BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Nightingale has launched a scholarship to support upcoming female and non-binary DJs.
Named after BBC Radio 1's first female DJ and its longest-serving presenter, the Annie Nightingale Presents Scholarship aims to help groups of people that have been "historically underrepresented" in the dance music industry. It will be awarded to three recipients each year, as selected by Nightingale.
BBC Radio 1's long-running Residency show is relaunching with a new line-up, format and timeslot.
Having previously selected eight DJs every six months to each host a monthly one-hour-long radio show on Sunday nights, the Residency will now see two DJs host four one-hour-long radio shows each month, with six being selected for the three months ahead every three months.
Carl Cox is giving fans a chance to meet him at a series of book signings taking place across southern England next week.
Swedish House Mafia and Carl Cox are among the names locked for BBC Radio 1's 70-hour Dance Weekend.
Taking place across the dates that Radio 1 usually heads to Ibiza for its Big Weekend, the marathon takeover is set to run from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th August, with over 20 genre-spanning DJs stepping up for sets on the air.
Jaguar has launched a new training programme for women and gender minority students entering the music industry.
A free initiative, Future1000 will see the BBC Radio 1 DJ offer 1,000 under-18s training and up-skilling in production, mixing and more. The scheme is run with in-school music educational platform FutureDJs, which was previously successful in getting DJing added to the UK curriculum.
Annie Mac is leaving BBC Radio 1 after 17 years of hosting shows on the station.
The Irish DJ, real name Anne MacManus, joined the UK station as a relative unknown in 2004 and has gone on to become one of its biggest DJs. In her 17 years with Radio 1, she's hosted various shows. These have most notably included the station's flagship Friday night dance music show and the weeknight new music slot that was previously helmed by Zane Lowe.
A Daft Punk tribute mix aired on BBC Radio 1 this weekend.
Following the shock announcement last week that Daft Punk would be parting ways after 28 years, Brighton's Dance System joined Radio 1 on Friday (26th) for 'an emotional and flawlessly mixed journey' through the discography of the legendary duo.
BBC Radio 1 has revealed the newest members of the Radio 1 Residency line-up.
After announcing Joy Orbison, DJ EZ, Amelie Lens and SHERELLE as residents on Radio 1 last summer, the station has now announced the latest names to be joining the weekly rotation, which will kick off on the 1st March, and continue throughout the month.