17 unforgettable moments from Radio 1 Big Weekend history
Radio 1's Big Weekend rolls into Hull for two days of music on 27 - 28 May 2017.
And as with many things in life, it's best to be prepared so here are some of the most unforgettable moments in Big Weekend history so you can set your expectations for the Bank Holiday weekend. Strap yourselves in Hull, it's going to get loud.
Stormzy tore up the In New Music We Trust stage in 2016 and after the 2017 he's had, he returns this year for a Main Stage slot.
Katy Perry, 2014
Katy Perry returns to headline Big Weekend in 2017, having previously brought the house (well, Main Stage) down when she performed in 2014.
Calvin Harris, 2009
An almost unrecognisable Calvin Harris performed at Big Weekend in 2009, before he started working with the world's biggest stars and still sung all his own vocals.
Ed Sheeran, 2014
Ed Sheeran performed at Big Weekend in 2012 and 2014 and he has only become more famous and more successful in the years since.
Jay Z, 2012
Coldplay first headlined Big Weekend in 2014, returning to top the bill again in 2016. Their performance of A Sky Full Of Stars was a moment of pure joy.
Before adding a touch of Hollywood glamour to her look, Adele opened the main stage at Big Weekend in the early days of her career.
Lorde graced the In New Music We Trust stage in 2014 and in 2017 makes her Main Stage debut ahead of the release of her second album, Melodrama.
Foo Fighters, 2011
At the top of their game for more than a decade now, Foo Fighters first headlined Big Weekend in 2005 before returning in 2011 and 2015.
Bruno Mars, 2013
Bruno Mars opened the Sunday of Big Weekend in 2011 but returned just two years later to headline in Derry.
Not only did Rihanna join Jay Z on stage for Hackney Weekend 2012, she closed the event with a headline performance of her own.
Florence + The Machine, 2015
Nicki Minaj, 2012
Jay Z and Rihanna weren't the only US A-listers on the bill in 2012, Nicki Minaj completed this holy-trinity of American superstars.
The 1975, 2016
Biffy Clyro, 2010
Shirtless and screaming - it could only be Biffy Clyro. They rocked way back in 2007 and they are set to do the same this year as well.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, 2013
Macklemore told the audience in Derry that he was sleep deprived after a flight from the US to perform, not that you'd have known it from his energy on the Big Weekend stage.