A remix of Dua Lipa's song 'Hallucinate' and the 'BBC News' theme has gone viral.

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa

The pop star's track from her latest album 'Future Nostalgia' was given a makeover when Glasgow-based Ben Howell uploaded his mix of the dance anthem intertwined the news programme's opening music.

At the time of writing, it's been viewed by more than 15,000 people on YouTube and several employees at the BBC, including BBC Radio 1's Greg James, and Dua herself gave their seal of approval.

Dua wrote: "quarantine level :

@BBCNews remix of Hallucinate by @piffleandwhimsy // thank you

@gregjames for sending me this! I think this calls for a new theme tune??? (sic)"

Greg, who hailed it a "certified banger", has called on BBC News to change their theme song to Ben's remix for this evening's (28.04.20) news.

He tweeted: "Hi @BBCNews, Ben's made you a new theme tune and it's a certified banger. Please change with immediate effect. cc:

@huwbbc, @BBCSimonMcCoy, @sophieraworth, @DUALIPA (sic)"

The BBC press team responded and promised: "We will have a word with the bosses...."

Newsreader Sophie Raworth also reacted: "Tonight at 6pm?"

Ben couldn't believe it, replying to Greg's post: "What!?", and adding the crying laughing emoji and love heart eyes.

Alongside a clip of his lockdown creation, Ben had tweeted: "BREAKING NEWS: I've finally finished remixing @DUALIPA with the certified BOP that is the

@BBCNews theme! (Twitter only allows the first 2min here.

"Check out the full thing on Youtube: https://youtu.be/skK3WoK5Z8A) #DuaLipa #Hallucinate #BBCNews #Mashup #Remix (sic)"

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