Loveable Oldham lad Nick Grimshaw is having a very
good year. Earlier this year, our Grimmy was handed the biggest job in radio,
taking over from Chris Moyles as the host of the Radio 1 Breakfast Show.
that Nick Grimshaw was to take over the highest profile gig on British radio
was an occasion for air punching for anyone who loves an underdog. It didn’t go
to Fearne Cotton, the obvious choice or Greg James, a blandish, safe pair of
hands, who clearly relished the opportunity. And there is something of the
underdog about Nick Grimshaw despite the fact that his Facebook friends list
reads like all Grazia’s Christmases come at once. He counts Kate Moss, Pixie
Geldof, Lily Allen, Harry Styles, Henry Holland and Alexa Chung among his
So here’s to you
Grimmy, on a great year. Here’s a very special award, just for you.
You can read a full interview with Nick Grimshaw in our
Awards Issue, in shops and on ipad Friday, October 19.