Jingle Bell Ball 2011: Behind The Scenes Facts Revealed

2 December 2011, 15:32 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

The big day is almost here and Capital FM is giving you an inside into what we've been doing.

Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball begins tomorrow (3rd December) but preparations have been ongoing for quite some time.

The behind the scenes crew have been working long and hard to get the event ready and we're almost ready to roll.

Over one and a half million LED pixels, weighing over six tonnes, have been put in place at the O2 Arena.

We also have a massive 190 loud speakers ready to pump out Rihanna and the rest of the Jingle Bell Ball artists

A total of 40 sound engineers are working meticulously hard to ensure no technical difficulties occur this weekend and we have created over eight hours of bespoke video content for the show.

In total, there will be 25 tonnes worth of audio equipment which requires two and a half miles worth of audio cable to supply it.

The Jingle Bell Ball will kick off tomorrow with a set from Olly Murs and features performances from Jason Derulo, Pixie Lott, Calvin Harris, Labrinth, The Wanted and headliner Rihanna.

Sunday will see JLS open proceedings before The Saturdays, One Direction, Emeli Sande, Ed Sheeran and headliner Jessie J all take to the stage.

Capital FM will be coming live from the Jingle Bell Ball at London's O2 Arena all weekend. Keep checking Capitalfm.com for all the latest news, photo galleries and interviews from this year's festive spectacular.

You can also watch the live backstage stream from the O2 Arena in our Jingle Bell Ball area, featuring interviews and fly on the wall footage of all your favourite Jingle Bell Ball stars.

Don't forget that you can also follow the action as it happens by following Capital FM on Twitter and Facebook.