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Famous faces heap praise on departing Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw

Nick Grimshaw (Ian West/PA)
Nick Grimshaw (Ian West/PA)

A number of famous faces have congratulated Nick Grimshaw on his 14-year stint at BBC Radio 1 following the announcement that he is to leave the station.

Grimshaw’s fellow Radio 1 presenters and singers Rita Ora, Jack Garratt and Katy B were among the celebrities to wish him well after he announced his departure during his show on Wednesday.

The presenter has been at the station for 14 years.

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Scott Mills wrote on Instagram that he was ‘really sad’ to hear the news (Lia Toby/PA)

Singer Ora wrote on Instagram: “Proud of you. Your journey is just beginning.”

Love Island host Laura Whitmore added: “Can you please send me voice memos of your voice daily because I’m not sure how I’m gonna cope!

“Looking forward to seeing what’s to come xxx.”

Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills wrote on Instagram: “Oh I’m really sad we love you Grim.”

Charlie Hedges, another Radio 1 presenter, said Grimshaw is “a legend and we will all miss you”, adding on Instagram: “Go smash the next adventure xx.”

Singer Jack Garratt wrote on Twitter: “BLOODY LOVE YOU GRIMMY. Thanks for all the support and silliness xxxxxxx.”

Rock band Enter Shikari tweeted: “Thanks for everything @grimmers good luck with what’s next.”

Television presenter Angela Scanlon also sent a message to Grimshaw.

“Big moves. Cannot wait to see what you do next,” she wrote on Instagram.

Singer Katy B wrote on Instagram: “We love you!!!!!!”

BBC Radio 1’s Clara Amfo added: “You 4EVA.”

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