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Barclaycard Wireless – Jessie J, Calvin Harris, Labrinth confirmed to join Rihanna

| On 11, Dec 2011

Barclaycard Wireless is thrilled to announce that pop princess Jessie J is confirmed as special guest of Rihanna in Hyde Park on Sunday 8 July 2012.  Scottish DJ maestro Calvin Harris and singer/ songwriter/ producer extraordinaire Labrinth are also confirmed to join the bill. Barclaycard Wireless will be Rihanna’s only UK performance of 2012, and with these hot UK artists joining the bill it is certain to be a sensational day in the capital.
Jessie J will bring her unique ghetto-pop swagger to Hyde Park for her Barclaycard Wireless debut.  In less than a year, the singer, songwriter and self acclaimed show pony has become a bonafide UK superstar.  She topped the BBC Sound of 2011 poll, was announced the winner of the Critics Choice Awards at the 2011 Brits and her debut single ‘Do It Like A Dude” was awarded Best Song at the 2011 MOBO Awards. With her outrageous flair and undeniable coolness, Jessie will no doubt put on an explosive set.  
Calvin Harris will hit Hyde Park with his big, bold and colourful electro dance pop.  He boasts an incredible CV with over seven Top 10 singles, including two number one’s, and over 1.5 million tracks and 500,000 albums sales in the UK.  His recent collaboration with Barclaycard Wireless headliner and Barbardian superstar Rihanna propelled him into the charts once again, with the song hitting number one in the UK and on the Billboard Hot 100.
Labrinth, the East London singer/ songwriter and highly sought after producer made his Barclaycard Wireless debut last year and is sure to give a dazzling performance in 2012.  He made his debut appearance on the UK chart in March 2010 when his collaboration with Tinie Tempah “Pass Out” reached number one, since then he’s gone from strength to strength.  His first solo single “Let The Sun Shine” reached number three last year and second single “Earthquake” hit number two upon its release in October, it has remained in the top ten ever since.

Barclaycard Wireless
is a dazzling open-air live music experience in the heart of bustling London. It offers a chance to experience the excitement of watching the best in popular music right on your doorstep; with many more acts and details still to be unveiled, Barclaycard Wireless 2012 is certain to be the biggest and best event on the summer’s musical calendar.