Demi Lovato’s “Neon Lights” 2014 North American tour is all about “X Factor” girl power. She is teaming up with several “X Factor” alumni — Fifth Harmony, Little Mix and Cher Lloyd — who will be the opening acts on the tour. Fifth Harmony is on all the tour dates, while Little Mix and Lloyd are doing select dates on the tour. On Sept. 30, 2013, Lovato announced on her official Internet outlets the details about the tour, which begins in Vancouver on Feb. 9, 2014, and ends in Indianapolis on March 30, 2014.
Lovato became a judge on “The X Factor” U.S. in 2012.
Fifth Harmony came in third place on “The X Factor” U.S. in 2012.
Little Mix was the winner of “The X Factor” U.K. in 2011.
Lloyd came in fourth place on “The X Factor’ U.K. in 2010.
Citi cardmembers will have access to a pre-sale tickets beginning at 10 a.m. local time on Oct. 2, 2013, through Citi’s Private Pass Program. The general on-sale tickets will begin on Oct. 5, 2013, at Live Nation’s website.
RSVPs for pre-sale tickets are also available through Lovato’s Facebook page.
In September 2013, Lloyd did a North American tour with Fifth Harmony as the opening act.
Lovato has teamed up with Fifth Harmony for other projects, including a performance of her hit “Give Your Heart a Break” on “The X Factor” U.S. Season 2 finale in December 2012. Lovato and Fifth Harmony also made appearances together at Topshop in Los Angeles (in February 2013) and New York City (in May 2013). Lovato and Fifth Harmony were among “The X Factor” stars at Fox’s Fanfront event in May 2013.
Meanwhile, Lloyd is a featured artist on Lovato’s song “Really Don’t Care,” which is on Lovato’s fourth album, “Demi,” which was released in May 2013.
Lovato, Fifth Harmony, Little Mix and Lloyd were also at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards. Lovato was a performer and winner at the show, while Fifth Harmony and Little Mix were presenters. Lloyd was there just as an attendee.
Fifth Harmony and Little Mix were each formed on “The X Factor” when the show put together contestants who originally auditioned as solo singers.
The members of Fifth Harmony are Camila Cabello, Normani Hamilton, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane Hansen and Lauren Jauregui.
The members of Little Mix are Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall.
Little Mix’s and Lloyd’s second albums are due to be released before the end of 2013. The titles and release dates for the albums are to be announced.
Fifth Harmony’s first EP, “Better Together,” is scheduled for release on Oct. 22, 2013.
Little Mix, Fifth Harmony and Lloyd are all signed to Syco Music, which is co-owned by Simon Cowell and Sony Music.
Lovato is signed to Hollywood Records.
Here are the tour details for Lovato’s “Neon Lights” 2014 North American tour:
(All concert dates and venues are subject to change.)
Feb. 9, 2014: Vancouver — Pepsi Live @ Rogers Arena*
Feb. 11, 2014: San Jose, Calif. — SAP Center*
Feb. 13, 2014: Anaheim, Calif. — Honda Center* (On sale Oct. 12, 2013)
Feb. 15, 2014: Glendale, Ariz. — Jobing.com Arena*
Feb. 17, 2014: Grand Prairie, Texas — Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie*
Feb. 19, 2014: Houston — Toyota Center*
Feb. 21 2014: Atlanta — Philips Arena*
Feb. 23, 2014: Charlotte, N.C. — Time Warner Cable Arena*
Feb. 25, 2014: Sunrise, Fla. —BB&T Center*
Feb. 26, 2014: Tampa, Fla. — Time Bay Times Forum*
March 1, 2014: Camden, N.J. — Susquehanna Bank Center*
March 2, 2014: Fairfax, Va. — Patriot Center*
March 5, 2014: Worcester, Mass. — DCU Center*
March 7, 2014: East Rutherford, N.J. — IZOD Center*
March 8, 2014: Wallingford, Conn. — Toyota Oakdale Theatre*
March 11, 2014: Uniondale, N.Y. — Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum*
March 13, 2014: Auburn Hills, Mich. — The Palace At Auburn Hills*
March 14, 2014: Rosemont, Ill. — Allstate Arena*
March 16, 2014: Omaha, Neb. — CenturyLink Center*
March 18, 2014: St. Paul, Minn. — Xcel Energy Center*
March 20, 2014: St. Louis — Chaifetz Arena**
March 22, 2014: Columbus, Ohio — Nationwide Arena**
March 23, 2014: Grand Rapids, Mich. — Van Andel Arena**
March 26, 2014: Toronto — Air Canada Centre**
March 27, 2014: Cleveland — Quicken Loans Arena**
March 29, 2014: Nashville — Bridgestone Arena**
March 30, 2014: Indianapolis — Bankers Life Fieldhouse**
*Dates with Little Mix
**Dates with Cher Lloyd