Listen up London! Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Coldplay to play Capital FM's Summertime Ball
22:09 GMT, 21 April 2012
It always manages to boast a stellar line-up of some of the biggest chart stars.
And this year is no exception for the Capital Fm Summertime Ball – although this time the screams coming from Wembley Stadium could be much louder than usual.
That's because teen heartthrob Justin Bieber has been confirmed among to take to the stage this year, guaranteeing his huge fanbase will be converging on mass to the north London venue in June.
The heartthrob's back in town: Justin Bieber will play at this year's Capital FM Summertime Ball much to the delight of his British fanbase
The 18-year-old Canadian is joined at the event by other international stars including Katy Perry, who returns to the party having played at the very first one in 2009, which was held at the Emirates Stadium.
Also playing will be Usher, who opened the event in 2010, and indie rockers Coldplay.
Other acts confirmed include The Wanted, Jessie J, Ed Sheeran, Flo Rida, Kelly Clarkson, Example and Pit Bull.
London bound: Katy Perry, who performed at the first event in 2009, has also confirmed to play this year
Doing it for the kids: Chris Martin and Coldplay will also take to the stage in June
The line-up was announced by Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon on their breakfast show this morning.
Berry said: 'The secret’s out… the best ever line-up for the Summertime Ball
is finally out there. It doesn’t get much bigger than this and I can’t
wait to be there!'
A welcome return: Usher, who performed at the event in 2010, will be back this summer…
… and will be joined by The Wanted, fresh from their tour of the US
The event takes place on Saturday June 9th and tickets go on sale at 8am on Monday April 23 via www.capitalfm.com
The Summertime Ball supports Capital’s flagship charity, Help A Capital Child, with a donation being made from the proceeds of the event.
Party hosts: Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon announced the line-up on their breakfast show today