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Chris Evans's Radio 2 breakfast show host wins over a record number of listeners. Nick Grimshaw has slight audience boost Station states that each playlisting decision is made on a case-by-case basis. Radio 1 deny shunning La Roux over age Singer also discusses sexism in the music industry and being friends with Miley Cyrus. Allen: 'Radio 1 doesn't know what it's doing' Peter Capaldi and Benedict Cumberbatch will be among the new celebrity impressions. Dead Ringers to return on BBC Radio 4 Smokey Robinson and Noel Edmonds will be among the guests for the one-off special. Tony Blackburn to mark 50 years on air Example has defended Sheeran controversially topping the Radio 1Xtra Power List. Example defends Sheeran topping 'urban' list Ed Sheeran is named the most influential artist in black and urban music. BBC defends Ed Sheeran topping black, urban list Listeners can vote for their favourite riff before a countdown on August 25. Radio 2 launches top guitar riffs vote Broadcaster says he left the station voluntarily rather than getting axed. Richard Bacon denies Radio 5 Live sacking DJ had tweeted slurs following an altercation with a woman in Times Square. Opie & Anthony DJ fired for racist remarks BBC Radio 5 Live's schedule shake-up includes new presenters for Fighting Talk. Georgie Thompson joins 5 Live Fighting Talk Richard Bacon, Victoria Derbyshire and Shelagh Fogarty depart the station. 5 Live shake-up: Adrian Chiles returns Find out how the BBC is planning to commemorate the centenary of World War I. The BBC's World War I plans - In full The Monty Python star joins Sir David Attenborough as a host on the show. Michael Palin to present Tweet of the Day Cheating claims, Alex Reid, Peter Andre & getting propositioned by a tramp. It was quite the show! 'There was another girl': 19 Pricey radio shocks The 36-year-old will be co-presenting alongside comedian Mark Dolan. Katie Price lands first radio show The BBC outlines its upcoming music specials and documentaries. Genesis reunion among BBC Music specials Fearne Cotton and Chris Evans will host the event, announced as part of BBC Music strategy. BBC Music Awards announced for December The former England international celebrates Brazil 2014. Rio Ferdinand for 1Xtra Old School Hour Downton Abbey and Red Dwarf will also be featured on Howard Goodall's show. Sherlock among TV scores for Classic FM Major restructuring will affect staffing and structures across BBC Radio division. BBC to close 65 roles in radio Radio 2 announces Sounds of the... repeats for morning weekdays. Radio 2 for live After Midnight show Edith Bowman, Nihal, Mike Davies and Rob Da Bank are among the nine leaving. Radio 1 axes Edith Bowman, more DJs Mel Greig gives a tearful interview about the row surrounding a UK nurse's suicide. Royal prank call DJ Mel Greig speaks out A technical error leads to the national institution not being broadcast. First Shipping Forecast miss in 90 years BBC Radio 2 DJ criticises rapper's lyrics about women. Sara Cox: 'Pitbull makes my soul weep' Ex-Only Way Is Essex star joins the uncensored subscription radio network. Amy Childs joins Fubar Radio Andy Goldstein and Jason Cundy on losing their hair, talkSPORT and the World Cup. talkSPORT DJs lose hair in Liverpool bet John Inverdale will continue to present BBC Two's daily highlights coverage. Inverdale not hosting BBC Radio Wimbledon Singer's fansite claims he has been asked to appear on the BBC Radio 4 soap. Morrissey to make cameo on The Archers? BBC Radio 2 and Chris Evans reach record audiences in the latest Rajar figures. Nick Grimshaw sheds listeners over 25 BBC Radio 2 DJ receives special Gold Award to mark 50th year on the air. Tony Blackburn honoured at radio awards Peep Show star will lead the cast of Boyle's upcoming sitcom Blocked. David Mitchell for Frankie Boyle pilot Jo Whiley will present an intimate concert for Radio 2 and online. Kylie Minogue for special Radio 2 gig The presenter returns after "three years in the radio wilderness". Jon Gaunt joins FUBAR Radio Lauren Laverne and Kelly Holmes will also guest edit the BBC Radio series. JK Rowling to guest edit Woman's Hour The best-selling downloads of the last ten years will be revealed on Radio 1. Radio 1 to count down top 100 downloads Five episodes will be re-recorded featuring Kevin McNally as Hancock. Missing Hancock's Half Hour to air Chris Evans and Graham Norton are among the DJs nominated for prizes this year. Radio Academy noms: Nick Grimshaw snubbed Dutch DJs will take part in the station's latest Residency slot. Tiesto, Garrix for BBC Radio 1 shows