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Greg James to host Radio 1 Chart Show

BBC Radio 1 is moving its chart show to Friday afternoons, where it will become part of Greg James's drivetime show.

Starting in mid-July, the new show will be two hours long, focusing on the top 20, and will be accompanied by a live TV programme broadcast on CBBC.

The move follows a global agreement by the music industry to release all new albums and singles on Fridays.

It means the chart will now be compiled on Friday mornings, with Radio 1 the first to reveal the latest number one.

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