Sunday 20 November the Qatar World Cup 2022 and at 12 there will be a grand musical opening before the first match between the local team and Ecuador, for group A. Although it should come as a surprise, names like Dua Lipa, J Balvin, Shakira and one of the nominated BTS members jungkook.
A few days ago, the Twitter account of World Music Awards He forwarded a few names, but then the post was later deleted. In turn, several artists have already confirmed their presence in official statements on what will happen on the stage of the Al-Bayt Stadium, in Al Khor, which has a capacity of 60,000 spectators.
Figures like Black Eyed Peas, Nora Fatehi and Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie. Canadian film star Fatehi in India appears in one of the official themes of the World Cup, Light up the sky.
There will, of course, be the artists who sang the official song of the World Cup: Trinidad Cardona, Davido and Aisha, with Hayya Hayya (better together), which was presented in April.
BTS social media wrote. “We are proud to announce that Jung Kook (sic) will attend the 2022 FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony in Qatar.”
Dua Lipa, first in the Champions League
The English champion has already sung at football openings: in 2018 he sang at the opening of the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool. he made his shot a kiss.
Shakira, for the fourth time
This Qatar presentation will be Shakira’s fourth participation in a World Cup, since she has been in Germany 2006, South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014.
In Germany she sang along with rapper Wyclef Jean, but it wasn’t the official song, which it was The time of our lives starring Il Divo and Tony Braxton.
In South Africa he took care of the official anthem: the hit Waka-Wakawhere it is said that she met the Spaniard Gerard Piqué during the filming of the video clip and a few months later she began a relationship that lasted twelve years.
In Brazil he sang la la laand the ceremony was attended by Pitbull, Jennifer López and Brazilian singer Cláudia Leitte, who made the song We are One (Ole Ola) accompanied by the Brazilian drum collective Olodum.
Then he was absent in Russia 2018, where the Russian Aida Garifullina and the Englishman Robbie Williams sang (they did Let me entertain you, listen, angels Y Rock DJs). Undoubtedly, the Colombian is an expert in musicalizing the soccer world cup.