Robin Thicke, Tinie Tempah Added to U.K.'s Wireless Festival Lineup

2:13 AM PST 03/25/2014 by Georg Szalai
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Sean Paul and others will also join the music fest in London and Birmingham, which will be headlined by Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars.

LONDON – Live Nation on Tuesday announced additional acts for London's and Birmingham's Wireless Festival this summer.

Joining the lineup of the Live Nation-organized event are Robin Thicke, Tinie Tempah and Sean Paul, among others.

Other latest names added to the lineup are Naughty Boy, Labrinth, Kid Ink, Wilkinson, Meridian Dan, Lizzo, Jon Bellion, Schoolboy Q, Javeon, Elli Ingram, Blonde, Rixton, Alec Benjamin, Say Lou Lou, Sinead Harnett, Indiana, All About She, Tori Kelly and Sasha Keable.

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Organizers previously announced Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars as headliners, with OutKast, Pharrell Williams, Rudimental, Basement Jaxx and Ellie Goulding also performing.

The 10th annual Wireless Festival will take place for the first time at London’s Finsbury Park and Birmingham’s Perry Park July 4-July 6.

West will headline Friday's London lineup and Sunday's Birmingham roster, while Mars will be the headline act in Birmingham Saturday and London Sunday. Drake headlines the two remaining gigs.

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Last year's Wireless Festival was headlined by Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake at London's Olympic Park.

Live Nation in 2012 decided not to bid for an extension of a long-running contract that saw it promote concerts at London's Hyde Park, citing noise restrictions and cost factors.


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