American pop singer, Ariana Grande will give a performance at the Military Zone 7 stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23.
Vietnam is one of the four Southeast Asian nations on Grande’s third tour “The Dangerous Women”. The concert tour began in America on February 3, then took place in Europe in May and June. It will be scheduled for Latin America in July and Asia in August and September.
Ticket of the show will be cost from VND790,000-VND16 million (US$35 – US$700).
Ariana Grande released her debut studio album, Yours Truly, in 2013, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. The album’s lead single, “The Way”, debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. As of March 2016, “The Way” has sold 2.3 million copies in the United States and has been certified triple platinum.
Grande’s second studio album, My Everything in 2014, debuted at number one in the US and charted in the top 10 in 24 other countries. With the lead single “Problem” and several others from that album, she was continuously in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 for 34 weeks and had the most top 10 singles of any artist in 2014.
In 2016, she released her third studio album, Dangerous Woman. The title track debuted at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Many international artists have traveled to Vietnam for performances from the beginning of this year, including RoK singer Jessica Jung in the “Saigon Water World by Warrior” concert. Other artists, namely SNSD, NCT, Super Junior, T-ara, DIA, JYJ and 2NE1 have also made regular tours to Vietnam.
Ariana Grande’s concert has significance for promoting Vietnamese music and developing the local musical market to the world.
One source says that concert featuring pop star Justin Bieber will be very likely to be held in Hanoi in October. It is also rumored that Grammy Award winning singer Celine Dion plans to perform in Vietnam.