Today television and radio presenter Nick Grimdshaw was named as the successor to Chris Moyles as the presented of BBC Radio 1's breakfast show.
27-year-old Grimshaw has been with the station for five years and said he was "super excited" to be given the new role.
The presenter - known to listeners as 'Grimmy' - said: "It's been a dream of mine since the age of 11 and, to be honest, it hasn't really sunk in yet.
"I love Chris and have always looked up to him as one of the best broadcasters ever."
Nick Grimshaw is to take over the Radio 1 breakfast show, replacing Chris Moyles, the BBC said today.
Nick, who currently co-presents a late-night Sunday show with Annie Mac, is due to take over from Chris Moyles in September.
First thing Chris Moyles ever said to me, with me n Bethan doing our first dep show on Radio 1, was 'Hello Chunky'.
Chris Moyles announced live on air this morning he is to leave the Radio 1 breakfast show after more than eight years. His successor is to be announced later today.
I guess Radio One will be looking for a new young dynamic kid to take over from Chris.here I am !!
Awwww man I dunno what to do... @chrismoylesshow is ending!! I'm devastated!! What a show!! This can't be true...
Chris Moyles has announced live on air he is to leave the Radio 1 breakfast show.
The DJ has been presenting the radio station's flagship show since January 2004.
To listen to Chris Moyles' on-air announcement click here.
Chris Moyles' successor is to be announced on Radio 1's Newsbeat bulletin at 10.30am.