Toya Delazy to open for Adam Lambert

Attention Glamberts! The star is heading to SA in just over three weeks time and if you’re wondering who is opening for him, well then you’ve come to the right place. SA star Toya Delazy will support Adam Lambert  as part of his first tour to the country.
I like Toya’s energy and she’s a great performer. Her vocals could be better on stage, but she always gives it her best shot. I think she’ll be a great opener for Adam. I’m expecting lots of energy and even more fun on the tour, so this should be good. Full details below:

Big Concerts confirmed today that Toya Delazy will be supporting Adam Lambert when he performs live in South Africa on the 13th of November 2012 at the Grand Arena, Grand West Cape Town and the 16th of November 2012 at the Coca- Cola Dome, Johannesburg. The tour is presented by 94.5 KFM, 94.7 Highveld Stereo and M-Net.

Hailing from Kwa-Zulu Natal, Toya’s musical career started with classical piano at age nine and developed into her enrolling in the Jazz program at Howard College UKZN in 2009. After being discovered by Sony Music she released her debut album ‘Due Drop’ in April 2012. Her first single ‘Pump It On’ was playlisted on 94.7 Highveld Stereo followed by her second single ‘Love Is In The Air’ which charted at number one on the Kia Take 40 SA chart on both Highveld and 94.5 KFM. Toya Delazy recently performed at 94.7 Highveld Stereo’s Joburg Day.

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Adam Lambert to tour SA in November

Earlier this year I had the privilege of chatting to Adam Lambert. The star was doing promo for his new album, Trespassing. Now obviously he has a lot of fans in South Africa, so naturally one of my questions to the former American Idol star was when could we expect him in South Africa. Well the update on that question is…. in November!!

The star will be heading out for a couple of shows in just two months time. This will be his first visit and tour to SA. He’ll be in Cape Town on the 13th of November at the Grand West Casino and he’ll follow that up with a gig at the

Big Concerts announce that global superstar Adam Lambert will be touring South Africa for the first time this November, with performances scheduled in Cape Town on Tuesday 13th November 2012 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest and then on Friday 16th November 2012 at the Coca-Cola Dome Johannesburg. The tour is presented by 94.7 Highveld Stereo, 94.5 KFM and M-Net. Tickets go on sale Friday 14th September at 9am from Computicket.

Adam Lambert came to prominence following his appearance on the eighth season of American Idol. Although he was runner-up, Lambert launched a succesful music career with the release of his first studio album ‘For Your Entertainment which debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, selling 198,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week, and reaching the top 10 in several countries worldwide. The album achieved international success with its singles “For Your Entertainment“, “Whataya Want from Me” and “If I Had You“.

Since the release of his debut album Lambert has accrued numerous awards and nominations, including a Grammy nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and is the first American Idol finalist to tour the world in support of a debut album in the year following their season. He has sold over 2 million albums and 4.2 million singles worldwide. In November 2011 Adam took to the stage in the finale of the MTV European Music Awards to sing lead vocals with Queen, who were being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, Roger Taylor commented after that Adam is “a really great performer with an astonishing voice.” He later joined Queen on tour and performed with them on their London UK date as well in Russia, Ukraine and Poland.

His latest album ’Trespassing’ (2012) entered at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.  Lambert collaborated with an all star list of award winning artists, producers and songwriters including Pharrell Williams, Dr. Luke, Claude Kelly, Benny Blanco, Bonnie McKee, Nile Rogers, Sam Sparro, Bruno Mars, Nikka Costa and BC Jean.

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Tour Itinerary

Cape Town – presented by 94.5KFM and M-Net

13th November 2012

Grand Arena, GrandWest

Tickets from R340 – R490

Johannesburg – presented by 94.7 Highveld Stereo and M-Net

16th November

Coca-Cola Dome

Tickets from R315 – R515

Tickets go on sale Friday 14th September at 9am from:

www.computicket.com or from Computicket Call Centres 0861.915.8000 or any Shoprite/Checkers outlet