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Nick Grimshaw has quit his Radio 1 job after 14 years at the station, the Mirror can exclusively reveal.

The star will reveal on his Drivetime show today that he leaving the station, which he first joined back in 2007.

It's understood that Grimmy, 36, told BBC bosses several weeks ago who have now appointed Jordan North and Vick Hope to replace him.

A source said: “Grimmy has loved every minute and done everything he ever dreamed of on Radio 1. It has been a really hard decision but he is looking forward to the next chapter in his life.”

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Grimmy took over the reins of the famous Breakfast Show in 2012, replacing the long-standing Chris Moyles.

He stayed in that slot until 2018 when he took over the Drivetime slot from Greg James.

A source said: “Grimmy will be a really hard act to follow but bosses are delighted that Jordan and Vick have agreed to team up as part of a new look Drivetime.”

Grimmy, 36, is set to be replaced by Jordan North and Vic Hope
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Nick Grimshaw has quit Radio 1 after 14 years with the station
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Radio 1 DJ Jordan's profile has soared since he was announced as the runner-up of I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! last year. He currently presents a weekend show on Radio 1.

Vick too has enjoyed a series of high-profile gigs since presenting the Capital Breakfast show, including a stint on Strictly Come Dancing.

A source added: "They both can't wait to get started and jumped at the chance to step into Grimmy's shoes in such a high-profile slot.

"They've both earned the chance to reach a much bigger audience and fully intend to grasp what is a brilliant opportunity."