South American Dates Announced For Beyonce's 'I AM...' World Tour

ONE STOP TO ALSO INCLUDE THE CARIBBEAN First time the internationally-renowned entertainer will perform live dates in South America Two-week run extends chart-topping tour to 2010


Superstar and cultural icon Beyonce is extending her 2009 "I AM..." World Tour to South America for a series of live concerts beginning Thursday, February 4, 2010 at Parque Planeta in Florianopolis, Brazil. The two-week run will end in the Caribbean on the island of Trinidad on Thursday, February 18, 2010 (see itinerary following).

The tour dates mark the first time the international entertainer will perform live concerts in South America. Fans in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru will finally get the chance to see the show that critics around the world have called "spectacular" and "dazzling." Recently the "I AM..." World Tour was named the world's #1 concert attraction by Billboard Magazine's Hot Tour rankings.

The tour kick-off will come right after the 52nd Annual Grammy® Awards on January 31, where Beyonce leads the pack of Grammy® nominees this year with an astounding ten nominations including the Top 3 Grammy® categories (Song of the Year for the anthem, "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," Record of the Year for "Halo," and Album of the Year for I AM...SASHA FIERCE. It is the first time she has been nominated in the Album of the Year category. The nominations wrap up a brilliant year for the artist after the release of her third solo multi-platinum, globally successful album, I AM...SASHA FIERCE.

On sale dates for four Brazilian shows have been determined. Sao Paulo will go on sale on December 19 followed Florianopolis on December 21, Salvador on December 22 and Rio de Janeiro on January 5. Further on-sale details for Trinidad and the other cities will be available on her official site,

  The "I AM..." World Tour in South America and The Caribbean

  Thu  2/4    Florianopolis, Brazil       Parque Planeta

  Sat  2/6    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil      Maracana Stadium

  Sun  2/7    Sao Paulo, Brazil           Pacaembu Stadium

  Wed 2/10    Salvador, Brazil            Parque de Exposicoes

  Fri 2/12    Buenos Aires, Argentina     Hipodromo de San Isidro

  Sun 2/14    Santiago, Chile             Arena Movistar

  Tue 2/16    Lima, Peru                  Explanada del Estadio Monumental

  Thu 2/18    Port of Spain, Trinidad     Queen's Park
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