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John Legend at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. The singer is set to perform in Singapore during its Formula 1 season. -- AFP
The R&B singer and pop duo, together with reggae artiste Ziggy Marley, are part of Singapore’s Formula 1 celebrations in September.
Grammy-winning R&B singer-songwriter John Legend, veteran British electronic pop duo Pet Shop Boys and reggae star Ziggy Marley are set to perform at the 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix in September.
Legend is best known for hit singles such as All Of Me and Ordinary People, and has won nine Grammys including a Best R&B Album award for his debut album, Get Lifted (2004). He was last in Singapore for a concert in 2011; Legend is set to play an acoustic set on Sept 21.
Pet Shop Boys is one of Britain’s most successful pop acts, having sold 50 million records and with multiple pop hits including West End Girls and Go West. They will perform on Sept 20, one year after they last held a gig in Singapore.
Marley, who will be performing in Singapore for the first time, is the eldest son of late reggae icon Bob Marley and has won six Grammy awards, including Best Reggae Album for Ziggy Marley In Concert at this year’s Grammy Awards. He will be performing on Sept 20 for the F1 event, and at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre on Sept 21.
More music acts are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets to the Singapore F1, which start from S$68 (RM163), are available from www.singaporegp.sg. — The Straits Times, Singapore/Asia News Network
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