NEWS & EVENTS

By Digby Hutton 09 Nov, 2017

The Legends of R&B, are returning to South Africa in December for another unforgettable experience with Brian McKnight and Brandy.

Presented by East Coast Radio, 947, Kfm 94.5, Channel 24 and Mzansi Magic. Another Big Concerts Experience.

As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has
earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. He has
released 17 albums to date, with several going 2 and 3x
platinum, and he has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. In
addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is
also a talented and charismatic personality who has hosted
“Soul Session Countdown with Brian McKnight” on BETJ. In
addition, “The Brian McKnight Morning Show” on KTWV the Wave
Smooth Jazz radio station, was a Top 5 rated show 2 years running. McKnight has also used his vast industry knowledge as a red carpet host for Extra! In 2007, McKnight stepped into Broadway with a successful run as Billy Flynn in Chicago. Now to mark his 25th anniversary as a recording artist, McKnight will debut his 18th album, Genesis , on August 25, 2017, which will be released worldwide through SRG | SONOS Recording Group and will feature the hit single “Forever.” As the lead single from Genesis, “Forever” quickly hit the Top 20 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart and continues to surge up the Adult R&B (Urban AC) radio charts all over the country.

Brandy has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide (including the 5x-platinum selling Never Say Never) and is ranked one of the best-selling female artists in American music history by the RIAA, having sold over 11 million albums in the United States. During her reign she recorded five albums: In 1998 – “Never Say Never,” 2002 – “Full Moon,” 2004- “Afrodisiac,” 2008 – “Human,” and 2012 -“Two Eleven.” Brandy has also earned scores of awards, including a Grammy, an AMA, two Soul Train Music Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, three Billboard Awards, four MTV Awards, six Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, and three BMI Awards. At the top of 2016, Brandy released Beggin & Pleadin, a bluesy trap-soul melody that was greeted with much admiration. There is more to come as Brandy works towards recording her seventh studio album.

By Digby Hutton 09 Nov, 2017

Celebrate the gift of parenting this festive season with MamaMagic, The Baby Expo (30 November- 3 December) at the Ticketpro Dome.

MamaMagic brings you everything you need for children aged 0 – 5 years, all under one roof. Visitors will gain access to the most exclusive and innovative pregnancy and parenting products, take advantage of competitive expo specials, play zones, receive free expert advice from various specialists at the Expert’s Lounge, and of course daily Barney shows! Expectant moms can also enter the incredible Baby on Board competition where they can stand the chance to win a pregnancy starter pack valued at well over R 100 000!

By Digby Hutton 26 Oct, 2017

Johnny Clegg to perform last Johannesburg concert at Ticketpro Dome as part of The Final Journey World Tour, thanks to an overwhelming demand from his fans.

The once-off performance takes place at the Ticketpro Dome on Saturday, November 11, where Clegg will be joined on stage by a group of friends who include top local musicians Prime Circle, DJ Kent, Karen Zoid and Parlotones, to name but a few.

By Digby Hutton 26 Oct, 2017
John Legend`s latest album Darkness and Light has been a global smash hit with top 10 singles ‘Love Me Now’ and ‘Penthouse Floor’ featuring Chance the Rapper. The album debuted on the top 20 of the Billboard 200 and was streamed over 12 million times in the first week. Fans can expect to hear John perform these news singles as well as his smash single ‘All of Me’ from his critically acclaimed fourth studio album ‘LOVE IN THE FUTURE’ which claimed the #1 spot on Billboard`s Hot 100 Singles Chart, as well as #1 at four formats of radio: Urban AC, Top 40, Rhythm, & Adult Top 40. The single marks Legend`s highest selling and charting single of his career to date, with sales over 5.5 million worldwide. Don`t miss the chance to see John Legend perform all your favourite hits live with a full band.
By Digby Hutton 30 Aug, 2017
“The man is quite simply top-to-toe hilarious? The Telegraph.
Britain`s biggest comedian Michael McIntyre is going global with his Big World Tour.
Michael will be performing in arenas across the UK and Ireland as well as revisiting Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and Norway and heading to America, Canada, Switzerland, Iceland, Sweden, Malta and the Netherlands for the first time.
In the UK, Michael has performed three arena tours selling over 1.5 million tickets, including a record 28 times at London`s 16,000 capacity O2 Arena where he was awarded the keys to the venue along with Prince, Take That and One Direction.
Around the world, Michael has previously sold out arenas in New Zealand, Australia and Dubai and holds the record for the biggest selling comedy shows in South Africa and Norway.
Michael currently presents his own television show Michael McIntyre`s Big Show on BBC1. The last series averaged over 6.5 million viewers and recently received two BAFTA nominations.
By Digby Hutton 30 Aug, 2017

