By Andy Sambidge
US rap star will perform on Nov 4, bringing Formula 1 weekend in UAE capital to a close
Eminem was confirmed on Sunday as the headline act for the Yasalam After-Race Concert artist, which brings Abu Dhabi's F1 weekend to a close in November.
The US rap star will perform on Sunday November 4, following the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Now in its fourth year, the Sunday finale concert has become a landmark event for Abu Dhabi and last year featured Britney Spears and Paul McCartney.
Eminem is one of the most popular artists in the world, selling more than 90 million albums worldwide.
He was the first rapper to win an Academy Award (for Best Original Song), adding to his 13 Grammys.
The Yasalam After-Race concerts are staged at the du Arena, Yas Island, exclusively for F1 ticket holders.
Full details of the whole Yasalam programme, including Live Across the City, Live on the Corniche and Live on Yas Island, will be announced on September 18, a statement said.For all the latest art news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.