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Usher's OMG Tour Kicks Off November 10th in Seattle, WA

Jive Records - 09/08/2010

Multi-platinum recording artist Usher officially announces his OMG Tour. The highly anticipated 25-date trek across North America is presented by AEG Live and will kick off November 10th in Seattle, WA at Key Arena.

On the heels of his recent release Versus, an extension of his platinum album Raymond V. Raymond, Usher is preparing to bring all of his hits to the stage including his current pop chart smash "DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love" (click to view video).

"Songs like 'OMG', 'DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love', 'There Goes My Baby', 'Papers', 'Daddy's Home', 'Lil Freak with Nicki Minaj' and 'Hot Tottie with Jay Z' have dominated the airwaves since last February," says Randy Phillips, President & CEO of AEG Live. "Now is the time for one of our greatest entertainers to go live and we are thrilled to be part of the ultimate Usher experience. Usher is bringing his fans an evening they will not soon forget. This will be the 'Must See' concert tour of 2010!"

Fans will be able purchase tickets beginning September 17th and for up to the minute tour information and news they can visit Usherworld.com.

  Dates for the "OMG Tour" are as follows:
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  Nov-10        Seattle, WA          Key Arena
  Nov-12        Oakland, CA          Oracle Arena
  Nov-13        Las Vegas, NV        Mandalay Bay
  Nov-14        Anaheim, CA          Honda Center
  Nov-17        San Diego, CA        Sports Arena
  Nov-18        Los Angeles, CA      STAPLES Center
  Nov-19        Phoenix, AZ          Jobing.com Arena
  Nov-23        Houston, TX          Toyota Center
  Nov-24        Dallas, TX           American Airlines Center
  Nov-26        St. Louis, MO        Scottrade Center
  Nov-27        Kansas City, MO      Sprint Center
  Nov-29        Toronto, ON          Air Canada Centre
  Nov-30        Montreal, QC         Bell Centre
  Dec-2         Detroit, MI          TBD
  Dec-3         Chicago, IL          Allstate Arena
  Dec-5         Atlanta, GA          Philips Arena
  Dec-7         Greensboro, NC       Greensboro Coliseum
  Dec-8         Baltimore, MD        1st Mariner Arena
  Dec-10        Newark, NJ           Prudential Center
  Dec-11        Norfolk, VA          Scope Arena
  Dec-13        New York, NY         Madison Square Garden
  Dec-14        Boston, MA           TD Garden
  Dec-16        Philadelphia, PA     Wells Fargo Center
  Dec-17        Washington, DC       Verizon Center
  Dec-18        Hartford, CT         XL Center


Usher's sixth studio album Raymond V. Raymond debuted at No.1 on Pop and R&B albums charts and spawned five hit singles including "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)," "Lil Freak" featuring Nicki Minaj, "There Goes My Baby" and "OMG" featuring will.i.am. He was recently confirmed to perform at the upcoming MTV 2010 Video Music Awards on September 12th.

  Usherworld.com
  myspace.com/Usher

  About AEG Live

AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices, and thirty state-of-the-art venues. The company is currently producing tours and productions including Cher at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Barry Manilow at Paris Las Vegas. The concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber Leonard Cohen, Miley Cyrus, Kelly Clarkson, Wisin & Yandel, Britney Spears, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Paul McCartney and KISS. AEG Live is the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. For more information, go to www.aeglive.com.

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