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Live Nation backs YouTube star DanTDM on US tour

Live Nation is linking up with prominent YouTube star DanTDM on a US-wide tour.

Promoted by Live Nation, DanTDM On Tour – which kicks off in Boston in March – is to be produced by Endemol Shine UK, part of Endemol Shine Group.

Live Nation said the tour features the UK YouTube vlogger and gamer and his digital friends on a 21-city run, which includes stops in New York, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Dallas and Los Angeles. With more than 16.5 million subscribers and nearly 10 billion views across his two award-winning YouTube channels, DanTDM is one of the video platform’s biggest stars.

Live Nation said DanTDM On Tour will be “a fun-filled family event where fans can take part in a Dan TDM adventure”.

“I’m so excited to be bringing the tour to my amazing fans in America,” said Dan Middleton, aka DanTDM. “My American audience have always supported me and this tour is a brilliant opportunity for me to bring my world to life for them. I can’t wait to travel across the country and meet as many fans as possible.”

Watch DanTDM’s tour announcement here

DanTDM has already sold out 32 shows across the UK and four shows at the Sydney Opera House. He holds the Guinness World Record for most views for a dedicated Minecraft video channel.

“Dan’s an absolute star and for many families a household name,” said Tom Greenwood-Mears, head of live events at Endemol Shine UK. “The tour has been really well received in the UK and Sydney, by kids and parents alike, so we are extremely excited to take it to Dan’s largest market, the US.”

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