Taylor Swift has revealed the support acts for her forthcoming North American tour.
Taylor Swift, the American country singer-songwriter, will be supported by the likes of Frankie Ballard and Danny Gokey on her upcoming tour of the US, reports Cmt.com.The rock-band NEEDTOBREATHE have already been confirmed as the main opening act for the tour, but Swift has named a number of new artists who are set to perform brief sets at the start of each show. 28-year-old Ballard, who won Kenny Chesney's 'Next Big Star' competition in 2008, will join Swift for ten of the arena shows. Randy Montana will perform at concerts in Detroit, St Paul, Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Hartford, while the singer-songwriter James Wesley will join Swift in Greensboro, Knoxville and Louisville. The highly-anticipated tour is set to kick off on May 27th 2011 in Omaha, Nebraska.
Taylor Swift's self-titled debut album, which she released in 2006, has officially been certified quintuple platinum after selling over 5 million copies. The 21-year-old begins the European leg of her world tour this week, playing concerts in Belgium, Holland, Norway and Germany before moving onto the UK to perform in Manchester, Belfast, Dublin and London.