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Playing the freshest hip-hop, grime, garage, R&B and afrobeats.

Reaching 1.9 million people across the UK every week, Capital XTRA is the UK’s leading national radio brand for its genre, engaging young listeners with the latest releases, news and trends in music and entertainment.

The station broadcasts from London – home to a world-famous music scene. If there’s a place to ‘crack’ as an emerging artist, it’s London, and Capital XTRA is there to support new talent.

Capital XTRA also has its finger firmly on the pulse of every major city across the UK… from Liverpool to Glasgow and Bristol to Newcastle. It’s a national station.

Listeners can also enjoy Capital XTRA Reloaded – the ultimate throwback to the biggest hip-hop and RnB anthems of the nineties and noughties.


Capital XTRA’s audience are young, social, vibrant and diverse. They don’t just love the music, they live the lifestyle too.


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The Capital XTRA audience are evenly split with 55% female

ABC1 adults make up 47% of Capital XTRA’s audience

72% of Capital XTRA listeners are aged 15-34

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Capital XTRA is the UK’s leading national commercial radio station for hip-hop, grime, garage, dance and R&B music.

Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing, you’re never far away from Capital XTRA.

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