Nicki Minaj, more for Wireless Festival 2012
Pitbull, Nero and Cher Lloyd head to Hyde Park...
Photographer: Sara BowreyChris Eustace on 24 February 2012
US hip-hop stars Nicki Minaj and Pitbull head the list of new names announced for Wireless Festival 2012.
With the follow-up to her debut album ‘Pink Friday’ nearly ready to go, Minaj
will play the event as special guest to Drake on Saturday
Dance sensations Nero will also play
that day, alongside sets from newly-solo N-Dubz and X Factor star Tulisa,
Pendulum side-project Knife Party and
London-based Nigerian singer D’Banj.
Pitbull is confirmed for the following day (Sunday
8 July), when Rihanna heads the line-up.
A second X Factor star will play too, with Cher Lloyd
set to take to the stage that day as well.
Electro wunderkind Madeon, hotly-tipped rapper A$AP Rocky and South London girlband Stooshe complete the latest round of new
Wireless Festival 2012 takes place
in Hyde Park, London from 6-8 July.
A headliner for Friday 6 July, and further acts on all days, will be announced
Calvin Harris, Example, Professor Green, Jessie J, J.Cole, Rizzle Kicks and Wiz Khalifa are among the other acts already confirmed
to play across the weekend.
Wireless Festival tickets
for Saturday 7 July (Drake headline day) are priced at £49.50
plus booking fee. Tickets for Sunday 8 July (Rihanna
headline day) are priced at at £52.50 plus booking fee. A limited number of two day Wireless Festival
tickets are now available (for Saturday 7 July and Sunday 8 July) priced at £97 plus booking fee.
Click here to buy Wireless Festival tickets.