The best thing about radio station “Jingle” shows is that they provide a sampler platter of pop.
Not an Owl City or Enrique Iglesias fan? Sit tight – in an hour or so you’ll get a few songs from Flo Rida and Kesha.
At Wednesday night’s inaugural Jingle Ball from new Top 40 station Power 96.1, the assortment of performers read like a who’s-who of the Billboard charts. Along with the aforementioned stars came newcomer Austin Mahone and headliner Justin Bieber, whom most in the ¾-full Philips Arena sounded obsessed with whenever his name flashed on the video screen during the four-hour show.
So how was the concert? Let’s get to it.
Justin Bieber: The king of the night didn’t take the stage until almost 10:30 – surely a challenge for those school-age kids with class in the morning – but if anyone was getting snoozy waiting for him, Bieber ignited the