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BBC Radio 1Xtra

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BBC Radio 1Xtra (also known simply as 1Xtra) is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom from the BBC specialising in urban music. [1]

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Amplify Dot

A.Dot (born Ashley Charles; 9 April 1988), also known as Amplify Dot or Dotty, is a rapper and broadcaster from South London, England.

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Annie Nightingale

Anne Avril Nightingale, MBE (born 1 April 1940) is an English radio and television broadcaster.

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Bassline (music genre)

Bassline (sometimes referred to as bassline house, organ house, Niche or 4x4) is a type of music related to UK garage that originated in Sheffield in the early 2000s.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Asian Network

BBC Asian Network is a British radio station whose target audience are people aged 15-35 of South Asian descent (Bangladeshi/Indian/Pakistani), and/or those with an interest in South Asian affairs.

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BBC Radio 1

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 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.

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BBC Trust

The BBC Trust was the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) between 2007 and 2017.

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Benji B

Benji B is a British DJ and radio presenter.

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Beverley Knight

Beverley Knight, (born Beverley Anne Smith; 22 March 1973) is an English recording artist, radio presenter and musical theatre actress who released her debut album, The B-Funk, in 1995.

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Bhangra (music)

Bhaṅgṛā (بھنگڑ(Shahmukhi), ਭੰਗੜਾ (Gurmukhi)) is a type of upbeat popular music associated with India and the diaspora of southeast Asia into the North America and Europe.

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Blak Twang

Blak Twang (born Tony Olabode, England) who also uses the pseudonyms of Taipanic and Tony Rotton, is a British rapper who grew up in Deptford, Lewisham, South-East London.

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Broadcasting House

Broadcasting House is the headquarters of the BBC, in Portland Place and Langham Place, London.

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Charlie Sloth

Charles Sloth (born 20 August 1987) is an English DJ, producer, actor and TV presenter who was born and raised in Somers Town, North West London, England.

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Clara Amfo

Clara Amfo (born 28 May 1984) is a radio presenter in the United Kingdom.

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Contemporary R&B

Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.

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Crissy Criss

Chris Williamson (born 6 May 1987), better known by his stage name Crissy Criss is a British DJ, Producer & Presenter who was part of the BBC Radio network BBC Radio 1Xtra.

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Dancehall

Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s.

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David Rodigan

David Michael Rodigan MBE (born 24 June 1951) is an English radio DJ who also performs as a disc jockey.

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Dev (DJ)

Devin Joseph Jordan "Dev" Griffin (born 23 December 1984) is a British actor, radio presenter and DJ who is most commonly known for presenting the weekend breakfast show on BBC Radio 1.

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Digital audio broadcasting

Digital audio broadcasting (DAB) is a digital radio standard for broadcasting digital audio radio services, used in many countries across Europe, Asia, and the Pacific.

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Digital radio in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, the roll-out of digital radio is proceeding since engineering test transmissions were started by the BBC in 1990 followed by a public launch in September 1995.

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Digital terrestrial television

Digital terrestrial television (DTTV or DTT) is a technology for broadcast television in which land-based (terrestrial) television stations broadcast television content by radio waves to televisions in consumers' residences in a digital format.

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Diplo

Thomas Wesley Pentz (born November 10, 1978), better known by his stage name Diplo, is an American music composer, DJ and record producer based in Los Angeles, California.

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DJ Blakey

DJ Blakey (born 1985) is a DJ from London, England.

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DJ Cameo

DJ Cameo is an English disc jockey and former host of "Pirate Sessions", a now-defunct Sunday afternoon grime show on the digital UK radio station BBC 1Xtra.

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DJ Q

Shollen Quarshie (born 1985), known by his stage name DJ Q, is an English disk jockey.

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DJ Semtex

DJ Semtex (born John Fairbanks; 1974) is an award-winning English DJ, author and presenter for BBC Radio 1Xtra's flagship hip-hop show (airing Friday nights from 21:00 to 23:00) and Spotify's Who We Be podcast.

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DJ Skitz

DJ Skitz or Skitz is a British DJ and music producer.

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Drum and bass

Drum and bass (also written as "drum 'n' bass" or "drum & bass"; commonly abbreviated as "D&B", "DnB" or "D'n'B"), is a genre and branch of electronic music which emerged from rave and jungle scenes in Britain during the early 1990s.

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Dubstep

Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London in the late 1990s.

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Freesat

Freesat is a free-to-air digital satellite television service in the United Kingdom, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc.

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Freeview (UK)

Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform.

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Friction (musician)

Ed Keeley, better known by his stage name Friction, is a drum and bass producer and DJ from Brighton, England.

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Gemma Cairney

Gemma Cairney (born 19 March 1985) is an English television and radio presenter best known for her work on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 6 Music.

