More additions have joined the enviable line up of artists on 6th July for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park. Joining headliners McBusted and Backstreet Boys are Wheatus, Young Kato and Hollywood Ending. Also appearing on the Sunday bill are The Vamps, Lawson, FIVE, Neon Jungle, Elyar Fox, Ollie Marland, George Barnett, Joel Baker and Mike Dignam, Scouting For Girls and Diversity.
Pop’s newest chart hitters are to play alongside their heroes in what promises to be a truly spectacular event for everyone.
Nineties powerpop favourite, Wheatus is back to perform to the masses. Their infectious hit “Teenage Dirtbag” debuted at number 2 in 2000 and re-entered the charts for a second time in March 2011. Their self-titled album has sold over 5 million copies worldwide and they’re set to rule Britannia again with upcoming shows, starting with Barclaycard British Summer Time Hyde Park.
“Made in Chelsea” favourites’ Young Kato will be bringing their indie pop presence to Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park. The Cheltenham sextet’s first single “Drink, Dance, Play” debuted at number eighteen on the UK Indie Chart. Young Kato have been touring the width and depth of the UK gaining a huge fan base in the process. With support from XFM and Radio One and an album on the way, Young Kato are the ones to watch; “We’re super excited to be playing this year’s British Summer Time. It’s going to be a fun day!”
Forming over Skype in Summer 2011, Hollywood Ending have become a viral sensation, with over 70,000 subscribers and over 5 million views on their YouTube channel. From various parts of America and the UK, their self-released EP “Always 18” debuted at number eleven on the ITunes Pop Charts and number 24 on the Billboard heatseekers chart. With an album to come later this year, they will be keeping it in the family and support McBusted on their upcoming UK arena tour.
McBusted caused hysteria selling out tickets in a heartbeat for their 2014 dates at The O2 Arena. McBusted is the coming together of two of the UK’s biggest acts – Busted and McFly, who throughout their career have combined their winning, infectious pop and rock songs with their irresistible personalities and humour.
The Backstreet Boys are one of the biggest selling boy band in the history of pop, rising to power in the mid 1990s and selling a staggering 130 million records around the world. They have enjoyed a career renaissance after reforming in 2012 and releasing a new album this year, whilst they will be touring the UK in March and April 2014. With the back up of mega hits like ‘I Want It that Way’, ‘Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)’ and ‘Everybody’ (Backstreet’s Back), your summer of pop is in truly safe hands.
Since winning Britains Got Talent in 2009, Diversity have taken the country by storm. They have performed for the Prime Minister at No.10, paid tribute to Michael Jackson at the MOBO Awards, appeared at a Gala Dinner for the Prince Of Monaco, and sold out tours across the country. Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park is their debut UK performance and promises to be a spectacular affair.
Forming in 2005, Scouting For Girls’ self titled debut album reached #1 and platinum status and they have gone on to sell over 2 million records. Along the way, they have been nominated for four Brit Awards and Ivor Novello’s. Their hugely successful fourth album, Greatest Hits released last year, cemented their status as one of the UK’s most loved acts today.
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