Rap Star Badshah, multi talented Anirudh and Pop star Arjun Kanungo to enthrall audiences at BBC Asian Network live 2017!

 BBC Asian Network’s flagship live music event returns for 2017, on Saturday, 25th February at the iconic - Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith in London. The second edition will see some of the best in cross-culture Asian music including the hottest acts from India.

 Sony Music artists, Bollywood’s favourite rap star Badshah who brought the house down at the AN Live 2016, will be performing for the second time while Heart throb Arjun Kanungo and multi-talented Anirudh will debut on the stage.

 'BBC Asian Network Live is unparalleled in its ambition to showcase a diverse range of Indian, South-Asian and diaspora talent. With an audience of millions and broadcasting live across the UK, this is the biggest stage for Indian music outside of India,’ said Mark Strippel, Head - BBC Asian Network.

 Anirudh adds ‘It is indeed an honor and a dream to be performing for the first time at the BBC Asian Network Live concert in London. This is doubly special for me as I will be sharing stage space with the best artists. I am personally very humbled by the love I have always received from the UK since the release of my first song, Kolaveri Di till this moment on. Can't wait to go crazy at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.’

Excited about his debut gig in London, Arjun Kanungo said, “I am extremely thrilled to be performing on an international stage that has the hottest acts on the British-Asian and global music scene. I have recently released my new single Ek Dafaa and fans in UK are loving it, BBC Asian Network and Tommy Sandhu, here I come!”

Adds on Shridhar Subramaniam, President India & Middle East, “We are happy to partner with The BBC Asian Network for our Artist as this is the best stage for their fans in the UK.  Badshah, Arjun and Anirudh are  electrifying artists and they promise to put on a terrific show.”

For the first time ever Asian Network Live will be a triplecast – broadcast across the BBC’s youth radio station’s – Asian Network, Radio 1 and 1Xtra. Presented by Tommy Sandhu, the host of Breakfast Show on BBC Asian Network, the event promises to be a night to remember.