Chris Brown, Black Eyed Peas rock at Saudi Arabian Grand Prix concerts

One of the hardest jobs in the music business has to be those of Chris Brown’s backup dancers, The National reports.

According to the report, the six-strong group supporting the singer during his Formula One 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after-race concert in Jeddah on Sunday, were not there for mere eye candy.

Several times during the show, they struggled to keep up with the RnB star as his silky voice and nimble feet blazed through a stellar set at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit.

Say what we will about Brown’s questionable behaviour off the stage, but for those not paying attention, he has been so prolific and consistent that in 2020 he became the first RnB act to score 100 entries on the US Billboard charts.

With such a catalogue, it’s no wonder Brown blitzed through them during his hour-long set: early hits such as Run It! were delivered in chorus form while club anthems Deuces and Beautiful People were given the full treatment.

Despite the energy onstage, Brown cut an almost demure figure on stage. Perhaps it was a wise choice, as it offered a rare chance to appreciate a controversial artist fully focused and in his element.

The Black Eyed Peas delivered the same intensity in their preceding performance.

However, in the hands of the US hip-hop crew, it translated to unbridled joy in a brilliantly cohesive and inclusive set

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