20 acts you want to see come to Sunderland and play the Stadium of Light

It's great news for music lovers on Wearside as Sunderland AFC reveal that live music will return to the Stadium of Light next year.

And you've already been flipping through your record collection in search of the ideal headline act for the city. We've had suggestions of all genres, from pop and soul to rock and heavy metal. Here are some of your ideas from the Sunderland Echo Facebook page.

Beyonce, Bruce Springsteen and the Foo Fighters are among the acts to have played at the Stadium of Light in recent years.

Beyonce, Bruce Springsteen and the Foo Fighters are among the acts to have played at the Stadium of Light in recent years.