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Radio 1's Hackney Weekend: Day Two
24 June 2012
Last updated at 23:14
Pictures of Plan B, Jessie J, Ben Howard and Tinie Tempah playing at Hackney Marshes.
Rihanna was the headliner at the second, and final day, of Radio 1's Hackney Weekend - a free, two-day festival of music at east London's Hackney Marshes. The Barbadian star performed hits including Umbrella, What's My Name, Only Girl In The World and We Found Love.
The 24-year-old jumped into the crowd after her third song, declaring her microphone pack had "come off my bra". She asked a fan to reattach it, causing a frenzy in the 50,000-strong crowd.
At the opposite end of the day, rapper Professor Green opened proceedings on the main stage. "It was insane," he said afterwards. "The crowd were blowing up for it."
Florence Welch nearly suffered a wardrobe malfunction during her set. "It was a really lovely dress but it had a really long train," confessed the singer. "I do a lot of running on stage and I was trying to look all ethereal but I just kept tripping on the train!"
Jessie J drew a big crowd for her mid-afternoon set on the main stage. "I really enjoyed myself," she said afterwards. "The crowd were incredible. It's a great event to be at."
Bombay Bicycle Club were full of energy, despite an early start - they opened the In New Music We Trust stage shortly before lunchtime.
US pop singer Lana Del Rey played stripped-back acoustic versions of her Born To Die album tracks, backed by a string quartet.
Plan B arrived on stage as Strickland Banks, the title character from his 2010 concept album. He later changed into jeans and a white t-shirt for the more hard-hitting material from his forthcoming album, Ill Manors.
Labrinth was first on stage in the 1Xtra tent, playing hits including Earthquake and Express Yourself. He told Radio 1 his "whole family" was at the Hackney Weekend, including his brother, who plays drums for Wretch 32.
Ben Howard had one of the biggest crowds at the New Music tent on Sunday afternoon. Fans were treated to an intense, extended guitar outro to The Fear.
Tinie Tempah played two new songs during his set: Mosh Pit, which is becoming a regular part of his live show, and an as-yet-untitled dance track produced by Calvin Harris. You can see more pictures of all the Hackney artists on the BBC's Hackney Weekend 2012 website.
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