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Apple Music Festival 2016: First 10 acts announced including Britney Spears, The 1975, and Elton John

Acts announced also include OneRepublic, Bastille, Michael Buble, and Chance the Rapper

Jack Shepherd
Thursday 25 August 2016 13:14 BST
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The 10 acts headlining this year’s Apple Music Festival have been announced, including the likes of Britney Spears, Sir Elton John, and Alicia Keys.

Others to play London’s Roundhouse this September include Calvin Harris, Robbie Williams, The 1975, OneRepublic, Bastille, Michael Buble and Chance the Rapper.

This is tenth year the event will take place, and will be Britney Spears first concert in the UK since 2011. "I'm so excited to go back to London, which is a special place for me to visit. It's going to be a great party," she said of the show.

Unlike in previous years, to watch the shows online you will have to be a subscriber to Apple Music, which requires you to be a paid member. You can, however, start a Three-month free trial.

Apple's Oliver Schusser said of the festival: ”Over the past decade, the festival has brought the biggest and best artists from all over the world to London and into the homes of millions of music fans.

“This year's Apple Music Festival builds on that incredible legacy and we couldn't be more excited to have another amazing line-up to celebrate our 10th birthday." Apple Music Festival starts on the 18 September and runs for 10 days.

Meanwhile, Britney Spears recently took part in Carpool Karaoke with James Corden; she has been accused of lip-syncing on the show.

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