SIA’S “CHEAP THRILLS” TOPS THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 CHART AT #1
“NOSTALGIC FOR THE PRESENT” TOUR ANNOUNCES NEW YORK DATE
AT BROOKLYN’S BARCLAYS CENTER ON OCT. 25 AND
MADDIE ZIEGLER TO JOIN THE NORTH AMERICAN RUN OF THE TOUR
NEW YORK, NY (JULY 25, 2016) – International icon, 5X GRAMMY Award nominee, and multi-platinum selling artist/songwriter/hitmaker Sia has landed her first No. 1 on the Billboard HOT 100 Chart with her current single, “Cheap Thrills.” This chart position also marks Sia’s first ever Top 5 as a solo artist on the Billboard HOT 100 Chart. In addition, “Cheap Thrills”charts today at #1 for a career first on both Billboard’s Mainstream Top 40 Chart and Media Base’s Top 40 Radio Chart. The single is also #1 on Shazam’s Global Pop Chart, #1 on Shazam’s USA Top 200 Chart, #2 on the Digital Songs Chart, and #3 on the Spotify Global Chart. Click here to watch the video for “Cheap Thrills (Performance Edit) and here for the “Cheap Thrills” lyric video feat. Sean Paul, with over 520 million views combined.
In addition, Sia announces today that her Nostalgic For The Present Tour adds a new date at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on October 25th, and that Maddie Ziegler will join Sia’s first tour in five years in North America. “I’m excited to join Sia and perform across North America with my favorite people,” said Ziegler.
Ziegler is the 13 year old dancer who starred on LifeTime’s hit reality show “Dance Moms” and this season joined FOX’s hit show “So You Think You Can Dance” as a judge. Maddie has starred in many of Sia’s groundbreaking videos for “Chandelier,” “Elastic Heart,” “Big Girls Cry” and the video for Sia’s hit single “Cheap Thrills.” Maddie has performed live with Sia at the “2015 GRAMMY Awards” alongside actress Kristen Wiig, “SNL,” “Dancing With The Stars,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
Fans can visit www.siamusic.net now for info on pre-sale tickets that start on Tuesday, July 26th at 10am ET while Citi® cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning at the same time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets for the general public go on-sale beginning, Friday, July 28th starting at 10am ET on www.livenation.com.
The 22 city tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, kicks off on Sept. 29 in Seattle, WA’s KeyArena, with special guest Miguel, and AlunaGeorge – including stops at Chicago’s United Center and Atlanta’s Philips Arena. Since its announcement on May 16th, the tour has been lauded as one of the hottest tickets for the fall with Rolling Stone saying it “promises to recreate some of the stunning visuals and choreography that the singer usually packs into her music videos and unique live performances” and Bustle raved it’s “sure to be epic.” Due to overwhelming demand for tickets, there was a second Hollywood Bowl show added on Oct 9th.
Sia released her new album THIS IS ACTING (Monkey Puzzle Records/RCA Records) earlier this year to much critical acclaim. The New Yorker described it as “the Platonic ideal of a modern pop album,” with rave reviews across the board from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, The Fader, and many more. The album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 Chart, peaked at #1 on the ITunes chart in over 50 countries, and charted Top 10 in 8 countries worldwide, including #1 in her native Australia and #3 in the UK.
“Nostalgic for the Present” Tour dates:
|Thursday, September 29||Seattle, WA||KeyArena|
|Saturday, October 1||Oakland, CA||Oracle Arena|
|Tuesday, October 4||Phoenix, AZ||Talking Stick Resort Arena|
|Wednesday, October 5||San Diego, CA||Viejas Arena|
|Friday, October 7||Las Vegas, NV||Mandalay Bay|
|Saturday, October 8||Los Angeles, CA||Hollywood Bowl|
|Sunday, October 9||Los Angeles, CA||Hollywood Bowl|
|Thursday, October 13||Minneapolis, MN||Target Center|
|Saturday, October 15||Auburn Hills, MI||The Palace Of Auburn Hills|
|Sunday, October 16||Chicago, IL||United Center|
|Tuesday, October 18||Boston, MA||TD Garden|
|Wednesday, October 19||Washington, DC||Verizon Center|
|Friday, October 21||Philadelphia, PA||Wells Fargo Center|
|Saturday, October 22||Toronto, ON||Air Canada Centre|
|Sunday, October 23||Montreal, QC||Bell Centre|
|Tuesday, October 25||Brooklyn, NY||Barclays Center|
|Wednesday, October 26||Uncasville, CT||Mohegan Sun Arena|
|Saturday, October 29||Sunrise, FL||BB&T Center|
|Sunday, October 30||Orlando, FL||Amway Center|
|Tuesday, November 1||Atlanta, GA||Philips Arena|
|Thursday, November 3||New Orleans, LA||Smoothie King Center|
|Friday, November 4||Houston, TX||Toyota Center|
|Sunday, November 6||Austin, TX||Frank Erwin Center|
Sarah Weinstein Dennison – RCA Publicity
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