Bigger Weekend: TV coverage a 'step up' for Radio 1's Big Weekend

Andre Paine

BBC live music events boss Rhys Hughes has spoken of the “strength of the relationship” between Radio 1 and artists on the Big Weekend bill.

Staged in Middlesbrough’s Stewart Park on May 24-26, the festival features superstar US acts Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Twenty One Pilots and Khalid, alongside artists including The 1975, Stormzy, Mumford & Sons, Dave, Anne-Marie, Sigrid and Mabel.

With a capacity of 32,000 each day, the event sold out in less than two hours.

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