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Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, The Script, Lewis Capaldi, Rita Ora, James Arthur, Mabel and Mark Ronson set for HITS LIVE

Three cities, three amazing line-ups -
Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester

UK radio station, Hits Radio has announced details for three huge live events this November. Hits Live will take place across one weekend, bringing multiple artists together for three stand-alone arena concerts in Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester.

Each event features its own individual line-up consisting of many of Pop’s most powerful stars of today, including Lewis Capaldi, Mark Ronson, Rita Ora and Mabel. There’ll be a highly anticipated performance from Liam Payne, who’ll be reunited with former One Direction band-mate Louis Tomlinson as they join the same bill at Hits Live Manchester.

The Script, who just dropped their brand new single will take to the stage at Hits Live Birmingham, with Craig David amongst other amazing artists set to perform in the city. Fans heading to Hits Live Liverpool meanwhile will enjoy a plethora of incredible artists including James Arthur, John Newman, Jax Jones and many more.

The events will be hosted by Hits Radio Breakfast’s Fleur East, Greg and James, with backstage interviews on the night from fellow Hits Radio presenters, Sarah-Jane Crawford and Jordan Lee.

Hits Radio Network’s Head of Music, Toby Mackenzie said “We can't wait to celebrate the UK music scene this November with 42,000 of our listeners from across the Hits Radio Network. We've teamed up with our colleagues in the music industry to bring the biggest artists to three arenas in three incredible cities. Hits Radio Live underpins our commitment to creating great memories with our audiences and our network's ongoing support of the biggest artists here in the UK.”

Speaking ahead of the event, Fleur East said Having had many of these brilliant artists on our Breakfast Show over the last few weeks, I’m so hyped to be able to bring them all together over one incredible weekend for Hits Radio listeners. Providing the biggest hits, we have the artists and the locations, now we just need you!”

The line-up for Hits Live Liverpool on Friday 15h November is as follows: James Arthur, John Newman, Jax Jones, Sigala, Freya Ridings, Becky Hill, Raye

Performing at Hits Live Birmingham on Saturday 16th November is: The Script, Lewis Capladi, Rita Ora, Craig David, Sigala, Jax Jones, John Newman, Becky Hill, Raye

The line-up for Hits Live Manchester on Sunday 17th November features: Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Mabel, Mark Ronson, Anne-Marie, Tom Walker, Zara Larsson, Jonas Blue

Tickets for all events are on sale now, from £28 plus booking fees, www.hitsradio.co.uk.

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For further information:

Cat Martin - Communications Director, Bauer Media

T: 0207 432 3317  M: 07932 746363  E: cat.martin@bauermedia.co.uk

Amelia O’Shea - Communications Manager (Radio), Bauer Media

T: 0207 432 3417  M: 07718 489342  E: amelia.oshea@bauermedia.co.uk

About Hits Radio
Hits Radio is a fresh new digital radio station for the UK, available on DAB Digital Radio, Freeview, online and via listen apps. Home to Hits Radio Breakfast with Fleur East, Greg and James, The UK Chart Show with Sarah Jane Crawford and The Hits Radio Throwback, Hits Radio is the only national commercial radio station to be broadcast out of Manchester.

Aimed at an audience of 25-44 year olds, Hits Radio is there to connect with listeners that lead busy and chaotic lives, by providing an entertaining and fun escape. Bursting with huge tunes and big personalities, Hits Radio is led by a team of original, authentic presenters who love to surprise and entertain listeners, but above all love music. Featuring a soundtrack of the biggest hits and the biggest throwbacks, Hits Radio is part of the Hits Radio Network.

About Hits Radio Network:
The Hits Radio Network reaches a national audience of 25-44 year olds. It is home to Hits Radio, a brand new national station which plays the biggest hits and the biggest throwbacks. The network is also home to strong heritage brands, including Newcastle’s Metro, Birmingham‘s Free, Liverpool’s Radio City, Glasgow’s Clyde 1 and Edinburgh’s Forth 1.

About Bauer Media UK:
Bauer Media UK reaches over 25 million UK consumers through a portfolio of world-class, multi-platform media and entertainment brands including heat, KISS, Grazia, Empire, Magic, Absolute Radio and the Hits Radio Network. These brands offer commercial partners access to highly engaged audiences, with creative solutions underpinned by insight and instinct. Bauer Media UK is part of the Bauer Media Group, one of the world’s largest privately owned media businesses with media assets all over the globe.