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Katy Perry to play New Year's Eve concert in Abu Dhabi

Global pop superstar to play at the du Arena on Yas Island

Katy Perry to play New Year's Eve concert in Abu Dhabi
Katy Perry will ring in New Year’s Eve in Abu Dhabi with a concert at du Arena on Yas Island.

Katy Perry will ring in New Year’s Eve in Abu Dhabi with a concert at du Arena on Yas Island.

Global pop superstar Perry released her fourth studio album, WITNESS, in June of this year, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200. The lead single, ‘Chained To The Rhythm', set the record for the biggest first day Spotify streams by a female artist, and is now certified platinum, with over 1 billion streams worldwide.

With singles ‘Roar’, ‘Firework’ and ‘Dark Horse’, each surpassing the 10 million threshold including song sales and streams, Perry is the only artist to earn three RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards. Securing more than 12.5 million adjusted albums worldwide with 2013’s PRISM, she is also the most-followed person globally on Twitter, and the first to accrue 100 million followers.

“We’re thrilled to bring global sensation Katy Perry to the du Arena stage for this year’s New Year’s Eve concert,” said John Lickrish, CEO of FLASH Entertainment, the event organiser.

“The response we received from last year’s successful Coldplay ‘A Head Full of Dreams Tour’ was incredible, and reaffirms our commitment to continue to offer the best and most diverse entertainment to the region.”

Tickets for the New Year’s Eve celebration will go on sale at 12pm on Wednesday, November 8 and will be available at www.ticketmaster.ae and Virgin Megastores across the UAE. Presale will open to du customers at 12pm on Monday, November 6 and will end at 11am Wednesday, November 8. du customers will receive an exclusive 20% discount during the presale period.

Prices start at AED350, and rise up to AED 35,000 for a Suite, which accommodates 15 guests.

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