Scott Mills covers for voiceless Nick Grimshaw

Scott Mills has announced the full line-up of Radio 1’s Big Weekend as he covered for Nick Grimshaw on breakfast who has lost his voice.

Nick tweeted last night to say he was ‘gutted’ he had to take the day off work today because he has ‘no voice’. Earlier in the day he said “I’ve lost my voice and it’s the most upsetting thing to happen to a man like me.”

Matt Edmondson is listed as covering for Scott Mills’ afternoon show today from 1pm till 4pm.

The Big Weekend is taking place in Norwich on May 23 and 24 – with Foo Fighters and Muse headlining the event. Other acts now confirmed are Florence + The Machine, are 5 Seconds Of Summer, David Guetta, Ben Howard, The Vaccines, Fall Out Boy, Charli XCX, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Rita Ora, George Ezra, Clean Bandit, Olly Murs and Imagine Dragons.

Ben Cooper, Controller, Radio 1 and 1Xtra says: “Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be fantastic – great music, great fun and a great location.”

The line-up for the BBC Introducing Stage will be announced in Huw Stephens’ show.

50,000 tickets for Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2015 were snapped up last month in 40 minutes, and as with previous years, the majority of tickets were reserved for those living in Norwich and the surrounding areas.

Radio 1’s Big Weekend is now in its 12th year and will be produced in partnership with Norwich City Council.

Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 10:03 am by RadioToday

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