Craig David to headline BBC One's New Year's Eve concert

Craig follows in the footsteps of Robbie Williams, Bryan Adams and Nile Rodgers & Chic.

Craig David has been announced as the headline performer for BBC One's New Year celebrations. 

Craig David Rocks Big Ben will see the British singer-songwriter perform his signature hits at Central Hall Westminster alongside the fireworks above the Houses of Parliament, County Hall and the London Eye.

Craig said: "I can’t think of a better way to see in the New Year and new decade than performing and celebrating with you all. It’s going to be a night to remember!”

Tickets for the event go on sale on Friday, November 29, available here.

Jan Younghusband, Head of BBC Music TV Commissioning, added: "Craig is famous for his blistering live sets, so I’m thrilled that he will be ringing in New Year by performing live for BBC One viewers."

Previous acts to ring in the New Year on the BBC include Queen & Adam Lambert, Robbie Williams, Bryan Adams, Nile Rodgers & Chic, and last year's performers Madness.

Click here to view Craig David's full UK chart history including 15 Top 10 singles and two Number 1 albums.

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