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The BBC admits airing an expletive-filled Lily Allen set was a "mistake". Lily Allen swearing gets Radio 1 in trouble Scott Mills and Mark Kermode are among the most popular ever podcasts. What are the BBC's biggest ever podcasts? Tom Watson thinks the BBC should consider giving 6 Music the FM slot held by Radio 3. MP wants 6 Music to take Radio 3's FM slot Ben Cooper struggles to name the band's hits when put on the spot. Radio 1 boss can't name any One Direction hit The line-up and venue is confirmed for the November event. Rick Ross to headline 1Xtra Live The 'Shake It Off' singer performs a cover of Vance Joy's single for Radio 1. Listen to Taylor Swift cover 'Riptide' The former Sex Pistols frontman takes on the Radio 4 host. Watch John Lydon clash with John Humphrys Record includes Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding, Bastille and more. R1 Live Lounge album tracklist revealed Nearly two-thirds of you think the BBC is fulfilling its public remit. Digital Spy readers defend BBC Radio Commercial radio wants the BBC to be more distinct. Are BBC Radio 1 and 2 too mainstream? Commercial radio cheerleader RadioCentre again criticises BBC Radio 1 and 2. Radio 1 and Radio 2 'are too mainstream' Fellow DJ Greg James instantly beat Grimshaw's twerking record. Nick Grimshaw breaks twerking record The children's programme will air its final edition in April 2015. BBC Radio 4 Extra axes 4 O'Clock Show The singer sets Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon a terrifying task for charity. Taylor Swift to appear on Capital Breakfast Chief executive of Arts Council England is to join the station in January. Alan Davey named new BBC Radio 3 boss The DJ says his Radio 1 longevity is down to "keeping current" with young people. Scott Mills: 'Older folk should go to Radio 2' Veteran broadcaster takes part in a rap collaboration with Charlie Sloth. Listen to John Humphrys as a rapper Breakfast show host will attempt the record live on air next week. Nick Grimshaw to attempt twerking record The band will play at the Roundhouse in Camden, London next month. Status Quo for BBC Radio 2 acoustic set Special Ebola broadcasts for the region start today on shortwave. BBC launches Ebola Radio Network Radio 1 DJ marks his breakfast show two-year anniversary this week. Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 Show report card BBC Radio 1 DJ says he initially wanted to be a musician before moving into broadcasting. Nick Grimshaw: 'I've written songs' "I also could be her friend, but we've never had a conversation," she says. Iggy Azalea denies Nicki Minaj feud BBC Radio 1 breakfast show DJ says he hopes his predecessor returns to airwaves soon. Nick Grimshaw on Chris Moyles future Lana Del Rey is "devastated" to have to cancel her performance. Lana Del Rey pulls out of Live Lounge Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon's Saturday show will go nationwide this weekend. Capital London Breakfast Show goes national Lauren Laverne announces the lineup for the station's week-long event. Johnny Marr, La Roux for 6 Music Live The 1990 novel will be adapted as a six-part radio play for BBC Radio 4. Colin Morgan for Neil Gaiman's Good Omens Matt Edmondson explains that it's only the song that matters. Radio 1 playlist 'not decided by age' He will not be on BBC Radio London after admitting to a drug-fuelled affair. Ross off work after drugs and affair scandal Paddy McGuinness joins the Bauer Place network from October. Paddy McGuinness lands new radio show Ashanti Omkar presents Sunday show on Sri Lankan and South Indian arts and music. BBC Asian Network launch South Indian show Some of YouTube's most popular young vloggers will present guest shows. Which vloggers will front Radio 1 shows? Grandmaster Flash doesn't want his daughters emulating the racy video. Nicki's 'Anaconda' video 'wasn't necessary' The broadcaster passes away after a long illness. Broadcaster Gerry Anderson dies, aged 69 Ross will provide cover for BBC Radio 2 host Steve Wright. Jonathan Ross returning to BBC Radio Lana Del Rey, Ella Henderson and Ed Sheeran are among the special guests. BBC Radio 1 announces 30 Live Lounge specials Skepta, Footsie and Tempa T also perform together on Radio 1Xtra. Watch Dizzee Rascal for Grime Takeover New data finds that 16 to 24-year-olds are fast embracing new technology. Youth music habits: Streaming tops radio Jarvis Cocker and John Grant will also be part of the BBC event. Clean Bandit for BBC Orchestra show