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Friday 25 July 2014, 16:29
With the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow kicking off this week, we’re inviting you to create a playlist celebrating the city’s rich music heritage (Sunday 27 July, 6-8pm).
Sunday 20 July 2014, 19:47
Now Playing exclusively revealed BANKS as The World's Most Blogged Artist of 2014 so far (Sunday 20 July)
Saturday 12 July 2014, 13:08
Following the sad news of the Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone, second from left below, passing away, we at Now Playing invite you to put together a special playlist celebrating the punk visionaries and their music, this Sunday - July 13 - between 6-8pm.
Friday 11 July 2014, 12:16
On this Sunday’s Now Playing (13 July) we’re celebrating some of the best new music over the last six months - with your help, of course.
Friday 20 June 2014, 14:17
With their debut album Unknown Pleasures celebrating its 25th birthday this month, we thought all of two seconds (maybe one) before deciding on a Joy Division themed playlist this week (22 June, 6-8pm).
Friday 6 June 2014, 14:15
6 Music is gearing up for a series of shows and specials celebrating South America, so we at Now Playing thought, “let’s make a South American inspired playlist”. It was a no brainer at NP Towers.
Friday 9 May 2014, 16:08
Friday 2 May 2014, 15:21
Online music sites have been awash with the news this week that on 5 July The Libertines are DEFINITELY set to headline Hyde Park.
Friday 25 April 2014, 13:13
Wednesday 12 March 2014, 18:13
In honour of none-other-than Iggy Pop joining 6 Music's presenter roster, Tom Robinson invites 6 Music listeners to create a special playlist celebrating the life and work of this inimitable music icon.
Thursday 27 February 2014, 16:58
So the FIRST EVER BBC 6 Music Festival is happening people - how exciting is that? Whether you bagged a ticket or not, we’re giving YOU the chance to enjoy all the action by creating your own best bits playlist this Sunday (March 2), following the two-day event.
Wednesday 19 February 2014, 19:34
With the nation on #PrinceWatch, Tom Robinson invites you to help create an unmissable Prince-inspired playlist.
Wednesday 12 February 2014, 20:29
This Sunday Tom Robinson invites you to compile The Ultimate Smiths Playlist to mark the 30th anniversary of one of the most seminal records in indie music history: The Smiths’ self-titled debut album.
Wednesday 29 January 2014, 14:00
Following the sad news this week that iconic folk musician and activist Pete Seeger passed away at the age of 94, #NowPlaying thought it only fitting to ask you to help create a playlist dedicated to the man and his legacy. And, boy, what a life, and what a legacy.
Thursday 23 January 2014, 16:27
Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you'll know that - for the FIRST TIME EVER - BBC Radio 6 Music is hosting its VERY OWN FESTIVAL. Yes, I'm SHOUTING as all of us at 6M Towers are VERY EXCITED INDEED. Now you’re hiding under a Rock n Roll…ahem.
Thursday 9 January 2014, 19:13
Nowplaying Jack White special - #JackWhite6Music
Friday 3 January 2014, 13:06
We want you to look into your musical crystal ball and help us create a playlist based on the hotly-tipped bands and artists you reckon will be making waves this year.
Sunday 15 December 2013, 20:00
We can reveal Wolf Alice have been the most written about artist on UK music blogs this year - thanks to data compiled by Hype Machine.
Tuesday 10 December 2013, 16:42
Over the next few weeks on Now Playing @6Music we’re going to do a series of list-based shows that we need your help with…
Friday 18 October 2013, 11:39
Help Now Playing @6Music pick the Ultimate Morrissey Playlist
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