To celebrate the open of Virgin Radio Pride UK this day, listeners luxuriate in voted in their hundreds for the Closing Pride Anthem of all time.
The successful tune Erasure’s ‘A Shrimp Admire’ used to be then broadcast to kick off the open of Virgin Radio Pride UK this day.
Erasure’s Andy Bell acknowledged: “I’d exhaust to thank your total Erasure fans for voting for us and A Shrimp Admire for Pride Anthems. Or no longer it is an evergreen classic and we sit down up for seeing you on tour in October. And as soon as again, thank you very worthy to Virgin Radio and all people spirited. Gay Pride all people!”
Some astronomical anthems, in conjunction with 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton and Shania Twain’s Man! I In actuality feel Admire A Girl, landed factual outdoors the top twenty, whereas the likes of Taylor Swift, Years & Years, Katy Perry and Dua Lipa all received quite loads of votes too.
Right here, in reverse uncover, are the Top 20 Pride Anthems, as voted for by Virgin Radio UK listeners.
20. Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Silent down
19. George Michael – Outdoor
18. Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Anyone (Who Loves Me)
17. Keala Settle – This Is Me
16. Climate Girls – Or no longer it is Raining Males
15. Queen – I Want To Smash Free
14. Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out
13. Gloria Gaynor – I Am What I Am
12. Pet Shop Boys – Or no longer it is A Sin
11. Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
10. ABBA – Gimme Gimme Gimme
9. Britney Spears – Stronger
8. Cher – Imagine
7. Madonna – Vogue
6. Kylie Minogue – Your Disco Needs You
5. Spice Girls – Spice Up Your Life
4. Girl Gaga – Born This Blueprint
3. Steps – Tragedy
2. Christina Aguilera – Gorgeous
1. Erasure – A Shrimp Admire
That it is likely you’ll additionally hear the Top 10 tracks from 8.30pm tonight with Stephen Sullivan on Virgin Radio Pride UK.
For more cracking anthems like these, be obvious to tune into Virgin Radio Pride UK, which is prepared to broadcast except the close of September. The negate seeks to lower inequality by addressing valuable considerations both on-air and online, sparking conversations around issues equivalent to: trans-rights, homosexual adoption considerations, residing with HIV and serving to mother and father perceive LGBTQ+ considerations by working carefully with diverse LGBTQ+ partners.
You’ll be ready to hear presenters from during the LGBTQ+ community on Virgin Radio Pride UK, equivalent to Run Trail UK star Tia Kofi and author Matt Cain plus Emma Goswell, Debbie Ryan, Phil Clifton, Shivani Dave, Stephen Sullivan and Vicki Blight. The Chris Evans Breakfast conceal with Sky and the Graham Norton Radio Demonstrate with Waitrose may even be broadcast on the fresh negate too.
Matt Cain will be cyber web hosting a weekly Sunday afternoon magazine conceal, and there’ll be one-off documentaries, in conjunction with a survey support five years on from the Pulse nightclub shootings in Orlando, and the history of LGBTQ+ affect on dance song from disco to accommodate.
There may even be recurring specials, equivalent to a My Pride Playlist where a most predominant member of the LGBTQ+ community picks their ten favourite songs, and tells the tales in the support of their choices.
There are also collaborations planned with Pride occasions during the UK.
Virgin Radio Pride UK is now continue to exist DAB in London, online or by capacity of the Virgin Radio app.