Minaj, Wayne to headline Billboard Hot 100 Fest
Popular artists Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and The Weeknd will perform at the first-ever Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival, set to take place on August 22. Pop star Justin Bieber will also take the stage as a special guest performer at the two-day festival at New York's Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, reported Aceshowbiz.
The fest will also feature other big names from all music genres, including The Weeknd, Jason Derulo, Fetty Wap, Skrillex, <g data-gr-id="15">Kiesza</g>, I LOVE MAKONNEN, Natalie La Rose, Little Mix and more.
The festival, named after Billboard's all-genre singles chart, is produced by Billboard in partnership with Live Nation.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on July 16.
“With this first-of-its-kind festival on the beach just outside New York City, Billboard is officially expanding its live event footprint,” its president John Amato said in a statement.
“The iconic Jones Beach will be fully transformed into a true festival experience with multiple stages and a festival village.”