Olivia Rodrigo has announced her highly anticipated GUTS world tour, with a single unmissable Italian stop on 9 June 2024 at the Unipol Arena in Bologna. The multi-platinum and three-time Grammy-winning artist’s tour will be in support of her second studio album, GUTS, released on September 8 by Virgin Records/Universal Music Italia to critical acclaim.
Produced by Live Nation, the massive global tour will kick off on Friday, February 23, 2024 in Palm Springs, California at Acrisure Arena, with stops across North America and Europe, including Miami, Toronto, New York, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Bologna and many more, before concluding with a double show on 13 and 14 August at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles.
Following the incredible success of her 2022 debut tour, the SOUR Tour, the GUTS world tour will be Olivia’s first arena tour and will take her to iconic venues around the world, such as Madison Square Garden, the Kia Forum, the Sportpaleis, the O2 and more. During this tour, Olivia will perform multiple nights in various cities, including two nights in New York, Los Angeles and London.
To access the sale you will need to register on oliviarodrigo.com from now until Sunday 17 September at 11pm, to help block bots, reduce resale and get more tickets directly into the hands of fans who want to attend the concert.
Once registration closes, fans will be randomly selected to receive a code that will allow them to access the sale starting at 3pm on Thursday 21 September.
One of the most anticipated albums of the year, GUTS is the follow-up to Olivia Rodrigo’s 4x platinum 2021 debut SOUR and features her #1 hit “vampire” and new song “get him back!”. Like “vampire”, GUTS’ second single, “bad idea, right?”, was named Best New Track by Pitchfork, who called it “one of the best pop performances of the year”. Released last month alongside its B-movie-inspired video, “bad idea right?” it also received acclaim from Rolling Stone (which called it a “sugary headbanger”) and the New York Times (which in its weekly column “The Playlist” praised the song as a “brilliant, kaleidoscopic pop song…” ).
Rodrigo is a singer-songwriter of quite astonishing purity – even in her most stylized lyrics, she never strays from the unformed visceral kick of a feeling. – The New York Times
… Guts is another instant classic, with its most ambitious, intimate and messy songs. Olivia’s pop-punk songs are full of killer beats. – Rolling Stone
Guts is an album with no tracks to skip – USA Today
Throughout Guts is so witty, so pissed off, so angry at the same time, as only a rock star can be. And this is the album of a truly brilliant rock star. – Rolling Stone
With Guts, Rodrigo released the most complete pop album of the year. – Billboard
After breaking records with her 4x platinum debut album SOUR – the fastest album in history to have all of its songs certified RIAA Platinum or higher – Olivia Rodrigo makes a monumental return with her new album GUTS, revealing a new sophistication as a vocalist and lyricist. Produced and co-written by Daniel Nigro (her primary creative partner in SOUR), each song intensifies the emotional honesty that has always imbued her storytelling. Rodrigo expands her expressive palette, discovering entirely new dimensions of her artistry, as exemplified by lead single “Vampire.”
Hailed by Pitchfork as “Best New Track” upon release, “vampire” debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, set Spotify’s record for the biggest solo song debut of 2023, and ultimately peaked at No. 1 on Top 40 Radio. Most recently, “vampire” peaked at No. 1 on the UK Official Singles Chart – a breakthrough that made Rodrigo the female artist with the most number one singles. 1 in the UK this decade. “Vampire” amassed over 100 million combined streams in its first week and placed at No. 1 in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland. The 20-year-old is the youngest artist in Hot 100 history to debut with three No. 1 hits. 1.
Named the #1 album of 2021 by Rolling Stone and hailed as one of the best albums of 2021 by the New York Times, SOUR is now 4x Platinum in the U.S. and has sold over 17.9 million global album units with over 42 billion sales streaming worldwide. Each of the album’s 11 songs entered the top 30 of Billboard’s Hot 100, making Rodrigo the first female artist to simultaneously place 11 or more songs in the top 30.
She received seven GRAMMY® Award nominations, including nominations in each of the four major categories, and won Best Emerging Artist, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 64th GRAMMY® Awards. Rodrigo was named New Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards, Woman of the Year at Billboard’s 2022 Women in Music Awards, and Songwriter of the Year at both the ASCAP Pop Music Awards and Variety Hitmakers.
He has released the video clip of the new single “Get Him Back!”, on all Italian radios since Friday. In just a few hours, the clip has racked up over 1.5 million views on YouTube.
Her second studio album “GUTS”, which on the Spotify platform alone has already surpassed 500 million streams (on the day of its release it recorded the 10th highest debut on the platform for an album by a female artist) .
SUNDAY 9 JUNE 2024
BOLOGNA UNIPOL ARENA