Twitter user Ben Howell (@piffleandwhimsy) shared his remix yesterday evening (April 27), which caught the attention of BBC Radio 1 DJ Greg James.
You can hear Howell’s Lipa/BBC News mash-up below:
James messaged the BBC News Twitter account earlier today (April 28) to voice his approval for Howell’s mash-up, writing: “Ben’s made you a new theme tune and it’s a certified banger. Please change with immediate effect.”
Thank you so much for the mention this morning Greg! You're too kind! I was blushing into my cornflakes. 😂
— Ben Howell (@piffleandwhimsy) April 28, 2020
Lipa has also given her thumbs-up to the remix. “Thank you @gregjames for sending me this! I think this calls for a new theme tune?”
— DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) April 28, 2020