Radio X reveals the Top 100 Best British songs on Easter Monday

"Radio X Best of British
Radio X Best of British


Last year, Radio X listeners voted in our annual Best Of British pool and Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody took the title of ultimate British song.

Queen guitarist Brian May thanked Radio X listeners and recalled:

“Who could have known in 1975 that the sounds on that particular piece of recording tape would still be echoing loud and clear in people’s hearts over four decades later?”

Queen 1976 The question is, can Queen do it again?


Radio X has asked YOU to return to the polls and decide again. You voted in your tens of thousands and we are about to reveal the Top 100 Best British Songs Of All Time. The countdown will take place on Radio X on Easter Monday, 2 April – the nation’s best British song of all time will be revealed in a very special show. From 10am, Jack Saunders will kick off the countdown, hanging over to Dan Gasser at 1pm. From 4pm, John Kennedy will take you into the home stretch, unveiling the 2018 winner just before 7pm. Radio X is available on 104.9 FM in London, 97.7 FM in Manchester, on Digital Radio across the country, online, on mobile and via our apps.

The Top 10 in 2017 looked like this – click here for the full list of 2017’s Top 100 Best British Songs – includes:

39 – Under Pressure – Queen & David Bowie
38 – Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
1 – Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen