Three time GRAMMY Award-winning, RIAA multi-platinum certified artist Lizzo has announced the European leg of The Special Tour.
The Special will be kicking off on February 17, 2023 in Oslo, Norway at Spektrum before concluding in the U.K.
Coming off her recent win for ‘Video for Good Award’ at the 2022 VMA’s for About Damn Time, along with the same track reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and the top 10 in 12 other countries, she will be hitting 15 European cities including Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, and London, following her North American leg this fall.
Her most recent album Special peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart, becoming the highest-charting album by a female artist in 2022, while its release week also became the largest week earned among all albums released by a woman this year.
Produced by Live Nation, the 15-date European leg of the tour continues on through Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Paris, Milan and more before wrapping up at O2 Arena in London, UK on March 15 2023.
Singer Songwritter, Joy Crookes will support Lizzo on the U.K. leg of The Special Tour.
The three-time BRIT nominated rising star, Crookes, has fast cemented herself as an important, influential voice in British music, as well as one of the U.K.’s most exciting new talents.
Her unique approach to storytelling within her songs, partnered with her infectious charisma has seen her become a treasured and trusted new voice.
Using her creativity as a tool to understand her own identity, her place in the world and her relationships within it.
American Express Card Members in Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, and the UK can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday October 4 at 12pm local time.
Lizzo has been a longtime partner of American Express, celebrating Pride with the brand in June 2019 and closing out the 2021 season of American Express UNSTAGED with an epic performance for Card Members in Miami last December.
Lizzo’s highly-anticipated new album, SPECIAL, is available everywhere now via Nice Life Recording Company/Atlantic Records HERE, highlighted by new tracks such as 2 B Loved (Am I Ready), and the uplifting title track Special.
SPECIAL also includes instant hit, the worldwide smash “About Damn Time,” currently #2 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” after lighting up TikTok with over 5 million creates, hitting TikTok’s #1 overall sound in the US.
With over 1 million units sold, About Damn Time is #1 at Top 40 radio and building #1 on Hot AC.
On track to become Lizzo’s highest streaming song thus far, About Damn Time marks Lizzo’s fourth top 10 “Hot 100” hit, following Truth Hurts (which spent seven weeks at #1), Good As Hell, and Rumors (Feat. Cardi B).
Lizzo has already had a packed 2022 with a double duty hosting and performance gig on Saturday Night Live, visits to NBC’s The TODAY Show and CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden, an opening performance at the 2022 BET Awards, and much more.
Lizzo can also currently be seen in 6x Emmy-nominated Amazon Prime Video #1 reality show, Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls, streaming now exclusively via Prime Video.
The show’s Emmy nods include nominations in the Outstanding Competition Program, Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program, and Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program categories.
Lizzo recently added “fashion entrepreneur” to her multi-hyphenate career by joining forces with parent company Fabletics, Inc. for the launch of her revolutionary new shapewear brand, YITTY.
Named after her childhood moniker and based on the principles of self-love, radical inner confidence, and effortless, everyday wear, the game-changing, size-inclusive brand marks an industry first: no-shame, smile-inducing shapewear designed for all body types, with sizes ranging from size 6X to XS. For more information, please visit yitty.fabletics.com/splash.
The Special Tour – Europe 2023
February 17 – Oslo, NO – Spektrum
February 18 – Copenhagen, DK – Royal Arena
February 20 – Hamburg, DE – Barclays Arena
February 23 – Amsterdam, NL – Ziggo Dome
February 24 – Antwerp, BE – Sportpaleis
February 27 – Cologne, DE – Lanxess Arena
February 28 – Berlin, DE– Mercedes-Benz Arena
March 2 – Milan, IT – Mediolanum Forum
March 3 – Zurich, CH – Hallenstadion
March 5 – Paris, FR– Accor Arena
March 8 – Glasgow, UK – OVO Hydro Arena With Support From Joy Crookes
March 9 – Birmingham, UK – Utilitia Arena With Support From Joy Crookes
March 11 – Manchester, UK – AO Arena With Support From Joy Crookes
March 13 – Dublin, IE – 3Arena With Support From Joy Crookes
March 15 – London, UK – The O2 With Support From Joy Crookes
The Special Tour – North America 2022
October 3 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden With Support From Latto
October 6 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena With Support From Latto and Saucy Santana
October 7 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena With Support From Latto
October 11 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center With Support From Latto
October 14 – Kansas City, MO – T-Mobile Center With Support From Latto
October 16 – Chicago, IL – United Center With Support From Latto
October 18 – Indianapolis, IN – Gainbridge Fieldhouse With Support From Latto and Saucy Santana
October 20 – Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center With Support From Latto
October 22 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena With Support From Latto
October 23 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena With Support From Latto
October 25 – Austin, TX – Moody Center With Support From Latto
October 26 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center With Support From Latto and Saucy Santana
October 28 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center With Support From Latto
October 31 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena With Support From Latto
November 2 – Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Arena With Support From Latto
November 4 – Portland, OR – Moda Center With Support From Latto
November 7 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena With Support From Latto
November 9 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena With Support From Latto
November 10 – Portland, OR – Moda Center With Support From Latto
November 12 – San Francisco, CA – Chase Center With Support From Latto
November 18 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum With Support From Latto
November 19 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum With Support From Latto