Harry Styles to headline Sunday night at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2022

harry styles bbc radio 1's b ig weekend in coventry

Harry Styles has been added to the line-up, headlining BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2022 in Coventry on Sunday 29 May. 

Pa Salieu and Rina Sawayama will also join the star-studded line-up.

Radio 1’s flagship live music event will welcome an audience of 80,000 BBC Radio 1 fans to War Memorial Park from 27-29 May 2022 to watch some of the biggest acts on the planet take to the stage including Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX, KSI, Calvin Harris, and Anne-Marie.

A small number of tickets have been held back for Harry Styles fans which will go on sale at 5pm today (Monday 25 April). 

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Pa Salieu said: “Excited to be finally performing in my home town Coventry as part of Radio 1’s Big Weekend. 

“I know the Coventry crowd will do our city proud and show all the other artists the energy of the Midlands.”

Rina Sawayama said: “I cannot WAIT to come play at Radio 1’s Big Weekend for the first time !! It’s going to be such a moment.”

Performances from Radio 1’s Big Weekend will air on BBC Radio 1 across Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will be available to watch live and on demand on Radio 1’s BBC iPlayer channel and on BBC Sounds.

BBC One will also broadcast a highlights show as well as a special Harry Styles show – full details will be announced soon.

The full line-up:

Friday

Future Sounds Stage

  • Boyoca
  • Jodie Harsh
  • Sam Divine
  • Disclosure
  • Danny Howard
  • Patrick Topping
  • Eats Everything b2b Shermanology
  • Sarah Story b2b Jaguar
  • LP Giobbi b2b Ben Hemsley
  • Pete Tong b2b Franky Wah

Saturday 

Main Stage

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Central Cee
  • Joel Corry
  • Aitch
  • Anne-Marie
  • YUNGBLUD
  • AJ Tracey
  • Calvin Harris

Future Sounds Stage

  • Easy Life
  • Sigrid
  • KSI
  • Mimi Webb
  • Fontaines D.C.
  • Pa Salieu
  • Tom Grennan
  • Sam Fender

Sunday

Main Stage

  • George Ezra
  • Jax Jones
  • Becky Hill
  • Mabel
  • Dermot Kennedy
  • Charli XCX
  • Lorde
  • Harry Styles

Future Sounds Stage

  • Wet Leg
  • Alfie Templeman
  • Rina Sawayama
  • Joy Crookes
  • Koffee
  • Holly Humberstone
  • Griff
  • Foals

Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2022 will also have a Radio 1 Dance Stage, BBC Music Introducing Stage and a Radio 1 Relax tent.

This year, the festival will return to the field for the first time in two years and will be part of the BBC’s Centenary celebrations. 

It will also kick off the UK’s festival season and take artists to the cities that may not otherwise host a large scale event like Big Weekend, shining a light on the host city and providing a major boost to the local economy. 

The BBC is working closely with Coventry City Council to put on Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2022 during Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture.