Billboard Hot 100 Fest Breaks Single Day Attendance Record at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

The Weeknd perform at the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival

Stars such as The Weeknd, Lil Wayne, Little Mix and Jason Derulo thrilled the first day crowd.

The first-ever Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival debuted at Jones Beach, NY, on Saturday (Aug. 22) to record-breaking numbers.

The fest's first day shattered single-day attendance records at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, where everyone from Jason Derulo to Little Mix to Lil Wayne to Axwell & Ingrosso to The Weeknd played to rapt crowds. More than 17,000 fans hit Jones Beach throughout a day filled with memorable performances.

The fest's second day features Skrillex, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and many more. Check out the full lineup here

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