RNB Fridays (AU), ZM & Flava (NZ) presents Fridayz Live | Powered by Macca's31 Aug 2023
The hottest event in the Southern Hemisphere returns this November; that’s right your favourite party, Fridayz Live, is back! Fridayz Live is the global answer for quenching party lovers’ thirst with an unforgettable night of dance floor anthems and the icons behind them.
For its sixth edition, Fridayz Live 2023 brings you 10 of the biggest household names of old school and contemporary RNB and hip-hop. Combining rich nostalgia with all the current hits from the 90s to now, it’s set to be the party of the year.
Fridayz Live will hit Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, and Auckland for one night only in each city this November. Don’t be ridin’ solo, get your crew together before it’s too little too late as tickets will be snapped up quicker than you can sing ‘Jason Derulo’.
MG Live, Frontier Touring, Illusive Presents, Hit Network (AU), ZM & Flava (NZ) present Fridayz Live 2023 powered by Macca’s. Presenting the Fridayz Live class of 2023:
JASON DERULO | BOYZ II MEN | FLO RIDA | KELLY ROWLAND | JOJO | 112 | BABY BASH | TRAVIE MCCOY | HAVANA BROWN | 50 YEARS OF HIP HOP COUNTDOWN: VINN ROCK & DJ KAY GEE OF NAUGHTY BY NATURE | RESIDENT DJ YO! MAFIA | HOSTED BY ABBIE CHATFIELD & FATMAN SCOOP
This year’s line-up will take the Fridayz Live stage by storm. Delivering smash after smash, crowds can expect to hear all-time favourites; ’Whatcha Say’, ‘In My Head’, ‘Ridin’ Solo’, ‘It Girl’, ‘Talk Dirty’, ‘Trumpets’, ‘Want to Want Me’, ’Swalla’, ‘Savage Love’, ‘End Of The Road’, ‘I’ll Make Love To You’, ‘Motownphilly’, ‘In The Still Of The Night’, ‘On Bended Knee’, ‘4 Seasons of Loneliness’, ‘One Sweet Day’, ‘Roll Wit Me’, ‘Low’, ‘Right Round’, ‘Club Can’t Handle Me’, ‘Good Feeling’, ‘Wild Ones’, ‘Whistle’, ‘Let It Roll’, ‘My House’, ‘Stole’, ‘Motivation’, ‘Like This’, ‘Work’, ‘Dilemma’, ‘When Love Takes Over’, ‘Be Faithful’, ‘Only You’, ‘Peaches and Cream’, ‘Dance With Me’, ‘Too Little Too Late’, ‘Leave (Get Out)’, ‘Billionaire’, ‘Stereo Hearts’, ‘Cupids Chokehold’, ‘Clothes Off’, ‘We Run The Night’ and ‘Suga Suga’
Global hit maker and all-round superstar, Jason Derulo is ready and raring to hit the Fridayz Live stage. With 250 million singles sold worldwide and 20 multi-platinum singles, including ‘Talk Dirty’ feat. 2 Chainz, ‘Want You To Want Me’, ‘Whatcha Say’, ‘In My Head’, ‘Acapulco’, ‘Take You Dancing’ and ‘Ridin Solo’, the international chart-topper will give the performance of a lifetime. Most recently taking the world by storm with his latest seductive smash ‘Body Count’, and viral TikTok collaborations on Tesher’s ‘Jalebi’ as well as the US 3x Platinum smash ‘Savage Love’ with Jawsh 685, Jason Derulo has well and truly earned himself the title of TikTok king! The 4th most-followed male on TikTok boasting an average of 10M views per post, his 2022 summer smash ‘Slidin’, proved yet again he has a knack for laying undeniably catchy melodies on top of fun, upbeat productions, consistently producing hit after hit! Never slowing down, 2023 has seen the release of ‘Glad You Came’, ‘Give You Love’ with Australia’s Jessica Mauboy, ‘When Love Sucks (Feat. Dido)’, interpolating her iconic 1999 track ‘Thankyou’ and brand new single, the provocative pop jam ‘Body Count’. Performing some of his biggest hits from the 2010’s to now – don’t miss the opportunity to see Jason Derulo live this November.
BOYZ II MEN
Billboard Magazine’s biggest boyband consecutively from 1987 to 2012, vocal powerhouse group Boyz II Men – Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman - are known best for their emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies. The four-time Grammy award winners gained international success with 1992 single, ‘End of the Road’ which set a new record holding the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for 13 weeks. The group continued their worldwide success with hit singles ‘Motownphilly’, ‘It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday’, ‘I’ll Make Love to You’ and ‘One Sweet Day’ with fellow vocal powerhouse, Mariah Carey. A group that joins the likes of Drake, The Beatles, Rihanna, Elvis Presley and Mariah Carey in the elite accolade for artists who spend 50 cumulative weeks at number one, Boyz II Men are R&B icons, performing some of their biggest hits, including ‘On Bended Knee’, ‘Water Runs Dry’, ‘Doin’ Just Fine’ and ‘Four Stages of Loneliness’ on stages across Australia this November.
Record-breaking multi-platinum rapper Flo Rida will be hitting the Fridayz Live stage this November, his first Australian shows in years! A true icon across the globe, the Grammy nominee has sold over 100 million singles worldwide. The rapper will take to the stage to perform some of his biggest hits including ‘Low’ feat. T-Pain, ‘Wild Ones’ feat. Sia, ‘Right Round’ feat. Ke$ha, ‘Club Can’t Handle Me’ feat. David Guetta, ‘Whistle’, ‘Hello Friday’ feat. Jason Derulo, recent tracks ‘What A Night’, ‘Good Girls On Vacation’, ‘High Heels (ft. Walker Hayes)’ and party anthem ‘Good Feeling’, – a performance not to miss!
