Nicki Minaj joins Femme Fatale 2012 tour :
After weeks of speculation, Britney Spears has announced Nicki Minaj as the latest addition to her Femme Fatale tour for 2012.
Enrique Iglesias, originally part of the lineup, dropped out of the tour the day it was announced, and the young hip-hop/R&B artist is taking his post.
The all-female tour will include Jessie and the Toy Boys and the Australian songwriter-DJ sisters Nervo.
The Britney Spears tour will launch on June 16 in Sacramento and travel around North America, ending in Toronto on Aug. 13.
Britney Spears has headlined five tours, four of them worldwide, since the release of her debut album, Baby One More Time. Spears’s manager, Larry Rudolph, told MTV News that this tour will have a post-apocalyptic vibe that matches her Till The World Ends video.
Nicki Minaj has taken the music world by storm since releasing her first album, Pink Friday, in 2010. The sultry diva became the first artist to have seven singles simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 and was the first unaccompanied woman to top the Billboard Hot Rap Songs chart since 2002 with her single, Your Love. She is currently on tour with with Lil Wayne.
Nicki Minaj teases about a secret on Britney Spears tour for 2012
Nicki Minaj and Britney Spears talked about 'a secret' for their 2012 tour dates as they tweeted each other about their tour schedule announcement, sparking rumours that the pair could perform together as well as share the same billing.
Girls Fall Like Dominoes rapper Nicki Minaj is said to be "beyond thrilled" to be joining the Femme Fatale Britney Spears tour in the US this summer as a support artist, after Enrique Iglesias pulled out, telling everyone on Twitter: "This tour's gonna KICK A**!"
She later added: "... and let's keep the "other thing" a secret for now... ;)", to which Britney Spears replied: "All good things to those who wait..."
Britney Spears is getting ready for a 26-date marathon tour and originally tweeted: "Could not think of a sexier Femme Fatale than @NickiMinaj to come on tour with me! Gonna be a hot summer people!" .. Keep checking back for newly updated Nicki Minaj tour info, Nicki Minaj tour dates and more Nicki Minaj shows in live concerts.