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Kidz Bop expands partnership with The Harlem Globetrotters

Children’s music brand, Kidz Bop is extending its partnership with the world famous basketball legends, the Harlem Globetrotters for the UK leg of the team’s world tour.

The British Kidz Bop kids will support the team as it continues its Amazing Feats of Basketball world tour this May, performing as the opening act as the basketball pros head to Liverpool, Manchester, Bournemouth and London.

The Kidz Bop Kids will sing several hit songs from their albums, Kidz Bop 2018 and Kidz Bop Summer ’18 before the game tip off.

The Harlem Globetrotters is billed as a one-of-a-kind show that features ‘some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet,’ such as Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Cheese Chisholm, Handles Frankln, Dragon Taylor and more.

Victor Zaraya, Kidz Bop president, said: “The Harlem Globetrotters put on an incredible show that’s great for the entire family.

“We are thrilled that they invited the Kidz Bop Kids to join them as special guest openers. The Kidz Bop Kids are looking forward to supporting the Globetrotters and performing songs from their new album, Kidz Bop Summer ’18, live for fans at some of the UK’s most iconic venues.”

Howard Smith, president of the Harlem Globetrotters, added: “We are thrilled to expand our partnership with Kidz Bop beyond the United States.

“Having entertained millions of fans in 123 countries around the world, we see so much crossover appeal between our fan base and theirs, no matter where we play, and we think our partnership will provide great value to our ticket buyers.

“We look forward to partnering with them during our UK events.”

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