Pete Tong – what a man! The Queen must think so to as he’s been honoured with a MBE in the New Years list for his services to broadcasting. Most famous for his slot on BBC Radio 1 with his legendary Essential Mix show, Pete Tong has been pioneering new music for the past 25 years. What a fitting year to commemorate Pete with his Essential Mix show celebrating its 20th anniversary. Check out the BBC’s official website for a very heart warming reaction to the news from Pete Tong.