Rod has been added to the line-up for the 2015 BBC Music Awards in Birmingham.
He will perform for 11,000 fans at Genting Arena Birmingham on December 10.
Rod said of the date: “I’m really looking forward to performing at the BBC Music Awards. Birmingham is a terrific city and what a perfect way to round off the year with my loyal UK fans!”
Rod will be joined by three other newly announced acts: singer-songwriter James Bay, country-inspired duo The Shires, and former Beautiful South partners Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott.
Other artists to perform at the event include Ellie Goulding, Hozier, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Mumford & Sons, OMI and One Direction plus BBC Introducing Artist of the Year, Jack Garratt.
Hosted by Chris Evans and Fearne Cotton, the live event will take place from 4-6pm on and will be broadcast the same evening on BBC One, Radio 1, Radio 2 and bbc.co.uk/music.
Supported by Birmingham City Council, the BBC Music Awards will feature five awards: British Artist of the Year and International Artist of the Year as decided by the BBC Music panel, Song of the Year voted for by members of the public and a special award for a BBC Introducing artist. This year there will be a new award – BBC Live Performance of the Year – which will be given to the band or artist who has delivered THE stand out BBC Music live moment of 2015 also voted by the BBC Music panel.
For ticket information go to ..http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3pdKvHMRRw4f1MV2Nc2s55t/ticket-information
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