Christina Aguilera Announces Big Boi as Special Guest for Liberation Tour

Milan Zrnic
Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera is gearing up for a busy year, with the impending release of her anticipated album Liberation and its accompanying tour. And on Monday (May 14), she announced she'll be joined by rapper Big Boi for select dates of her North American tour.

The Liberation tour is Aguilera’s first since 2008 and will follow the release of her eighth studio album, out June 15. The 22-city jaunt begins Sept. 25 in Hollywood, Fla., and wraps up Nov. 13 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Big Boi will open for Aguilera in select cities, including New York, Phoenix and Atlanta.

Tickets for the Liberation tour go on sale to the general public on Friday. American Express Card Members have access to tickets beginning Monday through Thursday at 10 p.m. local time. Fans can also catch Aguilera performing live ahead of her tour when she takes to the Billboard Music Awards stage with Demi Lovato on May 20.

Check out the tour dates below.

Sept. 25 -- Hollywood, FL @ Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Sept. 28 -- Atlantic City, NJ @ Mark G. Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Sept. 30 -- Washington, DC^ @ The Theater at MGM National Harbor
Oct. 3 -- New York, NY^ @ Radio City Music Hall
Oct. 4 -- New York, NY^ @ Radio City Music Hall
Oct. 6 -- Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
Oct. 8 -- Boston, MA^ @ Boch Center Wang Theatre
Oct. 11 -- Orillia, ON @ Casino Rama Resort
Oct. 13 -- Detroit, MI^ @ Fox Theatre Detroit
Oct. 16 -- Chicago, IL^ @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct. 17 -- Chicago, IL^ @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct. 19 -- Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
Oct. 22 -- Oakland, CA^ @ Paramount Theatre - Oakland
Oct. 24 -- Indio, CA @ Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
Oct. 26 -- Los Angeles, CA^ @The Greek Theatre
Oct. 27 -- Las Vegas, NV^ @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Oct. 29 -- Phoenix, AZ^ @ Comerica Theatre
Nov. 1 -- Sugar Land, TX^ @ Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Nov. 3 -- Thackerville, OK @ WinStar World Casino and Resort
Nov. 4 -- Tulsa, OK @ Paradise Cove at River Spirit Casino Resort
Nov. 6 -- St. Louis, MO^ @ Peabody Opera House
Nov. 9 -- New Orleans, LA^ @ Saenger Theatre
Nov. 11 -- Atlanta, GA^ @ Fox Theatre Atlanta
Nov. 13 -- St. Petersburg, FL^ @ The Mahaffey Theatre

​^Big Boi supporting