Sam Hunt, Macklemore and Kygo will hit the headlines for Birds Nest in 2022


The line-up for Coors Light Birds Nest 2022 is taking shape as three big music stars – Sam Hunt, Macklemore and KYGO – signed up to perform in the popular series of concerts, which will take place February 9-12 during Waste Management Phoenix Open Week will take place. Tickets for these top-class shows are on sale now and can be purchased during a visit www.coorslightbirdsnest.com. The headlining act on Wednesday and the remaining cast of Coors Light Birds Nest will be announced as more artists are confirmed.

“We’re excited to welcome music fans back to Coors Light Birds Nest and to start things off with an incredible line-up of musicians,” said Michael Golding, chairman of the 2022 tournament. “The artists in this year’s line-up are some of the most talented and famous musicians in the world and we can’t wait to see them on stage. “

The show will be headlined on Thursday, February 10th, by American country star Sam Hunt with special guest and multi-platinum artist Russell Dickerson. Hunt is known for incorporating hip hop phrases and modern R&B rhythms into country pop songs, marking a significant generation change in country music. Since the beginning of his career, Hunt has quickly earned recognition in and outside the country music community and has received numerous accolades including an American Music Award and a CMT Music Award, as well as nominations for Billboard Music Awards and GRAMMY Awards.


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Macklemore, a four-time GRAMMY-winning rapper and songwriter from Seattle, Washington, will headline the third night of the Coors Light Birds Nest on Friday, February 11th, Best Rap Album (Theft) and Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for his hit single “Thrift Shop”, one of his two No. 1 singles this year. In 2013 he also received two American Music Awards for Most Popular Rap / Hip-Hop Artist and Most Popular Rap / Hip-Hop Album (Theft), as well as the Billboard Music Awards 2013 and 2014 for the rap song of the year (“Thrift Shop”) and the top rap song (“Can’t Hold Us”).

Rounding out the Coors Light Birds Nest line-up is Norwegian record producer / DJ Kygo and special guests Sam Feldt and Forester, who will be performing on stage on Saturday February 12 for his widespread remixes, sold-out shows in North America and Europe as well as headline appearances at Coachella and Ultra Music Festival. He has collected 15 billion cumulative global audio and video streams and broken numerous streaming records. Kygo earned one of his greatest hits with the multi-platinum “It Ain’t Me” (feat. Selena Gomez), reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached over 2.5 billion streams worldwide. Kygo will make his second appearance after his hugely successful debut at Coors Light Birds Nest in 2020.

The Coors Light Birds Nest will see some changes to the outdoor deck this year. The 48,000 square meter tent will continue to host the live performances, but outside of the tent an enhanced fan experience with a more music festival atmosphere will be offered.

“The Coors Light Birds Nest is known for hosting some of the biggest stars in the world, but this year we wanted to take a look at how we can improve the overall fan experience, especially before the headliners take the stage,” said 2022 Coors Eric Brandt, chairman of Light Birds Nest. “Coors Light Birds Nest ticket holders can expect a much more fan-friendly atmosphere, where they can meet up with friends for a drink after golf, come early to eat at the food trucks, play outdoor party games and the various bars and outdoor seating areas to enjoy. “

General admission tickets to the Coors Light Birds Nest start at $ 75, while VIP tickets start at $ 285 each and offer exclusive access to an expanded VIP area that provides guests with free food and drink and access to a premium viewing area for the shows. The organizers encourage fans to buy their tickets early as ticket prices will rise as the event approaches.

“With the return of live concerts and events, we’re seeing tremendous demand for concert tickets,” Golding said. “We want to make sure everyone has enough time to secure their place in the Coors Light Birds Nest, so we encourage people to get their tickets for this four-day music festival early.”

The Coors Light Birds Nest is right across from the main entrance to the Waste Management Phoenix Open tournament at 82nd Street and bell street. The venue opens at 3:30 p.m. and closes at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Headline acts will take to the main stage every evening around 8:30 p.m. The Coors Light Birds Nest is a venue for ages 21 and up. For more information on the Coors Light Birds Nest visit www.coorslightbirdsnest.com.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

SAM HUNTING

The second album from multi-platinum hitmaker Sam Hunt, SOUTHSIDE, was critically acclaimed and was one of the top country albums of 2020, reaching number one in the world poster Country albums chart. From . awarded as one of the best albums of the year The New York Times and US weekly, the Platinum Selling Project contains 12 songs, all written by Hunt, including his No. 1 hit “Kinfolks”, one of the NPR best songs of 2020 “Hard To Forget”, his current single “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90’s ”and its three-week No. 1, 6x platinum sale, GRAMMY-nominated smash“ Body Like A Back Road ”.

