LIVE REVIEW: Wireless Festival 2013 – Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Snoop Lion & More

The most epic year to date?

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Organisers for this year's Wireless Festival certainly exceeded expectations, giving us an incredible line-up which saw the likes of Rita Ora, Snoop Lion, A Tribe Called Quest hit the stage and of course, epic headliners Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake team up.

So what exactly went down at this year's Wireless and which celebs did we spot?


We must admit, our eyebrows were raised when organisers announced this year's Wireless Festival would be moved from the accessible Hyde Park to the Olympic Park but it was actually a wise choice considering the sheer volume of people who bought tickets.



With his spine-tingling vocals, slick Prince-esque dance moves and ripped torso, Miguel completely stole the show on the first day of the fest, wowing the audience with hits like 'Sure Thing,' 'How Many Drinks?' and 'Adorn.'

Ke$ha brought the weird and wonderful with her set which saw a tiger and a penis join her on stage but it got even crazier when she asked fans to show their boobs. Would you expect anything less?

John Legend gave a strong performance and managed to draw a great crowd but his lack of festival experience was evident when he serenaded the audience with 'Like A Bridge Over Troubled Water.' On the other end of the spectrum, 'Mr. Steal Your Girl' lover man Trey Songz made all the ladies in the house melt with his sexy set.

And of course, the moment we were all waiting for came in the pleasant form of Justin Timberlake, who effortlessly cruised around the stage while breaking out a sweat to his hits including 'Sexy Back,' 'Cry Me A River' and 'Mirrors.' A surprise appearance from Jay-Z was also welcomed with open arms!

Ke$ha gave a crazy performance in true Ke$ha fashion! (WENN)


Possibly the most anticipated day of the weekend, organisers got the ball rolling in the morning after announcing that Tinie Tempah as the surprise guest taking up a slot before dance hitmaker Calvin Harris, both of whom injected some much needed Ibiza party vibes.

Over on the main stage, Rita Ora churned out her thumping pop hits while Kendrick Lamar held his own proving himself worthy of the 'hip-hop saviour' title which has been attached to him since his emerged on the scene.

Emeli Sande was a strange choice to get the crowd hyped up for Jay-Z's headline slot but fortunately, it didn't dampen the spirit of those who had camped on the fake grass to await his arrival, and it was certainly worth the wait.

Taking fans through his classic hits, Hova barely kept the smile off his face as fans threw their Roc diamonds up as the 'king' riled them up with gems like 'You Don't Know,' '99 Problems' and 'Encore.' Justin returned the favour and joined his 'Suit & Tie' partner for to perform 'Holy Grail' for the first time.

Roc Nation star Rita Ora rocked out on the main stage (WENN)


Sadly, Wireless was coming to an end on Sunday but the line-up was still as epic as the previous days with Nas, A Tribe Called Quest and A$AP Rocky hitting the main stage and got everyone involved in rapping along to their classics.

Jay-Z and Justin later teamed up for a crazy finale and treating fans to a preview of their upcoming Legends of the Summer tour, with a surprise appearance from pop princess Rihanna during 'Run This Town.' Definitely hip-hop at its finest!


Wireless was without a doubt the place to be this weekend with the likes of Jessica Biel, Cheryl Cole, Caroline Flack and Laura Whitmore among festival-goers. Check out our Music Editor Alicia hanging out with stunning model Jourdan Dunn!

EntWise's Music Editor Alicia with Jourdan Dunn (Alicia Adejobi)

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Jay-Z at Wireless (WENN)