Demi Lovato Announces

BURBANK, CA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – Hollywood Records' recording artist and Disney Channel star Demi Lovato announced her first headline tour, featuring special guests David Archuleta, as well as select dates with Jordan Pruitt and KSM. Tickets go on sale April 25, with a special pre-sale offered to Demi Lovato's Say Now community today, April 15 at www.SayNow.com/DemiL or her fan club at www.DemiLovato.com/FanClub . The 43 city tour kicks on June 21 in Hartford, CT at XL, and is produced by AEG Live. Sponsors for the tour include AT&T and Choice Hotels.

"I've always dreamed of headlining my own tour, and it's so exciting to have that dream come true," says Demi Lovato. "I'm looking forward to seeing all my incredible and supportive fans, and play new music for them." Lovato previously toured on the sold out Jonas Brothers "Burnin' Up" tour in 2008, and will join them for the South American leg of their tour this Spring. Demi has also been added to the line-up of Bamboozle May 3 in E. Rutherford, NJ, which also features No Doubt and Sum 41.

The past year has been a whirlwind for Demi Lovato, starting with the debut of her first Disney Channel Original Movie, "Camp Rock," last June, followed by the # 2 debut of her first CD, "Don't Forget," a national tour, and starring in the hit Disney Channel series "Sonny With A Chance." Demi also costars with Selena Gomez in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Princess Protection Program."

Demi Lovato released a deluxe edition of "Don't Forget" last week, which includes two new bonus songs and a DVD of music videos, live footage and exclusive behind the scenes footage. Demi performed on the hit ABC show "Dancing with the Stars" last week, and will perform her newest single "Don't Forget" on Ellen today. Demi has already sold well over 1,100,000 digital downloads of her first three singles, "Get Back," "La La Land" and "Don't Forget." The multi-talented Lovato is also working on new material for her sophomore solo album due in July.

David Archuleta, the runner-up on the 7th season of "American Idol," hails from Murray, Utah, a town just outside Salt Lake City. He came to national attention and captured the hearts and imagination of a nation with several show stopping performances on "American Idol." David Archuleta's eponymous debut has been certified gold with over 500,000 albums sold since its November 2008 release.

Tour dates:

June 21 Hartford, CT XL
June 22 Wilkes-Barre, PA Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza
June 24 Newark, NJ Prudential
June 25 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
June 26 Boston, MA Agganis
June 27 Philadelphia, PA Mann Music Theater
June 29 Duluth, GA The Arena at Gwinnett Center
July 1 Lafayette, LA Cajundome
July 2 North Little Rock, AR Altel Arena
July 3 Houston, TX Reliant Arena
July 5 Grand Prairie, TX Nokia Theater
July 6 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
July 9 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena
July 10 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
July 11 San Jose, CA SJ Events Center
July 13 Portland, OR Rose Garden
July 14 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater
July 16 Sacramento, CA Arco Arena
July 17 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theater at LA Live
July 18 Las Vegas, NV Orleans Arena
July 20 Denver, CO Wells Fargo Theater
July 22 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
July 24 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
July 25 Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena
July 27 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
July 28 Harrington, DE Delaware State Fair*
July 29 Greeensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
July 31 Tampa, FL St. Petersburg Times Forum
August 1 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center
August 2 Orlando, FL Amway Arena
August 4 Greenville, SC Bi-Lo Center
August 5 Louisville, KY Broadbent Arena
August 6 Columbus, OH Ohio State Fair*
August 8 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
August 9 West Allis, WI Wisconsin State Fair*
August 10 Indianapolis, IN Indiana State Fair*
August 12 Nashville, TN Sommet Center
August 13 St. Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena
August 14 Moline, IL iWireless Center
August 15 Omaha, NE Qwest Center
August 17 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
August 18 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theater
August 20 Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
August 21 Hershey, PA Giant Center
August 22 Atlantic City, NJ Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
August 23 Providence, RI Dunkin Donuts Center
August 24 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless

–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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