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"Though I'm happy that her tummy's growing / A DJ that we love is going." Listen to Chris Martin's Fearne Cotton song Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith and others say farewell to Fearne Cotton on Radio 1. Fearne Cotton leaves R1: Stars pay tribute Foo Fighters and Kodaline are among the musical guests to wave goodbye. Fearne Cotton hosts final Radio 1 show The breakfast DJ attracts his lowest audience yet, while Radio 1's listenership is at its smallest since 2003. Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 show slumps Ex-Top Gear host will make his first appearance on the BBC since being axed. Clarkson to go on Chris Evans BBC show She will be interviewing celebrity guests including Louis Walsh and Craig Revel Horwood. Kate Thornton joins Magic Radio Hollywood actor stars alongside Adrian Lester in Audible's new thriller AMOK. Rafe Spall discusses power of audio dramas The six-part audio series produced in 2012 is to air for the first time this month. Baker returns to Doctor Who in radio drama Four producers are reportedly following Zane Lowe from BBC Radio 1 to Apple. Apple poaches more BBC Radio talent "I feel sad but I think it's the right moment," the comedian says of her exit. Sandi Toksvig has quit The News Quiz One Direction's Niall Horan is among those paying tribute to the late broadcaster. Tributes as BBC Radio host dies, aged 33 Former Big Brother housemate Adele Roberts will host the early breakfast show. BBC Radio 1 announces lineup changes The rock outlet will not renew its contract with Arqiva on D1. TeamRock quits traditional radio Actor reunites with Sherlock's Louise Brealey for My Dear Bessie. Listen to Cumberbatch in Radio 4 drama Conchita Wurst will take part in a special interview on the pop-up digital radio service. BBC Radio 2 Eurovision returning to DAB The continuity announcer, who also voices Strictly, leaves Radio 2 after 28 years. BBC Radio 2 announcer Dedicoat to leave Danny Leigh tries to explain the influence and innovation of Twin Peaks. Twin Peaks documentary for BBC Radio 4 Will the charts continue to stay in the public's consciousness with the new move? Why Chart Show move is the end of an era Greg James will present the show every Friday between 4pm and 6pm from this summer. Official Chart moving to Fridays The DJ says there are "more relevant, up-and-coming artists" station should play. Mills: 'Radio 1 shouldn't play Madonna' The BBC station's live sessions will drop from 250 to 160 per year. Radio 1 announces live music cuts The ex-Westlife singer will host a new show on Saturdays from 12-2pm. Kian Egan joins Heat Radio presenting team Rock icon will return to the station for a weekly Friday night programme. Iggy Pop to host weekly BBC 6 Music show The singer says the decision was "so discriminatory and unfair". Madonna was "shocked" by Radio 1 snub Comedian will host a new weekly show featuring opinions and humour. Russell Brand returns to XFM on Sunday Mac says she is proud to be the first woman to do the weekday evening slot solo. Annie Mac on her new Radio 1 slot The producer thanks Lowe in a post on his Instagram feed. Mark Ronson 'owes' Zane Lowe his career DJ says "nothing has changed" since Greg Dyke called Radio 1 "hideously white" in 2001. Nihal hits out at 'all white' BBC Radio 1 Australia's High Court overturns decision that cleared 2Day FM. Royal hoax call broke the law, court says Watch five of the DJ's classic highlights before he off-boards Radio 1 for the final time. Zane Lowe tribute: Hottest DJ In the World Clara Amfo will take over from Fearne Cotton as host of Radio 1's live lounge. Clara Amfo to take over as Live Lounge host Broadcaster, who is expecting her second child, will depart Radio 1 after ten years on the airwaves. Fearne Cotton leaves Radio 1 after 10 years The broadcaster's on-demand service receives 343 million requests in January. BBC iPlayer enjoys best month on record Official Charts Company looks into moving chart announcement date after rule changes. Radio 1 Sunday Chart Show could move Taylor Swift will make an appearance on Nick Grimshaw's breakfast show tomorrow. Ed Sheeran to co-host Grimshaw's show Mark Strong will star in BBC Radio 4's adaptation of Harold Pinter's Victory. Mark Strong joins BBC 4 Harold Pinter play Outgoing Radio 1 DJ says that the BBC was the "best place I've ever worked in my life". Zane Lowe on leaving BBC for Apple The station says that playlisted songs are "chosen on musical merit" alone. Radio 1 denies banning Madonna over age Catfish's Nev Schulman talks to DJ Gabby Sanderson. Listen to Propaganda on Xfm's anniversary Annie Mac will take over the DJ's weekday evening show, starting on March 9. Zane Lowe leaving BBC Radio 1