James Blake announced for BBC Radio 1 Residency

The Mercury prize-winner will host a two hour show in January

James Blake announced for BBC Radio 1 Residency

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James Blake will host a BBC Radio 1 show in January 2014 as part of the station's Residency series.

Throughout January a host of DJs will take over two-hour slots every Thursday night with Mercury Prize winner Blake hosting his on January 23 from midnight. Rinse DJ T Williams, who has supported Disclosure on tour, will present the show directly before.

Other DJs who will present shows throughout January include Swedish House Mafia member Steve Angello, Heidi, Rockwell, Nervo, George FitzGerald and Branko.

Speaking about his appearance, James Blake says: "I've had so much support from BBC DJs that it's going to be great to be on the other side of the desk. I'm really looking forward to starting my new show in January."

The full January schedule is as follows:

Thursday 9 January 2014
9pm – Nervo
Midnight – Steve Angello

Thursday 16 January 2014
9pm – George FitzGerald
Midnight – Heidi

Thursday 23 January 2014
9pm – T Williams
Midnight – James Blake

Thursday 30 January 2014
9pm – Branko
Midnight – Rockwell

James Blake joins Daft Punk, Lorde, Tame Impala, Disclosure and The National among the artists to receive nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards.

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