The Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix will turn Pink this November, with the US pop star confirmed as the artist who will perform at the event’s race day concert on Sunday, November 26.
Joining her as part of the annual after-race concert series, to be held at Yas Island’s du Arena, will be Calvin Harris.
The Scottish DJ and producer will headline the first of the four concerts on Thursday, November 23.
The announcement was made on Tuesday, July 4, at Yas Mall by the F1 concert series promoters Flash Entertainment.
The remaining two concerts acts, to run on November 24 and 25, will be revealed at a later date.
Access to the concerts is only available for those purchasing tickets for that race day.
Both artists are returning to the UAE with new music in their pockets.
The 37-year-old Pink, whose real name Alecia Moore, kicked off a mini world tour on July 2 with stand-alone concerts and festival appearances in North America and Europe.
As well performing the hits from her 20-year career, including the chart toppers Get the Party Started, Raise Your Glass and So What, Pink should drop the recent single Waterfall – her collaboration with Australian pop-star and Norwegian production duo Stargate – and the Grammy nominated Just Like Fire – recorded as part of the soundtrack’s for Alice Through the Looking Glass starring Johnny Depp.
Her Abu Dhabi performance is her first concert in the UAE in just over a decade, with her previous gig was a near sold-out show at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre in September 2007.