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Annie Nightingale

Life and music

Annie Nightingale is a legendary broadcaster who became the first female DJ on the BBC and holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest ever running radio show. In 2002 Annie was awarded the MBE for her services to Broadcasting. In 2007 she was nominated for the Broadcasters’ Broadcaster Award and in 2008, Annie won the John Peel Award For Outstanding Contribution To Music Radio. In 2011, for the sixth year running, she also won Best Radio Award at the International Breakbeat Awards before receiving the first ever Pioneer in Media Award in 2014 from Music Week magazine. She is a regular guest columnist for The Times, covering popular music related subjects.