Radio 1's Ben Cooper reveals big plans for the Biggest Weekend

Andre Paine

Ben Cooper, controller, Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network, has told Music Week the line-up for the Biggest Weekend shows “the power of the relationship between the music industry and the BBC”.

BBC Music’s one-off event from May 25-28 is partly designed to fill the gap in the festival calendar caused by Glastonbury’s fallow year.

Cooper will oversee the Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network show at Singleton Park, Swansea, which features Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift – following her ...

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