Jingle Bell Ball 2012 Live Blog - Sunday 9th December

9 December 2012, 10:10 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Check out all the gossip from backstage as Pink and Girls Aloud play day two of this year's event in London.

The final night of this year's Jingle Bell Ball has arrived and you can follow all the action as it unfolds in our live blog.

We will be bringing you all the build-up to tonight's performances, as well as the reaction and backstage gossip from the O2 Arena in London.

Day two of the Jingle Bell Ball will feature performances from: Calvin Harris, Example, Girls Aloud, Pink, Conor Maynard, Rita Ora and The Wanted.

After all the excitement of our Saturday blog, which featured a surprise backstage photo with Taylor Swift and a guest appearance on stage from Will.i.am, you can expect more of the same as this year's Jingle Bell Ball comes to an end.

Keep refreshing this page because we'll be updating it all day as the action unfolds. Don't forgot to join in the debate by posting a comment on this page.

Live Blog

22:20pm - And that's it. Thank you so much to everyone who came to the Jingle Bell Ball. Want to relive it all again? Go to our Jingle Bell Ball area.

22:14pm - Thanks for waving at us Pink! *Waves back*

22:13pm - After leaving the stage Pink has returned and now she's actually flying! No kidding. Look at this picture...

22:11pm - Pink's just about the play her last song and we hear something special is about to happen.

21:52pm - Who wants to see some super-massive pictures from today's performances?

Amazing pictures from Sunday's massive Jingle Bell Ball 2012, featuring Girls Aloud.

21:47pm - Thanks Calvin, was a pleasure having you!

21:46pm - Awww, Pink's daughter Willow's here and she's watching her first performance. Her mum started her set by walking through the crowd while singing 'Raise Your Glass'. Safe to say the fans LOVED it!

21:44pm - Pink's on stage!

21:20pm - It's treat time! All weekend we've been letting our artists inside the Capital FM photobooth - and it's time to show you the results. See what happened when the likes of The Wanted, Calvin Harris and Example got in our booth! Click the photo to see more.

21:19pm - The Wanted have just said a special thank you to the JBB crowd. They look like they're having the time of their lives - currently in the middle of 'Chasing The Sun'.

21:04pm - The Wanted are on stage!

21:03pm - The amazing videos keep on coming. Who knew Conor Maynard was the world's fastest Rubix cube solver? Don't believe us? Check it out now!

20:46pm - We've got a great video for you now. Check out what happened when we introduced The Wanted to a magician!

20:46pm - Number two OMG moment - Calvin Harris was just joined by Tinie Tempah. Could tonight get any better?

20:25pm - OMG! Example's come back on stage to join Calvin Harris during his DJ set. We think the O2 Arena just became an open air venue! It's SO LOUD.

20:17pm - BREAKING NEWS! Here's Girls Aloud's comeback interview!

20:00pm - Yes, it was Rita Ora - she's just taken to the stage now and launched straight into 'R.i.P.' "Jingle Bell Ball I need to hear you make some noise!" she just shouted. The crowd have responded.

19:45pm - Bet you can't guess our next act?

19:37pm - Here's the full rundown from Conor Maynard's brilliant performance.

Conor Maynard Jingle Bell Ball setlist:

  • 'Vegas Girl'
  • 'Can't Say No'
  • 'Don't You Worry Child'
  • 'Turn Around'

Conor Maynard Covers Swedish House Mafia At Capital's Jingle Bell Ball 2012

19:36pm - It feels more like Ibiza than London in the O2 Arena. Example's on stage and he's tearing the roof of the venue. Fans are bouncing like crazy!

19:17pm - "Girls, girls, girls, we can't say no." Conor Maynard is on stage now - we can't say no to a bit of him as well! Here's treated us to 'Can't Say No' and 'Vegas Girls', and he's currently in the middle of an acoustic version of Swedish House Mafia's 'Don't You Worry Child'. Everyone is holding their phones in the air.

19:03pm - Such an incredible reaction for Girls Aloud in the arena tonight. This is what you call a moment.

Here's the Girls Aloud Jingle Bell Ball setlist:

  • 'Something Kinda Oooh'
  • 'The Promise'
  • 'Beautiful 'Cause You Love Me'
  • 'Call The Shots'
  • 'Something New'

Girls Aloud Kick Off Day Two Of Jingle Bell Ball 2012 With Explosive Performance

18:45pm - And we're off, starting with the one and only Girls Aloud. Here's the first picture from side of stage.

