Capital’s Summertime Ball In Numbers… 9 Stats That Prove How INSANE The #CapitalSTB Really Is!
From 80,000 of you cramming in to Wembley Stadium to how many hours it really takes to get the Summertime Ball set built, we've got all the facts you NEED to know about the #CapitalSTB.
1. 80,000 - the number of hit music fans that will be filling Wembley Stadium on the day
It's one of the biggest dates in the calendar for pop music fans, and it's always a sell out crowd with 80,000 lucky people managing to get their hands on tickets to the show. Picture : PA
2. 5 - the number of buggies ferrying all the stars to the stage for their set
On average, these buggies travel around 112 miles over the weekend, and they ferry all of the biggest stars to and from the stage and their dressing rooms. Picture: Jenna Foxton
3. 4000 - the number of metres of camera cables bringing you all the action
Of course, you guys want to see ALL of the action, and that comes with a WHOLE lot of technical know how and 4km of camera cables to make sure you guys don't miss a second! Picture: Jenna Foxton
4. 766 - the number of crew working backstage
From presenters to catering crew, it takes a BIG team to ensure that an event of this scale goes off without a hitch! Picture: Jenna Foxton
5. 1000 - the amount of square metres of digital screen on the stage
When the lights go down on Wembley stadium, the incredible visuals on the screens really stand out... just like they did during Avicii's closing set in 2015! Picture: PA
6. 125 - the number of miles One Direction had to travel from Wembley to Cardiff
When they opened the show in 2015, the boys had to jet off straight after to make their own tour in Cardiff. That's dedication for you! Picture: PA
7. 2618 - the number of toilets at Wembley Stadium
Well, with 80,000 people to cater for you NEED a lot of toilets so you don't get caught short!
8. 60 - the number of hours build it takes to get the venue show-ready
Turning the stadium from a football pitch into a concert venue requires a lot of work and time - 60 hours ahead of the show, to be precise! Picture: Jenna Foxton
9. 9 - 2017's event will be the ninth ever Summertime Ball!
And we can't wait to see all of you at Capital's Summertime Ball with Vodafone 2017!