World Cup 2022: Who Will Perform At Opening Ceremony?

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. As the tournament is coming closer, the hype of World Cup Qatar 2022 is extremely insane. And the World Cup opening ceremony will definitely be the most long-awaited event of this year. The opening event will be held on November 20th, 2022 at Al-Bayt Stadium, ahead of the opening match between the hosts Qatar and Ecuador.  BTS’s K-pop superstar Jeon Jung Kook already confirmed on Twitter that he will perform at that time. 
As the World Cup 2022 is nearing, the rumors of the music artists performing on stage have begun. To give you a more detailed look at the topic, we have gathered an updated list of performers at the ceremony. Are you curious? Let’s check it out with us! 

#1. Sexiest International Man Jeon Jung-kook 

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BTS’ golden boy Jung Kook has confirmed to show up in the opening event of World Cup 2022. Last week, The South Korean band BTS shared the news on their official Twitter account saying, “Proud to announce that Jung Kook is part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Soundtrack & will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony.” The superstar already flew over to Doha, Qatar with a chartered jet to prepare for the performance. 

#2. American rapper Lil Baby

Lil-BabySource: Super Stars Bio

American rap idol Dominique Armani Jones, also known by his stage name Lil Baby announced his agreement to perform at the World Cup opening ceremony via his social media on September 22, 2022. The rapper is famous for his catchy hooks, auto-tuned delivery, and candid lyrics. His music features in several major films and television shows such as Black Panther, Stranger Things, etc. In a recent interview, Lil stated that performing at the opening event is one of the biggest stages of his career so far, and he will try his best to bring an unforgettable performance to a global audience. 

#3. Bollywood star Nora Fatehi

Nora-FatehiSource: News18

Moroccan-Canadian Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi will also be performing at the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup held on Sunday. Fatehi featured in one of the three official anthems of 2022’s Qatar World Cup which is called “Light The Sky”. This will be a historic and proud moment for Nora and India as she will be the first Indian to perform at the world’s biggest football event.  

#4. Nigerian-American singer Davido 

DavidoSource: Billboard

Singer-songwriter Davido, also known as OBO (Omo Baba Olowo- which means the son of a wealthy man), will perform the World Cup’s official theme song- Hayya Hayya (Better Together). The video will be played on an electronic scoreboard in the stadium at the opening event.

#5. American band Black Eyed Peas

world-cup-opening-ceremonySource: lokersefeesten

The Grammy Award-winning band Black Eyed Peas has confirmed to perform at the Doha Golf Club on November 20 to open The World Stage.  It was organized by Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism in collaboration with Alchemy Project. The band also performed at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in 2010 with their trio rock “I Gotta Feeling”. 
Now you already know who will be performing at the World Cup Opening Ceremony 2022. Are you excited to watch these superstars’ performances? Stay tuned to our website for more FIFA World Cup Celebrities and entertainment news. 
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