He’s one of the biggest established acts, she’s one of the biggest newcomers, hence it’s only fitting that Usher and Rita Ora join forces for a major trek of one the industry’s biggest markets – Europe.
Today saw the the superstar announce a 21-date tour of Europe, titled the ‘Euphoria Tour’ in honor of the fan-favourite song on his latest opus ‘Looking 4 Myself’.
Beginning in Amsterdam on January 18th 2013, the jaunt – which sees Ora serve as a special guest – will journey on to various other major cities in region including London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Sheffield, Nottingham and Manchester.
UK dates and ticket info below…
USHER EUPHORIA UK TOUR DATES:
Jan. 27 London, UK O2 Arena On sale 9/21
Jan. 29 Glasgow, UK SECC On sale 9/21
Jan. 30 Birmingham, UK LG Arena On sale 9/21
Feb. 02 Sheffield, UK Motorpoint Arena On sale 9/21
Feb. 13 Nottingham, UK Capital FM Arena On sale 9/21
Feb. 15 Manchester, UK MEN On sale 9/21
Tickets go on-sale 9am on Friday 21st September and are available from www.livenation.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
Needless to say, a dual-win for both Usher and Ora. In both cases, most of their successes over the last year has been concentrated in Europe, so why not capitalize on it and make major coin on the way. We’ll be attending…will you?
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This year’s MTV European Music Awards is undoubtedly set to be one the industry’s grandest nights- that is, if even half of this year’s nominees show up.
Indeed, though yet to confirm any of the night’s performers, this morning did see the event release its full list of nominations marking phenomenal news for many a chart staple- more specifically though, Pop Princesses Rita Ora and Nicki Minaj.
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Rita Ora autographs Tuesday outside the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ studio in Los Angeles. Added 7px, check out the photos below:
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Cutting her links from the Kardashian clan, the R.I.P singer denies she is dating Kim’s brother Robert.
Instead she said: ‘I’m so lonely. I just want to be in a relationship.’
Until now, the sex bomb has tried to be upbeat with her chart-topping cuts but now she’s going to pour her heart out on her next record.
‘This album, to me, was just about making people feel happy,’ she said.
‘I wasn’t going through any kind of heartbreak, so I didn’t want to write about that. But in this next album, I am. I think I’m going through a heartbreak right now.’
As for constant links to Rob Kardashian, she maintains they are ‘just really good friends’.
Despite yearning for a fella, she told Rollacoaster magazine: ‘Right now, it wouldn’t be fair to be in a relationship. I don’t have any time; I wouldn’t
Her lonely bedtimes echo Rihanna’s singleton moan, who said this year: ‘Single life is so overrated. It sucks.’
But the 21-year-old is bemused by the endless comparisons to her Barbadian predecessor.
‘To tell you the truth, I don’t really care,’ she said, insisting they are just both sisters under Jay-Z’s label, Roc Nation.
‘My music’s different, we sing differently, we’re from different parts of the world. Plus, we’ve seen each other lots of times and we hang out.
‘So if people are trying to create a feud, it’s not going to work. Even if that was the case, Roc [Nation] would be like, “What are you guys doing? You’re part of the same family!”’
Read the full interview in the latest issue of Rollacoaster, out on Friday.