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Saudi Arabia’s biggest music festival wows Jeddah crowd

The music festival in Jeddah also featured performances of the international A-list musicians.


International superstars wow fans at Saudi Arabia’s biggest music festival which kicked off on Thursday.

American superstar Janet Jackson and British pop artist Liam Payne were among the A-list musicians to perform in front of the Saudi crowd.

The music festival in Jeddah also featured performances by American rapper 50 Cent, DJ Steve Aoki, R&B artist Chris Brown, rappers Tyga and Future, and DJs R3wire and Varski MC.

After performing in Jeddah, the American rapper 50 Cent joked about changing his name to “50 HALALA”

He tweeted: “My new name is 50 HALALA, so get with the program. I might move out here I like it.”

The performances marked the end of the Jeddah Season: Sea & Culture entertainment festival. The six-week event, taking place from June 8 to July 18, offered visitors an array of activities, performances, events, and culinary experiences with the aim of boosting the city’s tourism.

As being reported, the Tickets to the concert had sold out in just four hours after going on sale. A video shared on Jeddah Season’s Twitter page showed crowds rushing into one of Virgin Megastore’s branches in the city when tickets went on sale.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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