Janet Jackson & Bruno Mars Announced As Headliners For Essence Fest 2020
ESSENCE is getting ready to have fun 50 years with a star-studded lineup for his or her annual New Orleans fest. The 2020 ESSENCE competition has been introduced and it options Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars as headliners. Janet’s efficiency will happen as a part of her lately introduced Black Diamond World Tour and would be the first-ever ESSENCE Pageant look and the one 2020 U.S. competition efficiency for Bruno.
Different acts slated to rock the Superdome embrace Summer season Walker, Ari Lennox, Janelle Monae, and Patti LaBelle.
Loni Love will return as host for the concert events and artists like Smino, Rapsody and Sir will rock the ESSENCE tremendous lounges.
This 12 months the competition has been prolonged to 5 days to commemorate ESSENCE’s 5 many years of excellence and can happen July 1-5 with a theme of “Own Our Power.”
“This is a milestone year for ESSENCE and our community as we celebrate 50 years of creating opportunities for our culture to shine and the role of Black women in making it possible for us to do what no other brand has done,” stated Michelle Ebanks, CEO of ESSENCE Communications, Inc. “To be able to say that at 50 years, we are Black-owned, diversified across media, technology, commerce and live events, and impacting our culture in new and even deeper ways than ever before is a blessing – and one that comes with a tremendous responsibility to our community to continue to evolve, innovate and transform. That remains our focus and commitment as we work to ensure that we are here serving Black women deeply and advancing Black culture, economic ownership and inclusion globally for the next 50 years.”
See ESSENCE’s full 2020 lineup under.
Bruno Mars, Janet Jackson (headliners); Ari Lennox; Janelle Monae; Patti LaBelle; Raphael Saadiq (Performing songs throughout his complete profession from Tony! Toni! Tone! by his solo albums, together with Jimmy Lee); Estelle Presents Reggae & Afrobeats Hyperlink Up that includes Afro B, Chronnix, Elephant Man, Kranium, Max Glazer, Maxi Priest, Shenseea and extra; Summer season Walker; Swizz Beatz Presents Within the Zone that includes visitor artists; and extra. Hosted by Loni Love. Music by D-Good. As well as, the Mainstage will function rousing tributes to music icons every night time, together with a particular anniversary celebration on July 4th.
Casmé, D Smoke; Demi Grace; Doug E. Recent Presents The Actual Hip-Hop and R&B Celebration; Elah Hale; Goldlink; Jac Ross; Jamesdavis; Jidenna; June’s Diary; Kiana Lede; Kitty Money; Leikeli47; Masego; Mr Eazi; Oswin Benjamin; Rapsody; Saweetie; SiR; Smino; Stokley; Tamia; Tank and the Bangas; Teamarrr; The New Respects; Umi.
Weekend ticket packages are on sale now with costs beginning at $180. For details about ticket gross sales, lodging, lately launched exhibitor purposes and VIP journey packages, and the most recent information concerning the ESSENCE Pageant of Tradition, go to Essence.com/competition. Be part of the competition group: Comply with us on Twitter @essencefest #EssenceFest and change into a fan of Pageant on Fb.
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