Europe’s Biggest Dance Show returns to Radio 1

Europe’s Biggest Dance Show returns with seven radio stations from seven different countries coming together for another seven-hour dance music simulcast.

BBC Radio 1 will be partnering with stations from across the European Broadcasting Union to broadcast the dance marathon.

Annie Mac will kick the show off at 7pm on Friday 8 May 2020 with an hour of exclusive mixes and interviews from UK acts before handing over to the next country.

Annie says: “When we did this last year it was unprecedented and the reaction was huge. It felt genuinely special. This event is about harnessing the collective listening experience of radio, it’s about togetherness and I look forward to sharing my show with millions more listeners and six more radio stations.”

Aled Haydn Jones, Head of Programmes, BBC Radio 1, says: “I’m very proud that we will once again be broadcasting with our European Broadcast partners at a time when we are all persevering to keep audiences entertained under difficult circumstances. We hope that by bringing Europe’s Biggest Dance Show back, we’ll be able to unite listeners around the world with another incredible evening of dance music.”

The countries and broadcasters involved are:

Belgium – VRT Studio Brussel
France – Radio France Mouv
Germany – WDR 1Live and RBB Fritz
Ireland – RTÉ 2fm
Netherlands – NPO 3FM
Sweden – SR P3
UK – BBC Radio 1