The AMAs will mark this landmark occasion with the legendary Rahat Fateh Ali Khan performing his most loved hits in an exclusive opening and closing show.One of the most successful South Asian music artists of the year, the award winning Rahat Fateh Ali Khan returns to London in October, with his only performance in the capital taking place at the Asian Music Awards.
Fans will be able to watch the star perform his array of hits such as “Tere Mast Mast Do Nain,” “Tere Bina” and the unforgettable “Teri Meri”.The star, who was trained in the art of classical music by his uncle, the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, will showcase his Bollywood hits as well as revisiting his Qawwali roots in a special performance with his full live band. Abs Shaid, CEO and Founder of the AMAs says:“This year’s awards show is gearing up to be the biggest AMA event to date. To mark our 10 years we have moved to one of the greatest music venues in the world, we have launched our Nokia Unsigned talent search for the young stars of the future and now we are proud to announce our headline act – a South Asian music star with immense international pedigree. The AMAs and Lebara Mobile are honoured to have Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at this momentous event in the award’s lifetime.
”Ratheesan Yoganathan, CEO Lebara Group added:“We are very proud to be a partner of the Asian Music Awards and to help them celebrate this significant milestone. Lebara has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and for me it was a defining moment in setting the vision for the company’s future. I look forward to seeing the AMAs continue to grow; celebrating and encouraging future generations from the South Asian communities into music. We’re delighted to welcome Rahat Fateh Ali Khan along to this special celebration. A fitting performance and artist to help mark the 10th anniversary of the Lebara Mobile Asian Music Awards.”