The festival, which takes place at New York City’s Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, will see headliners The Weeknd, Jason Derulo, Lil Wayne and Axwell ^ Ingrosso play the festival on Saturday, August 22, while Justin Bieber, Skrillex and Nicki Minaj will perform on Sunday, August 23.
Bieber tweeted hours later to say he was going back into the studio because he needs to finish his latest album.
The 21-year-old revealed on Twitter on Tuesday that he will not be performing at the Fusion Festival.
“I support the Prince’s Trust wholeheartedly and I am deeply disappointed I won’t be able to perform”.
We should probably start by giving an advanced warning and apology to all Beliebers in the UK who were planning to travel to Fusion Festival this summer, as what you’re about to read might just be pretty upsetting. Comes with the job.
He added, “I do want to thank the prince’s trust for their understanding and I don’t take moving any show lightly”.
It would have marked his first gig in the UK since his Believe Tour in 2013. Even if they aren’t the guys might pop up in Bieber’s countdown as 30 days of “What Do You Mean?” continues. “There are some great artists on the line-up so to be headlining the Friday night, is a real honor”. Sometimes I wonder, ‘Is this good enough? I had a rough week last week.