LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Tween sensation One Direction has announced plans for a stadium tour of North America in the late summer of 2014 with a planned show in Central Park that will be broadcast live on ABC's "Good Morning America."
The 21-city tour, promoted by Live Nation and sponsored by snack food maker by Nabisco, kicks off on August 1, 2014 in Toronto, at Rogers Centre and includes stops in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas and Miami, amongst others. Additional dates to be announced.
Comprised of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, One Direction formed in September, 2010 after a favorable run on the British version of the "X Factor" television talent show. Since then, the group has racked up some impressive statistics, moving more than 35 million records, according to the band's management, Modest! Management. Other feathers in One Direction's cap include a fist full of BRIT Award, three Billboard Music Awards, six Teen Choice Awards, three MTV EMAs, two 2013 American Music Awards and a moonman for Best Song Of The Summer at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
One Direction will be touring in support of their third studio album "Midnight Memories" which dropped on Nov. 25 on Simon Cowell's Syco Records.
The full list of tourdates
August 1 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre
August 4 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium
August 7 – Foxboro, MA – Gillette Stadium
August 11 – Washington, DC – Nationals Park
August 13 – Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field
August 16 – Detroit, MI – Ford Field
August 19 – Nashville, TN – LP Field
August 22 – Houston, TX – Reliant Stadium
August 24 – Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium
August 27 – St Louis, MO – Edward Jones Dome
August 29 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field
September 12 – Pasadena, CA – Rose Bowl
September 16 – Phoenix , AZ – University of Phoenix Stadium
September 19 – El Paso, TX – Sun Bowl Stadium
September 21 – San Antonio, TX – Alamodome
September 23 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
September 25 – New Orleans, LA – Mercedes-Benz Superdome
September 27 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
October 01 – Atlanta, GA – Georgia Dome
October 03 – Tampa FL – Raymond James Stadium
October 05 – Miami, FL – Sun Life Stadium
– Staff Writers