The Welsh singer and TV presenter will play his selection of classical music from 9am to midday on the station which reaches 5.3 million listeners, according to the latest RAJAR figures.
The station has also opted to change their weekend lineup, with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen moving to Sunday lunchtimes (midday to 3pm), Jamie Crick will become the new voice of Saturday afternoons (3pm to 5pm) and Anne-Marie Minhall will be the new host of More Music Breakfast shows on Saturday and Sunday (6am to 9am).
Aled Jones said: “I am so delighted to be joining the top team at Classic FM. Sunday radio is in my heart and I can’t wait to be at the helm of their flagship weekend programme. I’ll be playing some of my favourite music as well as some of yours so come and be part of it from the beginning of March. It really does feel like I’ve come home – so why don’t you wake up with me every Sunday on Classic FM?”
Global Radio’s Director of Broadcasting Richard Park said: “Aled is a first class broadcaster and this, alongside his outstanding classical music pedigree, makes him a very welcome new member of the Classic FM family.”