Wizkid to headline BBC Radio 1Xtra Live


Nigerian international music superstar, Wizkid has been announced as the headline act for this year’s BBC Radio 1Xtra Live music event scheduled for October 5, at Arena Birmingham.

BBC announced the name of the Nigerian singer alongside other international acts such as French Montana, Ms Banks, Aitch and DaniLeigh.

Others performing at the event include Headie One, Miraa May, Stylo G, and Lil Tecca.

Flagship night
1Xtra’s DJ Target says: “1Xtra Live is our flagship night where we really get to let our hair down and showcase some of the cream of artists we love and support on the network.

“This year, we head to Birmingham, a city we’ve always had an amazing relationship with, and we bring another incredible line up with us,” he added.

The 1Xtra Live will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Asian Network from 7pm on October 5, 2019.

Release of new single
While the feat is coming, Wizkid is still basking in the euphoria of the release of his new single ‘Ghetto Love,’ which has reportedly hit one million streams on Audiomack.

The ‘Fever’ crooner is also set to storm Europe with his upcoming

‘Starboy’ Fest from October 19, with the London leg of the concert slated for the 20,000-capacity O2 Arena.

Meanwhile, the Paris leg of the fest will hold on October 18, at Les Docks Pullman and the Manchester’s show will hold on October 26 at O2 Victoria Warehouse


Olajumoke Adeleke