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Radio 1 Big Weekend lineup revealed

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Cheryl Cole

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Cheryl Cole, Rihanna and Dizzee Rascal are among the acts that have been confirmed for Radio 1's tenth Big Weekend.

Florence and the Machine, Alicia Keys, dance stars Pendulum, X Factor boyband JLS and rock acts Lostprophets and Biffy Clyro will also play the two-date event at the Vanyol Estate in Bangor next month.

Some 40,000 fans will be able to attend the festival , which takes place on Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23.

"We've pulled out all the stops for our tenth BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend with an outstanding lineup of the best UK and international talent, along with new and emerging artists," said Radio 1 live music and events editor Jason Carter.

Other acts on the bill include Scouting For Girls, Chipmunk, 30 Seconds To Mars and Justin Bieber, who will all play on the Saturday. Rounding off the Sunday lineup are Paolo Nutini, Paramore, Pixie Lott, Jason Derulo and Ke$ha.

Performers on the In New Music We Trust Stage include Faithless, MGMT, Ellie Goulding, Vampire Weekend, Plan B, Vampire Weekend and Marina & The Diamonds.

Further acts will be announced for the BBC Introducing Stage and Outdoor Stage later this week.

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