Sunderland's Stadium of Light will play host to some of the biggest acts in the country as part of North East Live 2014.
Jessie J, Rizzle Kicks, The Saturdays and Union J will join top US act Jason Derulo - and more acts will be announced in the coming months.
SAFC Commercial Director Gary Hutchinson, said: "Naturally we are absolutely delighted that the event is coming back to the Stadium of Light.
"Last year's 'North East Live' was a fantastic event so it's great to be working with AEG again on what provided to be such a hugely successful format.
"There is a great live-up already in place for 2014 and its one that I'm sure will appeal to a diverse audience .
"The show really does have something for everyone and it's an affordable price for what will be a great day's entertainment."
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