Katy Perry To Headline Radio 1 Big Weekend 2017 In Hull

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GETTYKaty Perry will be headlining Radio 1's Big Weekend

Katy Perry has been revealed as a headliner for Radio 1's Big Weekend in Hull.

Katy also said she was looking forward to tasting other local delicacies like chip spice and savoury patties.

Katy Perry will headline Radio One's Big Weekend in Hull.

Europe's largest free ticketed festival is hosted by Radio 1 DJs and will take place at Burton Constable Hall.

Speaking to Nick Grimshaw on his BBC Radio One Breakfast Show, the blonde beauty said: "Many of my English boyfriends that I've had along the way (have made them). I love a fresh-baked Yorkshire pudding".

In a day full of great news, the best headline to take away might just be that Katy Perry - victor of 87 awards and seller of tens of millions of songs - will soon be jetting off to Hull.

Ben Cooper, controller, Radio 1 commented: "Radio 1's Big Weekend just got bigger".

The "Roar" singer joins the previously performers Little Mix, Kings of Leon and Stormzy.

Part of the City of Culture celebrations, it was announced on the Nick Grimshaw show this morning. "A superstar addition to a sensational event, as well as to Hull 2017's fabulous music programme".

Further information about the event, including the full line-up and ticketing details, will be announced on Radio 1 in coming weeks.

Radio 1's Big Weekend will be broadcast live on Radio 1, streamed in vision on its website and all performances will be available to watch live and on demand on Radio 1's BBC iPlayer channel.

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