** MEDIA ALERT / CALENDAR NOTICE **
UNIVERSAL ORLANDO ‘S 2011 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES COMES TO A CLOSE THIS SATURDAY WITH PLATINUM HIP HOP ARTIST DRAKE
Event Concludes July 16 and is Included with Admission to Universal Studios Florida
WHAT: Universal Orlando Resort’s 2011 Summer Concert Series concludes this weekend with hip hop superstar Drake. Named “Best Male Hip Hop Artist” by the 2010 BET Music Awards, Drake is one of only two musical artists to have his first two Top 10 songs occur in the same week. His first-ever studio album, “Thank Me Later,” went platinum with hit singles like “Over,” “Miss Me” and “Find Your Love.” The rapper has written for and collaborated with several other hit artists like Alicia Keys, Rihanna and Jay-Z, and he plans to release his second album, “Take Care,” in October.
With a combined total of 30 platinum albums, this year’s concert lineup has featured artists who have each led the U.S. music charts and continue to be some of the most popular names in music today. The full lineup can be viewed below.
2011 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINEUP
Summer Concert Series Dates
|Saturday, June 11||Go-Go’s|
|Saturday, June 18||Nelly|
|Saturday, June 25||Third Eye Blind|
|Saturday, July 2||Trey Songz|
|Saturday, July 9||Boys Like Girls|
|Saturday, July 16||Drake|
Currently in its third year, Universal Orlando’s Summer Concert Series is included in regular admission to Universal Studios Florida, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy world-class thrills by day, and a concert by a chart-topping artist by night. For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/summer.