BBC Radio 2 has announced the line-up for one of the summer’s hottest festivals – BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park - which takes place on Sunday September 9 in Hyde Park, London in front of 50,000 music lovers. Kylie Minogue will be performing the headline set, performing hits from her recent number one album, Golden, as well as many of her classics from her unrivalled career to date. The other acts featuring in the line-up include Carrie Underwood, All Saints, Rita Ora, Lenny Kravitz, The Band of Love and Manic Street Preachers.
BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park will be broadcast on Radio 2 from 1pm-9.30pm. Fans will also be able to watch all the action live on the BBC Red Button TV channel, BBC iPlayer and via the Radio 2 website. They can also catch up on all their favourite artists again for 30 days on BBC iPlayer.
Jeff Smith, Head of Music for Radio 2, says: ‘Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park is one of the highlights in our musical calendar. Each year we aim to give the audience a very special show which reflects the diversity and range of the music we play on Radio 2. This year we go from one of country music’s most popular artists, Carrie Underwood through to a unique set of disco hits performed by an award winning folk stars ‘supergroup’, The Band of Love. There’ll be the legendary rock of Lenny Kravitz, cool pop from All Saints, contemporary hit maker Rita Ora and one of the UK’s finest bands, Manic Street Preachers and I can’t wait to welcome one of Radio 2 listeners best loved artists to Hyde Park – Kylie Minogue.’
Kylie says: 'I’m absolutely thrilled to be headlining BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park this year. I can’t wait to get on that famous stage and celebrate a golden year with the audience.'
BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park will be presented by some of Radio 2’s best loved presenters, including Ken Bruce, Jo Whiley, Simon Mayo, Jeremy Vine, Sara Cox, Claudia Winkleman, Trevor Nelson, Gary Davies, Michael Ball, Kate Bottley, OJ Borg, Anneka Rice, Angela Scanlon, Bob Harris, Johnnie Walker, Ricky Wilson, and more.
Tickets for the event go on sale at 9am on Friday June 15 and will be available from https://bbc.in/2MjBE1F