Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Lewis Capaldi braces for six-figure salary ahead of Lewis Hamilton v Max Verstappen clash

West Lothian singer Lewis Capaldi will perform for the first time in nearly two years this weekend in Abu Dhabi.

Hitmaker Someone You Loved is set to perform on Saturday after qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, just a day before the Formula 1 World Championship showdown between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen. Briton Stormzy and American singer Khalid will also perform. It comes after Capaldi vowed to take a year off to put the finishing touches on his highly anticipated second album – the sequel to his multi-million-selling debut album Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent. Earlier this year, the 25-year-old singer released a statement on Instagram saying he was postponing all of his shows for the rest of the year to focus on the new album, insisting he wouldn’t. back before 2022. Now he’ll be performing his biggest hits on the single show – but he’s not expected to air any new material.

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He said in March: “I’ve written loads of songs that I’m really passionate about and can’t wait for you to hear them. being, in part for my sanity, because I’m going to have to sing these songs every night for the next few years on tour, but ultimately for all of you who made the first album what it was. time to write, all of the Covid restrictions made it harder to go and record stuff I worked on or even be with everyone I enjoyed working with on the first album. heart that I made the difficult decision to reschedule the concerts this year and to put all my efforts to make the best possible album for you. there is clearly no shortage of a few pounds these days. Indeed, just last month he was named to a list of Britain’s richest celebrities aged 30 and under. The singer ranked No.6 on Heat magazine’s annual rich list – having amassed a fortune of £ 17million. Capaldi released Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent in May 2019, spending 10 weeks at No. 1 on the album. a string of hits including Someone You Loved, Before You Go and Hold Me While You Wait, cementing him as one of the biggest newcomers in pop history. It has been a remarkable rise for the young Scotsman, who just last year said he was making good use of the lockdown by writing new songs every day – because he ‘needs the money’. Ed Sheeran topped Heat Magazine’s rich annual list for the third year in a row. The Shape of You singer, 30, has increased his estimated worth over the past 12 months to a staggering £ 236.5million.

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