Top of the Pops will return to BBC One this festive period with two Christmas and New Year specials, featuring some of the biggest names in pop music from 2017 including Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Craig David and James Arthur.
Fearne Cotton and Reggie Yates will present the two, one hour specials that will celebrate the biggest hits and most successful acts of the year.
On Christmas Day, Top of the Pops will be a merry feast of all things pop, with a line-up of some of the biggest musical names of 2017 including Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Clean Bandit, Rita Ora and The Script.
Top of the Pops will return to the nation’s TV screens over the New Year period, reviewing 2017’s year in music with a star spangled line-up of some of the brightest chart stars including James Arthur, Craig David feat Bastille, Paloma Faith, Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and Rita Ora.
Fearne Cotton says: “Hosting the Christmas and New Year specials of the biggest pop party on TV alongside my mate Reggie is definitely one of my Christmas highlights and something I look forward to every year.”
Reggie Yates says: “Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without Top of the Pops and it’s become an annual tradition that I look forward to. With another great line-up in store, the Christmas and New Year specials are not to be missed.”