Taylor Swift has announced that she will embark on a world tour in 2015.
Swift released her new album, "1989," on Oct. 27 and the album’s song “Shake It Off” is currently at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of Nov. 8. According to the Hollywood Reporter, at last estimates, Swift’s album was set to have sold more than a million copies in its debut tracking week and to have the biggest sales week since Eminem released “The Eminem Show” in 2002. It's also set to break the record set by Britney Spears’ 2000 album “Oops!... I Did It Again” for the one-week record for an album by a woman.
According to Swift’s website, her upcoming tour will begin on May 20 in Bossier City, La. The singer will continue to Baton Rouge, Detroit, Louisville, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, N.C.; Raleigh, N.C.; and Philadelphia.
On her second North American leg, the “Shake It Off” singer will perform in Ottawa, Montreal, East Rutherford, N.J.; Washington, D.C., Chicago, Foxborough, Mass.; Vancouver, Edmonton, Alberta; Seattle, Santa Clara, Calif.; Glendale, Ariz.; Los Angeles, San Diego, Salt Lake City, Denver, Fargo, N.D.; St. Paul, Minn.; Indianapolis, Columbus, Ohio; Kansas City, Nashville, Toronto, Des Moines, Omaha, St. Louis, Dallas, Lexington, Ky.; Greensboro, N.C.; Atlanta, Miami, and Tampa. Swift will then travel to Australia. According to USA Today, tour dates in Asia will be announced in the future as well.
Singer Vance Joy will open for Swift in North America and singer Shawn Mendes will also be part of the tour for some of the shows.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Nov. 14, according to USA Today, while American Express credit card members and those who are members at Swift’s website will be able to purchase them starting on Nov. 7.