Point break: Radio 1 backs debut artists as labels revive campaigns

Andre Paine

BBC Radio 1’s Chris Price has spoken about how the station is showing its commitment to new talent during Covid-19 with a bumper crop of Brit List acts.

Music Week can exclusively reveal that Radio 1 has increased its selection for this round to five acts – Arlo Parks, Beabadoobee, Dutchavelli, Easy Life and Loski.

“We could have announced more, the quality and quantity of submissions this time was phenomenal,” said Price, head of music at Radio 1 and 1Xtra.

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