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The Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival returns to New York this weekend, with fan favorite performers taking over Jones Beach on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20. Headlining the two-day event come the likes of Zedd, Major Lazer and Marshmello, while artists from Le Youth, Whethan, and many more are set for the signature beach stage.
Just days away, we break down the acts you won’t want to miss when Hot 100 gets underway in New York.
3:10-3:55PM @ Beach Stage
Kick off your Hot 100 weekend at the Beach Stage, where Young Bombs will supply the early energy in a setting that embodies the Jones Beach music experience. Straight off their Lollapalooza performance, the duo heads to New York festival-ready and equipped with new tunes. Known for their popular remixes over the past year, Young Bombs newest offering came just this week; a rendition of Frank Walker’s “Less Lonely.”
6-6:45PM @ Heatseekers Stage
If you’re seeking heat, look no further than FLETCHER, set to perform at the aptly named Heatseekers Stage. FLETCHER has been one of pop’s promising young talents since breaking through with her single “War Paint” in 2015, and the singer has established herself as an artist with her recent Finding Fletcher EP. With hits like “Wasted Youth” and an impressive young catalogue, FLETCHER is one act on Saturday you’ll want to catch while you can.
6:30-7:15PM @ Hot 100 Stage
Stars of today and tomorrow will flood the stages of Billboard’s Hot 100 Fest, and Camila Cabello stands out among pop icons set to perform. Formerly a member of Fifth Harmony, Cabello is currently powering forward with her solo career and has the music to ascend to new heights. Her recent singles “OMG” with Quavo and “Havana” featuring Young Thug were released to widespread acclaim, and collaborations with the likes of Major Lazer and Cashmere Cat prove her compatibility deeper into the dance space. With her debut solo album due next month, Camila Cabello and her collection of brand new hits will be a sight to be seen at the Hot 100 Stage.
9:45-11PM @ Hot 100 Stage
It’s only appropriate that Diplo and Major Lazer bring Hot 100 Fest to its conclusion this Sunday night. Perhaps the most interesting act of the weekend in respect to their genre-crossover appeal, attendees should expect for Major Lazer’s nighttime set to unite all fans for an explosive finale. With their new Know No Better EP setting the soundtrack of the summer, the group will come with an arsenal jam-packed with hits. From “Cold Water” to “Run Up” or “Lean On” to “Pon de Floor,” Major Lazer’s original music assures that there will be not one dull moment for the Jones Beach crowd.
It’s not too late to join the party this weekend. For a chance to win a pair of tickets, enter our contest below. Winners will be chosen at 12PM EST on Friday, August 18.
For more information visit the official site of the Billboard Hot 100 Fest.
Purchase tickets here while you still can.