Global Player on Mobile and Smart Speakers

BT40 - how to listen - phone

There are lots of ways for you to listen to the Official Big Top 40 every Sunday from 4-7pm…

Want to keep up to date with the UK's biggest songs on the go? No problem!

You can listen to the Official Big Top 40 on your mobile by tapping the Listen button at the top of this page.

Global Player on Mobile

Whether you're on iPhone or Android, you can listen live and catch-up for 7 days on Capital & Heart via the Global Player. Download it for free now on iOS and Android.

Download Global Player for iOS on the App Store.

Download Global Player for Android on Google Play.

Fun fact: Did you know that you can subscribe to the Official Big Top 40, so that the entire show automatically downloads to your phone? Just find the show in the Capital or Heart schedule in the Global Player, and tap 'Subscribe'. 

Global Player on Smart Speakers

Amazon Echo

Just say 'Play Capital' or 'Play Heart' to listen live via Amazon Echo.

Find out more about Global Player on Alexa.

HomePod and Siri

Just say 'Hey Siri, play Capital' or 'Hey Siri, play Heart'.

Google Home & Google Assistant

Just say 'OK Google, play Capital' or 'OK Google, play Heart'.


You can now listen to Capital or Heart on your Sonos smart speaker. Add 'Global Player' as a music source in your Sonos app, and enjoy live radio from your favourite Capital and Heart presenters, as well as expertly curated music playlists to suit every mood.