Big Night For BBC At Sony Awards
May 11, 2010 at 4:35 AM (PT)
BBC RADIO 4 won six awards and embattled digital station BBC 6 MUSIC win two at MONDAY night's SONY RADIO ACADEMY AWARDS ceremony in LONDON.
RADIO 4's prizes included the best breakfast show award (10 million plus) for "TODAY." 6 MUSIC, which has been threatened with closure, won for best comedy (ADAM AND JOE) and rising star (PULP's JARVIS COCKER, for his weekend show). BBC RADIO 5 LIVE won U.K. station of the year, while RADIO 1's SCOTT MILLS won music radio personality of the year and fellow RADIO 1 host ZANE LOWE won two awards. Endangered BBC ASIAN NETWORK won best speech program for NIHAL ARTHANAYAKE's show, beating LBC/LONDON's NICK FERRARI.
See the entire list of winners by clicking here.