Halsey

HALSEY TO PERFORM AT THE 23rd ANNUAL NOBEL PEACE PRIZE CONCERT 

She Joins Previously Announced Norwegian Rock Band Highasakite

Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers announced today that Halsey will perform at the 23rd annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert. The bold and critically-acclaimed singer joins previously announced Norwegian rock band Highasakite. Additional artists will be revealed soon for this year’s concert at the Telenor Arena on Sunday, December 11, 2016 in Oslo, Norway.

Since she burst onto the scene, Halsey has achieved staggering success and industry praise with her album BADLANDS debuting at No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200. She has sold out two headline tours in minutes, including Madison Square Garden, with her electrifying performances. In addition to popular solo tracks, she has been featured on hits from top artists like Justin Bieber and The Chainsmokers. Halsey has been named MTV’s Artist To Watch, Spotify’s Emerge Artist, and featured for both VEVO DSCVR and VEVO LIFT.

Halsey joins the ranks of incredible music artists from past years at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert including Paul McCartney, Elton John, Alicia Keys, Florence and the Machine, Rihanna, Angelique Kidjo and a-ha among many others.

NOBEL DIRECTOR THRILLED

“We’re thrilled that Halsey will be joining us in December for the Nobel Peace Prize Concert,” said Olav Njølstad, director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute. “Through her music, she’ll be helping share the message of peace to a global audience. Not only will those in attendance be able to watch an amazing performance, but fans across the world will be able to stream the special event on YouTube.”

The Nobel Peace Prize is named the most prestigious award in the world, honoring icons such as Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Barack Obama, Kofi Annan, Al Gore and other remarkable individuals and organizations. For the past twenty-three years, the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony has been followed the next day by the Nobel Peace Prize concert, a musical celebration honoring the laureate.

For the second consecutive year, the Nobel Peace Prize Concert will be streamed live on YouTube. Following the concert, additional exclusive content and interviews will continue to be posted on YouTube for fans to watch. The Nobel Peace Prize Concert also reaches several hundred million households through global traditional TV distribution.

For more information on the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, press accreditation and all ticket inquiries, please visit www.nobelpeaceprizeconcert.com.

 

Press Contacts:

Dave Donovan (USA/Europe) DKC Public Relations
+ 1 212 685 4300 dave_donovan@dkcnews.com

Dag Hvaring (Scandinavia)
Nobel Concert Press Officer
+47 901 538 48 press@nobelpeaceprizeconcert.no