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Nickelodeon Superstar JoJo Siwa Announces First-Ever U.S. Concert Tour and First EP Release

November 7, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 7, 2018--Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa today announced live on her YouTube channel to millions of fans that she is embarking on her first multi-city, live concert tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Making stops in 25 cities across North America including Los Angeles, Seattle, Denver, New York and Atlanta. Siwa will kick off her show at the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona on May 17, with the final performance at Bass Concert Hall in Austin, Texas, on June 26. The tour is produced by Nickelodeon and AEG Presents. The news was announced today at a special fan event held at Sugar Factory American Brasserie in New York City.

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Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa today surprised fans at Sugar Factory in New York City with the news that she is embarking on her first multi-city, live stage tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. The tour, which kicks off on May 17, is produced by Nickelodeon and AEG Worldwide. She will also be releasing her first-ever EP, entitled D.R.E.A.M The Music, featuring four new songs. The full EP is available on Nov. 16 on all digital service providers. Photo Credit: Noam Galai

Said Siwa: “I’m so excited to see my fans and to perform my music live. It’s going to be amazing and epic and I have so many surprises in store for everyone. Thank you so much Nickelodeon and AEG for helping this dream come true. This is going to be the best tour ever!”

Fans who subscribe to JoJo’s Siwanatorz email club will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 10:00 a.m. Fans who purchase VIP tickets online will also receive exclusive limited edition JoJo Siwa merchandise. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 10:00 a.m. local time through Thursday, Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. local time. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, Nov. 16, at 10:00 a.m. at JoJoDREAMTour.com.

Nickelodeon will release JoJo Siwa’s first-ever EP, entitled D.R.E.A.M The Music, featuring four new songs: “D.R.E.A.M,” “My Story,” “Everyday Popstars” and “Only Getting Better.” The music video for “D.R.E.A.M.” was released on Siwa’s YouTube channel on Saturday, Nov. 3. and to date has garnered over 2.1 million views. The full EP is available on Nov. 16 on all digital service providers.

Fans can visit JoJoDREAMTour.com for a list of upcoming tour cities, dates and ticket information.

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Siwa helped kick off Nickelodeon’s first U.S. SlimeFest event in Chicago earlier this year, a multi-day, sold out music festival for kids and families, where she performed in front of over 24,000 fans. She also performed at Nickelodeon’s second SlimeFest UK.

Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer, New York Times bestselling author and star on Nickelodeon’s  Lip Sync Battle Shorties. Siwa connects with her fans through many channels: via social media, where she currently has over 7.4 million followers on Instagram, over 17.1 million followers on TikTok (formerly Musical.ly ), over 389,000 Twitter followers, almost 500,000 likes on Facebook, and on YouTube, over 8.1 million subscribers with over 1.7 billion views; through her SIWANATORZ club, which stands against negativity and bullying; through her global reach of consumer products including her signature bows, accessories, apparel, arts and crafts, cosmetics, home goods and party supplies; and with her hugely popular singles, “Boomerang,” which has been viewed almost 608 million times and is certified platinum, “Kid in a Candy Store,” “Hold The Drama,” and “High Top Shoes.”

Siwa just launched her first animated shorts series, The JoJo & BowBow Show Show starring Siwa and her furry best friend BowBow. She also works alongside Nick Cannon in Nickelodeon’s hit competition series Lip Sync Battle Shorties. She has also appeared on various Nickelodeon live-action series including School of Rock and The Thundermans. Siwa performed at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards and has won two blimps for Favorite Viral Music Artist in 2017 and Musical YouTube Creator in 2018. This summer, she performed at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards Mexico.

Siwa and Nickelodeon also have a licensing partnership for consumer products inspired by the star. She is a top licensed property with popular consumer products across multiple categories at retailers around the world. In May, the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) named JoJo the number one live-action licensed property. More than 41 million of her iconic bows have been sold globally, and she has a popular line of Danskin apparel and athleisure line at major US retailers.

About AEG Presents

AEG Presents is one of the world’s largest live music companies. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global concert tours, regional music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 22 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Elton John, Panic! At The Disco, Celine Dion, and Kenny Chesney; produces over 40 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival, Desert Trip, Firefly Music Festival, Hangout Music Festival and Panorama and owns, manages or exclusively promotes in more than 80 clubs and theaters worldwide. AEG presents more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, The Bowery Presents, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents. For more information visit www.aegpresents.com.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 39 th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated kids’ basic cable network for 22 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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