Iconic group and R&B star to close spectacular F1® race weekend in Jeddah on Sunday, March 27th
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:– The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2022 – is thrilled to confirm that multiple Grammy winning and million-selling supergroup, Black Eyed Peas and R&B megastar, Chris Brown, will perform on Sunday 27th March after the Formula 1® race in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has concluded.
The concert will again take place on the Main Stage of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, F1®’s newest, longest and fastest street circuit.
Over the past 25 years, the iconic Los Angeles trio Black Eyed Peas—will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo—have earned six GRAMMY® Awards and achieved sales of 35 million albums and 120 million singles across seminal releases such as “Elephunk”, “The E.N.D.”, and more.
One of the era’s biggest acts - whose biggest songs include the global mega-hits “I Gotta Feeling” and “Where Is The Love?” - they emerged as “the second best-selling artist/group of all-time for downloaded tracks,” (Nielsen) and landed on Billboard’s “Hot 100 Artists of the Decade.” In 2011, they dazzled the world with a landmark performance at the Super Bowl XLV Halftime Show.
Their eighth studio album, “TRANSLATION”, achieved staggering international success after its release in 2020. Featuring major collaborations with artists such as J Balvin, Ozuna, Maluma, Shakira, Nicky Jam, and Tyga, the long-player garnered eight nominations at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, including ‘Crossover Artist of the Year’ and ‘Hot Latin Song of the Year’ for “RITMO” and a nomination at the 2021 Latin American Music Awards for ‘Favourite Artists – Crossover’
R&B star Chris Brown took the world by storm in 2005 with his self-titled debut going multi-platinum and lead single “Run it!” reaching number 1 in the United States. Since then, he has become a global music icon via a series of international hit singles including “With You”, “Forever” and “Kiss Kiss”
In 2011, his fourth album “F.A.M.E” won a GRAMMY for Best R&B album, leading with hit singles “Yeah x3” and “Beautiful People”.
Most recently he is supporting new and up and coming artists, co-writing and featuring on the 2021 single “Come Through” by fellow R&B star H.E.R.
Sunday night will also see legendary DJ R3HAB and chart-topping pop-rock group, Clean Bandit perform after the F1® race has ended, guaranteeing a world class weekend of live racing action and entertainment for all fans attending the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2022.