Bryan Adams is hitting the road on a global tour following the release of his thirteenth studio album Get Up!. “We had a ball making this record,” Bryan Adams says of his latest record. Reunited with his original songwriting collaborator, Jim Vallance and newly connected to producer Jeff Lynne. Vallance was Byran`s co-writer on some of the most important songs of his career: “Cuts Like a Knife;” “Somebody”; “Summer of 69″; “Heaven” and “Run Top You” among half hundred others.

Bryan Adams has spent the last three decades making music history. He has sold over 65 million records, toured six continents and achieved #1 status in over 40 countries around the world. With hits like, “Cuts Like A Knife”, “Summer of `69″, “Kids Wanna Rock”, “Can`t Stop This Thing We`ve Started”, “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You”, “Open Road” and “Thought I`d Seen Everything”, Adams status as one of the great songwriter`s of our time has been solidified with a Grammy Award, 18 Juno Awards and an American Music Award. He has also been nominated for three Academy Awards and five Golden Globes.

By Digby Hutton 09 Nov, 2017

The Legends of R&B, are returning to South Africa in December for another unforgettable experience with Brian McKnight and Brandy.

Presented by East Coast Radio, 947, Kfm 94.5, Channel 24 and Mzansi Magic. Another Big Concerts Experience.

As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has
earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. He has
released 17 albums to date, with several going 2 and 3x
platinum, and he has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. In
addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is
also a talented and charismatic personality who has hosted
“Soul Session Countdown with Brian McKnight” on BETJ. In
addition, “The Brian McKnight Morning Show” on KTWV the Wave
Smooth Jazz radio station, was a Top 5 rated show 2 years running. McKnight has also used his vast industry knowledge as a red carpet host for Extra! In 2007, McKnight stepped into Broadway with a successful run as Billy Flynn in Chicago. Now to mark his 25th anniversary as a recording artist, McKnight will debut his 18th album, Genesis , on August 25, 2017, which will be released worldwide through SRG | SONOS Recording Group and will feature the hit single “Forever.” As the lead single from Genesis, “Forever” quickly hit the Top 20 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart and continues to surge up the Adult R&B (Urban AC) radio charts all over the country.

Brandy has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide (including the 5x-platinum selling Never Say Never) and is ranked one of the best-selling female artists in American music history by the RIAA, having sold over 11 million albums in the United States. During her reign she recorded five albums: In 1998 – “Never Say Never,” 2002 – “Full Moon,” 2004- “Afrodisiac,” 2008 – “Human,” and 2012 -“Two Eleven.” Brandy has also earned scores of awards, including a Grammy, an AMA, two Soul Train Music Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, three Billboard Awards, four MTV Awards, six Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, and three BMI Awards. At the top of 2016, Brandy released Beggin & Pleadin, a bluesy trap-soul melody that was greeted with much admiration. There is more to come as Brandy works towards recording her seventh studio album.

By Digby Hutton 09 Nov, 2017

Celebrate the gift of parenting this festive season with MamaMagic, The Baby Expo (30 November- 3 December) at the Ticketpro Dome.

MamaMagic brings you everything you need for children aged 0 – 5 years, all under one roof. Visitors will gain access to the most exclusive and innovative pregnancy and parenting products, take advantage of competitive expo specials, play zones, receive free expert advice from various specialists at the Expert’s Lounge, and of course daily Barney shows! Expectant moms can also enter the incredible Baby on Board competition where they can stand the chance to win a pregnancy starter pack valued at well over R 100 000!

By Digby Hutton 26 Oct, 2017

Johnny Clegg to perform last Johannesburg concert at Ticketpro Dome as part of The Final Journey World Tour, thanks to an overwhelming demand from his fans.

The once-off performance takes place at the Ticketpro Dome on Saturday, November 11, where Clegg will be joined on stage by a group of friends who include top local musicians Prime Circle, DJ Kent, Karen Zoid and Parlotones, to name but a few.

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