The Barbadian superstar’s performance at Budapest’s biggest blowout is scheduled for Day 0 of the Sziget Festival, taking place on August 11. Following the earlier announcements, revealing headliners including Muse, David Guetta, Sia, The Last Shadow Puppets, Noel Gallagher, and Bastille, the week-long summertime musical extravaganza – now completed with Rihanna – is set to heat up the scenes in the Magyar metropolis again this year. According to the organizers of Sziget, further announcements are coming soon as well as more information about the non-musical programs of the island.
In addition to performing at the biggest stadiums and arenas of Europe and North America, Rihanna will also stop by Budapest’s iconic Sziget Festival, happening later this year. Regarded as one of the hottest pop stars of our time, she’s just been confirmed as the official headliner of August 11, Day 0 of the popular extravaganza. Her exclusive festival concert will definitely feature her smash hits and songs from her latest record.
Having earned fourteen number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, Rihanna has sold over 54 million records and 210 million singles worldwide. The Caribbean pop sensation has won eight Grammys and twelve Billboard Music Awards, has more than 100 million followers on her various social media, and her international hits have been viewed more than eight billion times on YouTube. The music video made for her most recent single titled WORK, featuring Canadian rapper Drake, reached about 100 million views in just two weeks. Released at the beginning of the year, her eighth album called Anti shot to the top of the charts in no time at all. Ever since the album came out, Rihanna has been touring the largest stadiums and arenas of North America, and her Anti World Tour will continue in Europe this summer.
The famous pop star has agreed to give a special festival performance on the Main Stage of the Island of Freedom: her spectacular live show is scheduled for August 11, Day 0 of Sziget Festival. Weekly Sziget passes and tix are already on sale, and are going fast. Make sure to pick up a ticket as soon as you can because only a total of 25,000 are available for this prominent day.