Eurovision star Sam Ryder to front New Year’s Eve concerts on BBC One


Eurovision star Sam Ryder will see in the New Year on BBC One.

Sam will front Sam Ryder’s All Star New Year’s Eve on BBC One and iPlayer, rocking out as we welcome 2023.

A teaser shares: “This spectacular celebration will see Sam joined by some of music’s biggest stars to put on an out of this world New Year Eve extravaganza as the nation builds up to the midnight moment. Performing hits which span the decades, Sam and his all-star guests will party into 2023.

Sam Ryder Rocks: Sam Ryder and Sigrid
Sam Ryder Rocks: Sam Ryder and Sigrid. Credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron

“After heading live to the banks of the River Thames as London is lit up with the first full fireworks display since 2019. The celebrations will continue after midnight with Sam’s take on classic tunes and a number of special duets, guaranteed to keep the nation singing and dancing until the small hours.”

Sam Ryder said: “I can’t think of a better way to round off 2022 than singing some of my favourite songs with some very special guests. It’s been such an incredible 12 months full of fabulous blessings thanks to fabulous people, and I’m so excited to bring in 2023 with you! As always, thank you for the opportunity!”

Guests joining Sam include Sigrid, Justin Hawkins, House Gospel Choir and Melanie C.

Sam Ryder Rocks NYE: Sam Ryder, Melanie C.
Sam Ryder Rocks NYE: Sam Ryder, Melanie C. Credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron

Jonathan Rothery, Head of Popular Music TV at the BBC added: “Sam and his all-star friends performing a party playlist of big songs will be the perfect way to bring in the new year on BBC One.”

Mel Balac, Creative Director, BBC Studios Entertainment commented: “Sam will be performing an exclusive set of NYE bangers with some unexpected musical surprises and unique twists along the way. Sam’s energy and charisma is off the scale as a performer and it promises to be one heck of a party for BBC One viewers.”

You can apply for tickets on the BBC website here.

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