Soundstorm 2021 music festival in Riyadh

International entertainers and musicians — including superstar French DJ David Guetta — performed at the event despite boycott calls over Saudi Arabia’s human rights record.The festival, which ended on a Sunday, comes as Saudi Arabia sees a spike in coronavirus cases amid increased fears over the spread of the new Omicron variant.Saudi Arabia has recorded the highest number of COVID-related deaths among Arab Gulf countries, with more than 8,860 fatalities.