Jessie J kicked off Good Morning America’s summer concert series in Central Park in New York City with a crowd pleasing performance of hits along with a lively interview on stage with GMA co-anchor Robin Roberts.
The British singer-songwriter has a new album, “Sweet Talker,” and she has just wrapped her first-ever headlining U.S. tour and heads off to Europe. Yes, but not before a stop off in New York City. She noted in the interview that it was her first time ever in Central Park. And, needless to say, that’s quite a way to visit the iconic landmark for the first time, on stage before tens of thousands of screaming, admiring fans, some who had camped out for who knows how long for prime spots in Rumsey Field.
Jessie J rose to fame with a breakthrough hit, “Do It Like a Dude,’ which was quickly followed by ‘Domino’ which further cemented her status as an internationally known pop music superstar. She said of her success, “Literally I take in every second. This has been a dream come true for me. I feel very lucky. We are very lucky.” And it’s been a whirlwind as she was on her way out of the country to start the European leg of her world tour in Stockholm, Sweden.
She confessed she did not know of the popularity of the movie ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ and that it had been No. 1 at the box office. Her song from the soundtrack, ‘Flashlight,’ has gone on to become a hit and she said of it, “I very lucky and honored.”
Jessie J had been known for signature jet black hair, and she has switched up her style, trading in the dark locks for Day-Glo pink, reminiscent of an ’80s punk rocker. And she wore a black T-shirt blazon with “Good Morning America” along with black leather skinny jeans for quite a stylish look in the early hours of the morning.
She noted in the interview that she had flown in at 1:30 in the morning and was up at three and on the set at 6 a.m. Not quite the ideal schedule for a singer, but one never would have known from the dynamic performance she gave.
See many more pictures and watch video of Jessie J’s interview and the ‘Flashlight’ performance in the GMA concert series kickoff below!
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