Lady Gaga Born This Way Ball Auckland Show Announced

Thursday 9 February 2012

Lady Gaga Born This Way Ball Auckland Show Announced

5-time Grammy Award winner Lady Gaga is set to make her triumphant return to the stage with her Born This Way Ball. In this brand new tour, Gaga will perform her latest album Born This Way as well as music from both The Fame and The Fame Monster. The Born This Way Ball, produced globally by Live Nation, will begin on April 27th, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea, and will travel the globe including cities that Gaga has never played before.

Lady Gaga’s last tour – The Monster Ball – captivated audiences around the globe, receiving rave reviews in every city. The Sun called it “the best live show you will see this year,” and the Pollstar Concert Industry Awards named it the Major Tour of the Year.

"The Haus of Gaga and I have worked for months conceiving a spectacular stage,” said Mother Monster. “The Born This Way Ball is an Electro-Metal Pop-Opera; the tale of the Beginning, the genesis of the Kingdom of Fame. How we were birthed and how we will die celebrating.”

The Born This Way Ball will be Lady Gaga’s first tour since the release of her album Born This Way, which has sold nearly 6 million copies worldwide since its release in May 2011. The album is the follow-up to back-to-back Grammy Award-winning albums 2009’s The Fame Monster, and 2008’s The Fame. Combined, The Fame and The Fame Monster have sold 15 million albums worldwide, while Lady Gaga’s hit singles have combined sales of over 65 million worldwide.

Tickets for The Born This Way Ball go on sale Friday February 17, 9am.