1Xtra today announced the launch of the station's first ever flagship event, 1Xtra Live. A massive line-up of artists is confirmed to perform at the free gig, including Akon, Kelly Rowland, Chris Brown and Craig David. The inaugural event takes place at Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Saturday 22nd March.
On Friday night (26 Oct), Kelly Rowland joined athletes and young runners from across the capital at Crystal Palace, London, for the Nike+ Supersonic Speed Trial. At a night of music fuelled speed, Kelly ran with and cheered on as young runners raced 100m to win a ticket to the Nike+ Supersonic final for themselves and two friends plus a £200 Nike+ race pack.