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Gospel music

Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.

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Grime (music genre)

Grime (also known as, Eskibeat, 8Bar, Sublow and UK Bashment) is a genre of music that emerged in London in the early 2000s.

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Heartless Crew

Heartless Crew Is an English garage sound system from London, that consisted of three members: MC's Bushkin, Mighty Moe, and DJ Fonti.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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House music

House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.

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Internet

The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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Jason and Iyare

Jason and Iyare (born South London and North London respectively) were daytime DJs and presenters on BBC 1Xtra radio, presenting a breakfast show from 6 to 9am on weekday mornings.

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Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Guy Vine (born 17 May 1965) is a British presenter, broadcaster and journalist.

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John Myers (radio executive)

John Myers is a former British radio executive, consultant and presenter.

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Kelly Rowland

Kelendria Trene Rowland (born February 11, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality.

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List of Big Brother 3 housemates (UK)

The third edition of Big Brother in the United Kingdom featured a total of fourteen housemates.

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Markie Mark

Mark Ian Strippel also known as Markie Mark is the Head of Programmes at BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Asian Network.

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Matthew Xia

Matthew Xia is a British theatre director, DJ (under the name DJ Excalibah), composer, broadcaster and journalist.

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MistaJam

Peter Dalton, known professionally as MistaJam, is a British DJ and radio presenter for BBC Radio 1, joining in 2008, and BBC Radio 1Xtra, previously joining them in 2005.

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Ms. Dynamite

Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley (born 26 April 1981), better known as Ms.

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Newsbeat

Newsbeat is the flagship news programme on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra.

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Nick Bright

Nick Bright is a British Radio and television presenter.

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Panjabi Hit Squad

Panjabi Hit Squad are British DJs, producers and radio broadcasters for BBC Asian Network and formerly BBC 1Xtra.

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Public broadcasting

Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.

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Radio broadcasting

Radio broadcasting is transmission by radio waves intended to reach a wide audience.

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Ras Kwame

Ras Kwame is a British musician, record producer, radio DJ and presenter of Ghanaian heritage.

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Reggae

Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

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Reggie Yates

Reggie Yates is a British actor, television presenter and radio DJ, best known from his roles as Rastamouse, Leo Jones in Doctor Who, and for his work at the BBC in radio and television – presenting various shows for BBC Radio 1 with Fearne Cotton – as well as hosting the ITV2 reality show Release the Hounds from 2013 until 2017.

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René LaVice

René LaVice is a Canadian electronic music producer, DJ and singer.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Robbo Ranx

Roger Robinson, better known as Robbo Ranx, is a UK dancehall and reggae deejay.

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Rodney P

Rodney P (born Rodney Panton in Battersea, London, 20th c.) is an English MC who entered the UK hip hop scene in the 1980s.

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Roll Deep

Roll Deep (formerly Roll Deep Entourage) are an English grime crew.

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Ronnie Herel

Ronnie Herel is a disc jockey and a former radio presenter on BBC Radio 1Xtra.

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Sarah-Jane Crawford

Sarah-Jane Crawford is an English television and radio presenter, actress, voice-over artist, and DJ best known for her radio work with BBC Radio 1Xtra and television work with E! Network (which she is currently a host for), ITV2 on The Xtra Factor, BBC and Channel 4.

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Sister station

In broadcasting, sister stations or sister channels are radio or television stations operated by the same company, either by direct ownership or through a management agreement.

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Sky UK

Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.

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Soca music

Soca music (also defined by Lord Shorty, its inventor, as the "Soul Of Calypso") is a genre of music that originated within a marginalized subculture in Trinidad and Tobago in the early 1970s, and developed into a range of styles by the 1980s and later.

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Soul music

Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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Subsidiary

A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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Tim Westwood

Tim Westwood (born 3 October 1957) is an English DJ and presenter of radio and television.

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Toddla T

Thomas Mackenzie Bell (born 22 February 1985), better known by the stage name of Toddla T, is an English DJ, record producer, remixer and composer from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

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Trevor Nelson

Trevor Ricardo Nelson, MBE (born 7 January 1964) is a British DJ and presenter.

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UK funky

UK funky (sometimes known as UKF or funky) is a genre of dance music from the United Kingdom that is heavily influenced by soulful house, Afrobeat, soca, tribal house, broken beat, grime and UK garage.

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UK garage

UK garage (also known as UKG) is a genre of electronic music originating from England in the early 1990s.

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Urban contemporary

Urban contemporary is a music radio format.

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Virgin Media

Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.

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Zena McNally

Zena McNally (born 8 March 1979) is a British former radio presenter and member of girl-group Mis-Teeq.

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