Marvin Humes replaced by Dancing On Ice star in huge radio show shake up | The Sun

HE’S already been crowned King of the ice, and now former Dancing on Ice champ Sonny Jay is taking over the airwaves.

As part of a huge radio shake-up, Sonny, 29, has been unveiled as the new host of the Capital Late Show – replacing current presenter Marvin Humes.


Sonny, who has been Roman Kemp’s co-host on the Capital Breakfast show since 2018, will take over the reins from 3 January 2023.

Meanwhile, 37-year-old Marvin – who has worked for Capital for the past ten years and hosted the Late Show since 2016 – will be moving on to a yet to be announced project on the Global radio station.

Sonny revealed the big news on the Capital Breakfast show, where Roman and the team wished him all the luck in the world. 

The star, who will be fronting the show which airs Mondays to Thursdays from 10pm – 1am, said: “I’m unbelievably excited to be the new host of the iconic Capital Late Show. 

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“I love Capital and our incredible family of listeners, and so to be given the opportunity to step up and host my own weeknight show is a really special moment for me. 

“I’ve had the best time on Capital Breakfast and getting to work with my best pals every day has been an honour. 

However, Sonny went on to joke that there’s one thing that he won’t mind saying goodbye to as he takes on the new challenge.

He quipped: “I can’t say I’ll miss the 4am alarm clock though, time for a lie-in!”

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Former JLS star Marvin, who is married to singer turned presenter Rochelle Humes, also said that he was sad to say goodbye to the show he’s hosted since 2016.

He said: “What a ride it’s been on Capital! It’s been one of the most amazing privileges of my life, but after ten years, it’s time for a new chapter in 2023 at Global. 

“I couldn’t be more thrilled to be handing over the reins of The Capital Late Show to my mate Sonny Jay. 

“He’s the nicest guy, an absolute legend and a hugely talented broadcaster. Congrats Sonny, you’ve got this!”

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While Roman, 29, was also eager to congratulate his mate on his brand new role.

He said: “I am so proud of you Sonny. Not only have you been a huge part of this team, you’re one of my best mates and sharing a studio with you every morning has been an absolute blast. 

“On behalf of everyone at Capital Breakfast and everyone who listens to the show, I want to say thank you for putting a smile on our faces every single morning.”

The I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! star added: “You’re going to absolutely smash it mate, and I can’t wait to tune in.”

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This comes after Sonny won an army of fans when he skated to victory on ITV’s Dancing on Ice in 2021.

Sonny and his professional partner Angela Egan wowed viewers with their routines week in, week out, and eventually beat runner-up, Coronation Street star Faye Brookes.


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