20 Best BBC Music Podcasts

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a public service broadcaster that operates in Great Britain. BBC Music is the sports division of the BBC, providing national music coverage for BBC television, radio and online.

BBC Music Podcasts

Here are 20 Best BBC Music Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Ten To The Top

Ten To The Top Can you make it all the way to the top in Radio 2's mid-morning music quiz with Vernon Kay?
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 5.7MTwitter Followers 2.3MInstagram Followers 5.4M Frequency 3 episodes / week Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. BBC Music Introducing Mixtape

BBC Music Introducing Mixtape An hour of fresh new tunes from BBC Music Introducing handpicked by Tom Robinson each week in the early hours of Monday morning.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host Tom Robinson
Facebook Followers 5.7MTwitter Followers 2.3MInstagram Followers 5.4M Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact

3. Add to Playlist

Add to Playlist Add to Playlist takes us on a musical journey of discovery, exploring the web of connections between tracks across the breadth of all musical styles, from pop, rock, reggae and hip-hop to classical, jazz, folk and country.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 921.9KTwitter Followers 532.1KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 43 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

4. Private Passions

Private Passions Guests from all walks of life discuss their musical loves and hates, and talk about the influence music has had on their lives
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.2 / 5Facebook Followers 96.2KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 42 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

5. Soul Music

Soul Music Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts Jesca Hoop, Mair Bosworth
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 916KTwitter Followers 532.1K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 28 min Since Jan 2008 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

6. The Early Music Show

The Early Music Show An exploration of early music, looking at early developments in musical performance and composition in Britain and abroad. UK only: please note that not all episodes are podcast.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 96.2KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact

7. Record Review Podcast

Record Review Podcast Building a Library: a guide to the best recordings of the greatest classical music. Each week an expert and enthusiast brings along a wide range of recordings of a well-known piece. They explore the music and the different ways of performing it, ending with a recommendation for your library
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 95KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact

8. The Listening Service

The Listening Service Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how classical music really works.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 96.2KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact

9. Music Life

Music Life Where music stars discuss how they make their music.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts Adrian Younge, Jean Carne
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 7.3MTwitter Followers 560.1KInstagram Followers 347.9K Frequency 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 30 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

10. Classical Fix

Classical Fix The podcast for classical newbies. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 95.9KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact

11. BBC Introducing in Oxfordshire

BBC Introducing in Oxfordshire Listen to highlights of Dave Gilyeat and his team of new music aficionados as they deliver all the best Oxfordshire bands you've never heard before.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 5 / 5 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 120 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

12. Inheritance Tracks

Inheritance Tracks Celebrating the music that special guests cherish and would like to bestow to future generations.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts Olly Mann, Nikki Bedi
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 926.7KTwitter Followers 532.1KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 7 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

13. Composer of the Week

Composer of the Week BBC Radio 3's Composer Of The Week is a guide to composers and their music. The podcast is compiled from the week's programmes and published on Friday, it is only available in the UK.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 2 / 5Facebook Followers 96.2KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 71 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

14. Music Matters

Music Matters The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 3.8 / 5Facebook Followers 96.2KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 45 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

15. This Classical Life

This Classical Life Jess Gillam hosts the music show for people who like classical and other stuff too. Music, eclectic playlists and chat, with a new guest every week.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 95.9KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact

16. Sound of Cinema

Sound of Cinema Matthew Sweet's weekly look at music for the screen
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 2.3 / 5Facebook Followers 96.2KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 26 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

17. Music Planet: Road Trip

Music Planet: Road Trip Discover the world with music. Join local experts for a sonic journey around the globe.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.4 / 5Facebook Followers 96.2KTwitter Followers 129.7K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 14 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

18. Classic Scottish Albums

Classic Scottish Albums The making of Classic Scottish pop and rock albums with musician Davie Scott. Hosted by BBC Radio Scotland.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 2.9 / 5Facebook Followers 223.9KTwitter Followers 158.3KInstagram Followers 153.3K Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

19. Ricky Ross Meets

Ricky Ross Meets Ricky Ross in conversation with some of our most admired songwriters and musicians. Hosted by BBC Radio Scotland.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 5 / 5 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

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BBC Music Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering BBC Music. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Role Podcast Link Total Episodes Twitter Handle Twitter Followers
Tom RobinsonHostbbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nrw4q25
Jesca HoopCo Hostbbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b008mj7p
Mair BosworthCo Hostbbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b008mj7p@mairbosworth4K
Adrian YoungeHostbbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/w13xttxd29
Jean CarneHostbbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/w13xttxd29
Olly MannHostbbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p02pc9my23
Nikki BediHostbbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p02pc9my23
BBC Radio Oxfordbbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nrsq7/episodes/downloads27
Tone Troysoundcloud.com/tonetroy1
Tre - Talk Radio Europetalkradioeurope.com/tre-podcasts1
Complete Music Update (cmu)completemusicupdate.com/podcast2
Hattie Butterworth & Rebecca Toalthingsmusiciansdonttalkabout.com/podcast2
Peterfasterthannormal.com/episodes2
Peter Shankmanfasterthannormal.com/episodes2
Russell Tovey And Robert Diamentplay.acast.com/s/talkart2
A Student-led Podcast Series At The Rhode Island School Of Design (risbuzzsprout.com/16437461
Aa Operapodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/aa-opera1
Bob Reeves Brassbobreevesbrass.libsyn.com1
Gordonskenepastdaily.com/#sidr-nav1
Millicent Stephensonsuccessbeyondthescore.com/podcasts/success-beyond-the-score1
Munch Castsmunchmybenson.com/episodes1
Nicky Langleyshows.acast.com/themelocompasspodcast/episodes1
Our Mediaclassical-music.com/listen/podcast1
Rob Cope & Tara Mintonfeeds.buzzsprout.com/818941
Seth Bousteadrelevanttones.com/archive1
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