Justin Bieber's tour dates for South Africa have been announced: he will perform on Wednesday, 8 May at Cape Town Stadium and Sunday, 12 May, 2013, at FNB Stadium, Joburg.
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Justin Bieber became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 when he released "My World" in 2009. His first full-length album "My World 2.0" (2010) was certified Platinum in the US and spawned hit singles Baby, Somebody To Love and U Smile. His most recent release, "Believe" (2012) became his fourth chart topper in the US, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 and went to number one in 30 other countries. With hit singles Boyfriend, All Around The World, Die In Your Arms, and As Long As You Love Me, which all placed in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. He has received numerous awards including Artist of the Year at the 2011 and 2012 American Music Awards and was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards. He also recently won three MTV Europe music video awards including Best World Stage Performance.
With worldwide album sales in excess of 15 million units, Bieber has dominated pop culture and social media for more than three years. He has more than 44 million Facebook fans, more than 23 million Twitter followers, and more than three billion YouTube views, making him the most popular YouTube artist of all time. Now he performs live in South Africa for the first time with two stadium shows.
Tickets go on sale for the Joburg show (web, outlets and call centres) on Monday, 10 December, 2012, at 9am. Price from R315 to R750. Tickets go on sale for the Cape Town show (web, outlets and call centres) on Tuesday, 11 December, 2012, at 9am. Price from R315 to R700. Tickets available online from www.bigconcerts.co.za or Computicket. All minors must have a valid ticket. Children 14 years and under must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
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