Madonna announces UK live date

Singer will play BBC Radio 1 bash next month

Madonna is to headline the main stage at Radio 1’s Big Weekend next month.

The singer, who went to Number One yesterday (April 20) with new single ‘4 Minutes’, will play the two-day event in Maidstone, Kent on 10 May.

The event will take place from May 10-11 at Mote Park.

Other acts taking part include The Fratellis, Robyn, Duffy, Scouting for Girls, The Feeling and The Hoosiers.

Listeners can register for tickets for one week from 8am on 21 April until 10am on 28 April.

Tickets will be allocated randomly, but weighted in favour of those living in Maidstone and the surrounding areas.

Other acts appearing on the main stage over the weekend include The Enemy and The Pigeon Detectives, reports the BBC.

Madonna releases her new album ‘Hard Candy’ next week (April 28).