In pictures: BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Coventry

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Harry Styles closed Big Weekend on Sunday in a purple sequined jumpsuit

Harry Styles, Calvin Harris, Ed Sheeran, Anne-Marie and Becky Hill are among the artists who took to the stage in front of tens of thousands of music fans at Radio 1’s Big Weekend.

The three-day event took place at Coventry’s War Memorial Park and was the first time it had taken place in real life since 2019.

Anne-Marie, who performed on the Main Stage, told Radio 1 Newsbeat she thought Big Weekend felt like “the perfect mixture of a festival”.

“Let go, forget all your problems and what’s going on in your life, and have the best day ever.”

Joel Corry said he was “living my dream” after his set.

“I feel like the luckiest person in the world. This has always been my dream, to be on the big stages,” he told Newsbeat.

Here are some of the best pictures from the weekend:

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George Ezra kicked off the final day

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Lorde performed hits such as Mood Ring and Green Light on Sunday

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Calvin Harris on the Main Stage on Saturday

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Fireworks completed the three-day event

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Anne-Marie on the festival’s Main Stage on Saturday

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Ed Sheeran delighted fans with a singalong of his hit Shivers

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Sigrid said being able to perform at Big Weekend felt “like take-off” for her European tour

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Aitch’s set was on fire

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Becky Hill performed some of her biggest hits on the Main Stage on Sunday

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Koffee on the Future Sounds Stage on Sunday

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Sam Fender drew big crowds to his performance on the Future Sounds Stage

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Foals closed out the Future Sounds stage on Sunday

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Mabel took to the Main Stage on Sunday

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AJ Tracey was live and direct from Coventry on Saturday

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Central Cee brought the smoke machine

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Mimi Webb performed on the Future Sounds Stage on Saturday

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KSI (before his shirt came off) said he intended to “keep going and have the time of my life”

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Joel Corry said he was “honoured” to perform at his first ever Big Weekend

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The festival was a hometown performance for Coventry-born rapper Pa Salieu

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Tom Grennan invited Coventry City star Callum O’Hare on stage

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Tamera on the BBC Introducing Stage

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Willow Kayne performed on the BBC Introducing Stage

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More than 80,000 fans were expected at the festival across the three days

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Crowds were showered with confetti during one performance

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