Jay James

Former Royal Navy Physical Training Instructor turned music star Jay James is our resident music specialist and celebrity raconteur. He served ten years among Her Majesty's finest before spending the last eight years making waves in the world of music & TV. We are incredibly pleased and proud to have him start a very promising broadcasting career right here at Forces Radio, BFBS. 

Having received some pretty impressive accolades from some of the biggest names in music & entertainment (Simon Cowell called him a 'genius'), Welsh born Jay has written and collaborated with and for the likes of John Legend, Beyoncé, Booker T & The Jonas Brothers. Jay was also voted number 10 in the 2015 Heat and FHM Magazine’s poll of ‘Top 100 Hottest Men in the World, something he considers alongside joining the BFBS team as one of his finest moments.

 Among spinning dits & tales of his experiences in both music & the military, Jay can now be heard regularly annoying co-host Hal Stewart on Forces Radio's latest popular programmes; 'The BIG Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday Show from 4-7pm (UK Time) on UK DAB & Global Sustain (Worldwide).

'The BIG Shows' = high energy, fun packed music & entertainment shows featuring some of the biggest celebrity interviews and features Forces Radio has to offer.

Love New Music? Don't miss Jay's BFBS World Exclusive #FirstPlayWithJay every Friday from 6pm