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BREAKOUT POP STAR OMI ANNOUNCES U.S. TOUR DATES

Breakout international pop star OMI has announced a handful of U.S. tour dates in support of his smash global hit “Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn remix).” The dates, which will mark OMI’s first performances in the U.S., kick off on July 15th in New York before crossing the country and making stops in Oakland and Los Angeles (see full tour info below). Tickets are available today at 10:00AM local time HERE. The infectious, reggae-infused “Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn remix)” is available to purchase HERE.“Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix),” already established as a worldwide smash, is proving to be a massive hit stateside and is now officially certified Gold by the RIAA. In the U.S., the track has hit #1 on iTunes and continues to climb Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, where it currently sits at #7. The song has seen combined YouTube views of over 175 Million, while the official music video has been added at MTV, VH1, MTV Hits, mtvU, VH1 Soul, Fuse and Music Choice. In addition, “Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)” is receiving 3 Million streams weekly on Spotify and remains in the Top 10 on the U.S. Spotify chart while holding at #2 on the U.S. Shazam chart. One of the most reactionary songs at radio, “Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)” has charted at 4 formats of radio with over 278 Million in cumulative radio audience.These U.S. milestones follow an impressive array of achievements globally, including gold certifications in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Norway and platinum certification in The U.K., Denmark, Australia (3X) and Sweden (5X).  The song has broken streaming records in France, Germany and Holland and overall has garnered more than 280 Million total global Spotify streams and has hit #1 on the worldwide Shazam chart. “Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)” has hit #1 on iTunes in 21 markets and has taken the #1 spot on the Official Singles Charts in The U.K., Switzerland, Australia, Austria, Germany, The Netherlands and Sweden, where it remained at the top of the chart for nine consecutive weeks.OMI, born Omar Samuel Pasley, hails from the rural Jamaican parish of Clarendon, located right outside of Kingston. “Cheerleader” was originally released in 2012, taking off in Jamaica and Hawaii first.  In 2014, a cleverly understated reworking of the track produced by Clifton ‘Specialist’ Dillon and remixed by Felix Jaehn infused the track with its tropical house sound and helped power the momentum that has made the song a global phenomenon.

OMI TOUR DATES:
July 15                   New York, NY                    SOB’s
July 18                   Oakland, CA                      Leo’s
July 20                   Los Angeles, CA                Los Globos