Clara Amfo will replace Jameela Jamil as the host of Radio 1’s Official Chart Show.
Clara becomes the second solo female presenter to host the Official Chart Show on BBC Radio 1. The corporation has confirmed that Jameela Jamil will remain a part of the Radio 1 presenter family when she presents her last Chart Show in January.
“It’s an absolute honour to be taking the reins on a show as iconic as The Official Chart. It is a dream come true and I can’t wait to announce the UK’s Number 1 for the first time!” – Clara Amfo
Clara’s voice has been heard on The Official UK Top 40 show on various MTV channels, she also presented on KISS FM UK before joining BBC Radio 1Xtra. She will continue to present the Weekend Breakfast Show on 1Xtra. Clara’s first Official Chart will be on Sunday 25th January 2015.
“Clara is a fantastic presenter with huge potential and I know that fans of the Official Chart will love her energy and passion for music. I’m proud that 1Xtra continues to develop young talent for the BBC and the wider industry.” – Ben Cooper, Radio 1 and 1Xtra Controller
The Radio 1 Official Chart Show airs on BBC Radio 1, Sundays at 4pm.