Justin Timberlake Kicks Off Summertime Ball 2013 As Special Guest Host

9 June 2013, 17:08

The 'Mirrors' singer was dressed up to the nines to officially launch this year's Capital FM event at Wembley Stadium.

Justin Timberlake kicked off the Capital FM Summertime Ball 2013 today (9th June) at Wembley Stadium and told the 80,000 strong crowd they are looking "pretty good".

 The Wanted opened the show by reuniting with band member Nathan Sykes as a surprise halfway through their opening set, after which special guest host Justin Timberlake officially launched this year's capital FM event when he emerged from a traditional British red phone box.

The 'Suit & Tie' singer looked dapper in a black tuxedo suit and was backed by a number of stiletto-wearing dancers as he made his way to the front of the Wembley Stadium crowd to address the crowd.

"How we feeling out there London?" Justin said to kick off the show. "Welcome to the Capital Summertime Ball!

Check out a picture of Justin Timberlake kicking off the Summertime Ball below (Credit: PA):

"I have to be honest, you look pretty good!" the 'Mirrors' singer continued. "This is my first time on stage at Wembley Stadium. "I couldn't be more excited to be here with you.

"We have literally the most acts Capital has ever had!" Justin promised, before introducing the show's next act, 'I Need Your Love' singer Ellie Goulding.

Check out a Vine of the moment the Capital FM Summertime Ball 2013 got underway below:

The Capital FM Summertime Ball 2013 is set to feature huge performance from artists including Taylor Swift, Robbie Williams, Lawson, Jessie J, Olly Murs and The Saturdays, as well as many more stars on the bill.

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On Capitalfm.com, we're bringing you all the latest news, gossip, pictures, videos and performances from the event, and stay tuned to our live blog for the best backstage action.

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