YouTube stars including Jack Maynard, Mark Ferris, Janavlogs, LookingforLewys and Katie Pix added to HelloWorld line-up

By Kirsten Rawlins | Entertainment | Published:

More YouTube stars will join the line-up at Birmingham's HelloWorld event, it has been revealed.

New Hope Club

Those already announced for the Genting Arena event include Zoella, Rose and Rosie, KSI and Joe Sugg.

New names added to line-up today are New Hope Club, Katie Pix, The Shades, Lookingforlewys, Niki and Sammy, Janavlogs, Lucy and Lydia, Mark Ferris and Josh Pieters.

WARNING - Some of the videos below may contain language some could find offensive.

New Hope Club

New Hope Club

New Hope Club is a British pop trio formed in 2015, made up of Reece Bibby, Blake Richardson and George Smith. They released their debut EP Welcome To The Club in May this year.

In addition to making their own music, the group also covers songs from acts such as Shawn Mendes, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson.

On YouTube, the lads have more than 200,000 subscribers and more than 11,000,000 views.


See the band perform Sign Of The Times by Harry Styles here:

Sign Of The Times - Harry Styles (Cover By New Hope Club)

Katie Pix

Katie Pix


Katie runs a YouTube channel, which revolves around fun and easy, time-saving cooking.

Part of Jamie Oliver's Food Tube family, Katie grew up with two chefs as parents, and has taken on their passion for food.

Katie's channel says her videos are all about celebrating 'those meals that are nourishing little comfort blankets; the ones that give you a hug when you need it most, or bring a smile to your face when you’ve just trudged your way home from work in the rain'.

On YouTube, Katie Pix has more than 18,000 subscribers and more than 900,000 views.

For an idea of what Katie does, watch this video:

Who is Katie Pix? | The Good Food Cooking Channel with Zero Fuss

The Shades

The Shades

This four-piece rock and pop band make their own music, in addition to covering songs from acts such as Wheatus, DNCE, Queen, Mike Posner and Charlie Puth.

The group's first song 24 Hours A Day was published on YouTube on June 2.

They have more than 23,000 subscribers to their YouTube channel and more than 1,000,000 views.

Listen to the song here:

The Shades - 24 Hours A Day (Lyric Video)



Lewys makes YouTube videos based around make-up tutorials, reviews and fashion.

His videos include reviews on high-end and low-end products, make-up challenges, everyday looks, festival make-up, Halloween make-up, fashion 'try-on's and more.

Lewys has more than 189,000 subscribers and more than 7,000,000 views on YouTube.

See an example of what Lewys does here:

Testing Popular Instagram Makeup Hacks (GONE WRONG)

Niki and Sammy


Niki and Sammy Albon are 25-year-old twin brothers from Canvey Island who run two YouTube channels - one is a comedy channel, and the other is a gaming channel.

Examples of videos the pair have made include tutorials on dying hair, trends from the 90s and 00s, recipes, car pools, and their reactions to songs and TV shows. They also do videos with other YouTube stars, such as Rose and Rosie and Louise Pentland.

The pair has more than 196,000 YouTube subscribers.

See a video of theirs here:




Born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Jana was brought up in London and makes comedy and how-to videos.

In addition to starring alone in videos, Jana also does clips with NikiNSammy, MyNamesChai and her friends.

See an example of Jana's videos here:


Lucy and Lydia

Lucy and Lydia

Identical twins Lucy and Lydia run a YouTube channel centred around beauty, fashion and music.

Videos the pair do include an Ed Sheeran cover, 'get the look' tutorials, reactions to TV series, make-up tutorials and vlogs from festivals and attractions.

The twins have more than 270,000 subscribers and more than 14,000,000 views on YouTube.

See an example of their videos here:


Mark Ferris

Mark Ferris

Mark Ferris says his YouTube channel is all about making people laugh. "If my channel/videos are able to whisk you away from any problems you may have for a couple minutes of silliness and foolery then my job is done," he says.

His videos feature Mark doing a range of things, from taste testing, to cooking, vlogging and telling embarassing tales. He has also made videos with The Vamps, Zoella and Alfie Deyes.

See a trailer for Mark's channel here:


Josh Pieters

Josh Pieters

Josh creates comical videos on his YouTube channel - and has even filmed clips with people such as The Vamps, Conor Maynard and Steve Carrell.

Themes in his videos include pranks and challenges. He also records films alongside fellow YouTube stars, such as Joe Sugg, Marcus Butler and Caspar Lee.

See Josh's video with members of The Vamps here:


HelloWorld will take place at the Genting Arena on October 28 and 29.

Tickets to the event are now on sale at a cost of £49 per ticket.

More acts are set to be announced soon.

For more on the event, or to book tickets, click here

Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Online Entertainment Editor for the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. E-mail me, or phone 01902 319368


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