Major League Baseball announced today that the 22-year-old “Cool For The Summer” singer will be headlining the concert instead of Ariana, who dropped out due to health issues.
“I’m so excited to be headlining the MLB All-Star Concert. I hope my fans in Cincinnati are ready to get ‘Cool for the Summer!’” Demi shared in a statement
Tony Petitti, COO, Major League Baseball added, “Demi Lovato is one of today’s best young artists and we know she will provide fans with a fantastic experience they won’t soon forget. We’re disappointed that Ariana Grande cannot partake in the All-Star festivities, but wish her a speedy recovery.”
Rixton will still open The Budweiser All-Star Concert at Paul Brown Stadium on Saturday, July 11th.