SOUTHSIDE follows Hunt’s GRAMMY-nominated, triple-platinum selling debut album, MONTEVALLO, which also tops the poster Country album charts and produced four No. 1 singles and five platinum and multi-platinum hits, including “Leave the Night On,” “House Party,” “Take Your Time,” “Break Up In A Small Town.” “And” Make you miss me. “

From . referred to as “stylistically provocative” The New York Times and “deceptively phenomenal” by The Washington Post, Jagd has received awards from Associated Press, Billboard, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times, NPR, Rolling Stone, SPIN Magazine, Village Voice, The New York Times, The Washington Post and more. Since MONTEVALLO was released in 2014, Hunt has accumulated over 9.9 billion streams worldwide and earned 24.5 million RIAA certified units.

For information on Sam Hunt, see www.SamHunt.com.

RUSSELL DICKERSON

Multi-platinum artist and Nashville-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Russell Dickerson has developed into a productive songwriter and powerful showman through unforgettable, energetic performances and eloquent songcraft with spirit. His gold-certified full-length debut album, Your, bowed at # 5 on the poster Top country albums charts and number 1 on the emerging artists charts. It ended up having three consecutive # 1 smashes, including the triple platinum “Yours” (christened) “One of the hottest wedding songs of the year” from The knot), Platinum “Blue Tacoma” and Platinum “Every Little Thing”. Nominations piled up from the Academy of Country Music Awards, CMT Music Awards, and iHeartRadio Music Awards. Among his 2020 highlights, he received an ACM nomination in the category “Best New Male Artist of the Year”. “He has electrified audiences touring with Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line, Darius Rucker, Lady A and Kane Brown, and has headlined all over sold-out venues. Maintaining an ardent following on social media (affectionate referred to as his RD Fam”), he started his YouTube show, “This is Russ,” takes the fans deeper into his world. In 2020 he released his second full-length album, Southern symphony [Triple Tigers], a long-awaited masterful compilation layered with upbeat country anthems and pop flare. Led by the # 1 platinum-certified single “Love You Like I Used To,” which spent a record-breaking 21 weeks in the Billboard Country Airplay Top 10, its second release tells its story like never before. The eloquent art of singing and the airtight playing of the record show all sides of his beloved personality and the development of Russell Dickerson – husband in love, self-proclaimed “normal guy,” rad dad and real country music superstar. For more information, visit https://russelldickerson.com/.

MACKLEMORE

Three-time GRAMMY-award-winning rapper and songwriter Macklemore grew up in Seattle, Washington and broke into the hip-hop game in the early 2000s. Macklemore released two mixtapes, including one, in the first decade of the new millennium The unplanned mixtape would reach # 7 on the iTunes Hip Hop Chart. In 2009, Macklemore teamed up with producer, rapper and DJ Ryan Lewis to produce the single “Thrift Shop,” which reached # 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2013. The duo’s second single “Can’t Hold Us” also peaked at # 1, making Macklemore and Lewis the first duo in Billboard history to have their first two singles both topped.

The album Theft which included the two No. 1 singles won the 2014 GRAMMY Award for Best Rap Album, and the duo also received the GRAMMY Awards for Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Song.

In June 2017, Macklemore released Glorious, a single with Skylar Gray that marked his return to the music industry, as well as his first major single, produced without Lewis since his breakthrough in the mainstream. Macklemore released a second solo studio album, GEMINI, in September of that year.

GEMINI was Macklemore’s first solo work in 12 years and debuted at number 2 on the Billboard Top 200 Charts and includes the singles “Glorious” (with Skylar Gray), “Marmalade” (with Lil Yachty) and “Good Old Days” (with Kesha).

In total, Macklemore’s music videos have been viewed more than 2.7 billion times and he is one of only two rappers to have a Diamond-certified single. For more information, visit www.macklemore.com.

KYGO

Kygo, a Norwegian born music producer and DJ who has made a name for himself with his widespread remixes, sold out shows in North America and Europe, and headlining the Coachella and Ultra Music Festival. Kygo – which will make its second appearance on Coors Light Birds Nest – was first introduced in 2013 and has quietly become one of the most ubiquitous hitmakers in the world. With an accumulation of 15 billion global audio and video streams by 2021, it has broken numerous streaming records. Kygo earned one of his greatest hits with the multi-platinum “It Ain’t Me” (feat. Selena Gomez), reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and recorded over 2.5 billion streams worldwide.

In 2019, Kygo unleashed “Higher Love” with Whitney Houston, generating another 1.1 billion combined streams / views worldwide, reaching # 1 on Dance Radio, in addition to a classic. With the hymns “Like It Is” (with Zara Larsson & Tyga), “Lose Somebody” (with OneRepublic) and “I will wait” (with Sasha Sloan). The album has collected over 1.7 billion streams worldwide. After the Golden Hour, Kygo recently released his remix of Tina Turner’s “What’s Love Got To Do With It” and Donna Summer’s “Hot Stuff” with rave reviews.

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