Saudi organizers announced Nicki Minaj will be performing at the Jeddah World Fest on July 18. The concert, which is in line with Saudi laws is alcohol and drug-free, is open to people 16 and older, and will take place at the King Abdullah Sports Stadium in the Red Sea city.
Saudi organizers said the concert will be broadcast globally and covered by MTV. Other performers include British artist Liam Payne and American DJ Steve Aoki. The kingdom is also promising quick electronic visas for international visitors who want to attend.
Over the past several months, the kingdom has seen performances by Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, the Black Eyed Peas, rapper Sean Paul, and DJs David Guetta and Tiesto.