In pictures: Radio1 Big Weekend launch in Glasgow

Paolo Nutini and Rita Ora are to star at BBC Radio 1's annual Big Weekend event as station bosses announced it will be staged in Glasgow this year.

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  • Nick Grimshaw
    Nick Grimshaw
  • Nick Grimshaw makes the announcement
  • Rita Ora and schoolboy Sean Boomer
  • BBC Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw (third left), with members of the Red Hot Chilli Pipers
  • BBC Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw fools around with Rita Ora
  • Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw present the Radio 1 breakfast show live from Glasgow
  • Paolo Nutini, Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw
  • Rita Ora and Schoolboy Sean Boomer
  • Paolo Nutini, Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw launch the event

The location was announced during Nick Grimshaw's breakfast show this morning which was broadcast from Glasgow after he and his team headed up yesterday afternoon.

Here are some pictures from the launch and read the full story here

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