The Selector is the British Council’s weekly international radio show bringing you the best new music the UK has to offer. A two hour programme hosted by Jamz Supernova, The Selector covers all genres of contemporary music and features interviews and exclusive live sessions from some of the most exciting British artists making music in the UK today.

In Malawi, you will soon listen to the show every Saturday evening on Capital FM Malawi or catch up with previous shows on The Selector’s website.


Find out more about The Selector

Selector picks out the best new UK music each week and shares it with four million listeners around the world. We shine a light on scenes, festivals, towns and cities up and down the UK, bringing you anything and everything that’s exciting right now.

Selector is presented by UK music legend, Jamz Supernova and produced by Folded Wing for the British Council.

The underlying aim of the show is to challenge people's perceptions about the UK and showcase the wealth of creativity and innovation on offer here. It avoids many of the mainstream British acts that international audiences might already be familiar with, in favour of emerging talent and underground flavours.

Previous contributors to the show include Tinie Tempah, Gruff Rhys, Foals, Fyfe Dangerfield, Ghostpoet, Sparrow & The Workshop, DELS and Jamie Woon.

More about Jamz Supernova

As one of the leading next generation DJ's in the UK, JAMZ SUPERNOVA has passion for her craft in abundance.

Inspired by the likes of Nina Las Vegas, Toddla T, Diplo and Annie Mac, as a live DJ Jamz weaves between UK Bass, Eclectic and Global Sounds. She has graced the stages at Sonar, Parklife, Glastonbury, Detonate, El Dorado, Nass, Farr, Lovebox, Beat Herder, Bestival, Ibiza Rocks, Lost & Found, and is no stranger to the European circuit with regular slots away including Berlin, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Budapest, Barcelona, Porto, Paris, Amsterdam and Oslo. Jamz melting pot of club sounds can be heard in her newly launched monthly mix series CLUB JAMZ. 

Hosting a weekly specialist show on BBC RADIO 1XTRA, Jamz Supernova has the privilege and platform to showcase new talent in what Jamz describes as “a musical journey, where you'll discover the very best in emerging alternative R&B, new-wave Jazz and leftfield electronica”. 

Also the host of the British Council’s weekly radio show SELECTOR, Jamz dives deep into the underground UK music scene and shares it globally in over 30 countries around the world - across Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia - to over 4 million international listeners. 

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