2012 B96 Jingle Bash Lineup
The headliners for the 2012 B96 Jingle Bash have been announced and this is looking like one of the best lineups in recent memory. Serving as headliners this year will be none other than Justin Bieber, Afrojack, Pitbull, Carly Rae Jepsen, PSY, Calvin Harris and Austin Mahone. Check out songs from each artist below and be sure to get your 2012 B96 Jingle Bash tickets before it’s too late!
After two sold-out shows at the Allstate Arena in November, it seems Justin Bieber just couldn’t wait to come back to Chicago. The pop superstar will be headlining this year’s B96 Jingle Bash much to the pleasure of Beliebers all around the Chicagoland area. Expect Bieber to perform new songs from his latest album Believe as well as his chart topping single from the last year years.
While Pitbull started his music career on a very consistent note, over the last few years the Cuban-American rapper has been en fuego. Singles such as “I Know You Want Me,” “Give Me Everything,” and “Back in Time” are just of a few of the multi-platinum singles he’s accounted for in recent years.
Calvin Harris has become one of the biggest names in all of electronic music over the last couple of years. Harris has worked with stars such as Dizzee Rascal, Kesha, LMFAO and many others to create chart topping hits including his hit song “We Found Love” with Rihanna. Be sure to see this Scottish DJ live for some of the best ‘eltropop’ music has to offer.
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen is singer-songwriter who began gain attention after her 3rd place finish in the 2007 season of Canadian Idol. In 2011, Carly Rae released the single “Call Me Maybe” which became a smash hit and could be heard constantly on radio stations everywhere for next year. With her new singles “Good Time” and “The Kiss” climbing up the pop charts, Carly Rae is definitely one act you’re going to want to see at the 2012 B96 Jingle Bash.
PSY is a South Korean singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and record producer who has reach global success behind his hit song “Gangnam Style”. With a live performance that is even more exciting than what has been seen in the music videos from this viral sensation, you’re not going to want to miss it when PSY performs in the Chicago this December!
While Dutch music producer/DJ Afrojack has charted several of his singles. his frequent collaborations with Pitbull and David Guetta have made him a household name internationally. The 2011 hit “Give Me everything” which featured Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer peaked no lower than #2 on the US, AUS, CAN, FRA, GER, NLD, NZ, SPAN SWI and UK charts on it’s way to going multi-platinum. With both Pitbull and Afrojack appearing at Jingle Bash, we will likely get to see this hit performed live.
16-year-old Austin Mahone has often been called the 2nd coming of Justin Bieber and lucky fans will get to see both of these young pop stars take the stage at this year’s Jingle Bash. With hits like “Say Somethin’” and “11:11″ still fresh in the minds of fans and new singles on the way, now is a great time to see what all the buzz surrounding this young artist is about.