Friday, June 13, 2008

Kelly Rowland going to South Africa

Sun International went into overdrive to secure an A-list performer and they are thrilled to introduce for the first time in South Africa, the sensational Grammy Award winning R&B star, Ms. Kelly Rowland. Kelly will step into the limelight at the POSI+IVE Festival on Saturday 14 June at 20h00.
Kelly Rowland tickets are on sale now at Computicket from only R195 to R295.
Kelly Rowland will also do a cameo performance at the Mercedes-Benz POSI+IVE Rocks extravaganza on Friday 13 June 2008.

Kelly Rowland rose to fame with the success of Destiny’s Child during the late '90s, with her cousin and good friend, Beyoncé Knowles. During that time, Destiny's Child catapulted into the new millennium as one of the best-selling female musical groups in history.

In 2002, Rowland's solo debut, Simply Deep, was released. "Dilemma," the album's first single, featured a duet with Southern rapper Nelly. It had a two-month stay at number one during the autumn of 2002. Her second solo album, which was more R&B-oriented materialised in July 2007 to much acclaim. So far, the album has released three top 5 singles including the international smash and number-one billboard hot dance club hit "Like This", as well as the Snoop Dogg-collaboration and the top ten U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Chart "Ghetto" and international number-one single "Work."

In 2008, a digital compilation of the album, entitled Ms. Kelly: Diva Deluxe, was released, featuring her new song "Daylight". As of April 2008, Kelly has sold 273,000 copies in the U.S. and 1.2 million worldwide.

Rowland is a firm advocate of AIDS relief and along with other international celebrities, including Sun International’s glamour girl Charlize Theron, Avril Lavigne, and John Mayer, featured in ads for the “ALDO Fights AIDS” campaign. Kelly also teamed up with Kanye West, Nelly Furtado and Snoop Dogg to raise awareness about AIDS.
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