Lewis Capaldi has been announced as the latest artist to play the ‘Radio 2 In Concert’ series. Meanwhile, BBC One has announced that its annual New Year’s Eve concert will be performed by Sam Ryder.Capaldi will play in front of a small audience at the BBC’s Radio Theatre in Broadcasting House in London next month.“I absolutely love Lewis Capaldi”, says Jo Whiley, host of ‘Radio 2 In Concert’. “I last saw him when he performed a brilliant session on my Radio 2 show back in January 2019, so I can’t wait to catch up with him to find out what he’s been up to since then and, of course, hear some more of his amazing music”.Jeff Smith, Head of Music for Radio 2, adds: “Lewis Capaldi is one of the UK’s most outstanding young music stars so I’m so THRILLED he’ll be entertaining our listeners with his performance for ‘Radio 2 In Concert’ this December”.The show will be recorded on 8 Dec, which tickets handed out by ballot.
Register your interest in attending here. The recording will then be aired on Radio 2 on 15 Dec at 7pm.After that, a couple of week’s later, Eurovision runner-up Sam Ryder will play the annual BBC One New Year’s Eve show, as you gear up to watch the fireworks and wonder how you ended up not going out to celebrate the new year yet again.Now, you might be sitting there thinking to yourself, ‘I literally only know one of his songs’, how is he going to keep me – and indeed the nation – entertained for a whole hour, or however long those things are?’ Well, you see, they’ve thought of that.Read more on completemusicupdate.com