British Albanian pop star, Dua Lipa, will perform at the showpiece, following in the footsteps of the Black Eyed Peas and Alicia Keys.

Dua Lipa will perform at this season’s Champions League final in Kiev.

Liverpool will take on defending champions Real Madrid at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on May 26, with sponsors Pepsi presenting a pre-match ceremony.

And Dua Lipa will make an appearance, performing songs from her self-titled album, including IDGAF and New Rules.

Era Istrefi is set to perform alongside Smith in the World Cup music video

Era Istrefi is set to perform alongside Smith in the World Cup music video

In the other hand, Kosovo Albanian pop singer diva, Era Istrefi, together with actor Will Smith and Colombia-based reggaeton star Nicky Jam are recording the official 2018 World Cup anthem.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men’s national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018.

According to reports in Billboard and other publications, the track is to be released on 25 May, and is being produced by Diplo, the US producer behind hits with his group Major Lazer including Lean On and Cold Water.

The official World Cup song is usually performed at either the opening or closing ceremony. Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez performed We Are One (Ole Ola) at the 2014 opening ceremony, while Shakira’s Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) closed out the 2010 competition.

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