Enrique Iglesias is to become the first U.S. recording artist to perform in Egypt since President Hosni Mubarak was removed from power amid a series of violent uprisings.

The Grammy Award-winning Hero singer will perform at the Amer 5 Star Resorts Golf Porto Marina in the shadow of the Pyramids of Giza on 9 August (14).

He says, "I am excited to debut my new album in Egypt. It is the perfect place to let the universal language of music help people unite for peace and prosperity and share the joy of the moment, and each other.

"I hope my music will help bring back good memories and create great new ones. This performance is meant to be a positive experience for everyone."