Iggy Azalea Blazes a Trail For the Can’t-Miss
‘The Great Escape Tour’
Tickets on Sale Friday, Dec. 19 at 9 a.m.
After igniting a twitter frenzy following her arena tour announcement, the official dates for GRAMMY-nominated Iggy Azalea’s The Great Escape Tour presented by AEG Live, have been announced. On Friday, April 25 Azalea and multi-talented recording artist and actor, Nick Jonas will perform at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In addition, also joining as support acts are R&B/Hip-Hop favorites Tinashe and DJ Wizz Kidd.
Tickets priced at $39.50, $57.50 and $69.50, not including applicable service charges, go on sale Friday, Dec. 19 at 9 a.m. and will be sold at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
American Express Card Members can purchase tickets in the U.S. before the general public beginning Monday, Dec. 15 at 9 a.m. local through Thursday, Dec. 18 at 9 p.m. local.
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After years of honing her signature style on hip-hop’s underground circuit, Iggy Azalea burst onto the charts with her critically acclaimed debut album, The New Classic, and emerged as the breakout story of 2014, with one of the year’s most-streamed albums globally. Iggy is the first international female rapper to reach number one on both the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop and Rap Album Charts, and has been nominated for four prestigious 2015 GRAMMY Awards, including Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Fancy” featuring Charlie XCX. “Fancy” broke airplay records and made history as the longest-leading No. 1 by a female rapper, also making Iggy the first artist since The Beatles to rank at No. 1 and No. 2 simultaneously with their first two Hot 100 hits. “Fancy” stormed the charts this year sitting at No. 1 for seven consecutive weeks, is currently certified four-times platinum, was named Billboard’s 2014 Song of the Summer, iTunes Best Song of 2014, the year’s most-streamed song on Spotify, and the most-watched music video on VEVO. Iggy also was featured on Ariana Grande’s certified four-times platinum Billboard Top 40 No. 1 smash, “Problem,” which won “Best Pop Video” at the 2014 MTV VMAs. Iggy’s new single, “Black Widow,” featuring Rita Ora, has already gone double platinum and reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 40 Airplay Chart.
In addition to her recent GRAMMY nominations, Iggy has been nominated for six American Music Awards and won both this year’s favorite Rap/Hip-Hop artist and favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album, nine MTV Video Music Awards, was Billboard’s Women in Music 2014 Chart Topper, and countless other awards and accolades. She has performed on the biggest stages on TV, including Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Ellen and more.
About MGM Grand Garden Arena
The MGM Grand Garden Arena is home to concerts, championship boxing and premier sporting and special events. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as many as 16,800 with excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. Prominent events to date have included world championship fights between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson as well as Oscar de la Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez; and concerts by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, George Strait, Justin Timberlake, Janet Jackson, Phil Collins, Billy Joel, U2, Lady Gaga, Sting, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Buffett and the Barbra Streisand Millennium Concert. The MGM Grand Garden Arena also is home to the annual Academy of Country Music Awards, annual Billboard Music Awards, annual iHeartRadio Music Festival and the Frozen Fury NHL pre-season game which features the Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche.
About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival and special event divisions, seventeen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Cher, Ed Sheeran, Enrique Iglesias, George Strait, Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Kenny Chesney, Leonard Cohen, Paul McCartney, Pitbull, Rod Stewart, The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, The WHO, Trey Songz and Juanes. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Jerry Seinfeld , Shania Twain , Rod Stewart and Reba, Brooks & Dunn opening June 2015 and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com.