Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled to team up for a 20 city tour

Demi Lovato has announced who’s tagging along with her on tour.

Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled

The Grammy nominated, multi-platinum singer and songwriter teased that she’d have a special announcement Thursday. The announcement would reveal who would tag along with her on tour. Its none other than 2017 Grammy nominated recording artist DJ Khaled.

Pre-sale begins Monday!!!,” Lovato tweeted Thursday.

Shortly after the announcement Lovato hoped on Instagram live to share the news. At the beginning of the session DJ Khaled joined in to split Instagram live. After seeing DJ Khaled perform live at Staples Center in Los Angeles Lovato knew she had to ask him to come along to tour with her, she said.

“I’m excited. Fans hitting me up on my Twitter, my Instagram. I’m in such a good mood I’m going to take the Yacht out today,” DJ Khaled said during the Instagram live session. “When I signed the contract I put in big bold letters I’m going to light the stage up guaranteed. I’m excited that you invited me, you could have chose anybody…I think of it as a blessing.”

The news comes after Lovato’s hit “Sorry Not Sorry” became a RIAA platinum Top 40 #1, the release of her documentary “Simply Complicated” that’s already generated nearly eight million hits and her critically acclaimed album “Tell Me You Love Me” released which became the no. 1 selling album on iTunes in 36 territories including the U.S.

DJ Khaled known as “The Quincy Jones of of Hip-Hop and R&B” is a multi-platinum artist, producer, author and entrepreneur.

The tour begins February 26 in San Diego, California and ends March 31 in Tampa, Florida.

Citi® is the official presale credit card for the Demi Lovato tour. As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase U.S. presale tickets beginning Monday, October 30 at 10am local time until Thursday, November 2 at 10pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit

Here’s a complete list of dates and stops for this tour:

Feb. 26 — San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
Feb. 28 — San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
March  2 — Inglewood, CA @ The Forum
March 3 — Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
March 4 — Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
March 7 — Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
March 9 — Rosemont, IL @ Allstate Arena
March 10 — Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
March 13 — Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
March 14 — Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
March 16 — Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
March 17 — Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
March 19 — Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
March 21 — Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
March 23 — Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
March 24 — Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena
March 26 — Boston, MA @ TD Garden
March 28 — Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
March 30 — Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
March 31 — Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena

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By Gino Terrell

Originally published in MCXV.


Gino Terrell is the Director of Content at Hidden Valley Culture Blog/In-Depth section. Terrell covered local artists and reviewed mainstream shows in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area under the Twin Cities Daily Planet (2014-15). He also freelanced for MinnPost and interned at Pioneer Press, KSTP TV (the Minneapolis ABC News Affiliate) and American Public Media Group. He's accumulated over 30 awards from the Associated Collegiate Press, Society of Professional Journalists and National Association of Black Journalists and founded award winning student-magazine Pipers In-Depth at Hamline University (St. Paul, Minnesota). He was once the sports editor for the school newspaper, The Oracle. Follow him on Twitter: @Gin026

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