will.i.am celebrated music and technology at two exclusive, free, ‘ANeedA Night Out’ shows at the Royal Albert Hall on 11 May 2016.

The singer, songwriter, producer, rapper, fashion icon and entrepreneur played an in-the-round set of his biggest hits in front of almost 10,000 fans, alongside a host of special guests.

will.i.am
will.i.am
ANeedANightOut at the Royal Albert Hall

will.i.am’s new tech venture – a smart watch called dial, became a co-star of the show when the star duetted with the watch’s voice assistant, on Scream and Shout!

Black Eyed Peas
Black Eyed Peas

ANeedANightOut at the Royal Albert Hall

Black Eyed Peas

This show marked the first time in five years that The Black Eyed Peas have performed together when surprise guests Apl.de.ap and Taboo joined will.i.am on the stage for songs including Where Is The Love and I Gotta Feeling , with ‘The Voice’ runner-up, and will.i.am mentee, Lydia Lucy singing the lines of original lead-singer Fergie.

Ricky Wilson
ANeedANightOut at the Royal Albert Hall
Eva Simmons
ANeedANightOut at the Royal Albert Hall
Pia

Other special cameo appearances also came from Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson, playing I Predict A Riot; British R&B trio WSTRN, Eva Simons, Gabby Epstein, Pia and Tinie Tempah.

All photos: © Christie Goodwin