While Apple reportedly has “The UK’s biggest radio DJ, Zane Lowe, today confirmed that after 12 years at the BBC’s Radio 1 station, he’s abandoning Britain for the USA to work with Apple
Zane is expected to broadcast his final show on March 5th. He is renowned for championing new music and was instrumental in the rise of big UK acts like the Arctic Monkeys, Adele and Ed Sheeran.
He’s also conducted a number of interviews with some of the biggest names in music, including Jay Z, Kanye West, Eminem, Chris Martin and producer Rick Rubin.
He is expected to help to build the company’s iTunes Radio/Beats Music products. However, given his close relationship with artists and knowledge of the global music scene, it’s easy to speculate that the radio DJ could help curate playlists for Apple’s “new” music service and continue conducting interviews with the artists featured within them.
SOURCE : ENGADGET