Nicki Minaj cancels performance at Saudi’s Jeddah World Fest

Music festival is part of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage’s seasonal entertainment for the Kingdom

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Imge used for illustrative purpose

American rapper Nicki Minaj will not be performing at Saudi’s Jeddah World Fest that was scheduled to take place on 18 July 2019.

Minaj, who was supposed to headline the show said in a statement: “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest.”

The organisers of the show have announced ticket refunds for those who want to cancel their tickets.

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In a statement online, the organisers said: “Unfortunately Nicki Minaj has cancelled her live performance at Jeddah World Fest on July 18th due to personal reasons. Ticket refunds will be offered if desired. Please note the second wave of performers will be announced this week.”

Other artistes scheduled to perform at the show were Steve Aoki and singer Liam Payne of One Direction fame.

The music festival is part of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage’s (SCTH) seasonal entertainment for the Kingdom.

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