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Greg James describes ‘ridiculous’ viral moment he met fan on the train

Radio 1 DJ Greg James has treated one lucky fan to an appearance on his show on Monday morning, after meeting her on a train.The 36-year-old presenter first shared the interaction on Twitter after a user named Colleen tweeted him saying she thought her mum Jane was sitting next to him on their journey from Edinburgh Colleen’s tweet added that James was seen drinking red wine.Why hello Jane!— Greg James (@gregjames) February 13, 2022Having spotted Jane, he posted a video to his account, first confirming he had a cup of red wine, and then introducing himself.“Are...

People are obsessed with the way Greg James met a fan on the train

Greg James has revealed the hilarious moment he met a fan on the train after he received a tweet from the woman's daughter sharing her mum's suspicions that she was seated next to the Radio 1 presenter.Sitting on the Edinburgh train to London on Sunday, Greg posted a clip which showed a laptop in front of him with a tweet from a user called Colleen who informed James that her mum, Jane Mcquillen, believed she was sitting next to him on his train and detailed what kind of wine they were both drinking."My mum thinks she’s sat next to you...

Greg James: ‘I’ve never enjoyed celebrity interviews – they have a weird power dynamic’

In February last year, with the pandemic raging and the country back in lockdown, Greg James did something he hadn’t done before: he thought about quitting the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show.“I had a conversation with my boss and I was just like ‘I can’t do it any more,’” he says over Zoom from his home in Kentish Town, north London. “I can’t pretend to be happy when I’m sad and everyone else is sad.”He didn’t have another plan, he adds. “But the team and I were just like, ‘How do we keep this going while we’re worrying about all...
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Greg James reveals he nearly quit Radio 1 Breakfast Show: ‘I can’t pretend to be happy when I’m sad’

Greg James has admitted that he almost quit the Radio 1 Breakfast Show in 2021. The radio presenter has hosted the flagship BBC programme for the past three years, after he took over from Nick Grimshaw.In a new interview with The Independent, James said that he’d considered leaving the job in February last year, at the height of the pandemic when the country was in lockdown.“I had a conversation with my boss and I was just like ‘I can’t do it anymore,’” James said.“I can’t pretend to be happy when I’m sad and everyone else is sad. The team...

Jeremy Vine and Greg James lead tributes to ‘legendary’ radio DJ Janice Long

Jeremy Vine Greg James and Jo Whiley have led tributes to “legendary” BBC radio presenter Janice Long following her death aged 66.The radio DJ, who became a “trailblazer” as the first woman to have her own daily show on Radio 1 and the first regular female presenter on Top Of The Pops, died at home on Christmas Day following a short illness, her agent said.During her 40-year career, she helped launch the careers of future stars including Amy Winehouse, Adele and The Smiths, and led coverage of major music events such as Live Aid.Going to miss you, #janicelong—...

The USFL Reveals Team Names — ELF News w/ Greg James

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, it is a late holiday weekend release as more USFL news came out this past week with the reveal of the 8 inaugural teams for 2022 in which old familiar names are brought back!. Greg James of CFL America Radio and From The 55...

Derek Minor, Greg James, Thicc James – “Money On The Phone” (Official Video)

Capitalizing off the buzz gained from releasing “Pull Up” and more recently ‘I’m Lovely’ in its entirety, RMG / EMPIRE recording artist Derek Minor gifts fans with the official music video for “Money On The Phone.” Joined by EP collaborators Thicc James and Greg James, the Ronye Brown & Brandon Boone-directed clip personifies the project’s overall theme of living a peaceful yet prosperous life. “I ain’t really worried about nothing. Everything’s good, I’m lovely,” said Minor in a statement to the press when asked about the 5-cut collection of records.

Derek Minor, Greg James, THICC James – “Pull Up” (Audio)

Joined By Greg James, recently appointed Recording Academy Governor and Nashville mainstay Derek Minor connects with producer Thicc James to deliver “Pull Up,” the first record off their upcoming project I’m Lovely. Reminiscent of Wiz Khalifa’s 2011 Cabin Fever standout “Taylor Gang,” the trap-infused track finds the trio equally sharing the spotlight and serves as a tell-tale sign the soon-to-be-released collaboration is going to be one for the books.

Edmonton Has a New Name with Greg James | Gridiron Gallery

Greg James of the “From the 55 Yard Line” podcast joins the show to talk about the newly named Edmonton Elks, the CFL as it is right now, historical football reminiscing, and much more!. Zach also touches on the return of the USFL in 2022!. Twitter | Facebook | Instagram...

The USFL Is Back, Edmonton Has a New Name w/ Greg James

On the edition of Gridiron Gallery major announcements and reintroductions were present in this past week of football!. Zach breaks down his thoughts and the details of the relaunched USFL (you read that right)!. Greg James of the “From the 55 Yard Line” podcast also joins the show to talk...
Music Week

BBC Radio 1's Greg James looks ahead to Coldplay's Big Weekend spectacular

BBC One and Radio 1 are set to broadcast a spectacular performance from Coldplay as part of the Big Weekend. The band have recorded a performance at Whitby Abbey for Radio 1’s Big Weekend (May 28-31). Coldplay’s set will air on Radio 1 (1pm, Sunday, May 29), as well as featuring as part of a BBC One 90-minute special hosted by Greg James (10.20pm, Sunday, May 29). It is already available on BBC Sounds and BBC iPlayer.