Listen to Smooth on mobile and smart speakers

30 September 2020, 09:50 | Updated: 30 October 2020, 10:52

Smooth app

With the new Smooth Radio App powered by Global Player, we've made it easier than ever to hear Your Relaxing Music Mix.

The official Smooth Radio app is the best way to listen to Smooth Radio, find out exactly what songs we've played, and get the latest news, features and quizzes!


  • Listen to Smooth in HD quality, live and on the move.
  • Check the playlist for music info and show schedules to see what's coming up next.
  • Take control - My Smooth, a world-first that allows you to skip songs on live radio - it's radio you control.*
  • Catch up / listen again to all your favourite shows whenever you like.
  • Download and listen to shows offline, perfect for listening while you're travelling.
  • Subscribe to your favourite shows to automatically download them each day.
  • Get the latest artist news and features.

With the Smooth app you can also enjoy all of Global's other stations: Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, LBC, Gold, Classic FM and Radio X.

 So, whatever you're into - the latest hits, classic tracks, music for chilling out or even topical debate - Global's got you covered. And best of all, it's completely free and available worldwide. With the Global Player, you can:


  • Hear the best shows from the biggest names in radio: Chris Moyles, Johnny Vaughan, Roman Kemp, Nick Ferrari, Kate Garraway, Myleene Klass, James O'Brien and many more.
  • Listen to all of Global's stations in HD audio.
  • Get the latest news, videos and pictures from each of Global's stations with the best guests and most entertaining, informative content.
  • Discover and download hundreds of award-winning audio shows in our new Podcasts section.
  • If you want to relax or exercise, choose Playlists and we'll serve you the best music for your mood. You can also skip tracks in this section*, so now you're in control of what you hear.
* Currently only available in the UK.


Listen to Smooth on Smart Speakers

Listen To Smooth On Alexa

Just say 'Alexa, play Smoothto listen live.

Want to catchup on the last 7 days of radio for free? You can listen back to your favourite presenters using the Global Player skill! Just ask for a show and a date, then sit back & relax!

Find out more about Global Player on Alexa.

Listen To Smooth On Google Home

Just say 'Hey Google, Play Smooth UK' or ‘Hey Google, Play Smooth on Global Player’  You can also always ask for your nearest Smooth station (e.g. 'HeyGoogle, play Smooth North West.').

Listen To Smooth On Sonos

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

Or if you’d simply like to listen live, search for the station within Sonos Radio.

Listen To Smooth On Apple HomePod

Just say 'Hey Siri, play Smooth.'

You can also ask Siri on your iPhone or iPad to play Smooth via the Smooth App or Apple Music.