From: beng1 <5191 ...="" gmail.com="">
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 00:47:11 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Tues, Sep 22 2009 3:47 pm
Subject: FORMULA ONE singapore Entertainment
Monday, September 14th, 2009 05:50:00
Jim Kerr of Scottish rock band, Simple Minds
NOT content with having the only night race in the Formula One
calendar, Singapore will be adding even more excitement — and reason —
to attend to their second Singapore Grand Prix on the weekend of Sept
25 through 27.
Racing fans will be in for a big treat, with the 10-day celebration
that includes shopping and travel promotions, plus F1 Rocks
Singapore, a music fest that brings in the big names such as No
Doubt, Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, N*E*R*D, ZZ Top, Simple Minds, Jacky
Cheung and A-Mei.
The three-day spectacular, from Sept 24 to 26, will see top
international artistes fly into Singapore from all over the globe to
bring audiences an unforgettable and not-to-bemissed ‘East Meets West’
F1 Rocks fuses the world’s most popular annual sporting series with
the most iconic music stars to create an unrivalled experience for
Formula One and music fans alike.
MUCH ANTICIPATED RETURN: No Doubt is certain to blow fans away
Part of the Singapore GP Season which isan entire lifestyle
celebration complementing the world’s only Formula One night race, the
three-day event will see performances by artistes who between them
have sold over 300 million records worldwide, making this a truly mega-
star line up.
The show will also feature guest appearances from top Formula One
drivers and international celebrities.
These megastars will be performing full sets during the three nights
and ticket buyers for F1 Rocks will have this stunning opportunity to
enjoy these multi headlining, stand-alone concerts for the price they
would normally pay to see just one of these acts in Singapore.
Along with the global sensation that is F1 Rocks, two TV programmes
will be produced and will be broadcast
worldwide across a potential 188 Formula One territories; the first,
from F1 ROCKS Singapore with LG will be an hour-long music and
entertainment show, giving viewers unlimited access to F1 Rocks and
the glamorous world of Formula One with A-List music stars, celebrity
interviews, TV stunts, unique performances as well as aspirational and
The second will be a highoctane Music Special, showcasing the best
live music performances and interviews from F1 Rocks.
Chinese pop legend Jacky Cheung will be joined by Chinese pop diva A-
Mei, also known as the ‘Pride of Taiwan,’ for an exclusive performance
at the opening night on Sept 24.
F1 Rocks Singapore with LG will be the first time that both artistes
will share the same stage on the same night. Jacky has won numerous
awards, including the RTHK Top 10 Gold Song Award, the Jade Solid Gold
Award and is one of Time Magazine’s “25 most influential people in New
Hong Kong” and A-Mei won a staggering six awards at this year’s Metro
Mandarin Awards. They will be joined by a whole host of exciting Asian
artistes, including Sodagreen and Da Mouth.
The show will also be a number of firsts for superband No Doubt. F1
Rocks will be the band’s first performance outside of the US in
seven years and their first outdoor show in Singapore ever. No Doubt
was formed in Anaheim, California in early 1987 and have never looked
back, with huge hits including Don’t Speak, Hella Good, Just A Girl
No Doubt have sold over a staggering 30 million albums worldwide, with
their first album released in 1995 entitled Tragic Kingdom selling
15 million copies and their 2001 multi-platinum album Rock Steady
earning the band two Grammy Awards. With their last performance in
Singapore dating back to 2002, No Doubt’s much- anticipated return is
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