Zack Knight and Anirudh are among the first acts confirmed for BBC Asian Network Live.
Also announced are Badshah, Naughty Boy feat. Kyla, Steel Banglez Live with Mist, MoStack, Abra Cadabra, Haile (WSTRN), Jasmine Sandlas, Aastha Gill, Fateh and Arjun Kanungo.
The event will take over the Eventim Apollo in London on February 25. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £21.00 plus fees.
This year, Asian Network Live will be triplecast – broadcast across the BBC’s youth radio station’s – Asian Network, Radio 1 and 1Xtra. Hosted by the Asian Network DJ family, including Tommy Sandhu, the event will shine a spotlight on some of the most exciting new acts on the British-Asian and global music scenes.
Mark Strippel, head of programmes, Asian Network says: “Asian Network Live is a unique global culture-clash that brings together some of the best British and International artists of South-Asian origin, in collaboration with artists that inspire our young and growing audience. I’m particularly pleased that we have Badshah and Naughty Boy back to headline Asian Network’s flagship event, and that we’ll be joined by Radio 1 and 1Xtra for the first time.”