Vanessa Amorosi to join KISS at the GP!!

– Media Release –


Powerhouse entertainer Vanessa Amorosi will join KISS as a special musical guest at the 2008 FORMULA 1™ ING Australian Grand Prix.The acclaimed Melbourne singer will also perform the Australian national anthem to race goers and a massive worldwide audience before the running of the Formula One race on Sunday, 16 March.

The singer and her band will then be the special guests playing before KISS at the spectacular concert to close the event on Sunday evening.

“Having raced cars before and being a huge Grand Prix fan, I am excited to be singing the national anthem and to be performing at the post-race Kiss concert,” said Vanessa.

“If pre-season testing is any indication, Mark Webber could be a real chance of a podium. I’ll be trackside, cheering him on along with the rest of the crowd!”

KISS and Vanessa Amorosi are just two of the big names added to the GP entertainment line-up for 2008.

Organisers have also teamed up with Future Entertainment to present Sidetracked – a brand new dance party space at this year’s Grand Prix. Future Entertainment is behind the hugely successful Summadayze dance party.

Sidetracked will feature a top-notch line-up of local and international DJ and music talent including The Cat Empire, Carl Cox, The Potbelleez and Norman Jay.

About Vanessa Amorosi
Vanessa is set for a fantastic 2008 with the release of a brand new album “Somewhere In The Real World” in May. Following the success of her first single in five years “Kiss Your Mama” late last year, comes the album’s second single “Perfect” set for release to radio on March 31.

Vanessa’s unmistakeable voice sounds better than ever, and she is undoubtedly set for a hugely successful year.

Of course Vanessa is no stranger to performing at major events. Among her many career highlights is performing at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and the Manchester Commonwealth Games.

Since moving out of her teens, Vanessa’s taste have become a little heavier and more soulful, finding inspiration from the 70s rock legends such as Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, which is reflected in her new music.

As one of the few Australian artists to sell one million albums, one thing’s for sure, Vanessa is an extraordinary performer and she is looking forward to rocking the Grand Prix.

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Vanessa will appear with KISS at the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix

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