Superstar and cultural icon BeyoncÃ© is extending her 2009 â€œI AMâ€¦â€ World Tour to South America for a series of live concerts beginning Thursday, February 4, 2010 at Parque Planeta in FlorianÃ³polis, Brazil. The two-week run will end in the Caribbean on the island of Trinidad on Thursday, February 18, 2010 (see itinerary following).
The tour dates mark the first time the international entertainer will perform live concerts in South America. Fans in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru will finally get the chance to see the show that critics around the world have called â€œspectacularâ€ and â€œdazzling.â€
Recently the â€œI AMâ€¦â€ World Tour was named the worldâ€™s #1 concert attraction by Billboard Magazineâ€™s Hot Tour rankings.
The tour kick-off will come right after the 52nd Annual GrammyÂ® Awards on January 31, where BeyoncÃ© leads the pack of GrammyÂ® nominees this year with an astounding ten nominations including the Top 3 GrammyÂ® categories (Song of the Year for the anthem, â€œSingle Ladies (Put A Ring On It),â€ Record of the Year for â€œHalo,â€ and Album of the Year for I AM â€¦SASHA FIERCE. It is the first time she has been nominated in the Album of the Year category. The nominations wrap up a brilliant year for the artist after the release of her third solo multi-platinum, globally successful album, I AMâ€¦SASHA FIERCE.
On sale dates for four Brazilian shows have been determined. SÃ£o Paulo will go on sale on December 19 followed FlorianÃ³polis on December 21, Salvador on December 22 and Rio de Janeiro on January 5. Further on-sale details for Trinidad and the other cities will be available on her official site, www.beyonceonline.com
The â€œI AMâ€¦â€ World Tour in South America and The Caribbean
Thu 2/4 FlorianÃ³polis, Brazil Parque Planeta
Sat 2/6 SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil PacaembÃº Stadium
Sun 2/7 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil MaracanÃ£ Stadium
Wed 2/10 Salvador, Brazil Parque de ExposiÃ§Ãµes
Fri 2/12 Buenos Aires, Argentina Hipodromo de San Isidro
Sun 2/14 Santiago, Chile Arena Movistar
Tue 2/16 Lima, Peru Explanada del Estadio Monumental
Thu 2/18 Port of Spain, Trinidad Queenâ€™s Park Oval