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FANS have sung the praises of North East Live.

Rhys Hood, 10, of Ayton, said: “Union J and JLS were my favourites. It was massive and loud, and the biggest thing I’ve been to.”

North East Live concert Stadium of Light.'2013

North East Live concert Stadium of Light.'2013

Sister Caitlyn, six, said James Arthur was her favourite act.

“I had a good time,” she said. “I was looking forward to Little Mix, but I enjoyed James Arthur and I was singing along.”

Joe Chalder, 20, of South Shields, said he was there to see Little Mix because he took singer Jade to the school prom.

“Union J were good,” he said. “But I was looking forward to seeing Little Mix the most because I went to the prom with Jade. I was looking forward to Rita Ora as well.”

Christine Wallis, 39, of Red House, said: “It was really, really good.

“I’ve been to Take That at the Stadium before and their show was bigger, but the atmosphere today is better – it’s fantastic.”Alex Todd, 16, of Woodstone Village, who went with mu m Michelle, 45, said Lawson was her favourite act.

She said: “I enjoyed James Arthur and Union J, but I was looking forward to seeing Lawson the most.”

Mark Nixon, 39, of Thorney Close, said: “It’s been a really good family day. The kids have been loving it. There’s been loads of screaming but it’s been brilliant.”