Radio X

Radio X

  • Genre: alternative, rock
  • Country:England
  • City: London
  • Bitrate:128 kbit/s
  • First air date: 21 September 2015
  • Language: English
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Radio X is a British National commercial radio station that is owned by Global and focuses on alternative music, primarily indie rock. The station was originally launched in 1989 as a pirate radio station named Q102, before being renamed Xfm in 1992. It became a legally licensed London-wide station in 1997, and in 2015 began national broadcasting under the name Radio X​. It has been located at Capital's headquarters at Leicester Square, London since 1998, when it was acquired by the Capital Radio Group, now part of Global Radio​​.

The station has a significant history of employing personalities who have gone on to achieve greater fame, including Russell Brand, Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Simon Pegg, Christian O'Connell, and others​1​. As of March 2023, the station broadcasts to a weekly audience of 2.0 million, according to RAJAR​​.

The station currently employs a diverse group of presenters, engineers, journalists, and producers, with Chris Moyles and Johnny Vaughan being among the notable presenters​.

Radio X is contactable via telephone, with numbers provided for both the station and the studio, and also provides an email format for contacting specific individuals at the station​​.

Playlist Radio X

The Killers - Jenny Was A Friend Of MineThe Killers - Jenny Was A Friend Of Mine Live
Blossoms - To Do List (After The Breakup)Blossoms - To Do List (After The Breakup) 04:52
Nirvana - LithiumNirvana - Lithium 04:49
Catfish & The Bottlemen - CocoonCatfish & The Bottlemen - Cocoon 04:43
Coldplay - Christmas LightsColdplay - Christmas Lights 04:37
Sam Fender - SaturdaySam Fender - Saturday 04:34
DOVES - Black And White TownDOVES - Black And White Town 04:31
The Lathums - StruggleThe Lathums - Struggle 04:25
Good Charlotte - Lifestyles Of The Rich & FamousGood Charlotte - Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous 04:22
The Hives - Hate To Say I Told You SoThe Hives - Hate To Say I Told You So 04:16

TOP 10 songs on Radio X

Badly Drawn Boy-Donna and BlitzenBadly Drawn Boy-Donna and Blitzen
Courteeners-Winter WonderlandCourteeners-Winter Wonderland
Razorlight-Somewhere ElseRazorlight-Somewhere Else
Kings of Leon-FansKings of Leon-Fans
Sam Fender-SaturdaySam Fender-Saturday
Muse-Plug In BabyMuse-Plug In Baby
Sam Fender-Will We Talk?Sam Fender-Will We Talk?
The Futureheads-Hounds of LoveThe Futureheads-Hounds of Love

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Address 30 Leicester Square , London WC2H 7LA
Phone 0330 33 33100
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Frequencies - Radio X

Frequency City Rating
97.7 FM Manchester 0
104.9 FM London 0