American artist, Pitbull, has been announced as the new addition to the line-up of artists slated to perform at the Yaslam After-Race concerts at Abu Dhabi’s du Arena.
According to a press release, Pitbull, who recorded We Are One (Ole Ola), the official theme of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, will kick-off the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend on Thursday 24 November.
Following him will be The Chemical Brothers on Friday 25 November, Lionel Richie will perform on Saturday 26 November and finally on Sunday 27 November, Rihanna will take centre stage.
Al Tareq Al Ameri, CEO of Yas Marina Circuit, said: “Our aim is to put on a bigger and better race every year for our loyal local fans and the thousands of people who visit the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from more than 170 countries around the world.
“We are delighted to include Pitbull in the star-studded line-up of Yasalam after-race performers, adding even greater value for all F1 ticket holders and making Thursday one of the best days of race weekend for all-round entertainment. Make sure you have your tickets and don’t miss out!”
John Lickrish, CEO of FLASH Entertainment added: “Yasalam is the largest entertainment festival in the region and the eighth edition is ramping up to be another unmissable experience. This is the first year we have confirmed an international artist for the Thursday After-Race Concert.
“All Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ticket holders will have access to watch the Grammy Award winning artist Pitbull perform live on Thursday night adding even greater value to ticket holders. The Yasalam festival is the most anticipated event in everyone’s entertainment calendar and Pitbull, The Chemical Brothers, Lionel Richie and Rihanna complete one of the most popular festival line-ups we have ever had.”