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NEW YORK, NY (JULY 25, 2016) – International icon, 5X GRAMMY Award nominee, and multi-platinum selling artist/songwriter/hitmaker Sia has landed her first No. 1 on the Billboard HOT 100 Chart with her current single, “Cheap Thrills.” This chart position also marks Sia’s first ever Top 5 as a solo artist on the Billboard HOT 100 Chart.  In addition, “Cheap Thrills”charts today at #1 for a career first on both Billboard’s Mainstream Top 40 Chart and Media Base’s Top 40 Radio Chart. The single is also #1 on Shazam’s Global Pop Chart,  #1 on Shazam’s USA Top 200 Chart, #2 on the Digital Songs Chart, and #3 on the Spotify Global Chart.  Watch the video for “Cheap Thrills (Performance Edit) above and below  for the “Cheap Thrills” lyric video feat. Sean Paul, with over 520 million views combined.

Sia f/Sean Paul

“Cheap Thrills” (lyric video)

Inertia/Monkey Puzzle/RCA Records

In addition, Sia announces today that her Nostalgic For The Present Tour adds a new date at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on October 25th, and that Maddie Ziegler will join Sia’s first tour in five years in North America. “I’m excited to join Sia and perform across North America with my favorite people,” said Ziegler.

Ziegler is the 13 year old dancer who starred on LifeTime’s hit reality show “Dance Moms” and this season joined FOX’s hit show “So You Think You Can Dance” as a judge. Maddie has starred in many of Sia’s groundbreaking videos for “Chandelier,” “Elastic Heart,” “Big Girls Cry” and the video for Sia’s hit single “Cheap Thrills.” Maddie has performed live with Sia at the “2015 GRAMMY Awards” alongside actress Kristen Wiig, “SNL,” “Dancing With The Stars,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

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The 22 city tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, kicks off on Sept. 29 in Seattle, WA’s KeyArena, with special guest Miguel, and AlunaGeorge – including stops at Chicago’s United Center and Atlanta’s Philips Arena. Since its announcement on May 16th, the tour has been lauded as one of the hottest tickets for the fall with Rolling Stone saying it “promises to recreate some of the stunning visuals and choreography that the singer usually packs into her music videos and unique live performances” and Bustle raved it’s “sure to be epic.” Due to overwhelming demand for tickets, there was a second Hollywood Bowl show added on Oct 9th.

Sia released her new album THIS IS ACTING (Monkey Puzzle Records/RCA Records) earlier this year to much critical acclaim. The New Yorker described it as “the Platonic ideal of a modern pop album,” with rave reviews across the board from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, The Fader, and many more. The album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 Chart, peaked at #1 on the ITunes chart in over 50 countries, and charted Top 10 in 8 countries worldwide, including #1 in her native Australia and #3 in the UK.


“Nostalgic for the Present” Tour dates:


Thursday, September 29 Seattle, WA KeyArena
Saturday, October 1 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Tuesday, October 4 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
Wednesday, October 5 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
Friday, October 7 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
Saturday, October 8 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Sunday, October 9 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Thursday, October 13 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
Saturday, October 15 Auburn Hills, MI The Palace Of Auburn Hills
Sunday, October 16 Chicago, IL United Center
Tuesday, October 18 Boston, MA TD Garden
Wednesday, October 19 Washington, DC Verizon Center
Friday, October 21 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Saturday, October 22 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Sunday, October 23 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Tuesday, October 25 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Wednesday, October 26 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
Saturday, October 29 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center
Sunday, October 30 Orlando, FL Amway Center
Tuesday, November 1 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Thursday, November 3 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
Friday, November 4 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Sunday, November 6 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center