Tim Westwood

One of the most influential figures in hip hop in Europe and a pioneer of the UK scene


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Westwood is the most recognised Urban DJ in the UK and beyond

He is regarded as the most influential figure in hip hop in Europe and as a pioneer of the UK scene.

Westwood has a live radio show on Capital XTRA every Saturday from 7pm-11pm. He’s been broadcasting on this station that’s on DAB nationally and FM in London since 12th October 2013.

Previously Westwood held the number 1 Urban show on BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra for nearly 20 years.

TimWestwoodTV, Westwood’s YouTube channel has over 370 million video views & over 630,000 subscribers, and his twitter has over 415,000 followers. He has a close working relationship with all of the major urban artists from Jay Z to Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj to Drake. Westwood constantly tours the UK performing hundreds of thousands of cub goers every year.

Westwood presented Pimp My Ride UK – the most successful MTV UK production of all time and the second highest rated show in the history of MTV Europe, and it is still shown in every country in the world.

The Westwood compilation albums has sold over 2 million albums to date with the biggest selling urban compilation in UK history.

Throughout his career Westwood has won many awards, including the 2010 Radio Academy – John Peel Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music as well as many Sony Radio Awards and MOBO awards. In 2012 Westwood won the Global Spin Awards for European DJ of the Year. In 2016 the GRM Daily Legacy Award.

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