Kid Rock to perform during Daytona 500 pre-show

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Kid Rock to perform duringf pre-race show at the Daytona 500 on Feb. 22, on pit road at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – American rock star Kid Rock will be the featured during the pre-race show for the Daytona 500, where his song selection will include his new single, "First Kiss."

"We’re thrilled to have Kid Rock entertain the thousands of race fans in attendance and the millions more watching on FOX," Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said in a press release. "Kid Rock is an avid NASCAR fan and will provide race fans with a spectacular performance."

Kid Rock, whose musical style ranges from hip hop and rock to heavy metal and country, joins a long list of past performers of the Daytona 500 500 pre-race show, including Luke Bryan, Zac Brown Band, Lenny Kravitz, Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Bon Jovi.

FAST FACTS: 

• Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and actor;
• His 1998 studio album Devil Without a Cause sold 13 million copies worldwide;
• He has sold 25 million albums in the U.S. according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Source: Wikipedia 

Did You Know?

Kid Rock was born on Super Bowl Sunday. It also happens to be the same day that Thomas Crapper, inventor of the toilet, was born.
Source: Songfacts.com
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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via HeadlineSurfer.com. Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.