Meghan Trainor to perform at Iowa State Fair

Posted at 9:42 AM, Apr 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-20 10:58:30-04

The final act for the Iowa State Fair was announced Wednesday morning. 

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Meghan Trainor will bring "The Untouchable Tour" to the Iowa State Fair Grandstand on August 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale April 29 and start at $45.

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Trainor won "Best New Artist" at the 2016 GRAMMY Awards. 

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Meghan Trainor continues to break records, make history, inspire countless fans, and change the landscape of pop music and culture. She began 2016 by winning "Best New Artist" at the GRAMMY® Awards and "Favorite Album" for her chart-dominating RIAA platinum full-length debut, Title at the 2016 People's Choice Awards. Title also yielded four multiplatinum Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 smashes-"All About That Bass," "Lips Are Movin," "Dear Future Husband" and "Like I'm Gonna Lose You".

For Trainor, it started with "All About That Bass." It spent eight weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the "longest-running Hot 100 #1 by an Epic Records artist" and "longest-running Got 100 #1 by a female artist in 2014." The breakout hit was nominated for "Song Of The Year" and "Record Of The Year" at the 2015 GRAMMY® Awards. She received three American Music Awards nominations and three Teen Choice Awards nominations.

Meghan Trainor rounds out the one-of-a-kind 2016 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Concert Series with other top entertainment already announced: Newsboys with special guest Francesca (August 11), Brett Eldredge (August 13), Jason Derulo (August 14), Dierks Bentley with special guest Tucker Beathard (August 15), Rock Hall Three For All: Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick (August 16), Grand Outlaw National Tractor and Truck Pull sponsored by Iowa Farmer Today (August 17), An Evening with Jeff Dunham (August 18), KISS with special guest TBA (August 19), Steven Tyler and The Loving Mary Band (August 20) and Lady Antebellum and special guest Kelsea Ballerini (August 21).

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