On Friday 5 July, Canadian vocal powerhouse Celine Dion, entertainment super star Josh Groban and Steps pop icon Claire Richards will kick off Barclaydcard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2019 with an unforgettable live show from the Great Oak Stage.
Celine Dion has sold over 240 million records worldwide (more than any other BST Hyde Park headliner to date) and is renowned for incredible live shows and a monumental vocal range. She will be one of the most unforgettable acts to have ever graced the Great Oak Stage in Hyde Park.
Her headlining performance will come just a month after the end of her second record -breaking Las Vegas residency Celine on 8 June 2019.
"It's my first time doing a show in the beautiful Hyde Park.... I'm so excited. I love London, and it's a great honour for me to be part of the Barclaycard pPresents BST Hyde Park concerts. I can't wait.... summertime in London, here we come!"
One of the most successful female artists of all time, she has been performing and recording music for over 35 years and possesses one of the most powerful and moving voices in popular music history.
Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs (over 35 million sold worldwide), electrifying live performances, and comedic film and television appearances. The 37-year-old Los Angeles native stands out as “the only artist who has had two albums appear on the Top 20 Best-Selling Albums list of the past decade,” according to Billboard
“Over the course of my career, Celine has been an inspiration, friend, and singing with her quite frankly started my career as a teenager,” says Groban. “To join her for this extremely special concert is a great honor and I look forward to giving my all for her and the audience at Hyde Park.”
Claire Richards has launched a successful solo career this year with the single On My Own and album My Wildest Dreams. Claire, however, signed her first record deal 23 years ago and has achieved enormous success with Steps, racking up fourteen top 5 hits, three number 1 albums, a Brit Award and 20 million record sales. The iconic pop group reunited for last year's acclaimed Tears on the Dancefloor album, which debuted at number 2, and a hugely popular 22-date sold out arena tour. But now, Claire is stepping into the spotlight alone with My Wildest Dreams breaking the UK Top 10
Claire Richards says: "Performing at Hyde Park on the same stage as my idol Celine really is a dream come true and I’m so excited to perform tracks from my album with my live band”.