North East Live: Recap

Sunderland hosted one of the biggest pop concerts to ever come to our region this weekend.

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  1. Rachel Sweeney

Full Report: North East Live

It's been a musical extravaganza in Sunderland these past two weeks with Bon Jovi and Rhianna performing. The Stadium of Light topped it off on 22nd June with North East Live. If you missed the eleven act concert... don't worry! Organisers say they're going to do it all again next year!

See Rachel Sweeney's full report here:

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  1. Rachel Sweeney

Backstage with Lawson

The 35,000 strong crowd screamed the lyrics to Brokenhearted when Lawson performed the new track at North East Live. Backstage they told ITV News Tyne Tees about travelling the world and how they'll be back in the region soon.

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In pictures: North East Live

The UK's top acts play live on Wearside Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

35,000 music fans travelled to Sunderland's Stadium of Light to watch some of the UK's biggest artists.

James Arthur, JLS and The Wanted took to the stage for North East Live on Saturday, 22 June.

James Arthur live on stage Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
The wanted back stage Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
James Arthur talks to ITV Tyne Tees Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Rita Ora Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Thousands watch girlband Little Mix Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Jade and Perrie from South Shields pose with fellow band members Jesy and Leigh-Anne Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Thousands pack out stadium Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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