Nicki Minaj going on tour with Britney

Britney Spears- Femme Fatale tourIt’s official: Nicki Minaj is going on tour with Britney Spears. The news about Britney’s Femme Fatale tour was announced in LA yesterday. It was announced the ‘Moment’s For Life’ singer would be joining Britney on the North American leg of the tour. This as Enrique Iglesias pulled out of the tour citing “scheduling issues”, when in actual fact many believe it was his ego that couldn’t handle opening for Britney. Nicki’s a better fit though wouldn’t you say? Here’s the official release:

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 12, 2011) – Pop music trendsetter Britney Spears, who has continually captivated crowds around the world with her live music events, today confirms special guest Nicki Minaj will join the Femme Fatale touring event of the summer.  The all female line-up includes Jessie and the Toy Boys and Nervo on every tour stop.  Spears has prepared an extraordinary show in support of the North American tour that begins on June 16th in Sacramento at the Power Balance Pavilion.   Tickets for select markets go on sale beginning April 30th at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.

“This is the Femme Fatale tour and I’m thrilled to have Nicki Minaj, Jessie and the Toy Boys, and Nervo join me and get everyone on the dance floor,” said Spears. “Can’t wait to take the Femme Fatales on the road.”

Spears continues to influence a generation of pop music fans with the release of her highly acclaimed, seventh studio album, Femme Fatale, which recently debuted at #1 on the Billboard Album chart, marking her 6th #1 album, and continuing her reign as one of the top-selling artists of the past decade.  Spears has sold more than 67 million albums worldwide since her debut in 1999 and has generated more than 24 Top 40 Hits on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart.

“Till The World Ends” is the recently released second single from Spears’ new pop epic Femme Fatale, and the follow up to the smash debut single, “Hold It Against Me,” which has sold more than a million copies. “Hold It Against Me” also debuted at number one on both the Hot 100 Singles and Hot Digital Songs Chart, it currently ranks #1 on the digital singles charts in 20 markets globally and is the # 1 video on MTV and VH1 in the U.S.

Citi® cardmembers will also have access to presale tickets through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

Spears catalog of hit albums includes: …Baby One More Time (1999);  Oops!… I Did It Again (2000); Britney (2001); In The Zone (2003); Blackout (2007); Circus (2008); and

The Singles Collection (2009).

FEMME FATALE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

June 16             Sacramento, CA            Power Balance Pavilion              On Sale April 30

June 18             San Jose, CA                HP Pavilion                                On Sale April 30

June 20             Los Angeles, CA            Staples Center                           On Sale April 30

June 24             Anaheim, CA                 Honda Center                            On Sale April 30

June 25             Las Vegas, NV              MGM Grand Garden Arena         On Sale April 30

June 28             Portland, OR                 Rose Garden Arena                    On Sale May 7

June 29             Tacoma, WA                 Tacoma Dome                           On Sale May 7

July 1                Vancouver, BC               Rogers Arena                            On Sale May 7

July 4                Winnipeg, MB                MTS Centre                               On Sale May 7

July 6                St. Paul, MN                 Xcel Center                                On Sale May 7

July 8                Chicago, IL                    United Center                            On Sale April 30

July 12              Dallas, TX                      American Airlines Center            On Sale May 7

July 13              Houston, TX                   Toyota Center                            On Sale May 7

July 15              New Orleans, LA            New Orleans Arena                    On Sale May 14

July 17              Atlanta, GA                   Philips Arena                             On Sale May 7

July 20              Orlando, FL                   Amway Center                           On Sale May 7

July 22              Miami, FL                      American Airlines Arena             On Sale April 30

July 26              Cleveland, OH                Quicken Loans Arena                 On Sale May 7

July 28              Detroit, MI                     The Palace of Auburn Hills          On Sale April 30

July 30              Philadelphia, PA            Wells Fargo Center                    On Sale May 7

July 31              Washington, DC            Verizon Center                           On Sale May 7

August 2           Uniondale, NY               Nassau Coliseum                       On Sale April 30

August 5           East Rutherford, NJ        Izod Center                                On Sale April 30

August 8           Boston, MA                   TD Garden                                 On Sale May 7

August 11         Montreal, QC                 Bell Centre                                On Sale May 7

August 13         Toronto, ON                   Air Canada Centre                      On Sale April 30

Complete ticket and tour information is available at BritneySpears.com, Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.

Author: Jason Von Berg

Digital content marketer. Mobile App Editor. Entertainment, travel and New York City lover. #Triathlete, #Ironman, health and wellness advocate, @Futurelifeza ambassador

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