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Virgin Mobile Canada presents the Canadian dates of Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour


Virgin Mobile Members get access to tickets before anyone else!

TORONTO (ONTARIO) January 20, 2011

"Our love affair with Katy Perry started the day we first heard I Kissed a Girl and hasn't slowed down since. We can't wait to see her on stage here in Canada," said Nathan Rosenberg, Chief Marketing Officer, Virgin Mobile Canada. "Throughout her Canadian tour we'll be giving our Members access to giveaways and the extra bits of love that they've come to expect from us – starting with exclusive access to get their hands on tickets first!"

Beginning Wednesday, January 26 at 10 a.m. local time until Thursday, January 27 at 10 p.m. local time, Virgin Mobile Members in Toronto, Ottawa, Regina, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver can access an exclusive "Members Only" pre-sale, giving them the chance to get tickets for the shows before they're released to the general public on Friday, January 28. Members in Montréal will have access to a "Members Only" pre-sale from Thursday, January 27 at 10 a.m. EST until Friday, January 28 at 10 p.m. EST before the public sale starts on Saturday, January 29. Details on pre-sales in Calgary will be announced in the coming weeks. Virgin Mobile Members can go to www.virginmobile.ca/vip to get details on pre-sales in their market.

For ongoing updates on awesome offers, fans can also follow Virgin Mobile on Facebook at facebook.com/virginmobilecan and Twitter at twitter.com/virginmobilecan.

Katy Perry has cemented her status as a best-selling superstar with the global success of her second studio album, Teenage Dream, which debuted at #1 in 8 countries. With her third single, "Firework," in its fourth week at #1, she becomes the first female artist in 11 years to score three number one singles from the same album on Billboard's Hot 100 ("California Gurls" reigned for 6 weeks, while "Teenage Dream" topped the chart for 2 weeks). This follows on the heels of her multi-platinum debut album, One of the Boys, which had generated four hit singles: "I Kissed A Girl," "Hot N Cold," "Thinking of You" and "Waking Up In Vegas." She wrapped up 2010 in style with 4 Grammy nominations, including one for "Album of the Year." Katy kicks off her California Dreams Tour at the beginning of 2011, with stops in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, North America and beyond.

Wanna see the show? The Canadians dates for Virgin Mobile presents Katy Perry – The California Dreams Tour include:

  • Toronto, June 30 at the Air Canada Centre
  • Montréal, July 1 at the Bell Centre
  • Ottawa, July 2 at Scotiabank Place
  • Regina, July 13 at Brandt Centre at Evraz Place
  • Winnipeg, July 14 at MTS Centre
  • Calgary, July 16 at Scotiabank Saddledome
  • Edmonton, July 17 at Rexall Place
  • Vancouver, July 19 at Rogers Arena

For more info on Virgin Mobile presents Katy Perry – The California Dreams Tour, fans can visit www.katyperry.com

About Virgin Mobile Canada

Virgin Mobile Canada is Canada's #1 mobile youth company delivering the hottest phones on the hottest HSPA network. Virgin Mobile Members also get access to must-see events, global roaming and award-winning customer service. J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Canadian Wireless Customer Satisfaction Study has awarded Virgin Mobile "Highest in Customer Satisfaction With Prepaid Wireless Service, Five Years in a Row" and it has ranked Virgin Mobile "Highest in Customer Satisfaction With Postpaid Wireless Service" . 91percent of customers would also recommend Virgin Mobile to a friend.

The Virgin Mobile group of companies has attracted more than 15 million customers worldwide. Virgin Mobile phones are available at more than 4,000 locations nationally including The Source, Virgin Mobile retail locations and additional retail partners. Virgin Mobile products can also be purchased online at www.virginmobile.ca or by calling 1-888-999-2321. Get personal with Virgin Mobile Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/virginmobilecan and Twitter at twitter.com/virginmobilecan.

Kayla Rochkin, Hill & Knowlton 416-413-4767 kayla.rochkin@hillandknowlton.ca

Erica Faltous, Virgin Mobile Canada 416-607-8412 erica.faltous@virginmobile.ca


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