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About Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

Now in its sixth year, on Sunday 8 September, BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park returns for what promises to be a highlight in London’s live music calendar this summer.

Taking part are some of the UK and world’s best-loved artists, along with the network’s much-loved presenters.

This year the focus is on getting friends and families together for a summer’s day out full of music and good times"
Jeff Smith, Head of Music, Radio 2 and 6 Music

Headlining the concert is legendary Motown R&B singer-songwriter, Smokey Robinson, who's been racking up the hits for an amazing 50 years. Also in the exciting line-up are:


Jeff Smith, Head of Music, Radio 2 and 6 Music, said: “It’s great to have Radio 2 back live in Hyde Park, in the heart of the capital joined by world famous artists who reflect the breadth and diversity of the network’s output.”

In a new development, this year there will be two stages. In addition to the main stage there will be a BBC Introducing Stage where the station will host up-and-coming talent, showcasing their brilliance to the crowds. More details about the acts to appear on this stage will be announced nearer the time.

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