LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Christina Aguilera, songwriter, actress, philanthropist and one of the greatest singers of her generation, has confirmed her highly anticipated return to the stage with a global tour. Often referred to as the voice of her generation, Aguilera will pull from her repertoire of chart-topping hits and fan favorites, while mixing her bold, iconoclastic and innovative stage production into a live concert experience not to be missed. British pop singer Leona Lewis will appear on all North American dates.
All fans who purchase tickets at LiveNation.com through June 4th will receive an email with one unique download link per ticket for Aguilera's new album, Bionic, on June 7th, the day before the album is available in stores. Some restrictions may apply.
The Live Nation produced summer tour will begin on July 15th at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT making a 20 date trek throughout North America. Tickets go on sale to the public beginning May 21st at LiveNation.com. Citi(R) cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, May 19th at 10am local time through Citi's Private Pass(R) Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
The global tour announcement comes in the midst of a major press blitz in support of her soon to be released and eagerly anticipated 4th studio album, Bionic. On the heels of her recent Oprah appearance on May 7th, Aguilera will appear on the MTV Movie Awards on June 6th, the Today Show Summer Concert Series on June 8th (the same day of her album's release), Late Show with David Letterman on June 9th, Live! With Regis & Kelly on June 10th, The Early Show on Friday, June 11th, the Today Weekend Show on Saturday, June 12th, VH1 Storytellers on June 13th and a surprise appearance or two in the coming weeks.
Aguilera will also make her major film debut in "Burlesque" later this year with co-stars Cher, Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell and Cam Gigandet.
Aguilera is a 5-time Grammy Award winner with more than 30 million albums sold worldwide and a major touring force with previous tours grossing in excess of $93 million. She is widely credited with pushing pop music's boundaries over the past decade and with her new single, album and tour, she is set to take fans on yet another adventure.
For complete ticket and tour information visit: ChristinaAguilera.com and LiveNation.com.
CHRISTINA AGUILERA NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES July 15 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena July 17 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center July 18 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live July 20 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre July 22 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center July 24 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre July 25 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre July 28 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater July 30 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center July 31 Boston, MA Comcast Center August 03 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion August 05 Atlanta, GA Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood August 07 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre August 08 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre August 10 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center August 12 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion August 14 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center August 15 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre August 18 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View August 19 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater About Live Nation Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the largest live entertainment company in the world, consisting of five businesses: concert promotion and venue operations, sponsorship, ticketing solutions, e-commerce and artist management.
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In 2009, Live Nation sold 140 million tickets, promoted 21,000 concerts, partnered with 850 sponsors and averaged 25 million unique monthly users of its e-commerce sites. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.
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