Rita Ora to perform for Nova’s Red Room

Pop artist Rita Ora has been announced as the first 2021 performer for Nova Entertainment’s Red Room. Ora will perform on Wednesday 17 March.

The announcement:

Rita Ora, one of the world’s hottest artists, will be the first artist to perform live for Nova’s Red Room in 2021 on Wednesday 17 March at Warner Music Australia’s Sydney Office.

No stranger to Nova’s Red Room stage, having performed for Melbourne fans in 2017, Rita Ora is the first artist to kick off Nova’s Red Room 2021 series, supported by new Australian DJ duo Kinder.

Paul Jackson, Nova Entertainment’s Chief Programming & Marketing Officer said, “After a challenging year for artists, the industry and live music fans, we are delighted that the first Nova’s Red Room will feature an artist of the calibre of Rita Ora. Nova’s Red Room was created to provide fans with money can’t buy experiences with their favourite artists and this special performance by Rita, and the talented new Aussie duo Kinder, is the perfect way to kick off Nova’s first live gig for 2021.”

Dan Rosen, President of Warner Music Australasia said, “I’m so excited for Warner Music Australia and Nova’s Red Room to partner together on this event and bring you two brilliant artists performing on stage at Warner Music HQ in Sydney. Rita Ora is a global superstar and we welcome her back to the country. We look forward to Rita’s performance in such an intimate setting, which will be a once in a life time experience for fans. This will be the first Nova’s Red Room for our local signed sister duo Kinder, and we can’t wait for the audience to fall in love with their infectious energy and upbeat songs. After a challenging year in 2020 for live music, it’s fantastic that in 2021 we are starting to see artists return to the stage and perform in front of a live audience again.”

Rita Ora is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, with four #1 UK singles and holds the record for the most Top 10 singles for a British female artist in the UK (13). Her latest album Phoenix amassed over 3.7 billion streams worldwide, spawned three platinum singles and includes “Lonely Together,” her collaboration with Avicii which won Best Dance VMA at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. Following her multi-platinum hits ‘Let Me Love You’, ‘Anywhere’ and ‘Your Song’, Rita Ora has just released the new EP Bang with IMANBEK. The four track EP features her new singles ‘Bang Bang’ and ‘Big’, a collaboration with David Guetta & Gunna, and is accompanied by the official EP short film.

Rita Ora headlined this year’s Mardi Gras on 7 March and is a coach on the upcoming series of The Voice Australia. In demand as judge and host, after appearing as a guest judge on X Factor UK, in 2012 she appeared as a coach on The Voice UK and X Factor in 2015. In 2017 Rita hosted the MTV Europe Music Awards and in was a judge for two series of The Mask Singer UK in 2020.

As teenagers, sibling duo Briony and Savannah Osei started out as DJs in a number Sydney clubs before quickly moving to headline festival sets across the country, ­including Groovin’ the Moo and Splendour in the Grass. Hailing from Maitland NSW, Kinder released their debut single ‘What You’re Like” in July 2018 and recently released ‘Come Along’ featuring A.GIRL after spending several years touring the DJ and EDM circuit, opening for Marshmello and RL Grimes.

Performing her new hit singles ‘Big’ and ‘Bang Bang’ as well as her multi-platinum tracks ‘Anywhere’, ‘Your Song’ and ‘Let Me Love You’, fans have the chance to win an invite to Nova’s Red Room with Rita Ora by listening to Kate, Tim & Joel and Smallzy’s Surgery on the Nova Network and by entering online at novafm.com.au.

Australia’s premier intimate music brand Nova’s Red Room has seen over 250 international and local artists having perform money can’t buy experiences for fans.

Nova’s Red Room with Rita Ora, hosted by Tim Blackwell, Nova’s Kate, Tim & Joel national drive show host, will be held on Wednesday 17 March.

Source: Nova Entertainment media release


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