NEW ALBUM MIDNIGHT MEMORIES HITS #1 IN 97 COUNTRIES
TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER 7 AT LIVENATION.COM
NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 26, 2013) – Global superstars One Direction announced today the highly anticipated dates for the North America leg of their worldwide WHERE WE ARE 2014 stadium tour with a special performance live from Central Park on ABC’s Good Morning America. It’s been a phenomenal week for One Direction as they took home two awards at the 2013 American Music Awards including Best Pop/Rock Album and Best Pop/Rock Group and released their third studio album MIDNIGHT MEMORIES which immediately shot to #1 in 97 countries around the world. The 21-city tour, promoted by Live Nation and presented by Nabisco, the makers of OREO, RITZ and HONEY MAID, kicks off on August 1,2014 in Toronto, ON at Rogers Centre and includes stops in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas and Miami, amongst others. Additional dates to be announced. Tickets go on sale on
December 7 at www.livenation.com.
"We simply can't wait to be back in North America touring and to see our fans," says Niall Horan. "It's going to be absolutely huge!"
Citi® is the official credit card of the WHERE WE ARE 2014 North American tour. Citi® cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, November 26 through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Fans will have additional opportunities to purchase tickets early starting December 3 by signing up for a Facebook RSVP at (http://bit.ly/1DRSVP). Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 7. Additional details, including information on other pre-sales opportunities for fans, are available at www.livenation.com and through local venue websites.
Fans can catch a sneak peek of the boys as they gear up to perform on NBC’s Saturday Night Live on December 7, their second appearance on the show. You can also catch the boys performing at the iHeartRadio MIDNIGHT MEMORIES album release party airing on the CW on December 9, with a special encore airing on Christmas Day at 9 PM ET.
One Direction – Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson – formed in 2010 and have since amassed a loyal fan base and fame all across the globe. It has been an incredible year for the boys, as they took home a BRIT Award, three Billboard Music Awards, six TEEN CHOICE Awards, three MTV EMAs, two 2013 American Music Awards and a moonman for Best Song Of The Summer at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. With two albums to date, UP ALL NIGHT and TAKE ME HOME, the boys have sold more than 35 million records worldwide and have achieved a total of 67 #1's (including albums). One Direction made their movie debut in 2013 with their global No. 1 box office hit 3D concert movie, “One Direction: This Is Us.” Their new album, MIDNIGHT MEMORIES, which includes the worldwide smash hit, “Best Song Ever” and the current hit single, “Story Of My Life,” is available now: http://smarturl.it/MidnightMemoriesiT.
WHERE WE ARE 2014 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
All dates and venues below subject to change.
Additional dates to be announced.
||East Rutherford, NJ
||Lincoln Financial Field
||St Louis, MO
||Edward Jones Dome
||Phoenix , AZ
||University of Phoenix Stadium
||El Paso, TX
||Sun Bowl Stadium
||San Antonio, TX
||New Orleans, LA
||PNC Music Pavilion
||Raymond James Stadium
||Sun Life Stadium
MIDNIGHT MEMORIES AVAILABLE NOW: http://smarturl.it/MidnightMemoriesiT
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ONE DIRECTION CONTACTS:
Mike Navarra / Columbia Records
Mike.Navarra@sonymusic.com / 212 833 7545
Benny Tarantini / Columbia Records
Benny.Tarantini@sonymusic.com / 212 833 5858
LIVE NATION CONTACT:
Victor Trevino / firstname.lastname@example.org
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About COLUMBIA RECORDS
One of the most respected and successful record labels in the world, Columbia Records is home to established superstars and exciting new talent. Columbia Records is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment. Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
About Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista Nashville, Beach Street Records, Bystorm Entertainment, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Epic Records, Essential Records, Flicker Records, Kemosabe Records, Legacy Recordings, MASTERWORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records, Reunion Records, Roc Nation, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music and Volcano. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
About SYCO ENTERTAINMENT
Syco Entertainment is a joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music and is one of the world¹s leading global music, film and television production companies responsible for some of the world¹s most successful global TV and music franchises. Syco Entertainment is also the world¹s most successful producer of international talent with Syco Music being the record label home for such diverse international recording artists as Labrinth, One Direction, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle, Little Mix, IL Divo, Jonathan and Charlotte, Tate Stevens, Emblem3, Fifth Harmony, James Arthur, Ella Henderson and the Loveable Rogues. Syco¹s television assets include the global franchises The X Factor and Got Talent. The X Factor was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and Fremantle Media. Local versions of The X Factor are produced in more than 42 territories and the US version of The X Factor airs in over 191 countries. In 2012 Got Talent became the world¹s biggest selling TV format and is now commissioned in 56 countries as a local format. In 2013 Syco continues to capitalize on the ongoing success of its established global hit TV formats and a number of new projects including two feature films - One Direction¹s 3D movie This Is Us with Sony Pictures and One Chance¹, a film based on the success story of Britain¹s Got Talent¹s first winner, Paul Potts, in association with the Weinstein Company.
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