Radio X (United Kingdom)

Radio X is a British National commercial radio station focused on alternative music, primarily indie rock, and owned by Global. Radio X launched nationally on 21 September 2015 as a rebrand of Xfm and superseded Xfm London and Xfm Manchester.[1]

Radio X
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
Frequency
RDSRADIO X
Programming
FormatAlternative music
Ownership
OwnerGlobal Radio
Capital FM
Capital XTRA
Classic FM
Gold
Heart
Heart 70s
Heart 80s
Heart 90s
Heart Dance
Heart Extra
LBC
LBC News
Smooth Radio
History
First air date
  • 1 September 1997 (as XFM)
  • 21 September 2015 (2015-09-21) (as Radio X)
Links
WebcastGlobal Player
Websitewww.radiox.co.uk

The station has employed a number of personalities that have since gone on to greater fame including Russell Brand, Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Simon Pegg, Christian O'Connell, Justin Lee Collins, Adam and Joe, Alex Zane, Tim Lovejoy, Dermot O'Leary and Josh Widdicombe.