Taylor Swift’s new album Lover will be coming to fans in a whole different way. On Tuesday, the 29-year-old pop star announced plans to take her latest album on tour in summer of 2020. With a series of shows at European music festivals and a four day created a festival in the US dubbed Lover Fest.

“The Lover album is open fields, sunsets, and SUMMER,” Swift tweeted about it. “I want to perform it in a way that feels authentic. I want to go to some places I haven’t been and play festivals. Where we didn’t have festivals, we made some. Introducing, Lover Fest East + West!”

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

  • Lover, Swift’s seventh studio album, proceeds to break records. According to Billboard, the Grammy winner, now ties with Elvis Presley for the 10th-most Top 10s on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • Swift will make history with the tour. Her performance at the SoFi Stadium will make her the first woman to open an NFL Stadium.
  • The West Coast shows will take place on 25th and 26th July at Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium. While, the East Coast dates will go down on July 31 and August 1 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

The West Coast shows will take place on 25th and 26th July at Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium. While, the East Coast dates will go down on July 31 and August 1 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Swift will make history with the tour. Her performance at the SoFi Stadium will make her the first woman to open an NFL Stadium. (The stadium is set to open the day before Lover Fest West kicks off). The new home of the Rams and Chargers is set to open next summer.

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The announcement of the additional artists joining Taylor Swift will be made later.

Taylor swift plays the following US and international shows in 2020:

June 20: Werchter Boutique (Werchter, Belgium)
June 24: The Waldbühne (Berlin, Germany)
June 26: Oslo Sommertid (Oslo, Norway)
July 1:  Roskilde Festival (Roskilde, Denmark)
July 3:  Open’er Festival (Gdynia, Poland)
July 5:  Festival de Nîmes (Nîmes, France)
July 9: NOS Alive (Oeiras, Portugal)
July 18: Allianz Parque (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
July 25:  SoFi Stadium (Los Angeles, California)
July 26: SoFi Stadium (Los Angeles, California)
July 31: Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Massachusetts)
August 1: Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Massachusetts)

Taylor Swift ties with Elvis Presley for 10th-Most Billboard Hot 100 Top 10s

Lover, Swift’s seventh studio album, proceeds to break records. According to Billboard, the Grammy winner, now ties with Elvis Presley for the 10th-most Top 10s on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This happened after her song Lover climbed to No 10 during its second week of release.

Swift’s touching song is her 25th song to hit the Top 10, and her latest single, “You Need to Calm Down,” is still standing at No 4.

Lover has racked up the entirety of 867,000 equal album units, according to Nielsen Music, and 679,000 units impressively came from the absolute album purchase.

All 18 songs from Lover also charted on the Hot 100, breaking Billie Eilish’s past record of 14 total records.

The superstar’s latest album debuted at No 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with the most significant sales for any album since her Reputation album in 2017. (That album sold a vast 1.238 million units in its first week, with 1.216 million in pure album sales.)

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Saumya Rastogi is an intern with SheThePeople.Tv

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