Nelly cancels SunFest 2022 performance, Steve Aoki to perform instead

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (SOUTH FLORIDA WEEKEND) - This news is ‘hot and fresh out the kitchen’! Rap superstar Nelly will be unable to perform at SunFest 2022 in West Palm Beach. However, he’s been replaced and we think you’ll be happy to hear who is now on the lineup!

Steve Aoki is now slated to perform on Sunday, May 1. He will take over Nelly’s spot at the Ford Stage from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aoki is an American DJ, record producer, music programmer and record executive.

“Unfortunately, Nelly had an unavoidable scheduling conflict, but we are happy to have Steve Aoki join our SunFest lineup,” said Paul Jamieson, Executive Director of SunFest. “Aoki’s music adds another dimension to the variety of artists and music genres for fans of all ages at SunFest 2022.”

Aoki has collaborated with artists such as, Afrojack, LMFAO, Linkin Park, Iggy Azalea, Lil Jon, blink-182, Louis Tomlinson, Backstreet Boys, Fall Out Boy among others. His 2012 debut studio album, Wonderland was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album in 2013.

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