Selecting the best UK music every week and sharing it with the world

Selector Radio picks out the best new UK music each week and shares it with four million listeners around the world. It’s a show we’ve been producing since 2001 and it continues to connect a global audience to the ever-changing sounds of UK culture.

What do we play?

Selector broadcasts on radio stations in over 30 countries around the world, connecting a global community of music lovers from Portugal to China every week. If it’s not on the radio wherever you are, you can find Selector online and discover: the latest show; the latest Selector Sessions, live performances from emerging talent; Selector After Dark, weekly mixes from guest UK DJs and more.

Selector plays music from any band, any artist and any genre, as long as it’s new and exciting – taking you on a virtual tour of the UK, dropping you into the heart of cities like Bristol, Belfast, Cardiff and Glasgow. Each week, whatever the genre, Selector puts together a truly eclectic playlist and catches up with the names that are leading the way in the world of music.

How to listen?

There’s a new Selector Radio show, every Friday from 12.00 (GMT). Get up to date with the latest Selector Radio show.  

Listen on the Selector Radio website

About our presenter Sian Eleri

Selector is recorded each week, hosted by the incredible Sian Eleri, one of the biggest music tastemakers at BBC Radio 1. Her zest for new music reaches far and wide, be it breaking new artists or interviewing some of the biggest faces within the scene.

While she speaks in the English language for Selector, Sian is also a proud Welsh speaker who grew up in Caernarfon, north Wales and has been a member of several music judging panels, including for the AIM Awards, the Youth Music Awards, the British Podcast Awards, the Welsh Music Prize, the BRITs and the Mercury Prize.

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