Kali Uchis, Charlie puth and Rico Naughty were announced to headline TikTok’s New Years Eve concert, which will be hosted live. The announcement was made via Twitter, generating a lot of excitement from their followers.
“Celebrate New Years with @KALIUCHIS, @charlieputh, @Rico_nastyy, host @Avgfashionblog and special guests as they say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022,” the app shared on Twitter. In addition to showcasing the musicians mentioned above, who had some of the most used songs on TikTok, the event will also feature appearances from a variety of famous creators, with Courtney parchman, whose TikTok identifier is Average Fashion Blogger, hosting the evening.
The live broadcast begins at 9 p.m. EST on New Years Eve. Performances will take place on a different floor of the TikTok Towers, a stage designed to resemble apartments custom-built for each artist.
While all the performers at the event are thrilling, Kali Uchis had a very impactful few years, releasing a record that topped various rankings and launched his career to new levels. In 2020, she released “Sin Miedo”, containing the song “Telepatia”, which became her first song to hit the Billboard 100 in the United States. She has collaborated with artists like SZA, Kaytranada and Jhay cortez, and will soon go on tour alongside Tyler the creator. She also received the Variety’s Crossover Award, due to the influence of her presence in terms of expanding the reach of Latin music.
TikTok is an influential app for music, with many artists making big breaks with the app, quickly popularizing songs and throwing them into a wider audience. The New Year’s Eve event isn’t TikTok’s first foray into the music industry; In the past, the app has hosted a variety of live broadcasts from artists like Justin Bieber, J Balvin, and Demi Lovato.