Thursday, September 24, 2009

“F1 ROCKS” Singapore With Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas and Jacky Cheung

Some of the world’s biggest music acts will descend on Singapore in September when the city hosts the F1 night race.

They will be taking part in the inaugural F1 Rocks event which was launched in London and Singapore on Tuesday.

Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas and Jacky Cheung are some of the stars that will perform at the US$8 million event. Channel News Asia

The event, held in conjunction with the upcoming 2009 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix, fuses the world’s popular annual sporting series with some of the most iconic stars.

Last March, Universal Music Group International and its joint venture company All The Worlds signed an agreement with Formula One to create F1 Rocks. Malaysia Star

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone said: “It’s exciting. It’s something we’ve been talking about doing for an awful long time.”

Tickets for the show at Fort Canning Park go on sale on Wednesday.

Mr Ecclestone said Singapore “couldn’t be a better place” to launch the event.

“They’re well, well ahead of anyone else in the world in my opinion.” BBC News

“The world’s only F1 night race just got bigger, faster and louder. Our talent is world class and “F1 ROCKS” will rock Singapore!” Paul Morrison, CEO & chief creative officer of the concert, said in a statemen

The show is also expected to feature guest appearances from top Formula One drivers and celebrities, the organizers said in a statement. Washington Post

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