Global announces a wave of new national digital stations kicking off with Heart 90s

Global has today announced the launch of five brand-new radio stations nationally on DAB digital radio and on Global Player, over the next week.

The media & entertainment group will launch one station each day, starting tomorrow, followed by one on Friday, one on Monday and two more new stations on Tuesday. The new stations are part of Global’s brand-led strategy and will all sit within one of Global’s seven main brands and be focused on a particular era or genre of music.

The first new station to launch is Heart 90s, dedicated to the greatest feel good anthems from the 90s, available across the UK from 6am on Thursday 29th August. Heart 90s will bring listeners the biggest feel good 90s tunes from artists including Take That, Spice Girls, George Michael, Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears, with a huge playlist packed with the ultimate throwback anthems from the decade that produced some of the greatest records of all time.

Kevin Hughes will wake listeners up with the Heart 90s breakfast show, weekdays from 6am – 10am. The popular TV and radio presenter – who currently hosts Saturday afternoons on Heart – will turn up the 90s feel good across the nation every morning of the week.

James Rea, Managing Editor of Heart, commented:

“We’re incredibly excited to reveal the latest addition to the Heart brand – Heart 90s – launching tomorrow! The playlist is pure 90s feel good nostalgia and Heart 90s will celebrate the greatest hits from this iconic decade, which produced some of biggest feel-good records of all time. It’s a very exciting time for the nation’s biggest commercial radio brand and we have yet more huge news coming tomorrow!”

Heart 90s will be available across the UK on DAB+ on Digital One, and across multiple platforms on Global Player including the Global Player and Heart apps, or smart speaker and on desktop at