Beyoncé to Rock a Race Front in Persian Gulf


John Kennedy / September 29, 2009

Singer, actress, businesswoman and celebrity wife Beyoncé Knowles can now add another bragging right to her resume: Performer at the first-ever Formula One race in Abu Dhabi.

Knowles will co-headline the show with rock band Aerosmith. According to the Associated Press, the starring acts will close the two-day Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which takes place on October 29 and October 30.

Producer Timbaland is also set to attend the event, which will include free concerts and films at the Persian Gulf beachfront.

Knowles will close out the first day of the racing event with a performance on Yas Island. –Linda Hobbs