American pop star Britney Spears to perform in Taiwan for the first time ever

IME Taiwan confirmed the news with an official announcement...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - American pop star Britney Spears has recently added Taiwan to her summer traveling tour this year, following previously revealed plans to Israel, the Philippines, Japan, and Hong Kong.

The singer is scheduled to hold a concert in Taiwan on June 13 for the first time ever in Taipei’s TWTC Nangang Exhibition Center, the entertainment group IME Taiwan confirmed last week.

Seated ticket prices will range from NT$2,680 (US$90) to NT$7,680 (US$254), and NT$1,680 (US$56) for standing, according to the company.

Spears became a teen idol and global sensation at the age of 16. She rose to stardom in the late 1990s following the release of her first and follow-up studio albums “…Baby One More Time” and “Oops!... I Did It Again,” breaking international sales records.

In 2005, the pop star won her first Grammy Award for the best dance recording for her single “Toxic” from her fourth album In the Zone, of which she assumed creative control.

On April 29, 2017, she was honored with the Radio Disney Music Awards’ first-ever Icon Award.

In March, Spears announced that her residency show in Las Vegas would be performed abroad as a world tour - Britney: Live in Concert. The tour is scheduled to visit Israel, Japan, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, with more expected to be announced.

Ticket sales at the nation's 7-Eleven ibon kiosks start on May 13 at 12 p.m.