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08/12/2009

Stars Line Up For TOTP Specials

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A host of top stars including Robbie Williams, Dizzee Rascal and JLS are set to appear in this year's Top Of The Pops Christmas and New Year specials.
BBC Radio 1's Fearne Cotton (pictured) and Reggie Yates will present the two special shows which will be shown on BBC One on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.
The Top Of The Pops Christmas Day Special, which will be broadcast between 2pm and 3pm on Christmas Day on BBC One, offers up an hour of stellar performances from some of the year's biggest stars including Dizzee Rascal, Kasabian, Lily Allen, JLS, Alexandra Burke, La Roux, Sugababes, Florence and the Machine, Diversity and Muse.
The hour of top music and festive fun culminates in a glistening performance from this year's Christmas Number 1!
Then, on New Year's Eve, the Top Of The Pops New Year Special will be broadcast between 6:30pm and 7:30pm on BBC One. Fearne and Reggie will be back to review the year in pop, taking in 2009's greatest hits and brightest stars.
The show features special performances from some of the year's biggest acts including Robbie Williams, Shakira, Tinchy Stryder featuring N-Dubz and Calvin Harris. The show will also feature the final number of 2009.
Fearne Cotton said: "Top Of The Pops this Christmas and New Year is going to be excellent. It's my fave show to be part of, especially with the line-up this year! It's going to be huge and massively festive."
Reggie Yates added: "I'm so excited that Top Of The Pops is returning to our screens this Christmas. A silly jumper, too much lunch and TOTP make the perfect Christmas."
(KMcA/BMcc)
VMI.TV Ltd

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