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BBC Radio 1Xtra (formerly 1Xtra or 1Xtra from the BBC) is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom and part of the British Broadcasting Corporation. The average audience of the transmitter is around 15 and 30 years old,[1a little younger than sister station Radio 1. The transmitter provides continuous broadcasts music interspersed with BBC Newsbroadcasts and other voice messages that are specifically adjusted to the target audience. [2]

BBc Radio 1Xtra runs especially "new black music", or urban. Typical genres for this radio station are British and North American hip hopgrimebasslinedubstepUK garagedrum and basssocareggaegospel and R & B.

The station can be received via digital radio (DAB), Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB-T) and the internet.

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