Pitbull & Kesha
Armando Christian Pérez was born on January 15, 1981, in Miami, Florida. After graduating high school, he made some important connections after meeting Irv Gotti and Luther Campbell. It wasn't until Pitbull met Lil Jon that he made his first recorded appearance on the East Side Boyz' album, Kings of Crunk. Pitbull experienced huge mainstream success when his song "Oye" was featured in the film 2 Fast 2 Furious in 2003. By early 2004, the rapper had signed with TVT Records and was recording his debut album, M.I.A.M.I., which released later that year. The album received favorable reviews and peaked at #14 on the Billboard 200; not bad for the rapper's debut album. The record was full of club and party hits, in particular the lead single "Culo," which packed the dance floor on tour dates. Pitbull followed up his debut with El Mariel in 2006, which featured a mixture of club tracks and politically conscious songs. His 2007 album, The Boatlift, featured a harder crunk, gangsta feel to it and was well received by music critics.
Pitbull hit it big in 2009 when he released Rebelution on his own Mr. 305 Inc. record label. The single "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" became the rapper's most popular song, as it reached #2 on the Hot 100 earned the artist massive tour dates. In late 2010, Pitbull released a Spanish-language album, entitled Armando after his real first name and his father's name. The album shot to #2 on the US Billboard Latin Albums and the singles "Maldito Alcohol" and "Bon, Bon" have received considerable airplay on Latin radio stations, but less play on tour dates.
Pitbull's latest album, Planet Pit, will be released on June 21 and the singles "Hey Baby (Drop It to the Floor)" and "Give Me Everything" have already been praised by critics. The album will feature such artists as T-Pain, Chris Brown, Akon, Kelly Rowland, Enrique Iglesias, LMFAO, and many others. While Pitbull doesn't have any scheduled tour dates in 2011, fans can expect a busy concert schedule once the album has been released. For all the latest information on any upcoming concert schedule, make sure to check Eventful.
Ke$ha: The electro-pop phenomenon, known as Ke$sha, has embarked on her first headlining solo tour, Get Sleazy, this 2011. She burst onto radio with one of 2009's biggest singles, "Tik Tok", and has become one of the industry's top digital sellers, releasing club banger after club banger. She is audacious, slightly scandalous, but she knows how to ride a hot track. Don't miss a date on this pop pleasure's national Get Sleazy Tour; Use Eventful as your source for Ke$ha tour dates and concert schedule information.
The bold singer got her start after being discovered by Dr. Luke and Max Martin who noticed her talent for songwriting and her production ear. She was first featured on Flo Rida's #1 single, "Right Round", singing the hook before "Tik Tok", became the world's best selling single of 2010 with nearly thirteen million copies sold. Ke$ha released her debut album, Animal, in January, 2010 where it debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. The hits kept on coming with "Blah Blah Blah", "Your Love Is My Drug", and "Take It Off" all becoming top ten singles. Ke$sha tour dates were scheduled on the opening stage for Rihanna's Last Girl on Earth Tour, and she became a worldwide phenomenon.
Ke$ha returned in November, 2010 with the EP, Cannibal, which featured the #1 single "We R Who We R". By the end of 2010, Ke$ha won the MTV Europe Music Awards for Best New Act and sold over 30 million digital downloads. Ke$ha has already dominated 2011 with her single "Blow" and she wrote Britney Spears hit "Til' The World Ends" and appeared on the remix of the track. Ke$ha is on the verge of a pop revolution and has dominated the airwaves for the past two years. Ke$ha's 2011 Get Sleazy Tour, is currently underway and will have the pop genius touring the world for the rest of the year. Come and join Ke$ha on her first headlining tour and enjoy her thumping, infectious, and catchy body movin' music.