22 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

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

    Usher’s Super Bowl, Beyonce Goes Country and Special Guest Joy Crookes

    Usher’s Super Bowl, Beyonce Goes Country and Special Guest Joy Crookes

    From Usher’s roller-skating to Beyonce’s surprise country drop, Nick and guest co-host Joy Crookes have all the goss from the Super Bowl halftime show. Plus, J-Lo thinks she may have peaked and Lil Jon is making meditation music. Elsewhere, a fan pops (a baby) for Pink.

    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.

    • 30 min
    Grammys Debrief, Dua Lipa Football Chants and UMG vs TikTok

    Grammys Debrief, Dua Lipa Football Chants and UMG vs TikTok

    From Dua Lipa’s opening medley to Jay-Z's acceptance speech, Miley’s effortless charisma to THAT Joni Mitchell performance - Annie and Nick have all the goss from this year’s Grammys. Plus, BBC Music Correspondent Mark Savage helps us understand why we can’t hear Taylor Swift’s music on TikTok anymore. Elsewhere, Annie and Nick give their Super Bowl halftime show predictions and Adele’s invited everyone round to hers in Munich this summer. Guten tag babes x
    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.

    • 34 min
    Pop Star Beef, The Pet Gala and Misogyny in the Music Industry

    Pop Star Beef, The Pet Gala and Misogyny in the Music Industry

    Charli XCX for president? Annie and Nick say “yay” or “nay” to her new marketing ideas including a Winona moment, potential piercings and a presidential campaign. As a report into misogyny in the music industry is published, Annie shares her thoughts and talks about what it was like giving evidence at the House of Commons. Plus, beef is on the menu – from Justin and Britney to Nicki and Megan. Elsewhere, listening to music without knowing who it is and dogs of the world get ready for Dolly Parton’s Pet Gala.

    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.

    • 33 min
    Brit Awards Nominations, Suing Madonna and Music Lessons

    Brit Awards Nominations, Suing Madonna and Music Lessons

    From RAYE and Dua Lipa to Little Simz and Yussef Dayes - the nominations for this year’s Brit Awards have been announced. Annie and Nick share their favourite stories (or the ones they can remember) from the biggest night in British music. Plus, Madonna’s running late - how long are you prepared to wait for your favourite popstar to go on stage? Elsewhere, Annie attempts to teach Nick some rhythm with her son’s toy mixer.

    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.

    • 30 min
    Celebrating Annie Nightingale, Mos Def vs Drake and Video Comebacks

    Celebrating Annie Nightingale, Mos Def vs Drake and Video Comebacks

    Annie and Nick celebrate radio royalty and trailblazer, Annie Nightingale, sharing some of their favourite stories of Radio 1’s first female presenter – including Glastonbury with the Happy Mondays, gatecrashing Lily Allen’s baby shower and getting her first tattoo. Plus, big comebacks for Ariana Grande and Lil Nas X but are there any new ideas left for music videos? Elsewhere, how Coolio helped find a missing tooth at the Brit Awards and has Beyonce ever eaten a jacket potato?

    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.

    • 35 min
    Golden Globes Goss, AI Elvis and Women In Dance Music

    Golden Globes Goss, AI Elvis and Women In Dance Music

    From the red carpet to the hotel bin – the highs and lows of the Golden Globes including Billie Eilish, Jennifer Lopez and Mark Ronson. Elsewhere, female artists dominated the charts in 2023 but what’s it really like to be a woman in dance music? DJ and presenter Jaguar shares some shocking stats and Annie reflects on her own experiences. Plus, Nick has sent an email to Barack Obama and Elvis is back in the building (sort of)... how do you bring a Rock N Roll star back to life?

    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.

    • 38 min

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