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Fri, 22 July 2022

Black Eyed Peas and TLC to Perform During Singapore F1 GP Race Weekend

(22 July 2022, 10:48 +07)  The stage is set for Singapores biggest party in three years, as the Formula 1 night race gets back on track from 30 September to 2 October.

The three-day race weekend now includes over 100 hours of entertainment throughout Circuit Park, including 92 performances across nine stages, 79 roving acts, as well as an array of art installations and activities to enthrall crowds.

Joining the previously announced acts Marshmello, Westlife and Green Day, this years programme also now features Black Eyed Peas, The Kid LAROI, TLC and Suede as well as an exciting mix of local and international artists from all over the world.

Aerial view of Singapore F1 GP's last turn. Picture by Calvin Chan Click to enlarge.
Aerial view of Singapore F1 GP's last turn. Picture by Calvin Chan

Having sold more than 35 million albums and 120 million singles worldwide, American pop-rap group Black Eyed Peas is one of the best-selling acts of all time.

Currently made up of will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo, and featuring J. Rey Soul, the groups numerous hits include Where Is The Love, I Got A Feeling, Ritmo, Girl Like Me and more.

Ranked 12th on Billboards Decade-End Chart Artist Of The Decade and Seventh on Billboards Hot 100 Artists Of The Decade, the group has won six Grammy Awards including Record Of The Year and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal.

The band recently collaborated with a host of fellow superstar artists, including Shakira, David Guetta, J Balvin, Ozuna, Nicky Jam, Maluma and more, as their latest album Translation lit up charts around the world.

Currently on a major European tour, Black Eyed Peas will make an exclusive stopover in Asia to perform at the Padang Stage (Zone 4, Saturday, 1 October) and the Wharf Stage (Zone 1, Sunday, 2 October).

TLC will bring their CrazySexyCool to the Zone 1 Wharf Stage on Saturday, 1 October. With 70 million records sold worldwide, four Grammy Awards, two RIAA diamond-certified albums among a total of four multi-platinum albums, ten Top 10 singles, and four number one singles, they are the undisputed best-selling American girl group of all time.

One of the greatest legacies in music history, Tionne T-Boz Watkins, Rozonda Chilli Thomas, and the late Lisa Left Eye Lopes gave music fans hits like Waterfalls, Creep, No Scrubs, Unpretty and many more.

Classic British alternative band Suede will energise fans with their glam rock numbers at the Zone 1 Wharf Stage on Saturday, 1 October.

Featuring guitarist Richard Oakes, bass player Mat Osman, drummer Simon Gilbert, keyboardist Neil Codling, and vocals of Brett Anderson, the legendary band is associated with fostering the Britpop movement in the mid-1990s.

Three of the Suedes five studio albums have reached number one in the UK and their hits include, Animal Nitrate, Beautiful Ones, Saturday Night, and Shes In Fashion.

Australian breakout star, rapper, singer and songwriter The Kid LAROI brings his enigmatic live show to the Zone 4 Padang Stage on Sunday, 2 October. The Kid LAROI has garnered 14.5 billion streams worldwide with hits like Stay (with Justin Bieber), Thousand Miles and WITHOUT YOU.

His debut album F*CK LOVE reached #1 on the Billboard 200 and is RIAA-certified double platinum.

Earlier this year, The Kid LAROI bagged five Billboard Music Awards including the awards for Top Streaming Song, Top Collaboration, and Top Hot 100. 

Adding to the festival atmosphere will be a mix of international and local performers and roving acts who will perform throughout the Circuit Park.

The international line-up features American indie pop band iDKHOW, Swedish-Gambian singer/songwriter Seinabo Sey, Kerala-based multilingual indie-folk alternative band When Chai Met Toast, Malaysian reggae band Salammusik, as well as Israeli electronic music project Garden City Movement.

Singaporean acts to watch out for include singer/songwriter INCH, hip-hop duo ihasamic! & Wovensound, rapper Shigga Shay, dancers ScRach MarcS, as well as music producer and DJ WUKONG.

Singapore GP will also be shining the spotlight on local artists including 8EyedSpud, Adeline Loo of It Takes Balls, HAFI, Koh Dawn, Lee Wei Lieh of Very Small Exhibition, and Paper Carpenter to display their works at specially curated experiential zones within the Circuit Park. These zones offers a host of interactive activities, entertainment as well as food and beverages.

All tickets to the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2022 will allow fans to enjoy the on-track action as well as the activities and performances in Zone 4 of the Circuit Park.

Valid tickets will be required to access the relevant zone for each day.

Limited tickets are available for sale via the official website, as well as Singapore GPs authorised ticketing agents.

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