World Tennis League: Akon and Ne-Yo to Rock Abu Dhabi!

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The World Tennis League (WTL) has exciting news for music enthusiasts and sports aficionados alike. The global R&B megastars, Akon and Ne-Yo, are set to headline an extraordinary ‘R&B evening’ concert at Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena on Friday, 22nd December.

This musical extravaganza promises to be the perfect crescendo to a day filled with thrilling tennis action from some of the world’s top talent.

These celebrated artists now join the already dazzling lineup of global music icons, which includes 50 Cent, UB40, The Original Wailers, and Trojan Sound System.

The event, held on Yas Island, offers a unique fusion of sports and music, promising an unforgettable experience.

Akon, renowned as a singer, songwriter, and producer, has consistently captivated audiences worldwide with his distinctive fusion of R&B, hip-hop, and pop music. Boasting captivating vocals and infectious beats, Akon has not only dominated music charts but has also received numerous accolades, including multiple Billboard Music Awards. His impressive discography features timeless hits like “Right Now (Na Na Na),” “Lonely,” and “I Wanna Love You.” Akon’s collaboration with Eminem on the chart-topping single, “Smack That,” even earned him a Grammy award.

The ‘R&B evening’ concert marks a special reunion as Akon and Ne-Yo share the Etihad Arena stage. Reviving the magic of their 2011 collaboration with David Guetta on the hit single, “Play Hard.”

Ne-Yo, whose star has been on a meteoric rise since his debut in the early 2000s, began by penning the chart-topping hit “Let Me Love You” for Mario. He quickly became a prominent figure in the music industry, boasting three Grammy awards. His first Grammy win came in 2007 for Best Contemporary R&B Album, “Because of You.” With hits like “Miss Independent,” he added two more Grammy wins to his name in the categories of Best R&B Song and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

Ne-Yo’s performance at the Etihad Arena promises to be an unforgettable experience, featuring his biggest hits, including “So Sick,” “Closer,” “Time of Our Lives” (with Pitbull), and “One in A Million.” This concert marks the return of the World Tennis League as it builds on its successful 2022 season.

For those eager to be part of this epic entertainment experience, tickets are available through the Etihad Arena website, Platinum List, and Virgin Megastores.

With tickets in high demand, fans can find more details on


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