Robin Thicke and Nelly confirmed for 1Xtra Live line-up


Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke and Nelly have both been announced for this year's 1Xtra Live.

They will play at the third date of the tour at Liverpool's Echo Arena on Wednesday 9 October.

Earlier today, 1Xtra DJ Twin B revealed other artists on the bill include Iggy Azalea and John Newman.

Katy B and Chase & Status will play at the first 1Xtra Live date at the International Centre in Bournemouth on 7 October.

They will be joined by Sub Focus, Digital Soundboy featuring Liam Bailey and Ms Dynamite, and Friction & Friends including Scrufizzer, Arlissa, P Money and MC Linguistics.

Rapper 2 Chainz and producer Naughty Boy are set to perform at Hammersmith Apollo in London on 8 October. The night will be headlined by Sean Paul with Fuse ODG and Angel Haze also confirmed for the line-up.


Tickets for all venues will go on sale on Friday 13 September at 9am. They will cost £10 plus a booking fee.

Explaining the decision to charge for tickets, a statement from the station said: "BBC Radio 1Xtra Live tickets have been priced at £10 which allows us to offset some of the costs of putting on the event and make the licence fee go further."

In previous years artists including Tinie Tempah, Plan B and Rita Ora have all featured on the line-up.

The first 1Xtra Live was in Coventry in 2008 with Kelly Rowland, Jay Sean and Akon.

Further venues and artists for this year's tour are yet to be announced.

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