-- ABC NEWS' "GOOD MORNING AMERICA"ANNOUNCESFUN IN THE SUN 2016 SUMMER CONCERT LINEUP
ARIANA GRANDE KICKS OFF 14 WEEKS OF LIVE CONCERTS ON “GMA” ON FRIDAY, MAY 20th
Live Performances Friday Mornings from SummerStage in New York City’s World Famous Central ParkFull Summer Lineup Available Here: gmaconcerts.com
ABC News’ “Good Morning America” announced its 2016 Summer Concert Series lineup this morning, featuring an incredible mix of all the hottest names in music today from the worlds of pop, rock, country, alternative and hip-hop. From international music superstars Pitbull and Flo Rida to pop star Demi Lovato; from rapper and songwriter Iggy Azalea to pop R&B sensation Jason Derulo; from country superstars Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean and Keith Urban to the pop punk band Blink 182; from singer, songwriter, producer and massive hit-maker Sia to the alternative rock band X Ambassadors, “GMA’s” concert series has music for everyone. The 2016 Summer Concert Series is sponsored by King’s Hawaiian.
The series kicks off on May 20 with mega recording star Ariana Grande. Ariana captured #1 on the Billboard Top 200 twice within less than a year - first with her debut “Truly” and with her 2014 double platinum follow-up “My Everything,” which garnered a Grammy Award nomination for “Best Pop Vocal Album.” In 2013, she was named “Best New Artist” and in 2015 named “Favorite Female Artist-Pop/Rock” at the American Music Awards. She will perform songs from her highly anticipated album “Dangerous Woman” plus a few of her other #1 hit songs live for the GMA Central Park audience and viewers.
The 2016 Summer Concert Series returns for the eighth year to Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, home of SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live on Fridays. All concerts are free to the public (note: the Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato concerts will be free, ticketed events) and will take place live during "Good Morning America," Fridays from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. ET. Information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park can be found with the full line-up on gmaconcerts.com.
May 20 – Ariana Grande (#ArianaOnGMA)
May 27 – Flo Rida (#FloRidaOnGMA)
June 3 – Pitbull (#PitbullOnGMA)
June 10 – Iggy Azalea (#IggyOnGMA)
June 17 – Demi Lovato (#DemiOnGMA)
June 24 – Brad Paisley (#PaisleyOnGMA)
July 1 – Blink 182 (#Blink182onGMA)
July 8 – Kenny Chesney (#ChesneyOnGMA)
July 15 – TBD
July 22 – Sia (#SiaOnGMA)
July 29 – TBD
August 5 – X Ambassadors (#XAmbassadorsOnGMA)
August 12 – Keith Urban (#KeithUrbanOnGMA)
August 19 – TBD
August 26 – Jason Aldean (#AldeanOnGMA)
September 2 – Jason Derulo (#DeruloOnGMA)