Incredible A-list triple header to light up the Main Stage at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit on Saturday 9th March 2024

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (February 1st, 2024) – The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 – is thrilled to confirm that global music icons Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams and Martin Garrix have been named as the Headline Acts for the post-race concert line up on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit Main Stage on Saturday March 9th, taking place immediately after the fourth successive F1 race in the Kingdom has concluded.

The pinnacle of motorsport will be returning to Jeddah, home of the world’s fastest street circuit, on 7th-9th March 2024 and will see a change to its previous weekend format, with the Grand Prix taking place on Saturday night in order to avoid a clash with the start of the holy month of Ramadan. The fourth edition of F1’s fastest street race will be followed by spectacular live performances by three of the world’s greatest performers, producers, and songwriters.

Alicia Keys is a 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, musician, producer, founder of Keys SoulCare, New York Times best-selling author, film/television and Broadway producer, accomplished actress, entrepreneur, and a powerful force in the world of activism.

Since the release of her monumental 2001 debut album, Songs in A Minor, Keys has sold over 65 million records and built an unparalleled repertoire of hits and accomplishments. Alicia has become the #1 RIAA certified Female R&B artist of the millennium with 27.5 million worldwide certified digital sales (US) and 20 million Album Sales (US). She released her eighth studio album, KEYS (Original and Unlocked) - a double album, December 2021.

Pharrell Williams is a visionary recording artist, producer, songwriter, philanthropist, fashion designer, and entrepreneur with 10B combined global music streams to date. He has been honored with 13 Grammy Awards, including 2004, 2014, and 2019 Producer of the Year, and ASCAP’s Golden Note Award in 2012.

He has received two Academy Award nominations for his original song “Happy” (Despicable Me 2) and for Best Picture-nominated Hidden Figures (2016) as Producer. Williams also received a Golden Globe Nomination for co-scoring the film. In 2019, Williams received an Emmy-nomination for his original song "Letter to My Godfather," for Netflix’s Black Godfather about legendary music executive Clarence Avant. In 2020, Williams was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame for his work as The Neptunes.

Martin Garrix is one of the youngest and most successful DJ’s/producers championing the pop and electronic scene, headlining festivals, breaking through territories, and collaborating with major stars including Dua Lipa, Bono and The Edge (U2), Khalid and Macklemore. Furthermore, the hitmaker is now a founder of his very own label (STMPD RCRDS), an owner of a studio complex in Amsterdam and a mentor to upcoming artists.

Born and bred in The Netherlands, Garrix is almost ten years into a career that began with the Dutchman bursting through the EDM stratosphere by debuting the single ‘Animals’ back in 2013 at the age of 17. He followed this early success up with the release of a slew of hits including 'Proxy’,

‘Helicopter’, ‘Wizard’, ‘Turn Up The Speakers’, ‘Virus’ and 'Gold Skies’ before kick starting 2015 with a major collaboration on ‘Don’t Look Down’ featuring Usher and cult classic 'The Only Way Is Up’ featuring his idol Tiësto. This was followed by a string of memorable collaborations from (2016) ‘In The Name Of Love’ featuring Bebe Rexha, (2017) ‘Scared To Be Lonely’ featuring Dua Lipa, ‘There For You’ featuring Troye Sivan, (2018) 'Ocean’ featuring Khalid, (2019) ‘Summer Days’ with Macklemore and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy and last but certainly not least (2021) ‘We Are The People’ with Bono and The Edge.

His ear for electronic-infused backdrops has allowed him to impact the world with his infectious productions, both digitally - accumulating a notable 25 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone.

Confirmation of this star-studded line up in Jeddah is another clear signal to fans of the unrivalled entertainment offering they will experience throughout the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 weekend. Audiences will be treated to three action-packed days of world-class racing and live performances by the world’s greatest drivers and artists respectively.

With more headline acts set to be named in the coming weeks, it is increasingly clear that the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 will be an event that simply cannot be missed!

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