42 episodes

For music and pop culture lovers looking for an authentic and light-hearted take on the week in music... with broadcasters and music fanatics Annie Macmanus and Nick Grimshaw.

Sidetracked with Annie and Nick BBC Sounds

    • Music
    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

For music and pop culture lovers looking for an authentic and light-hearted take on the week in music... with broadcasters and music fanatics Annie Macmanus and Nick Grimshaw.

    Sidetracked By Glastonbury: Shania Twain

    Sidetracked By Glastonbury: Shania Twain

    In the first Glastonbury special of Sidetracked, Nick Grimshaw sits down with Shania Twain for a goss about this year’s Legends slot. Will she be riding a horse onto the Pyramid Stage, who is her ultimate legend and what does she think of her first taste of cider?

    Get in touch with Annie and Nick! If you’re over 16 WhatsApp 079700 82700 or email sidetracked@bbc.co.uk

    Sidetracked is all about taking a look at the things Annie Macmanus and Nick Grimshaw have loved (and perhaps more importantly not loved) from the world of music. A week in music, a week in Annie and Nick’s lives, this is the destination for music and pop culture lovers looking for an authentic and light-hearted take on the week’s most compelling stories… getting seriously sidetracked along the way.

    • 26 min
    The World’s Rarest Album, Charli v Taylor and Popstar Puns

    The World’s Rarest Album, Charli v Taylor and Popstar Puns

    From a secure vault in Marrakech to an NFT – Annie and Nick discuss the story behind the world’s rarest album and how it's redefining the way we consume music. Plus, Charli XCX is celebrating a Number 2 album and it feels very ‘BRAT’. Elsewhere, we've lost track of how many versions of ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Taylor Swift has released, Annie’s been to a party with Michael Fassbender and Shania Train is ready to take punters to Glastonbury.

    Sidetracked is all about taking a look at the things Annie Macmanus and Nick Grimshaw have loved (and perhaps more importantly not loved) from the world of music. A week in music, a week in Annie and Nick’s lives, this is the destination for music and pop culture lovers looking for an authentic and light-hearted take on the week’s most compelling stories… getting seriously sidetracked along the way.

    Get in touch with Annie and Nick! If you’re over 16 WhatsApp 079700 82700 or email sidetracked@bbc.co.uk

    Sidetracked is a BBC Audio Production for BBC Sounds – new episodes drop every Thursday.

    • 28 min
    Taylor Swift Tourism, Music Video Cameos and Shania Train

    Taylor Swift Tourism, Music Video Cameos and Shania Train

    As The Era’s Tour arrives in the UK, Annie and Nick discuss the impact Taylor Swift is having on the cities she plays and just how far her fans are willing to go. Plus, Ariana Grande and Sabrina Carpenter have enlisted some famous faces in their new music videos, inspiring Annie to consider a cameo of her own. Elsewhere, there’s a dragon somewhere on Worthy Farm and Nick has an important travel update.
    Sidetracked is all about taking a look at the things Annie Macmanus and Nick Grimshaw have loved (and perhaps more importantly not loved) from the world of music. A week in music, a week in Annie and Nick’s lives, this is the destination for music and pop culture lovers looking for an authentic and light-hearted take on the week’s most compelling stories… getting seriously sidetracked along the way.

    Get in touch with Annie and Nick! If you’re over 16 WhatsApp 079700 82700 or email sidetracked@bbc.co.uk

    Sidetracked is a BBC Audio Production for BBC Sounds – new episodes drop every Thursday.

    • 27 min
    Bat Bites, Artist Authenticity and Special Guest Charli XCX

    Bat Bites, Artist Authenticity and Special Guest Charli XCX

    Charli XCX joins Annie and Nick to discuss the importance of artist authenticity as Raye breaks the pop mould once again with a 7-minute song. Elsewhere, Taylor Momsen’s been bitten by a bat, Charli’s been singing S Club 7 on a Chinese talent show and Pitbull’s been soundtracking sex scenes on Bridgerton. Plus, DJ'ing with your partner – what could go wrong?

    Sidetracked is all about taking a look at the things Annie Macmanus and Nick Grimshaw have loved (and perhaps more importantly not loved) from the world of music. A week in music, a week in Annie and Nick’s lives, this is the destination for music and pop culture lovers looking for an authentic and light-hearted take on the week’s most compelling stories… getting seriously sidetracked along the way.

    Get in touch with Annie and Nick! If you’re over 16 WhatsApp 079700 82700 or email sidetracked@bbc.co.uk

    Sidetracked is a BBC Audio Production for BBC Sounds – new episodes drop every Thursday.

    • 27 min
    Memorable Gigs, Curating The Perfect Playlist and First Time Glastonbury

    Memorable Gigs, Curating The Perfect Playlist and First Time Glastonbury

    The perfect 24 hours at Glastonbury, how to curate the ideal playlist and what was it like seeing Florence + The Machine at the start of her career? Annie and Nick answer your questions. Plus, is Michelle McManus related to Annie?

    Get in touch with Annie and Nick! If you’re over 16 WhatsApp 079700 82700 or email sidetracked@bbc.co.uk

    Sidetracked is all about taking a look at the things Annie Macmanus and Nick Grimshaw have loved (and perhaps more importantly not loved) from the world of music. A week in music, a week in Annie and Nick’s lives, this is the destination for music and pop culture lovers looking for an authentic and light-hearted take on the week’s most compelling stories… getting seriously sidetracked along the way.

    • 25 min
    Pop Star Jealousy, Adele’s Singing Tips and Brilliant Billie Eilish

    Pop Star Jealousy, Adele’s Singing Tips and Brilliant Billie Eilish

    From Lil Nas X to Charli XCX - which pop stars are jealous of each other? Elsewhere, Adele’s got some advice on how to be better at karaoke, interviews gone wrong and Billie Eilish’s album is finally here. Plus, performing on stage with your other half and an unexpected guest from Washington.

    Get in touch with Annie and Nick! If you’re over 16 WhatsApp 079700 82700 or email sidetracked@bbc.co.uk

    Sidetracked is all about taking a look at the things Annie Macmanus and Nick Grimshaw have loved (and perhaps more importantly not loved) from the world of music. A week in music, a week in Annie and Nick’s lives, this is the destination for music and pop culture lovers looking for an authentic and light-hearted take on the week’s most compelling stories… getting seriously sidetracked along the way.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Reggi33 ,

Never miss a week

Light , entertaining and fun

IrishMJM ,

Perfect balance ….

…..Of inside track and light conversation n giggles. I wait for this to drop each week. Brilliant stuff .

LouiseRush ,

Loving the craic!

Really enjoying the new podcast and the silliness and energy between Annie and Nick. I rarely LOL whilst listening to a podcast (!) but this really brightens my day. Music info and stories are top notch!!

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