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    Global music icons Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams and Martin Garrix have been named as headline acts for the post-race concert at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, with the event set to take place immediately after the race on Saturday, March 9.

    The Jeddah Corniche Circuit will host the second round of the 2024 F1 season, marking the sport’s fourth visit to the world’s fastest street track. There will be a change to the weekend format this year as the Grand Prix moves to Saturday night due to the start of the holy month of Ramadan. Spectacular live performances from Keys, Williams and Garrix will follow on the Main Stage after the race.

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    Alicia Keys is a 15-time Grammy Award-winner known for being a singer, songwriter, producer, actress, entrepreneur and activist amongst other things. She has sold over 65 million records since the release of her debut album, Songs in A Minor, in 2001.

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    Alicia Keys will perform at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix post-race concert

    Pharrell Williams has made his name as a recording artist, producer, songwriter, philanthropist, entrepreneur and most recently fashion designer. He has twice been nominated for an Academy Award for his work as a musician and producer, as well as being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame for his work as one half of The Neptunes.

    Martin Garrix is one of the youngest and most successful DJ’s and producers in the pop and electric scene, having headlined festivals and collaborated with major stars including Dua Lipa, Bono and The Edge (U2) and Khalid.

    He is also the founder of his own label, STMPD RCRDS, and his music accumulates 25 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone.

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    Pharrell Williams is known for his work across music and fashion amongst other things

    The star-studded concert will form part of an action-packed three days across the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend, and more headline acts are set to be named in the coming weeks.

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