Forget taking it easy! Rebecca Ferguson to headline iTunes Festival after breaking her leg


X Factor runner-up Rebecca Ferguson will headline this year's iTunes Festival.

Despite breaking her leg on a evening out partying with friends the 25-year-old singer isn't taking it easy, promoting her new album Heaven, and facing gruelling rehearsals for the September festival.

Miss Ferguson even had to sing with her leg up on a stool during a performance on Britain's Got Talent.

Headline act: Rebecca Ferguson performs on BGT, she is said to thrilled to be headlining her first festival

Headline act: Rebecca Ferguson performs on BGT, she is said to thrilled to be headlining her first festival

She sat on her chair as she belted out her new single Glitter and Gold, but it was only after she finished that her fans were told what what was wrong with her strapped up leg.

Speaking about her appearance at the festival, Rebecca's said: 'I'm Excited for the iTunes festival, I love a good festival, I never have time to go to any, so it's going to be great performing at such a fantastic one!

'The best gig I’ve been to recently was Drake in Liverpool last year.'

Injury: Rebecca broke her leg on a night partying with pals earlier this month

Injury: Rebecca broke her leg on a night partying with pals earlier this month

FULL LINE UP

September 1: Usher

September 5: Emeli Sandé

September 8: Jack White

September 10: Norah Jones

September 12: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

September 16: Rebecca Ferguson

September 20: One Direction

Her album has sold over half a million copies since it was released in December – fast approaching double platinum.

The iTunes Festival takes place every night in September at the Roundhouse in Camden, London, with the sultry singer taking to the stage on September 16th.

More than 60 artists will perform 30 consecutive nights of live music and the shows will be available to view afterwards on iTunes.

Miss Ferguson joins One Direction, Usher, Emeli Sandé, and Norah Jones as some of acts signed up to perform.

Tickets are available to competition winners only, to find out how you can go visit itunesfestival.com

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