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MAYBE, JUST MAYBE: THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED
Easing back out there (6/15a)
1 TRENDING TOPIC: “LEVITATING” TO #1
How'd they do that? (6/15a)
SIGNS OF HITS LIST
We're reading the tea leaves. (6/15a)
REOPENING DELAY CRIPPLES LIVE BIZ
"Variant" is a scary word right now. (6/15a)
MUSIC’S HOTTEST FIRMS: GRUBMAN SHIRE MEISELAS & SACKS
Is there a lawyer in the house? (6/15a)
RHYTHM, BLUES AND THE FUTURE
The musical tapestry we know as R&B.
WHO'S NEXT?
Predicting the next big catalog deal.
JUST THE VAX, MA'AM
Once we all get vaccinated, how long before we can party?
WORLDWIDE GROOVE
How is globalization bringing far-flung territories into the musical mainstream?
Blighty Beat
RADIO 1 REVEALS BIG WEEKEND
5/6/21

Ed Sheeran, AJ Tracey, Anne-Marie, Celeste and Royal Blood will perform at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend at the end of May. It’s not an in-person festival.

Due to the restrictions, fans will be watching or listening to the performances via radio or online. There will be more than100 sets, including 50 that will be new and five that will be filmed on location in front of iconic backdrops around the U.K. More will be recorded in the BBC’s Radio Theatre.

The event will take place across four days for the first time in its history from 5/28-31. Other acts on the bill include Mabel, Wolf Alice, Eric Prydz and Bicep plus two more for Sunday that are TBA.

Interested in tuning in? Performances will be broadcast on Radio 1 with full sets available on streaming platform BBC Sounds. A selection of tracks will be available to watch on Radio 1’s iPlayer and YouTube channels, with a curated stream on iPlayer featuring select performances and artist interviews from Saturday to Monday.