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One for all the Kasabian fans out there, check out these handwritten lyrics to ‘Club Foot’ from the bands self titled debut album! #R1Kasabian #EvenMoreMusic

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Do you know an honest, brave and inspirational teen with a huge heart?

Nominate them and let us shout about them to the world!

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Ella Henderson is potentially the most talented person we’ve ever met. She proved this when she showed us this!


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Who wants to see danisnotonfire singing karaoke with his actual voice!? :O

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We hung out backstage with a Karaoke machine & got the stars of Big Weekend to sing along to Clean Bandit’s ‘Rather Be’ (feat, Jess Glynne)!

Featuring…. *takes deep breath*

One Direction, The Vamps, Katy B, Bastille, Dan Howell, Alice Levine, Gemma Cairney, Clara Amfo, Matt Edmondson, Greg James, Ed Sheeran’s guitar ;) Grimmy, Huw Stephens, Edith Bowman, You Me At Six, Sam Smith, Scott Mills, Pharrell’s hat ;) Jameela Jamil  & a real treat to finish with actual Jess Glynne from the song!

Oh & of course, the beautiful Glasgow crowd! We couldn’t have made this video without so many smiling faces :)

Thank you for partying with us! <3

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The wonderful Biffy Clyro came by the R1 Academy yesterday and Simon Neil gave us a tutorial on how to play their classic track ‘Many Of Horror’ on the guitar.

Learning how to play? This is the video for you.#takeiton

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We’ve had a great week at the Radio 1 Academy in Glasgow, thanks to everyone who came down to take part and support, you’ve been brilliant! #TakeItOn

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Hey interwebz, AmazingPhil's been offering up his superior knowledge on making successful YouTube videos at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s Academy This is a man in the know, so take note of his Academy Yearbook entry! #takeiton
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Dan gave us tips about getting started as a YouTuber at the Academy! Here’s his Yearbook entry..

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Nina Nesbitt gave the Radio 1 Academy some great advice on performance confidence and how to promote yourself as a new artist. Welcome to the Academy Yearbook Nina! #TakeItOn

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1, 2, 3… oh just give up, Phil.


i tried to get my dog to dj but he attacked me 


ummm so I did the dj thing, in the first one I was eating and didn’t realize it had started 


I’m so sorry

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