Chart topping British boy band Union J are to return to Sheffield for a second year running to perform at the Meadowhall & Capital FM Christmas Light Switch On Concert, it has been announced today.

The boy band, who shot to fame after reaching the X Factor final in 2012, performed in front of 15,000 fans outside the shopping centre at last year’s event, and are back by popular demand to join Professor Green on stage on November 6 2014.

Union J, followed and admired by millions throughout the world, comprise a four piece group with members; Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley and George Shelley and are best known for their top ten hits Carry You and Beautiful Life.

The concert has attracted a succession of huge names to the shopping centre including last year’s headline act The Vamps and Little Nikki, and in previous years The Wanted, Olly Murs, Eliza Doolittle and Alesha Dixon, and is now firmly established as the region’s biggest Christmas event.

Meadowhall Event Manager Alex Caley said: “We are delighted and excited to announce that Union J will return to the Centre for a second year running and join already confirmed act Professor Green for what promises to be an incredible evening of entertainment.

“We will be revealing further acts very soon so stay tuned to Capital FM or keep a look out on our Facebook and Twitter pages for lots more exciting announcements and competitions.”

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.

Children aged from eight years, up to and including 13 years, must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years and above.

To book tickets, find our more or to check further act announcements visit www.meadowhall.co.uk

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