The BBC are set to air a special programme looking back at the last 12 months in the music world.
The Year In Music 2017 will take the form of a one hour special and will be hosted by Claudia Winkleman and guest presenter Clara Amfo. Part of the show will feature this year’s BBC Music Awards.
According to a press release, musicians and broadcasters will “talk about the musical year, giving their views on the highs and lows in the world of music over the last 12 months, including the greatest performances and the biggest stories.”
Those slated to contribute to the programme include Stormzy, Liam Gallagher, Foo Fighters, Dua Lipa, Nile Rodgers, Rag’n’Bone Man, Sampha, George Ezra, Blossoms, Nick Grimshaw, Mistajam, and Jo Whiley, amongst others. Rag’n’Bone Man will also perform live on the show.
Winkleman said she “can’t wait to take a look back and celebrate a great year in music with the very brilliant Clara.” Amfo added: “2017 has been a huge year in music for both fresh and established artists, I’m really looking forward to hanging out with Claudia to look back at what it has given us, before we enter into what I’m sure will be an even bigger musical new year.”
The BBC Music Awards section of the show will see three awards given out for the categories of Artist Of The Year, British Album Of The Year, and Live Performance Of The Year. The BBC Music Introducing Artist Of The Year will be announced shortly.
The nominees are:
Artist Of The Year
British Album Of The Year
Calvin Harris – ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’
Ed Sheeran – ‘÷’
Dua Lipa – ‘Dua Lipa’
Rag’n’Bone Man – ‘Human’
Stormzy – ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’
The xx – ‘I See You’
Live Performance Of The Year
Boy Better Know – Glastonbury
Depeche Mode – Glasgow Barrowlands, 6 Music Festival
Foo Fighters – Glastonbury
Katy Perry – Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2017
Chic feat. Nile Rodgers – Glastonbury
U2 – The Joshua Tree Tour 2017
The Year In Music 2017 will be broadcast on BBC Two at 9pm on December 8.