2017 Entertainment Acts
|Date||SUN 17 SEP|
|Time||22:25 – 23:40|
|Zone||Zone 4 Padang Stage|
Calvin Harris (UK)
Having broken world records and dominated global music charts, Calvin Harris stands as the figurehead for modern dance music. He became the first British solo artiste to reach more than one billion streams on Spotify, and currently has over five billion streams across all major streaming services, five billion video views, and 10 consecutive platinum singles.
As one of the most successful artistes of all time, Harris has collaborated with international stars including Rihanna, Florence and The Machine, Ellie Goulding and Pharrell Williams to name a few. He has performed for millions of fans worldwide, and continues to headline the largest music festivals across the globe including Coachella, Apple Music Festival and the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival.
Over the years, Calvin Harris received numerous accolades including a Grammy Award for Best Music Video, British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year, a Billboard Music Award for Top Dance⁄Electronic Artist, two MTV Video Music Awards, an iHeartRadio Music Award and a Future Icon Award. In addition to being named GQ UK Man of the Year in 2016, Calvin Harris also topped Forbes’ list of the world’s highest–paid DJs for three consecutive years.
His hit single “This is What You Came For” featuring Rihanna marked his third collaboration with the singer, and crossed 9.5 million in sales worldwide. The accompanying music video for crossed one billion views on YouTube⁄Vevo. Similarly, the music video for his next single ‘My Way’, released in September 2016, surpassed 200 million views on YouTube⁄Vevo.
Harris’s first single of 2017, Slide Ft. Frank Ocean & Migos, has sold over 1.8million copies, exceeded 250 million global streams and currently sits at the Top 5 on iTunes in 50 countries. His latest studio album, Funk Wav Bounces Vol.1 will be released on June 30.
Fans can look forward to partying the night away with his radio hits including ‘My Way’, ‘Summer’, ‘How Deep Is Your Love’ and ‘Feels So Close’ when he performs at the Padang Stage on Sunday, 17 September.
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Artiste line-up and performance times are subject to change.