The Low-down on the Artists Performing at Universal Orlando's 2015 Mardi Gras!

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The Low-down on the Artists Performing at Universal Orlando's 2015 Mardi Gras!
Get the low down on the artists that made the Universal Mardi Gras line-up!
Orlando's biggest annual party, Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras, has begun! Along with parades, floats, beads and soul food Big Easy style, Universal brings world famous musical acts to Universal Studios' Music Plaza Stage. Artists include Olivia Newton John, Trey Songz , Jessie J and many more...

Olivia Newton John

Olivia Newton John

As if Olivia Newton John needs any introduction. However, you may not know that she is a four time Grammy award winner and selling over 100 million records, one of the world's best selling artists. She also features on one of the biggest selling soundtracks in the history of Hollywood. Needless to say, the soundtrack belongs to the film adaptation of the much loved Broadway musical Grease, in which the singer-songwriter and actor plays Sandy, alongside hip thrusting John Travolta.

Olivia Newton John performing Saturday 7th February

 

Jessie J

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Homegrown Jessie J hails from the same performing arts school as the likes of Leona Lewis, Adele and Kate Nash. As well as being a critically acclaimed singer with a unique and impressive voice, Jessie J has written a number chart topping songs for a number artists, including Party in the USA for  Miley Cyrus and  I Need This for Chris Brown.  

Jessie J and Chris Brown

Jessie J performing on the Saturday 14th February

 

Barenaked Ladies

Barenaked Ladies

Formed in 1988, Barenaked Ladies is a Canadian alternative rock band. The band sing the title soundtrack for science geek sitcom Big Bang Theory! Indeed, the sitcom that has taken over Channel 4 since the departure of Friends. No stranger to the sitcom gig, Barenaked Ladies members are also the recording artists featured on the opening soundtrack for animated adult sitcom King of the Hill.

Barenaked Ladies performing Sunday 15th February

 

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson

A regular at Universal Studios Florida's Mardi Gras is Kelly Clarkson, winner of the first ever American Idol in 2002. Prior to auditioning for American Idol and becoming the proud owner of two Grammy awards, Kelly Clarkson was a girl after our own hearts, working at American theme park Six Flags!

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Kelly Clarkson performing Saturday 21st February

 

Heart

Heart the Band

Ann and Nancy Wilson shot to fame during the seventies. The duo are celebrated for being one of the first ever female rock bands to write their own songs and play their own instruments. Nancy Wilson's ex-husband, Cameron Crowe, was the director of the 2001 film Vanilla Sky, starring Tom Cruise. 

Vanilla Sky

Heart performing Saturday 28th February

 

Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins

Representing the Country and Western genre in the Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras line duo, Trace Adkins is a Country Music and CMT winner. He appeared in the American Celebrity Apprentice in 2008 alongside actor Stephen Baldwin. Baldwin later starred in Trace's music video for single Muddy Water, also released in 2008.

Trace Adkins on Celebrity Apprentice

Trace Adkins performing Saturday 7th March

 

Styx

Styx

A rock band from Chicago, Styx rose to fame during the seventies, known for hit songs, Come Sail Away, Babe, The Best of Times and Too Much Time on My Hands. From 1977 to 1981 the band released four certified Multi-Platinum albums consecutively. 

Styx performing Saturday 14th March

 

American Authors

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Slightly new to the music scene is Indie-rock band American Authors. Made up of four members, the quartet formed whilst studying at the same college, under the band name Blue Pages. The band changed their name to American Authors in 2012.

American Authors

American Authors performing Sunday 15th March

 

Becky G

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Even newer to the scene is rapper, singer, actress and dancer Becky G, who found acclaim on YouTube. Praiseful tweets posted by Simon Cowell and esteemed song writer Dr Luke, sharing a video of her covering Kanye West and Jay Z's song Otis was the beginning of her rise to fame!

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