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ROBBIE WILLIAMS HEADLINES DAY ONE OF CALABASH 2025

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Calabash South Africa is thrilled to present a once-in-a-lifetime experience as the legendary Robbie Williams takes center stage on day one of Calabash South Africa 2025! The concerts take place on 18 January 2025 at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg and 22 January 2025, DHL Stadium, Cape Town

With an extraordinary career boasting six of the Top 100 best-selling albums in British history, a remarkable 80 million album sales worldwide, and an astounding 14 Number 1 singles, Robbie Williams is a true music icon. His accolades include a record-breaking 18 BRIT Awards, surpassing any other artist.

Robbie's latest triumph came in 2022 when his album 'XXV' secured his 14th UK Number 1, setting a new record for the solo artist with the most UK Number 1 albums. With a total of 19 chart-topping UK albums spanning his solo career and his work with Take That, Robbie Williams ranks among the top two acts of all time with the most Number 1s.

Don't miss your chance to witness Robbie Williams live! Calabash South Africa 2025 is powered by Big Concerts, M-Net, KFM, and 947. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements, including special guest performers, by following Calabash South Africa's social media channels. This is a concert experience you won't want to miss!

Robert Peter Williams, better known as Robbie Williams, has made an unforgettable impact on the music industry. Born on February 13, 1974, Williams first gained fame as a member of the chart-topping pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995. His charismatic stage presence and unique voice set him apart, foreshadowing a solo career that would captivate audiences worldwide.

In 1996, Williams embarked on his solo journey, releasing his debut studio album, Life thru a Lens, in 1997. The album featured the iconic single "Angels," which remains one of his best-selling tracks. His subsequent album, I've Been Expecting You, boasted hits like "Millennium" and "She's the One," both soaring to the top of the charts.

Williams' Achievements Speak Volumes:

UK Chart Dominance: With seven UK No. 1 singles and 14 studio albums, Williams consistently ruled the British music scene. His Guinness World Record for selling 1.6 million concert tickets in a single day during the Close Encounters Tour solidified his superstar status.

Brit Awards Royalty: Williams boasts a staggering 18 Brit Awards, including four wins for Best British Male Artist. His impact on British culture earned him the prestigious Icon Award.

Global Sensation: Selling 75 million records worldwide, Williams ranks among the best-selling artists ever. His three Knebworth concerts in 2003 drew over 375,000 fans, setting a UK music event record.

Take That Reunion: In 2010, Williams rejoined Take That for their album Progress, which shattered sales records. His departure from the band was amicable, leaving the door open for future collaborations.
Legacy and Beyond:

Williams received the freedom of his hometown, Stoke-on-Trent, in 2014, with streets named in his honor.
His latest compilation album, XXV, released in September 2022, celebrates his enduring influence.
From "Angels" to Live 8 performances, Robbie Williams remains an icon whose music transcends generations.

The Discovery Bank pre-sale begins at 09h00 on 10 April from Ticketmaster.co.za and will run until 08h59 on 12 April.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 09h00 on 12 April from www.calabashsouthafrica.co.za or Ticketmaster.co.za.


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