WIN: Professor Green, Union J and Alexa Goddard Meadowhall Christmas lights tickets

Alexa Goddard
Alexa Goddard

Pop sensation Alexa Goddard will join rapper Professor Green and chart pin-ups Union J to perform at the Meadowhall and Capital FM Christmas Lights Switch On concert on November 6.

And we’ve got tickets to be won - see details below.

Professor Green'Photo by Jeremy Plumb

Professor Green'Photo by Jeremy Plumb

Thousands of tickets have already been sold for the annual event which looks set for another sell out.

Jay Z protégé Alexa Goddard is an upcoming British pop singer and YouTube sensation, who is enjoying countless minutes of radio play with her new single So There.

She was signed to Jay Z’s record label after rising to fame through video sharing site YouTube and social media.

Professor Green, real name Stephen Manderson, aged 30, has released three studio albums, an EP and nine singles.

Union J

Union J

Read All About It, featuring Emeli Sandé, went to number one.

Other hits include I Need You Tonight, with Ed Drewett and Just Be Good To Green, with Lily Allen, and Lullaby, featuring Tori Kelly, while the singer, pictured above, has worked with other music giants including Example and The Streets.

X Factor band Union J have had three top 10 hits - Carry You, Beautiful Life and, from forthcoming second album, Tonight (We Live Forever).

They are back by popular demand after taking part in last year’s laights switch on at Meadowhall.

Last year’s headline act, playing their hits in front of 15,000 music fans, were The Vamps, while in previous years acts including The Wanted, Olly Murs, Eliza Doolittle and Alesha Dixon have performed.

The shopping centre’s spectacular decorations inside the shoping centre included 875,283 LED bulbs, 3,600 crystal icicles, 9,228m of crystal garland and 8kg of glitter.

It is now firmly established as the region’s biggest Christmas event, say bosses.

Alex Caley, Events Manager at Meadowhall said: “We are delighted to welcome Alexa Goddard, along with Professor Green and Union J to the Centre and everyone at Meadowhall is really excited to begin the festivities!

“We are urging people to buy their tickets for the Light Switch On as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as thousands have sold already for what is set to be an incredible night of music and entertainment.”

Tickets for the charity event are on sale online now priced at just £2.50.

Proceeds from the concert will be shared between Meadowhall’s Charity of the Year, St Luke’s Hospice and Capital FM’s new charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.

Wristbands are only available to individuals aged eight years and above.

Children aged eight to 13 years must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years and above. There must be a supervising adult for every three children.

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Post your details to Meadowhall Lights Competition, StarCompLIGHTS, Graham Walker, The Star, York Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1PU.

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