Four-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, best-selling author and executive producer Kelly Rowland is a global pop superstar. She’s been performing since the age of 16. On her own, she is a Platinum-certified recording artist with over 40 million records sold. But she’s also known all over the world as a founding and cherished member of Destiny’s Child, having grown up in the spotlight while in one of the best-selling female groups of all time. The group’s awe-inspiring list of chart toppers include many #1 singles in the U.S. and more than 75 million albums sold worldwide. Kelly Rowland has blossomed into a stunning solo artist having released four successful studio albums and an EP, all of which have topped music charts in several countries around the globe. Kelly’s dazzling voice and effervescent personality have not only garnered her critical and commercial success in the music arena, but her beauty, unique style and limitless drive have also generated numerous opportunities in television, film and fashion.
Chart-topper, award-winning singer, songwriter and actress – the one and only – JoJo will make her Fridayz Live debut this November. Rising to fame at just 13 years old with her 2004 debut self-titled studio album, JoJo hasn’t stopped making hits ever since. Releasing her fourth studio album good to know in 2020, topping the Billboard R&B Albums Chart, the songstress most recently collaborated with UK R&B/soul singer Mahalia on their latest track ‘Cheat’. Ready to grace stages across Australia, JoJo will perform some of her biggest, most recognisable tracks, with hits like ‘Leave (Get Out)’, ‘Too Little Too Late’ and ‘No Apologies’, all guaranteed to get you on your feet!
Atlanta-bred 112 had a meteoric rise that solidified them as the hottest R&B group of their time! Their debut album 112 which features ‘Cupid’ and ‘Only You’ went double platinum in the US with the follow up album Room 112, following suit surpassing double platinum and included the hits ‘Come See Me’ and ‘Anywhere’. With a Hollywood Walk of Fame to their name and a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for Puff Daddy (feat. Faith Evans & 112) ‘I’ll Be Missing You’, 112 cement their place in music. Don’t miss the chance to see their ultimate club banger ‘Dance With Me’ and Grammy-nominated jam ‘Peaches & Cream’ performed live.
Multi-platinum rapper, singer and songwriter, Travie McCoy will make his much-awaited return down under this November. Travie is best known as founder of Gym Class Heroes with hit singles ‘Cupid’s Chokehold’ feat. Patrick Stump, ‘Stereo Hearts’ feat. Adam Levine and ‘Ass Back Home’ feat. Neon Hitch, as well as an incredible solo career with hits ‘Billionaire’ feat. Bruno Mars, and ‘Golden’ feat. Sia. Now this November, don’t miss out as Travie performs some of the biggest chart smashes of the 2010’s on the Fridayz Live stage.
The iconic rapper behind hit tracks like ‘Suga Suga’, ‘Cyclone’ feat. T-Pain, ‘Baby, I’m Back’ feat. Akon and the Platinum hit with Savage ‘Wild Out (Cheehuuu)’, Baby Bash will hit audiences with a blast from the past on this year’s Fridayz Live stage. Rising to fame with the release of infamous album Tha Smokin’ Nephew, Baby Bash became an instantly recognisable voice in the global hip-hop scene. Collaborating with the likes of T-Pain, E-40, Akon and Frankie J, Baby Bash will be bringing his best of the best hit tracks for a night to remember at Fridayz Live.
Back by popular demand, to perform a pulsating set of bangers for fans across the country with mega hits including the four consecutive Billboard #1 Hot Dance Club Songs ‘We Run The Night ft. Pitbull’ (ARIA 3x Platinum), ‘Warrior’ (ARIA 2x Platinum), ‘Big Banana ft. R3hab & Prophet’ (ARIA Gold) and the lead single ‘Flashing Lights’ off her debut studio album of the same name, Havana Brown is one of Australia’s greatest musical exports! Brown has toured with the world’s biggest Pop and R&B stars, including Rihanna, The Pussycat Dolls, Britney Spears, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull and Bruno Mars, and in 2023 returns with her electric energy and party anthems to the Fridayz Live stage!
NAUGHTY BY NATURE (DJ SET)
To celebrate 50 years of hip hop this year, Vinn Rock & DJ Kay Gee of Naughty By Nature, the maestros behind ‘Hip Hop Hooray’, ‘O.P.P’ and ‘Holiday' will be bringing the vibe with an exclusive countdown of iconic hip-hop hits and R&B favourites from the past 50 years.
No Fridayz Live event would be complete without international party DJ YO! MAFIA keeping the tradition spinning with the latest and greatest RNB hits in-between these epic live performances, from the minute doors open until the last confetti pops!
FRIDAYZ LIVE HOSTS
Abbie Chatfield is a force to be reckoned with. From the hugely successful podcast ‘It’s A Lot with Abbie Chatfield’ and sold-out shows on ‘A Hot Night with Abbie Chatfield’ and ‘The Trauma Dump Tour’, Australia’s ‘it’ girl returns to the Fridayz Live party in 2023, captivating the crowd with her tongue-in-cheek banter and lovable charisma. Teaming up with fan favourite Fatman Scoop in hosting duties – this dynamic duo will have audiences beaming from the moment gates open.
International President of Party, Fatman Scoop makes his sixth consecutive return to Fridayz Live. Sharing hosting responsibilities with Abbie Chatfield on all six shows, the ‘Be Faithful’ ultimate hype man will be sure to keep crowds on their toes.
The Telstra Plus presale begins on Tuesday 5 September. The Spark presale begins on Tuesday 5 September. Frontier Members presale kicks off Thursday 7 September before the General Public on sale Monday 12 September. Tickets via: frontiertouring.com/fridayzlive