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Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith among global stars heading to Swansea this weekend!

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran Credit: PA

Some of the world's biggest stars will descend on Singleton Park in Swansea this weekend for one of the largest music festivals in the UK. It's all part of 'The Biggest Weekend'.

Tens of thousands of people from across the country are expected to attend the two day event hosted by Radio 1.

Among the acts to perform on Saturday are Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Craig David, Jess Glynne, George Ezra, Year & Years, Liam Payne, Clean Bandit, Anne-Marie

Then on Sunday, the main stage will play host to Florence and the Machine, Taylor Swift, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Rita Ora, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, Niall Horan, Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato.

A number of road closures will be in place across the city over the weekend.

Road closures around the city Credit: Google maps/PA

Ed Sheeran will kick-off the show at midday on Saturday and it'll continue until about 10pm on Sunday. Up to 52 thousand people are expected to attend.

Those attending are advised not to take a bag larger than A4 as security around the event will be tight. A series of security measures will be in place including sniffer dogs and plain clothes security operatives.