18:03pm - Uh oh, Rita's getting involved now. Who do you think is the best so far?

17:57pm - OK, it's kicking off on the red carpet. Conor's taking on Cheryl's pout!



17:47pm - Our showbiz reporter Kevin Hughes ran outside the O2 to chat to some of the fans who are about to watch tonight's Jingle Bell Ball unfold. One girl is looking forward to Conor Maynard. Why? Well, "he's hot and he sings really well".

Fans "Hyped" To See Pink And Conor Maynard At Day Two Of Jingle Bell Ball

17:46pm - Check out all the backstage action from the red carpet in our updated gallery.

Get a load of the stars arriving for the epic Jingle Bell Ball 2012 on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th December.

17:00pm - The clock strikes five o'clock on the red carpet and the Girls have arrived. They're telling journalists how happy they are to be back together and performing tonight at what is their first major show since their reunion. Looking good girls!

16:45pm - We've only gone and snuck on the red carpet. Just waiting for the stars to arrive.

16:28pm - We've got loads of performance videos from day one of the Jingle Bell Ball, but we want to put special emphasis on Bruno Mars' performance of 'Locked Out Of Heaven'. Why? Look out for the sassy dance moves.

Check out the US star's incredible performance at the O2 Arena.

15:59pm - Coming up next it's Rich and Kat, who've got a certain Girls Aloud on the show with them.

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> Rich & Kat: Live At The Jingle Bell Ball

15:20pm - Calvin Harris has jetted into the Jingle Bell Ball today for his performance and, by all accounts, it was a very successful flight! Loving his latest tweet.

14:49pm - We're asking our Twitter followers for more #JBBFace photos today. Loving those that have come in so far - here are some of our favourites.

14:40pm - OK, BIG news. Girls Aloud are sound checking at the O2 Arena right now and they're sounding amazing. We've got a front row view. They all look so good!

13:57pm - Good news. The ladies have arrived! Say hello to Cheryl (again), Sarah, Nadine, Kimberley and Nicola.

13:53pm - It's almost 2pm, which means it's time for The Bassman to bring you all the latest gossip and interviews on air from the Jingle Bell Ball. Hit the link below to listen in and keep it Capital!

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> The Bassman: Live At The Jingle Bell Ball

13:41pm - The Script were one of the standout performances yesterday, and they gave an incredible interview backstage before they headed to the stage. Check out our favourite bit. It's all gone a bit King Kong!

13:23pm - News from catering: Conor Maynard and The Wanted were both enjoying some lunch a few seconds ago. Conor was happily chatting away while he tucked into a plate full of food while the boys dashed off to watch the football.

13:13pm - BREAKING GIRLS ALOUD news. They're on their way to the Ball!

12:44pm - We've been roaming the backstage dressing rooms, check out all the latest pictures in our backstage gallery...

As the final touches are made to the Jingle Bell Ball show, check out our live gallery of backstage pictures, showing what's happening at the O2 Arena.

12:40pm - Thank you Jade Little Mix for teaching us to dance...


11:52am - Capital's Instagram account was busy at the Jingle Bell Ball last night. Check it out now for pictures of Rizzle Kicks, Bruno Mars and this lady. *No words*.

Cheryl Cole pouting

11:50am - Just casually been chatting to Conor Maynard about spahetti on Twitter. Safe to say he's super excited about his Jingle Bell Ball performance tonight.

11:10am - We're really looking forward to seeing you as well, Rita!

10:50pm - Just taken a walk backstage and it's buzzing! It's safe to say people are getting really excited about tonight's performances. Look whose dressing room door we just stuck our head round...

10:22pm - Did we mention Girls Aloud are performing tonight!?

10:17am - Well, last night was a bit special, wasn't it? Bruno Mars had us locked out of heaven, Cheryl brought Will.i.am along for a treat and Taylor Swift even jetted in just to watch One Direction and boyfriend Harry Styles.

Exciting stuff! But it's not over yet – we're backstage once again at the O2 Arena this morning and throughout the day to watch performances from Pink, who will close the show, and openers Girls Aloud. Rita Ora, The Wanted, Calvin Harris, Example and Conor Maynard, who is soundchecking something special right now, are also on hand to deliver another amazing show.

If you want to relive yesterday, than you can now on our Jingle Bell Ball Saturday blog.