Rihanna, JAY-Z, Ed Sheeran, Billie Eilish and One Direction performances confirmed for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend UK 2020

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Radio 1’s Big Weekend UK 2020  is taking place remotely over the late May Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 22 – Sunday 24 May) with more than 100 performances planned across five stages: the Radio 1 Stage, the Radio 1 Dance Stage, the Headliner Stage, the 1Xtra Stage and the BBC Music Introducing Stage.

The Radio 1 Stage, the Radio 1 Dance Stage and the BBC Music Introducing Stage will feature all new performances recorded by artists from their own homes, including from Sam Smith, the Jonas Brothers, HAIM, Mabel, and more.

The Headliner Stage will feature some of the best headline sets from past Big Weekends, while the 1Xtra Stage will feature a mix of brand new and archive performances.

 

 

Headliner Stage

Archive performances from past Big Weekends

 

Billie Eilish (2019)

Bring Me The Horizon (2016)

Bruno Mars (2013)

Calvin Harris (2014)

Coldplay (2016)

Ed Sheeran (2018)

Florence + the Machine (2018)

Foo Fighters (2015)

JAY-Z (2012)

Katy Perry (2014)

Khalid (2019)

Kings Of Leon (2017)

Lady Gaga (2011)

Little Mix (2019)

Miley Cyrus (2019)

Mumford & Sons (2019)

Muse (2015)

One Direction (2014)

Rihanna (2012)

Shawn Mendes (2018)

Stormzy (2019)

The 1975 (2019)

Twenty One Pilots (2019)

1Xtra Stage

Brand new performances from:

 

Afro B

Mahalia

Ms Banks

Koffee

Archive performances from:

Aitch (2019)

Alicia Keys (2010)

AJ Tracey (2019)

A$AP Rocky (2013)

Dave (2019)

Dizzee Rascal (2013)

J Hus (2018)

Jorja Smith (2018)

Nas (2012)

Snoop Dogg (2015)

Stefflon Don (2018)

Stormzy (2017)

The full festival line-up, including set times for all five stages, can be found on the Radio 1 website.

Each of the five stages will have its own area on BBC Sounds where listeners can catch full sets, while highlights will be made available to watch on BBC iPlayer. Tracks from all acts performing on the Radio 1 and 1Xtra stage will also be broadcast on Radio 1 and 1Xtra across the weekend.

 

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