B96/Chicago To Host Niall Horan, Stream Live Performance
May 16, 2017

CBS Radio Top 40 WBBM (B96) welcomes Capitol Records singer-songwriter Niall Horan to the BlueCross BlueShield Performance Stage on Thursday, May 18. Fans can visit B96.com/live to stream this exclusive live event beginning at approximately 2:00 PM, CT, and then up to 24 hours after the event’s conclusion. Tickets are being awarded on-air today 9:00 AM through 7:00 PM.

“B96 is thrilled to welcome pop superstar Niall Horan to our BlueCross BlueShield Performance Stage,” said B96 Music Director, Erik Bradley.  "His new single “Slow Hands” is already off to an incredible start and it’s going to be an amazing memory for our winners to hear him play it live for the first time in Chicago in such an intimate setting.”

B96 morning show personalities, J Niice and Showbiz Shelly, will host the interview with Horan. Immediately following the interview, Horan will greet fans.

Horan is best known as a member of the British group, One Direction.  He is credited for co-writing many of the group’s popular songs including “Story of My Life” and “Night Changes.” His first solo single “This Town” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart. He recently won “Favorite Breakout Artist” at the People’s Choice Awards. Horan is scheduled to perform at the upcoming CBS Radio concert SPF in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 20 and the B96 Pepsi Summer Bash at the Allstate Arena on Saturday, June 24.

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