The 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards Nominations were announced today and Taylor is up for 3 awards. Congratulations to Taylor on her nominations! Voting will begin tomorrow (February 14th) on Nick.com so please make sure you vote for Taylor!
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Chris Rock (Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted)
Adam Sandler (Hotel Transylvania)
Ben Stiller (Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted)
Taylor Swift (The Lorax)
Favorite Female Singer
“Call Me Maybe” (Carly Rae Jepsen)
“Gangnam Style” (PSY -5.00%, news)
“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (Taylor Swift)
“What Makes You Beautiful” (One Direction)
The first tickets for Taylor Swift’s The RED Tour went on sale this morning, selling out 14 stadium and arena shows within minutes.
Taylor sold out three stadiums: Toronto’s Rogers Centre (sold out in 5 minutes), Detroit’s Ford Field (sold out in 10 minutes), and Chicago’s Soldier Field (sold out in 25 minutes), as well as arenas in Los Angeles (2 shows in 1 minute), Washington DC (2 shows in 5 minutes), Atlanta (2 shows in 5 minutes), Miami, Tampa, Columbus, San Diego and Sacramento.
In response to the strong demand for tickets, the following shows have been added to the previously announced RED Tour dates:
DATE CITY VENUE ON SALE
June 14 Toronto Rogers Centre November 23
July 26 Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium November 17
August 23 & 24 Los Angeles Staples Center December 7
Taylor Swift’s The RED Tour will now include 11 stadium stops, for a total of 62 shows in 45 cities in 29 states and 3 provinces in 2013. The RED Tour will be produced and promoted by The Messina Group (TMG)/AEG Live.
Taylor Swift’s highly-anticipated new album, Red, will be released worldwide on October 22nd, and a new track from the Big Machine Records album will be available for purchase exclusively from the iTunes store for the four weeks leading up to the album release.
In addition, each song will also be available in advance as an exclusive 30-second preview, along with a brief intro with Taylor, each week on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
The iTunes / “Good Morning America” countdown pre-release tracks and previews are scheduled to launch as follows:
September 24 & 25 – Song #1
September 24th – song preview and intro on “Good Morning America” on ABC (7 – 9 a.m. ET/PT)
September 25th – 12:01 a.m. ET – Song #1 available for purchase at iTunes.com
October 1 & 2 – Song #2
October 1st – song preview and intro on “Good Morning America” on ABC (7 – 9 a.m. ET/PT)
October 2nd – 12:01 a.m. ET – Song #2 available for purchase at iTunes.com
October 8 & 9 – Song #3
October 8th – song preview and intro on “Good Morning America” on ABC (7 – 9 a.m. ET/PT)
October 9th – 12:01 a.m. ET – Song #3 available for purchase at iTunes.com
October 15 & 16 – Song #4
October 15th -song preview and intro on “Good Morning America” on ABC (7 – 9 a.m. ET/PT)
October 16th – 12:01 a.m. ET – Song #4 available for purchase at iTunes.com
October 22 & 23 – Taylor appears live on “Good Morning America” — on the 22nd for album launch and on the 23rd for a live concert.
Red contains 16 tracks, all written by Taylor, who wrote ten of the songs alone and six with co-writers.
The first single from Red, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” is a worldwide smash, spending 3 weeks so far at No.1 on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100 chart, and reaching No.1 at iTunes in 32 countries. “Never Ever” set a new record for the biggest digital sales week ever for a female artist.