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Try not to sing his name and dance as pop superstar Jason Derulo took the Benjamin Franklin Parkway stage for the free 2022 Wawa Welcome America Concert. Popstar Ava Max and Grammy Award-winning singer Tori Kelly opened up and got the crowd feeling good.
The star-studded concert featured performances by award-winning singer/songwriter Jason Derulo (back after performing without a crowd on July 4th, 2020), Multiple-platinum selling popstar Ava Max and award-winning gospel and pop singer Tori Kelly.
What surprises and bops did the concert hold?
Jason Derulo Rocks Philly
Derulo said he will be mixing old hits and new moves during this 1-hour set.
These fans sure were ready to dance!
NBC10’s Tim Furlong and Aaron Baskerville catch up with Jason Derulo fans ahead of the music star taking the Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert stage.
Once he took the stage he performed hits “Watcha Say,” “Tip Toe” and “Wiggle.”
People not only sang along but also danced as Derulo performed “Savage Love.”
Fans were treated to brand-new song “Slidin’.”
During his Philly-inspired rendition of “Talk Dirty” he sang about Philly cheesesteaks.
Ava Max Takes the Stage
Before taking the stage to perform “Kings & Queens” and other hits, Max told NBC10’s Frances Wang and Rosemary Connors she had a Philly cheesesteak.
Max then fired through her hits including “Who’s Laughing Now” and “Sweet But Psycho.”
The show thrilled those in the crowd and at home.
Tori Kelly Opens the Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert
Kelly opened the show and said it was fun to “party with you guys.”
She played “Coffee” among other hits like “Unbothered,” Hollow” and “Should’ve Been Us.”
The concert will be followed by a breathtaking fireworks display.