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Global Radio are the British equivalent of iHeartMedia. A consolidation of GWR and Capital Radio, Chrysalis bought them out in mid-2008.

They are disliked on the Internet, to say the least.

Two main brands exist, Heart - "Turn Up the Feel Good!" as its slogan, and disco-lite music, or Capital, known as "The UK's No.1 Hit Music Station", i.e. Katy Perry etc.

Their schedules run as follows (as of 2018):

Heartweekdays

  • 1am - 4am Simon Beale
  • 4am - 6am Jenni Falconer (4 O’Clock Club)
  • 6am - 10am Heart Breakfast (ending at 9am in London only)
  • 10am - 1pm Toby Anstis
  • 1pm-4pm Matt Wilkinson
  • 4pm-7pm Drivetime
  • 7pm - 10pm Sian Welby
  • 10pm-1am Kat Shoob
Friday and Saturday
  • 7pm - 10pm Club Classics with Annaliese Dayes
  • 10pm - 1am Lilah Parsons
Saturday
  • 1am - 6am James Stewart
  • 6am - 10am Local breakfast
  • 10am - 1pm Matt Wilkinson
  • 1pm - 4pm Kevin Hughes
  • 4pm - 7pm Rochelle Humes
Sunday
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  • 1am - 6am James Stewart
  • 6am - 9am Jenni Falconer (voice-tracked)
  • 9am - 12pm Stephen Mulhern and Emma Willis (voice-tracked)
  • 12pm - 4pm Local show
  • 4pm - 7pm The Official Vodafone Big Top 40 with Marvin Humes and Kat Shoob
  • 7pm - 10pm Emma Bunton (voice-tracked)
  • 10pm - 1am Lilah Parsons

CapitalWeekdays

  • 1am - 4am Will Cozens (Mon-Wed) / Sonny Jay (Thu & Fri)
  • 4am - 6am Aimee Vivian
  • 6am - 10am Local breakfast
  • 10am - 1pm Ant Payne
  • 1pm - 4pm James Bassam (aka "The Bassman")
  • 4pm - 7pm Local Drivetime
  • 7pm - 10pm Capital Evening Show with Jonathan Jacob (aka JJ)
  • 10pm - 1am Capital Late Show with Marvin Humes
Friday
  • 7pm - 10pm Friday Night Capital with Marvin Humes
  • 10pm - 6am Capital Weekender with Ministry of Sound
  • 2am - 3am Martin Garrix’s DJ set
Saturday
  • 6am - 9am Saturday Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp and Vick Hope
  • 9am - 12pm Rob Howard
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  • 12pm - 4pm Local show
  • 4pm - 7pm Will Manning
  • 7pm - 10pm Saturday Night Capital with JJ
  • 10pm - 6am Capital Weekender with Ministry of Sound
Sunday
  • 6am - 9am Aimee Vivian
  • 9am - 12pm The Bassman
  • 12pm - 4pm Local show
  • 4pm - 7pm The Official Vodafone Big Top 40 with Marvin Humes and Kat Shoob
  • 7pm - 10pm Jimmy Hill
  • 10pm - 1am JJ

Global Radio also own Radio X (rock music, like American Classic Rock stations), Smooth Radio (easy listening music) Gold (60s to today), Capital XTRA (urban/dance/hip-hop/RnB) and Classic FM (classical music).


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