEWS: BBC TO “REBRAND” 1XTRA

  Via Digital Spy The BBC’s digital radio station 1Xtra will reportedly drop its “Love Black Music, Love 1Xtra” slogan as part of a rebranding exercise to bring it closer to parent network Radio 1. According to The Guardian, the rebrand will see 1Xtra adopt two new straplines – “Xtra RnB” and “Xtra Hip Hop” – to better indicate it as Radio 1’s urban music spin-off. The station will also get a new logo blending the two station’s branding. The rebranding of 1Xtra is part of the []

UK MUSIC NEWS: JAY-Z TO APPEAR ON RADIO 1 TONIGHT

For all you Jay-Z fans out there, the “mighty Hov” will appear on the Zane Lowe Radio 1 show  – live tonight (July 21st) at 7pm. As I type the red carpet is being laid out for the great man himself down at Radio 1 HQ,  and Zane has his fawning game ready and on lock! Anyway Jay will talk about his highly anticipated new album Blue Print 3, and his latest entertainment venture Roc Nation, amongst other things…..

VIDEO: EMINEM ON THE ZANE LOWE SHOW (PERFORMANCE/INTERVIEW)

Know this, Eminem’s latest album Relapsewill go on to become a smash hit worldwide because he’s Eminem….. I have listened to a few tracks from the album and I wasn’t that impressed. It has to be said that Eminem was at his best during the Slim Shady era. Anyway, watch Em perform 3AM, We Made You and Beautiful Via London To MK  Radio 1 host Zane Lowe is so annoying. He thinks he is such a cool cat (just look at him). Zane you just make me cringe! And as for this gushing compliment towards the end of []