Michael Bublé’s “To Be Loved” CD debuts at the No. 1 spot on Billboard Magazine’s Top 200 Pop Charts. Next for the Canadian superstar is a 40 city US concert tour beginning in Chicago on Sept. 7. Bublé officially announced the tour for the first time during his appearance on today’s Ellen show. The dates were confirmed by Don Fox of Beaver Productions, the national tour promoter. A complete list of shows follows this release.
“I’m very excited to get back on the road and perform for my fans.. It’s been awhile but we’re rested up and ready to have a big party on stage every night,” commented Bublé.
Bublé has already sold out l0 nights at the 17,000 capacity 02 Arena in London beginning June 30th and 5 nights at the l0,000 capacity 02 in Dublin beginning July 15th. His previous Crazy Love Tour sold out in 80 US cities and was seen by over two million fans worldwide. “To Be Loved” is Bublé’s 4th consecutive No. 1 album. In conjunction with the release, he co-hosted The Today Show and appeared on Kelly & Michael, The Ellen Show, Nightline, Dancing With The Stars, The Chelsea Lately show and a surprise appearance in a NY subway station which immediately went viral. The multi-Grammy winning artist has had global sales of 45 million albums in the course of his extraordinary decade long career. Bublé’s last CD, the multi-platinum “Christmas”, was the second biggest selling album of 2011 following Adele.