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Shakira Sells Out Los Angeles Staples Center in 24 Hours! Seven Additional Tour Dates Unveiled For North America

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Grammy Award winning superstar Shakira sells out the Staples Center in just 24 hours, her first Los Angeles show in more than 4 years. A second Los Angeles area show has been scheduled in Anaheim on October 25th at the Honda Center along with 6 additional dates for the Live Nation produced tour including stops in Chicago, Oakland, San Diego, San Antonio, Dallas, and Uncasville. More dates to be announced soon.

Tickets for the newly announced shows go on sale on May 14th at LiveNation.com.

Shakira North American Tour Dates September 17 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena On Sale 5/14 September 21 New York, NY Madison Square Garden On Sale Now October 1 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center On Sale 5/14 October 2 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center On Sale 5/14 October 8 Houston, TX Toyota Center On Sale Now October 15 San Diego, CA San Diego Sports Arena On Sale 5/14 October 22 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena On Sale 5/14 October 23 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center Sold Out October 25 Anaheim, CA Honda Center On Sale 5/14 October 29 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena On Sale 5/14 Shakira has toured the United States just twice in her career, first in 2002 for the "Tour of the Mongoose" and again in 2006 for the "Oral Fixation Tour" which grossed more than $100 million. The Washington Post raved about her 2006 tour saying, "Shakira doesn't need much to take it to the rafters. No pyrotechnics, no army of back up dancers, no elaborate staging - not even a pair of shoes.

Just her charisma, pipes and hips." For complete tour and ticket information, visit: Shakira.com and LiveNation.com.

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.

Live Nation seeks to innovate and enhance the live entertainment experience for artists and fans: before, during and after the show.

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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