Qatar Creates and CR Runway have announced Post Malone as the highly anticipated headline performer of the star-studded Qatar Fashion United by CR Runway event on 16 December at 974 Stadium. The global superstar, singer, songwriter, and record producer’s first-ever Qatar concert will round off a monumental celebration of fashion, culture and music, featuring more than 150 designers and brands on the world’s biggest catwalk.
With representation from over 50 countries, Qatar Fashion United by CR Runway will present four choreographed runway presentations, followed by show-stopping performances by Post Malone and other acclaimed artists, including DJ Snake, Nancy Ajram, Kadim Al Sahir, Khaled, Ozuna and Zakes Bantwini.
Commenting on the momentous performance, Saad Saleh Al Hudaifi, Head of Qatar Creates, commented: “Bringing Post Malone to Qatar for the first time is an exciting moment for Qatar Creates and a crucial part of our FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ journey. His performance tops a thrilling line up of global talent in fashion and music at Qatar Fashion United by CR Runway. With this historic event, we are creating a meeting point for fashion, music, art and culture at an unmatched scale that will reach audiences worldwide.
With over 80 million records sold and several Billboard charts records, Post Malone is one of the bestselling contemporary artists. His accolades include 10 Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, one MTV Video Music Award, and nine Grammy Award nominations. Most recently, Malone’s collaborative track ‘Sunflower’ with Swae Lee became the highest-certified single in Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) history with 17-times platinum with 2.4 billion streams worldwide.
Qatar Fashion United by CR Runway was conceived by Her Excellency Sheikha Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, curated by the French editor and visionary stylist Carine Roitfeld, and directed by CR Runway CEO Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld. Proceeds from the global event will benefit Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, a non-for-profit organization founded by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser that supports education for marginalized children and communities around the world. Qatar Fashion United comes as part of Qatar Creates’ vision to engage a broad network of global, regional and local stakeholders within an unprecedented schedule of high-profile events that spotlight and celebrate the diversity of cultural activities in Qatar for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and beyond.
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