New York, NY, May 3, 2023 – NYC Pride has announced Award-winning global superstar Christina Aguilera as this year’s Pride Island headliner. The annual LGBTQIA+ dance party and fundraiser takes place at Brooklyn Army Terminal on Sunday, June 25, 2023.
Christina Aguilera is a seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter renowned for her powerful voice and hit songs. Throughout her career, she has sold more than 75 million records worldwide. Aguilera has achieved five No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart making her the third female artist, and fourth overall, to top the chart over three consecutive decades (1990s, 2000s, and 2010s). In 2021 she received the inaugural Music Icon Award at the People’s Choice Awards, followed by the Spirit of Hope Award at the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards and the Advocate for Change Award at the 2023 GLAAD Media Awards.
“I couldn’t be more excited to headline NYC Pride’s iconic Pride Island,” said Aguilera. “I’m always ready to celebrate the strength and resilience of all the individual members of the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies by dedicating this performance to our combined power when we act and work in solidarity.”
Other marquee talent at this year’s Pride Island includes Billboard #1 Remixer and Indie Music award nominee Guy Scheiman (Tel Aviv) featuring dance music sensation Karina Kay, and the New York City debut of resident DJ at Forever Tel Aviv Mor Avrahmi (Tel Aviv).
The Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) is a modern industrial campus powered by the rich legacy of the South Brooklyn waterfront. NYCEDC has worked to transform BAT into a modern manufacturing and jobs hub. The four million square foot campus is home to over 100 businesses and over 4,000 jobs. BAT is the premier affordable hub for modern industrial businesses, entrepreneurs and working families in NYC. The campus has completed renovations to open the historic property to the public and increase the community’s connectivity to the Sunset Park waterfront. BAT hosts a variety of programs, including arts and cultural events, to bring tenants and the community together.
Tickets for Pride Island are on sale now at nycpride.org/prideisland.
The NYC Pride 2023 calendar features free events including the NYC Pride March (June 25), The Rally (June 17), Youth Pride (June 24), and PrideFest (June 25). In addition to Pride Island, other ticketed events include The Brunch (June 18), Teaze (June 24), and Bliss Days (June 25). More information on NYC Pride events can be found at nycpride.org/events.
More information about NYC Pride, including how to volunteer, can be found at nycpride.org.
David Clarke | Senior Communications Manager
Dan Dimant | Media Director
ABOUT HERITAGE OF PRIDE Heritage of Pride, Inc. is the volunteer-directed organization behind the official NYC Pride roster of events. Heritage of Pride’s mission is to work toward a future without discrimination where all people have equal rights under the law. We do this by producing LGBTQIA+ Pride events that inspire, educate, commemorate, and celebrate our diverse community.