Following three incredible weekends of legendary music at the official BST Hyde Park 2022, the hugely anticipated headliners have been announced for 2023!
American Express Presents BST Hyde Park 2023: Lana Del Rey
The American singer-songwriter is the final headliner to be announced for 10th anniversary of the iconic festival.
Since the release of her major debut album ‘Born to Die’ eleven years ago, which featured the viral hit ‘Video Games’, Lana Del Rey has captivated audiences globally. Her second album was 2014s critically acclaimed album ‘Ultraviolence’ with singles ‘West Coast’ and ‘Brooklyn Baby’, followed by 2019’s Grammy-nominated ‘Norman F*cking Rockwell!’, 2021s ‘Blue Banisters’ and 2023s ‘Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd’.
Her latest full-length is also her 6th UK No. 1 album to date and the fastest selling album of 2023 in the UK.
Lana Del Rey has embarked on five headlining tours as well as performed at the biggest festivals across the globe, including Coachella in 2014 to seven Lollapalooza festivals internationally. Her headline BST Hyde Park summer show will mark this singer’s highly anticipated return to the London stage – don’t miss it!
American Express Presents BST Hyde Park 2023: Guns N’ Roses
Plus special guests The Pretenders, The Darkness, Larkin Poe, Dirty Honey, James and the Cold Gun, The Dust Coda, Grade 2, Bad Nerves & The Foxies
One of America’s most influential rock groups, Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan, Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer and Melissa Reese are heading to London for the 10th anniversary of BST Hyde Park next summer!
Having sold over 100 million records worldwide, Guns N’ Roses are one of the biggest selling acts in history. With two No.1 albums and four Top 5 albums on the Billboard charts, the band were inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 and are AMA, Billboard and MTV Award winners.
Their debut record, 1987’s critically acclaimed ‘Appetite For Destruction’, became the best-selling debut album of all time in the US, featuring Top 10 singles ‘Welcome to the Jungle’, ‘Paradise City’, and No.1 iconic track ‘Sweet Child o’ Mine’. Don’t miss the global rock phenomenon’s as they prepare to bring their colossal catalogue of hits and the energy of 100 bands to Hyde Park next year!
American Express Presents BST Hyde Park 2023: P!NK
24 June + Gwen Stefani + Sam Ryder + Sam Tompkins + Gayle + Maddie Zahm + Mae Stephens + Will Linley
25 June + Gwen Stefani + Tinashe + Lyra + Maddie Zahm + Valencia Grace + Nell Mescal + Beren Olivia
P!NK will bring her Summer Carnival 2023 tour to stadiums across the UK next summer, including a huge headline slot at BST Hyde Park.
Since making her debut in the late ’90s, P!NK has transformed into a global pop icon with breathtaking live shows and powerhouse vocals that have kept her in the Top 10 for decades.
With a string of number one singles and millions of albums and tickets sold globally, she is one of the most commercially successful pop acts in the world.
The Summer Carnival 2023 will also include two nights at the University of Bolton Stadium, two nights at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland and one night at Villa Park in Birmingham.
American Express Presents BST Hyde Park 2023: Take That
Plus special guests The Script & Sugababes
Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen will reunite for a UK exclusive show next summer!
One the biggest and best loved UK groups ever, they have achieved 12 UK No.1 singles and 8 UK No.1 albums. Debuting back in 1989, Take That have sold over 45 million records and scored No1s right up to their last album ‘Odyssey’ in 2018.
Their extensive back catalogue of classic songs includes pop hits like ‘Everything Changes’, ‘It Only Takes A Minute’ and ‘Relight My Fire’ to ‘Back For Good’, ‘Never Forget’, ‘Shine’ and ‘These Days’.
Take That commented, “We’re so excited to be back together and that BST Hyde Park will be the first stage we perform on in almost four years. We have incredible memories of playing there in 2016, and we can’t wait to see everyone in July.”
American Express Presents BST Hyde Park 2023: BLACKPINK
Plus special guests Sabrina Carpenter, The Rose, Caity Baser, Mae Stephens, Rebecca Black, Peach PRC, Mazie, Annika Bennett, Sarah Crean & Spider
After recently selling out tickets for their upcoming London shows at The O2 Arena, BLACKPINK will become the first K-pop act to headline a major UK festival when they head to BST Hyde Park next summer!
Over the course of their six year career, BLACKPINK have released two studio albums and three EPs, as well as collaborated with the likes of Lady Gaga, Cardi B, Dua Lipa and Selena Gomez.
The group, comprising of members JISOO, JENNIE, ROSÉ and LISA, have become the No.1 most subscribed act on YouTube and earned their status as the most-followed girl group on Spotify, with over 6.3 billion career Spotify streams to date.
Their latest album ‘BORN PINK’ features hit singles ‘Shut Down’ and ‘Pink Venom’, with the latter making history as the biggest release this decade by a female group or solo artist. The record-breaking ‘Pink Venom’ was also YouTube’s biggest debut of 2022, amassing 90.4M views within the first 24 hours.
American Express Presents BST Hyde Park 2023: Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band
06 July + The Chicks + Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls
08 July + The Chicks + James Bay
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band will headline the festival’s 10th anniversary for two huge summer shows. The London dates will form part of a UK tour, which will also include stadium gigs at Edinburgh’s BT Murrayfield Stadium in May and Birmingham Villa Park in June.
This tour is the first time Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band will perform live together since ‘The River Tour’, which finished in 2017.
Bruce Springsteen will be joined by The E Street Band’s members Roy Bittan – piano, synthesiser; Nils Lofgren – guitar, vocals; Patti Scialfa – guitar, vocals; Garry Tallent – bass guitar; Stevie Van Zandt – guitar, vocals; and Max Weinberg – drums; with Soozie Tyrell – violin, guitar, vocals; Jake Clemons – saxophone; and Charlie Giordano – keyboards.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee’s live tours have consistently been placed amongst the highest grossing of each of the last five decades. A true great welcomed by the British people every time – don’t miss the chance to catch him live on stage next year when he makes his much-anticipated return to the UK.
American Express Presents BST Hyde Park 2023: Billy Joel
Plus special guest Daryl Hall, Natasha Bedingfield, Bowen*Young, Rumer, Remember Monday, Brad Heidi, Jon Muq, Sophia Alexa & Alyssa Bonagura
One of the most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history will join next summer’s line-up for his only European show for 2023.
Billy Joel is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist. He has sold 160 million records over the past quarter century as well as scored 33 consecutive Top 40s. Joel has received the RIAA’s Diamond Award twice for Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II and The Stranger and is also the recipient of 23 GRAMMY nominations and six GRAMMY Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award.
The New York icon has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, and has received numerous awards including a TONY Award for ‘Movin’ Out’, The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award. Furthermore, he is a Kennedy Center honoree and has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
This announcement comes ahead of the release of one of the most recognised concert films of all time, Live At Yankee Stadium, which will head to cinemas for a special two-night global fan event via Trafalgar Releasing on 05 & 09 October in celebration of 50 years of Billy Joel.
Watch this space for the latest BST Hyde Park 2023 updates!
BST Hyde Park 2022 saw three memorable weekends of unforgettable music moments. Elton John performed as a part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour and The Rolling Stones sold out two incredible nights, with an emotional tribute to the late Charlie Watts. Global superstar Adele took to the stage for two shows with an incredible all female line up, Americana legends Eagles and Pearl Jam provided two packed nights of rock n roll and one of Britain’s best loved groups Duran Duran closed the final night with a set of singalong smash hits.
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