Justin Bieber has been confirmed as a headline act at this year’s Fusion Festival.
The pop singer will perform at Birmingham’s Cofton Park on Friday August 28. Joining Bieber that night will be Tinie Tempah, Rixton, DJ Fresh and Fuse ODG. Rudimental tops the bill on Saturday, while McBusted will headline Sunday.
“I love the UK and I’m really excited to be playing at Fusion this year,” said Bieber in a statement. “There are some great artists on the line-up so to be headlining the Friday night is a real honour.”
The festival will mark the ‘All That Matters’ performer’s first show in the UK since his ill-fated 2013 tour that saw him arrive on stage two hours late for his gig at the London O2 Arena. While he initially apologised, he went on to claim that the media has not reported the full facts of what had happened on the night and treated him badly during his stay in the UK.
Writing 12 messages on the subject on his Twitter feed, Bieber posted: “Rumors rumors and more rumors. Nothing more nothing less. Might talk about them one day. Right now I’m just gonna be positive. Can’t bring me down.” The messages continued, with Bieber claiming people wrote “fake stories” on him in order to sell papers.