TAYLOR SWIFT ANNOUNCES SPEAK NOW WORLD TOUR 2011
Taylor Swift announced today that she will tour the world in 2011 in support of her blockbuster* *Speak Now album, which shattered sales records with over a million copies sold in its first week of release.
Swift is currently slated to play 87 shows in 19 countries spanning four continents on the TAYLOR SWIFT SPEAK NOW WORLD TOUR 2011.
Among the locations Swift will play is in Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on June 18, 2011.
The SPEAK NOW WORLD TOUR 2011 is one of the most-anticipated musical experiences of the year, as Taylor's live show is renowned for her incredibly high-energy theatrical presentation of graphics, sets and visual elements, all conceptualized by Taylor herself. During the course of her show, Taylor plays a variety of instruments and has multiple wardrobe changes. Each show, Taylor performs hit after hit from her three Big Machine Records albums, including the chart-topping "Mine," "Love Story," "You Belong With Me," "Our Song," and "Fifteen."
"I'm so excited to go back out on tour again in 2011!" says Taylor. "The FEARLESS Tour was so much fun and even more unforgettable than I ever imagined, and I can't wait to get back out and play my new music from* *Speak Now! The fans have been so amazing, and I'm thrilled to play in new cities around the world and meet even more of my fans in 2011!"
Taylor Swift is a four-time GRAMMY winner, the top-selling digital artist in music history, has had singles top both the Country and Pop radio charts, and had the #1 best-selling album in any genre of music in 2009. With 1,046,718 copies sold in the US in the first week of release, last month her* Speak Now* album scored SoundScan's biggest single-week sales total since 2005 and is the biggest debuting country studio album in history. With the release ofSpeak Now, Taylor made history on the* *Billboard Hot 100, charting a record-breaking 11 songs from one album in a single week. Taylor, who writes all of her own songs, has career record sales now in excess of 17 million albums and 31 million song downloads.
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