Amazon Music has announced that Ariana Grande is headlining the Amazon Music Unboxing Prime Day concert taking place July 11 in New York City. Alessia Cara, Kelsea Ballerini and Julia Michaels are also performing at the show, which will be available for replay for a limited time. Amazon will stream the concert live at 8 p.m. ET. Amazon has not revealed the concert venue or if tickets can be purchased for the show, but Amazon Prime Day videos leading up to the event hint that the concert will likely take place near the Brooklyn Bridge.
Amazon Prime Day is the online retailer's annual promotion that gives major discounts and exclusives to Amazon Prime members. This year, Amazon Prime day will begin July 16 at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT and will run for 36 hours. As part of Amazon Prime Day, Prime members who haven’t yet tried Amazon Music Unlimited can get the premium, on-demand service with access to millions of songs for 99 cents per month for the first four months, which will then increase to $7.99 per month.
At the Amazon concert, Grande is expected to perform her previous hits, as well as new songs from her fourth studio album, Sweetener, which will be released on Aug. 17. "No Tears Left to Cry," the album's first single, was a No. 3 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Grande has not yet announced a tour to promote the album, but she has been doing select performances in the lead-up to the album's release, including at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on May 20 in Las Vegas and at the 2018 iHeartRadio Wango Tango concert on June 2 in Los Angeles.
The Amazon concert is one of a few that Cara is doing this summer. She is also set to perform at the Made in America Festival, which takes place Sept. 1-2 in Philadelphia. Ballerini is the opening act on the U.S. dates for Keith Urban's 2018 North American tour, which launched June 15 in St. Louis, and will conclude Nov. 3 in Dallas. Michaels will be the opening act for Maroon 5's 2018 North American tour, which kicks off Sept. 7 at in Salt Lake City and ends Oct. 15 in New York.