Global Superstars Pitbull And Ke$ha Announce North American Summer Tour
Pitbull And Ke$ha To Perform At The 26th Annual Nickelodeon Kid Choice Awards This Weekend – March 23rd At 8pm ET
LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — International music sensations Pitbull and Ke$ha announce they will share the stage for a North American Summer tour. Pitbull and Ke$ha, known for their top charting hits and explosive live performances, will join forces beginning on May 23rd in Boston at the Comcast Center with dates confirmed through June 28th in Tampa, Florida at the Live Nation Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Australia’s multi-platinum dance/pop music stars Justice Crew are confirmed as support along with special guest DJs Ultra Records’ Jump Smokers. Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, March 29th on LiveNation.com.
Pitbull fan club members and Ke$ha’s fan club members will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, March 27th. Fan club information is available at PitbullMusic.com and KeshasParty.com. Citi® cardmembers will also have access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, March 28th at 10 AM local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Live Nation mobile app users will have access to presale tickets beginning March 28th; mobile users can text “LNAPP” to 404040 to download the Live Nation mobile app. (Available for iOS and Android.)
Pitbull and Ke$ha will perform at Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kid’s Choice Awards this weekend, March 23rd at 8 PM ET on Nickelodeon. Pitbull will perform his new single, “Feel This Moment” with Christina Aguilera for the first time in its entirety. Pitbull’s new album, Global Warming is the highly anticipated follow-up to Planet Pit, which earned critical acclaim and enjoyed massive commercial success with sales of more than 1.7 million albums and 19 million singles Ke$ha will perform “C’Mon,” the second single from her critically acclaimed second album, Warrior. Her debut album Animal has sold over 2.5 million units worldwide and Ke$ha has had 7 consecutive Top 10 hits including four #1 singles in “TiK ToK,” “Your Love Is My Drug,” “We R Who We R” and the latest #1 hit “Die Young.”
Miami native Pitbull, aka Mr. Worldwide and Mr. 305, is a globally successful musician, performer, business entrepreneur, fashion icon and actor whose career sales exceed 5 million albums and 40 million singles worldwide. Pitbull has had #1 hits in more than 15 countries and his videos have been viewed more than 3 billion times. His world tour sold out concerts in Latin America, Canada and Europe, before bringing the party to the United States, Japan and Australia. Pitbull’s new single from his critically-acclaimed album Global Warming is another worldwide smash “Feel This Moment” featuring Christina Aguilera. The song is the third Top 10 hit from Global Warming which also includes his global smash “Don’t Stop The Party” and “Back In Time,” the chart-topping anthem from the action-adventure-comedy Men In Black 3. Rolling Stone said “his global hustle can’t be stopped” and the Los Angeles Times called him “America’s savviest party starter ” but to complement his global success as an recording artist, Pitbull will be featured in the 20(th) Century Fox Animated movie EPIC as Bufo which hits theaters May 24(th).
Ke$ha has taken the world by storm since the release of her debut album Animal in 2010. That year she was declared Billboard’s Hot 100 Artist and her smash debut single “TiK ToK” was named Billboard’s #1 Hot 100 Song, was the most played song of that year, and was the biggest-selling digital track in the world. Ke$ha has toured the world, playing over 200 live shows in support of Animal and its companion album Cannibal. She took home the MTV EMA for Best New Act in November 2010 and was nominated for 2 American Music Awards, 3 MTV VMA Awards and 6 Billboard Awards. She has over 22 million Facebook likes, over 3 million Twitter followers and over 330 million views on VEVO. She has sold over 27 million combined tracks and ringtones in the U.S alone and over 34.5 million worldwide to date. Animal has been certified Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum in 15 markets (including Platinum in the United States) and was the biggest selling debut album from an international female in 2010 in the UK. Ke$ha most recently announced that MTV will premiere the docu-series “Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life” on April 23(rd) at 11pm.
PITBULL AND KE$HA NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES Thursday, May 23 Boston, MA Comcast Center Saturday, May 25 Atlantic City, NJ Golden Nugget Sunday, May 26 Atlantic City, NJ Golden Nugget Friday, May 31 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center Saturday, June 1 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Sunday, June 2 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion Tuesday, June 4 Montreal, QC Bell Centre Wednesday, June 5 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre Friday, June 7 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills Sunday, June 9 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre Tuesday, June 11 Denver, CO Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre Friday, June 14 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View Saturday, June 15 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, June 16 San Diego, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre Tuesday, June 18 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Thursday, June 20 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater Saturday, June 22 Houston, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Sunday, June 23 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion Monday, June 24 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center Thursday, June 27 Atlanta, GA Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood Friday, June 28 Tampa, FL Live Nation Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds Pitbull and Ke$ha will also perform select solo dates, noted below. Pitbull Solo Dates Friday, May 24 Springfield, MA MGM Thursday, June 13 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Arena Sunday, June 30 Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Summerfest Ke$ha Solo Dates Saturday, August 10 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest For complete ticket and tour information visit PitbullMusic.com, KeshasParty.com and LiveNation.com.
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