Chris Brown Up Close And Personal Tour Information
Posted on November 5, 2007 by Jamie Slaughter
Jive recording artist, Chris Brown, plans to heat things on his upcoming winter tour with co-headliner Bow Wow. The Ford Presents UCP Holiday Exclusive Tour Powered By Sync In Association With BET Networks is scheduled to kick off in Cincinnati, OH on December 6th, 2007. His current smash "Kiss, Kiss" Featuring T-Pain is now the #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100, and is in the top 10 across five individual Billboard charts; #1-Hot Digital Songs, #1-Hot Digital Tracks, #3-Hot 100 Airplay, #6-Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, and #6-Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.
With momentum rapidly building to a fever-pitch, his sophomore effort, Exclusive, that hits stores on November 6th, will be the only way fans can whet their appetites until the tour visits their hometowns in December. The 22-date tour boasts a superstar line-up of opening acts that include Soulja Boy, Sean Kingston, Shop Boys, and Lil Mama.
Multi-platinum artist, Chris Brown, plans to dazzle fans with surprises that are currently under wraps, but he will bring to life his current smash singles that include, "Kiss, Kiss" featuring T-Pain, and "Wall To Wall," as well as his classic hits "Run It," and "Yo (Excuse Me Miss)." Co-headliner, Bow Wow, in support of his latest release The Price of Fame plans to perform numerous hits including "Shortie Like Mine" featuring Chris Brown, as well as "Outta My System."
Accompanying the star duo is a line-up of up and coming hip-hop and R&B superstars. Soulja Boy will bring his # 1 single "Crank That (Soulja Boy)," R&B singer Sean Kingston will perform his addictive song "Beautiful Girls," the Shop Boys will bring their hit anthem "Party Like a Rockstar," and rounding out the show is Brooklyn native, Lil Mama, with her summer smash, "Lip Gloss" and current hit "G-Slide."
On-sale dates will be announced locally in each market and show dates are as follows:
Date City Venue
December 6 Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena
December 7 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
December 8 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
December 9 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
December 13 Memphis, TN Fed Ex Forum
December 14 Houston, TX Toyota Center
December 16 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
December 20 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
December 21 New York City, NY Madison Square Garden
December 22 Washington DC Verizon Arena
December 23 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
December 26 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
December 29 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
December 30 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheatre
January 4 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
January 5 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
January 6 Phoenix, AZ U·S Airways Center
January 8 Kansas City, MO Kemper Arena
January 9 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
January 11 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
January 12 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena
January 13 Dallas, TX American Airlines Arena
*All dates are subject to change.
The now 18-year old Tappahannock, Virginia native signed to Jive Records when he was just 16. Two years ago, Brown gained critical-acclaim and recognition for his self-titled Grammy nominated debut, Chris Brown. His first album spawned several hits including "Run It," "Yo (Excuse Me Miss)" "Gimme That," "Say Goodbye" and "Poppin'" earning him world-wide sales in excess of 3 million units. The album Exclusive hits stores November 6th and his second major film release, This Christmas, with Loretta Devine, Delroy Lindo and Regina King is in theaters November 21st.
"We are truly excited to be partnering with such an amazing talent," said Crystal Greene, Sponsorships & Alliances Manager for Ford." "Sponsoring this tour is allowing us to take Ford SYNC™, Ford's industry-exclusive, voice-activated hands-free in-car communications and entertainment system on a city-wide tour where it can be introduced to Chris's fans."