Hip hop group, Black Eyed Peas, have been announced as this year’s top performers at the UEFA Champions League final that will be taking place in Cardiff on the 3rd of June.
Black Eyed Peas will perform at the opening ceremony before the clash between Juventus and Real Madrid which will be the second time they will be performing at the event.
The UEFA Champions League final is the most watched sporting event in the whole world with over 220 countries tuning in to watch football’s biggest night and this makes it a huge platform for not just the players but also the entertainers on the night.
Will.i.am, the leader singer of the group expressed his excitement at gracing the stage of football’s greatest night.
We plan on tapping from the joy and excitement of everyone at the stadium, and even those who will be tuning in from different parts of the world to catch the UEFA Champions League final. We love football so we totally understand how fans all over the world will feel when they are watching the game from the stands or on TV and with family and friends. This is a performance that means a lot to us so we plan on giving our very best on stage so the fans can have a show to remember for a long time to come” he said.
This will be 3rd big football event that the group will be performing as they were also at the opening ceremony of the World cup in South Africa and have always displayed football related sports in the music video like Pump it. Where they had stuntmen performing various acts on the football.
The pop group gained prominence after their song “where is the love” hit the mainstream and they haven’t looked back ever since.