Jennifer Hudson, Meghan Trainor to headline Wawa Welcome America

Mark Abrams
May 02, 2019 - 4:01 pm
Jennifer Hudson and Meghan Trainor will headline Philadelphia's Welcome America July 4 concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Academy Award-winning actress and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson and pop/country singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor will headline Philadelphia's Wawa Welcome America concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The announcement of the holiday entertainment was made on social media Thursday. 

Hudson will be performing with the 18-piece Philly Pops Big Band and delivering rock and rhythm and blues selections.

Meghan Trainor is also a Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has produced a string of hits for both herself and other pop and country artists.

Trainor will perform on the same stage.

At the end of the concerts, a spectacular holiday fireworks display with the art museum as the backdrop will cap the Fourth in Philadelphia.