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American pop star Britney Spears to rock Taiwan

2017/05/02 17:48:09

(Photo courtesy of IMEtw)

Taipei, May 2 (CNA) American pop singer Britney Spears, who rose to international stardom in the late 1990s and has sold about 100 million records worldwide, is scheduled to hold her first ever concert in Taiwan in June, according to the promoters.

The concert "Britney Live in Taipei 2017" will take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center on June 13, and tickets will go on sale on May 13, IMEtw announced Tuesday.

Ticket prices will range from NT$2,680 (US$90) to NT$7,680 for seated fans and cost NT$1,680 for standing areas, the promoter said.

Tickets for people with disabilities will cost NT$1,840, it added.

In a career spanning almost two decades, the 35-year-old has released nine studio albums and sold a total of about 100 million records worldwide.

Spears rose to stardom in 1998 with the single "Baby One More Time," which became a global hit, and won a Grammy in 2005 for "Toxic" in the category of best dance recording.

(By Elaine Hou)