Kiss 108, one of Boston’s most popular radio stations, has been hosting the Jingle Ball as one of its main signature celebratory events of the year since 2000. This December, the Ball will be featuring some of the biggest names from the international pop music scene, such as Justin Bieber, The Wanted, Train, Ed Sheeran, Karmin, Cher Lloyd, Alex Clare, Bridgit Mendler, and Timeflies. The incredible lineup was announced on Kiss 108 show, Matty in the Morning, where it was also revealed that the lineup may yet be subject to change. Kiss 108 Jingle Ball is one of the most anticipated holiday season music events on Boston’s calendar this year, so much that cheap Kiss 108 tickets have already been sold out. In fact, according to the radio station, only some tickets are being made available, so fans are advised to keep checking for them every now and then.
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The main headlining acts of the upcoming Kiss 108 Jingle Ball include first and foremost the award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter, Justin Bieber. The young artist debuted with the platinum-selling extended play My World
that spawned seven songs on Billboard Hot 100, setting the record for most songs charted from a debuting act. In 2010, he released his first studio offering My World 2.0
, which right away appeared at or close to the number one spot across many counties while going platinum in the US. Alongside, Bieber began his first tour and has since been touring rigorously, establishing himself as quite the live performer. His second and third studio albums, Under the Mistletoe
, both appeared on top of Billboard 200 upon release. Bieber has arguably the largest fan-base, with more than twenty-seven million supporters on Twitter from all over the globe. In 2012, the artist was named third most influential celebrity on the planet by Forbes Magazine. He has reportedly sold over fifteen million records worldwide. Alongside, the young maestro has won considerable critical acclaim in the shape of seventy-four awards from over a hundred and twenty-nine nominations. These include several awards from Billboard, Juno, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice, People’s Choice, Teen Choice and TRL, among many others. In 2011, he was welcomed into Georgia’s Music Hall of Fame.
Other headlining acts expected to appear at Kiss 108 Jingle Ball include The Wanted, Train, and Ed Sheeran. The former is an Irish-British boy band comprising of Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker, Nathan Sykes and Max George. The group released a self-titled debut album in 2010, which reached the fourth spot on UK charts while producing three singles on UK top twenty. "All Time Low", their debut single charted at number one; "Lose My Mind" went up to the nineteenth spot while "Heart Vacancy" peaked at number two. By the start of 2012, the band gained popularity in Canada and the US with their new single titled "Glad You Came" that sold three million copies. Alongside, the song peaked at number three on Billboard Hot 100.
Also ready to rock the crowds at Kiss 108 Jingle Ball, is English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran who attained commercial success in 2011 with debut single called "The A Team". The song took the third spot on UK Singles Chart, being followed by the next hit single "Lego House". The two singles along with the artist’s debut album went four-times platinum in the UK. In 2012, Sheeran took home two BRIT Awards in the categories of British Breakthrough of the Year and Best Solo Male British Artist. His single "The A Team" brought him an Ivor Novello Award in the category of Best Song Lyrically and Musically.
Also present at the Ball will be American rock pop group Train consisting of Scott Underwood, Jimmy Stafford and Pat Monahan. The band is best-known for hit albums Drops of Jupiter, For Me, It’s You
and My Private Nation
. The trio has won three Grammy Awards including the categories of Best Rock Song and Best Pop Performance by Group or Duo with Vocals. Book some Kiss 108 tickets
and be there to celebrate the biggest holiday concert this year.