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Black Eyed Peas, Beyonce to headline F1 ROCKS™ in Singapore 04 Aug 2009

F1 ROCKS™ Singapore with LG © F1 ROCKS™ Black Eyed Peas © F1 ROCKS™ N*E*R*D © F1 ROCKS™ Simple Minds © F1 ROCKS™ Jacky Cheung © F1 ROCKS™

The inaugural F1 ROCKS™ event will take place at the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX later this year, with a star-studded music line-up headlined by global superstars the Black Eyed Peas and Beyonce. ‘F1 ROCKS™ Singapore with LG’ will span three days of the night-time race weekend, from September 24-26.

F1 ROCKS™ fuses the world’s most popular annual sporting series with the most iconic music stars to create an unrivalled experience for Formula One and music fans alike. At the core of F1 ROCKS™ is a series of spectacular multi-artist live music events from glamorous Formula One race locations around the world, of which Singapore will be the first.

Other artists confirmed for the concerts in Singapore’s Fort Canning Park are ZZ Top, Simple Minds, N*E*R*D and Chinese pop legend Jacky Cheung. Along with the two headliners, they have sold over 245 million records worldwide between them. The show will also feature guest appearances from top Formula One drivers and celebrities.

“I am delighted to be launching F1 ROCKS™ in Singapore and very pleased to have Singapore as our inaugural event and LG Electronics as our title launch sponsor,” said Paul Morrison, CEO & Chief Creative Officer, All The Worlds/ F1 ROCKS™. “The world’s only F1 night race just got bigger, faster and louder. Our talent is world class and F1 ROCKS™ will rock Singapore!”

“LG is very excited to be a key partner, with Formula 1™ and Universal Music, to launch the F1 ROCKS™ with LG program in Singapore,” added Dermot Boden, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of LG Electronics, who are already a Global Partner of Formula 1™ and a Technology Partner of Formula 1™.

“LG’s partnership with Formula 1™ delivers the ‘LG - Life’s Good’ experience to millions of people across the world. F1 ROCKS™ with LG will allow us to further broaden global awareness to build a deeper understanding for our style and technology positioning with an even wider audience that embraces music and entertainment as a passion. It is a natural fit for us to become part of such a premium global music event!”

F1 ROCKS™ is set to be a global sensation and will be broadcast worldwide across a potential 188 Formula One territories. Two TV programmes will be produced from ‘F1 ROCKS™ Singapore with LG’; the first will be an hour-long entertainment show, giving viewers unrivalled access into the glamorous world of Formula One racing with A-List celebrity interviews, TV stunts, unique performances and aspirational and lifestyle features. The second will be a high-octane music special showcasing the best live music performances and interviews.

The full line-up for Singapore (other artists to be announced):
Thursday September 24 - Jacky Cheung, Da Mouth and Sodagreen
Friday September 25 - ZZ Top, Simple Minds and N*E*R*D
Saturday September 26 - Beyonce and Black Eyed Peas

Tickets go on sale on August 5 at www.f1rocks.com