Great British Singalong: Which songs were picked?

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Greg in the new studio for the Radio 1 breakfast show

Radio 1's Greg James led the country in a massive sing-song!

On Thursday 2 April, BBC radio stations came together for a live singalong with the aim of cheering everyone up.

BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music, 1 Xtra and the Asian Network joined forces in a mega-simulcast.

Each station contributed one song that listeners joined in with.

What happened?
Greg James, Demot O'Leary, Lauren Laverne, Dotty and Harpz Kaur
Greg James, Demot O'Leary, Lauren Laverne, Dotty and Harpz Kaur hosted the broadcast

Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Greg James led the effort on his show, with X Factor host Dermot O'Leary, who is covering for Zoe Ball, on Radio 2.

Lauren Laverne was on 6 Music, Dotty was on 1Xtra and Harpz Kaur was on the Asian Network.

Which songs were picked?

Radio 1: Florence and the Machine - You've Got the Love

Radio 2: Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline

Radio 6 music: Prince - Raspberry Beret

Radio 1Xtra: Koffee - Toast

Asian Network: Punjabi MC - Mundian To Bach Me

Did you join in?
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X Factor host Dermot is led things on BBC Radio 2

Listeners were encouraged to take part in the singalong - did you take part?

People were asked to film themselves singing and upload it to social media with the hashtag #UKSINGALONG.

Greg said: "Nothing brings people together quite like radio does. It's been a great comfort for me to have a focus during this extraordinary time.

"I'm so glad the listeners find what we're currently doing a useful distraction as well."

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