YouTube stars Dan and Phil join the BBC Radio 1 request show

Danisnotonfire and Amazing Phil, represented by Somethin’ Else’s talent agency, will front the Sunday evening show from January 2013 Dan Howell and Phil Lester are to present the Sunday night Radio 1 request show from 7-9pm each week. Dan and Phil have built a loyal fan base through their YouTube channels. With 310 million views

Danisnotonfire and Amazing Phil, represented by Somethin’ Else’s talent agency, will front the Sunday evening show from January 2013

Dan Howell and Phil Lester are to present the Sunday night Radio 1 request show from 7-9pm each week.

Dan and Phil have built a loyal fan base through their YouTube channels. With 310 million views on YouTube, a Twitter following of over 2 million and more than 1.4 million Instagram followers, their huge following will help to boost Radio 1’s audience

They made their debut on Radio 1 on Christmas Day 2011. They’ve also presented Radio 1 documentaries including Dan and Phil’s Super Amazing Guide to Love Onlineas part of Radio 1 Stories.

Dan and Phil have also self-produced a series of videos behind the scenes of the Radio 1 Fun and Filth Cabaret at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the station’s YouTube channel and carried out backstage interviews at the Teen Awards in 2012.

The duo will start their show in January, which will be streamed live on the Radio 1 website.