Nicki Minaj, One Direction's Liam Payne to Headline Saudi Music Festival

Nicki Minaj, One Direction's Liam Payne to Headline Saudi Music Festival

Nicki Minaj Liam Payne are all set to headline at Saudi Music Festival which is slated to be one of the biggest music events in the Middle East

Summer vibes, beach waves and slick beats; are everything that screams out perfect summer. Everyone on our news feeds more or less travelling the world and posting some fabulous pictures from their vacations. *Cue in the serious case of wanderlust* If your summer wasn’t as happening as what you’ve seen on social media, then you can still head to Saudi Arabia where you can sing along to the tunes of rapper Nicki Minaj and former former One Direction singer Liam Payne who will be headlining a summer music festival in the kingdom.

Nicki Minaj was born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in New York where she has gained a lot of prominence. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and model and is now a global icon. And now, she is all set to headline the Jeddah World Fest live music festival in the Saudi city on July 18.

According to the festival’s website it will be “one of the biggest music events ever staged in the Middle East”

Alongside Nicki Minaj, other performers who have so far been announced include British singer Liam Payne, American musician Steve Aoki and CLUB MTV Ambassadors R3WIRE and VARSKI. The event is all set to take place at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium and will be part of the Jeddah Season Festival, which include more than 150 acts over the course of 41 days.

Further, more Jeddah World Fest performers will be announced soon.

“This international project is truly special for Jeddah City and for all the young people of Saudi Arabia. This is the first global music festival of this scale in KSA and is sure to absolutely wow the lucky audience in Jeddah like never before on July 18,” Robert Quirke, president of event organisers ROQU Media International, said while speaking to the Saudi Gazette.

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