As Head of Music for BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra Chris Price is the creative and editorial lead for the world’s most influential radio playlists, as well as iconic music brands such as Live Lounge Radio 1’s Big Weekend and 1Xtra Live. As Music Producer for BBC Radio 1 from 2000 to 2006 he developed the careers of UK talent such as Snow Patrol, Coldplay and The Streets, as well as international artists like The Killers and Rihanna. In 2006 Chris joined MTV as Director of Music Programming, driving music policy for the network’s nine UK channels. At MTV he gave artists such as Adele, Calvin Harris, Florence + The Machine and Mumford & Sons their first TV exposure. Following a stint as Head of Music for Last.fm, Chris returned to the BBC in 2016, where he has been credited with helping revive the fortunes of British artists on the global stage.