Belieb it because it’s true… It has officially (finally) been announced that Justin Bieber will be heading to South Africa is May 2013. Cape Town and Jozi get ready because Bieber will be rocking out in your cities on the 8th and the 12th of May respectively. They’re both stadium tours, so moms and dads, if you’re taking your daughters… best you go and purchase your earplugs now because it’s going to get LOUD in there.
Tickets go on sale on the 10th in Jozi and the 11th in Cape Town, just in time for Christmas. Clever Big Concerts, clever… Let’s hope Computicket can handle the load. I expect this to be one of the fastest selling shows in history.
Side bar, Gaga was the first female artist to perform at Soccer City this past weekend. Bieber will now become the youngest… History being made again. I really am looking for ward to seeing him performing. I think it’ll be a great show! Official press release below:
Big Concerts have officially confirmed the Justin Bieber tour dates for South Africa. Justin Bieber will be performing live for town stadium shows on Wednesday 8th May at Cape Town Stadium and Sunday 12th May at FNB Stadium Johannesburg.
Justin Bieber became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 when he released ‘My World’ in 2009. His first full-length album ‘My World 2.0’ (2010) was certified platinum in the United States and spawned hit singles “Baby” ‘Somebody to Love’ and ‘U Smile’. His most recent release ‘Believe’ (2012) became his fourth chart topper in the United States, debuting at number-one on the Billboard 200 and went to number one in 30 other countries. With hit singles ‘Boyfriend’, ‘All Around the World’, ‘Die in Your Arms’ and ‘As Long as You Love Me’ which all placed in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. He has received numerous awards including Artist of the Year at the 2011 and 2012 American Music Awards and was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards. He also recently won 3 MTV Europe music video awards including ‘Best World Stage Performance’.
With worldwide album sales in excess of 15 million units, Bieber has dominated pop culture and social media for more than three years. He has more than 44 million Facebook fans, more than 23 million Twitter followers, and more than three billion YouTube views, making him the most popular YouTube artist of all time. Now he performs live in South Africa for the first time with two stadium shows.
South African Tour Dates:
Wednesday 8th May 2013 – Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town
Sunday 12th May 2013 – FNB Stadium, Johannesburg
Tickets go on sale for the Johannesburg show (web, outlets and call centers) – Monday 10th December 2012 (09:00 – local time SAST). Price from R315 – R750.
Tickets go on sale for the Cape Town show (web, outlets and call centers) – Tuesday 11th December 2012 (09:00 – local time SAST). Price from R315 – R700.
Tickets available online from www.bigconcerts.co.za, or Computicket.
All minors must have a valid ticket. Children 14 years and under must be accompanied by a legal guardian.