The festival will take place over 10 nights between September 18th and 30th, with each night boasting a different performer. John will open the festival on the 18th, while the lineup also includes the 1975, Alicia Keys, OneRepublic, Robbie Williams, Bastille and Michael Bublé. A complete schedule is below.
Fans in the U.K. can apply to win tickets via a drawing on Apple Music, or through other media partners. Apple Music will also broadcast the performances live from London and make them available on-demand along with exclusive playlists and backstage interviews.
The all-star 2015 Apple Music Festival featured a similarly wide array of artists including Ellie Goulding, Carrie Underwood, One Direction, the Weeknd, Pharrell, Disclosure, Florence and the Machine and Mumford & Sons.
Several of the artists performing at this year’s Apple Music Festival are pushing new projects as well. The 1975 released their second LP I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It in February, while Chance the Rapper dropped Coloring Book — exclusively on Apple Music — in May. Spears will release her new album, Glory, Friday August 26th, while others, including Bastille and Keys, are set to release new albums in the coming months.
Apple Music Festival Schedule
September 18 — Elton John
September 19 — The 1975
September 20 — Alicia Keys
September 21 — OneRepublic
September 23 — Calvin Harris
September 25 — Robbie Williams
September 26 — Bastille
September 27 — Britney Spears
September 28 — Michael Bublé
September 30 — Chance the Rapper