About the artist
Charlie Hedges – The new host of the UK’s biggest Dance Show BBC Radio 1’s Dance Anthems every Saturday 4-7pm. Bringing her passion and enthusiasm for dance music, Charlie now hosts 2 hours of Classic Anthems and an hour of Today’s Anthems each week.
As well as Dance Anthems she is also now the new host of BBC Radio 1’s Iconic Live Lounge alongside Rickie and Melvin, a show she has so much love, respect and enthusiasm for which celebrates great artists playing their new and live music on Radio 1, a huge honour!!
Having conquered the airwaves and claiming the #1 National Commercial Breakfast show in London on KISSFM, with the breakfast show’s highest ever reach of 2.2 million listeners , Charlie’s next chapter started in 2019 joining the BBC Radio 1 family Monday to Thursday’s broadcasting 8pm till 10pm.
Charlie by night has toured the globe playing some of the biggest dance events and festivals including a residency with Carl Cox in Ibiza, Amnesia Ibiza, Global Gathering, V Festival, Pacha Ibiza, Isle of Wight Fest and a residency at BH Mallorca playing alongside Craig David, Duke Dumont, Steve Aoki, Axwell and Ingrosso .
This year Charlie’s schedule included bringing her Dance Anthems sound to her sets including playing to full capacity arenas at Boardmasters Festival, New World Fest and Bradford Live, with those bookings already confirmed again for next year, including her debut at Snowbombing Festival.
Charlie has also released various house tracks on labels such as Spinnin Records, Universal Music , Defected Records and a remix of Ella Henderson & Tom Grennan’s – ‘Let’s Go Home Together’ released on Atlantic Records April 2021. With remixes soon to be released before end of 2021 with Rudimental and Clean Bandit.
Charlie is now also looking to venture into the TV world and with her infectious personality, live in the moment mentality, incredible interview and all round presenter skills, we know she can hold her own and finally put a face to the voice we have listened to on the radio for years.
15th August 2023 at Ta' Qali National Park