New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
will be brightening up New Year's Eve on BBC One in a very special live concert as the multiple award-winning and critically acclaimed singer songwriter performs a selection of his smash hits and much more besides to welcome in 2020.
As a much loved and respected figure in British music culture, Craig
is responsible for a string of global hits including Fill Me In, 7 Days, Heartline and Do You Miss Me Much and will be kicking things off on the big night as he is joined on stage at London's Central Hall Westminster by his legendary band.
As Big Ben strikes midnight, London's famous fireworks will light up the night sky over the River Thames with a spectacular display choreographed to a specially edited medley of music. After that, the action switches back inside Central Hall Westminster as Craig
returns one more time with one of his globally renowned TS5 sets as the party continues.
says: "I can't think of a better way to see in the New Year and new decade than performing and celebrating with you all. It's going to be a night to remember!"
Jan Younghusband, Head of BBC Music
TV Commissioning, says: "Craig is famous for his blistering live sets, so I'm thrilled that he will be ringing in New Year by performing live for BBC One viewers."
A limited number of tickets for the concert will go on sale on Thursday
28 November at 10am, visit bbc.co.uk/newyearseve for further details.
Rocks Big Ben Live is a BBC Studios production for BBC One. The concert is commissioned by Charlotte
of Content; Kate Phillips, Controller Entertainment Commissioning for the BBC and Jan Younghusband for BBC Music. It will be executive produced by Suzy Lamb, Managing Director
Entertainment and Music, BBC Studios and Cerrie Frost is the Series Producer for BBC Studios.
London's New Year's Eve fireworks are organised by the Mayor of London's office, and the programming is commissioned by Alison Kirkham and produced by BBC Studios. The Creative Director
is Claire Popplewell, the Executive Producer is Michael Cole and the Director
is Bridget Caldwell.