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BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7:00 pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It is aimed primarily at the 15–29 age group, although the average age of the UK audience in 2008 was 33. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.

BBC Radio 1
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Broadcast area United Kingdom: FM, DAB, TV
United States: TV
Canada: Satellite radio
Worldwide: Internet radio
Slogan Where It Begins
Frequency FM: 97.6 MHz - 99.7 MHz 
97.1 MHz
DAB: 12B - BBC National DAB

Freeview: 700
Freesat: 700
Sky : 0101
Virgin Media: 901
Virgin Media Ireland: 907
First air date 30 September 1967
Format Contemporary hit radio, news, entertainment, speech, showbiz
Language(s) English
Audience share 6.0% (September 2016, )
Owner BBC
Sister stations BBC Radio 1Xtra
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BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7:00 pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It is aimed primarily at the 15–29 age group, although the average age of the UK audience in 2008 was 33. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.

Since the Monday 14th July BBC have decided that every song played 6pm-4am will be by acts signed by independent record labels. An independent record label is one that works on its own without funding from major labels and is where posts of artists start their careers. The station said the rent is part of its commitment to support needs British music and emerging artists.

Niall Horan - Circles (Post Malone cover) in the Live Lounge

Niall Horan covers Circles by Post Malone in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge http://vevo.ly/sDTTZn.

"Discos!" Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones on their favourite British snacks

Stars of The Aeronauts, Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne, get horribly sidetracked from promoting their movie by Radio 1's Ali Plumb, talking as they do about ...

Camila Cabello - Someone You Loved (Lewis Capaldi Cover) in the Live Lounge

Camila Cabello covers Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge http://vevo.ly/hZVQm4.

"Two young studs GET WET": Lewis Capaldi renames Innuendo Bingo | CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE

Contains strong language and adult humour. "We're swapping spit right now, for sure!" Lewis Capaldi gets soaked by Chris Stark in this extra rude, extra sweary ...

Lana Del Rey - Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored in the Live Lounge

Lana Del Rey performs Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored by Ariana Grande in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge http://vevo.ly/64AkyB.

Halsey - Sucker (Jonas Brothers cover) in the Live Lounge

Halsey covers Sucker by the Jonas Brothers in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge http://vevo.ly/Ad3Zl3.