Fearne and Reggie to host Xmas Top of the Pops
The Christmas special editions of Top of the Pops will be hosted by Fearne Cotton and Reggie Yates this year.
The two BBC One shows – for Christmas and New Year’s Eve – will be hour long celebrations of some of the big acts of 2016 and review the last 12 months.
Acts for the Christmas episode include Clean Bandit featuring Anne Marie, DNCE, Olly Murs, Skepta, Jonas Blue featuring Dakota, Zara Larsson, Calum Scott, Kungs, James Arthur, Craig David and Louisa Johnson.
Artists featuring on the New Year’s line-up include Craig David, Dua Lipa, Alan Walker, Nathan Sykes, Anne Marie, Kideko & George Kwali featuring Nadia Rose & Sweetie Irie, Clean Bandit featuring Louisa Johnson, Zara Larsson, Jonas Blue featuring JP Cooper and Blossoms.
Fearne Cotton says: “The festive Top of the Pops specials are such a wonderful tradition, and I’m so happy they’re back for another year. The line-up is as epic as ever, and the show’s promise to be a special watch.”
Reggie Yates says: “Hosting the annual Top of The Pops Christmas and New Year’s Eve specials is one of the highlights of my year – it’s always a pleasure to present the biggest pop party on TV alongside my old friend Fearne.”