Lana Del Rey to perform at Abu Dhabi’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts

The Nov. 30 show will see a performance by US singer and songwriter Lana Del Ray. (AFP)
Updated 15 October 2019

Lana Del Rey to perform at Abu Dhabi’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts

DUBAI: The organizers behind the Yasalam After-Race Concerts at the F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix have just unveiled their final headline acts for this year’s concert series.

The first live show of the Yasalam line-up will see US DJ Marshmello rocking the crowd at the du Arena, Yas Island, on Nov. 28, while the Nov. 30 show will see a performance by US singer and songwriter Lana Del Ray.

Already on this year’s bill are rapper Travis Scott, set to headline on Nov. 29, and The Killers, who will take to the stage on Dec. 1.

As famous for rocking dancefloors around the globe as for wearing his trademark helmet, Marshmello is one of the world’s biggest producers/DJs, with a more than two billion streams on Spotify alone and more than 40 million monthly listeners tuning in on the online music platform.

For her part, Lana Del Rey bring her unique brand of highly-stylized, romantic and energized song writing to the UAE capital for the very first time.

Her sophomore release, 2014’s “Ultraviolence” launched the global hit single West Coast and earned her two Grammy nominations. Fans can expect the singer’s show at du Arena to feature a mix of hits and tracks from her latest album, released this August.


'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker' in US Box Office

Updated 20 October 2019

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker' in US Box Office

  • The film starring grossed $36 million in North America and $117 million internationally in its first weekend in theaters

LOS ANGELES: The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" has knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.
Studios on Sunday estimate that the film starring Angelina Jolie grossed $36 million in North America and $117 million internationally in its first weekend in theaters. The first film had a much stronger domestic showing, opening to nearly $70 million domestically in 2014.
Warner Bros.' "Joker" landed in second place in its third weekend with $29.2 million. The villain origin story has grossed over $247 million domestically.
Third place went to another sequel, Columbia Pictures' "Zombieland: Double Tap" with $26.7 million. The R-rated comedy comes 10 years after the original.
And in limited release, Taika Waititi's Nazi satire "Jojo Rabbit" opened in five theaters with a strong $350,000.