He’s a singer, songwriter, actor, rapper, dancer, recording artist and winner of many prestigious awards and accolades.He’s a mega, mega-star. He’s the Grammy Award winning Chris Brown and he’s bringing his Carpe Diem World Tour to South Africa later this year.
Presented by local promoter, Canoc Productions in association with Channel O, this multi-platinum artist will perform at the Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg on Saturday, 15 December 2012, thereafter at the Outer Fields, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban on Monday, 17 December 2012 and ending the SA leg of the Carpe Diem Tour with two concerts at the Grand West Arena, Cape Town on Wednesday, 19 December and Thursday, 20 December 2012.
Chris Brown is a BIG DEAL so we urge all concert-goers to get their tickets ahead of time to avoid disappointment.” says Letsoalo. Loosely translated, “Carpe Diem” means ‘seize the day” and fans across the globe have been actively speculating for days online after Chris Brown posted an image featuring the words Carpe Diem and tour.
From Belgium to Ireland and from Germany to the Netherlands, fans are a buzz about the news of Chris Brown’s next world tour that will begin on 17 November in Norway and continue to 12 major European cities including Stockholm, Stuttgart, Basel and Paris before touching down on African soil.
“Being the leading music brand in Africa and Chris Brown’s undeniable star appeal, which pulls in major audiences across borders, it only made sense for Channel O to get involved with his Carpe Diem Tour. We look forward to hosting Chris Brown and giving fans a chance to watch him perform live in South Africa,” says Nkateko Mabaso Channel O’s Head of Marketing & Publicity.
In his short but highly successful music career, this 23-year old singer-songwriter has collaborated with some of the biggest names in R&B, pop and hip hop including Juelz Santana, Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Justin Bieber, Busta Rhymes, David Guetta and Big Sean.
The album was awarded a Grammy for ”Best R&B album” and won the ”Album of the Year” prize at the 2011 Soul Train Music Awards. F.A.M.E also went all the way to the No. 1 spot on the prestigious US Billboard 200 list. In July this year, Brown released his fifth album entitled Fortune. Featuring the gigantic hit song Don’t Wake Me Up; the album has been topping the US lists.
Brown’s abilities extend beyond the concert arena and recording booth. He’s an experienced actor who made his big screen debut in Stomp The Yard in 2007 as well as a major role in the holiday feature film This Christmas and the 2010 movie, Takers.