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17 Most Anticipated Tours of 2014

From R&B crooners to pop princesses, indie darlings to electropop wonders, we've got a line-up of must-see tours sure to ignite aural and visual explosions

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Start Celebratory Shrieking; Your Fav Artist IS Coming to a Venue Near You!

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Thinking about grabbing a latte instead of a drip cup o joe? STOP! You'll need to start packing that piggy bank with every extra dollar and cent after you read Fuse's Most Anticipated Tours of 2014. 

We'll spend every night eating Ramen if it means experiencing the disco-ball world of Arcade Fire, Miley's freaky twerkfest, 2 Chainz and Pusha T's audio assault and…freaking OUTKAST. And that's just the start. 

Get your calendars ready so you know which weddings and graduations you will have to "Regretfully Decline" to. Sh-t's about to get crazy…

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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 07: Lorde performs on Day 2 of Live 105 "Not So Silent Night" at ORACLE Arena on December 7, 2013 in O
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None of the many talented new faces to hit the music world in 2013 was as swift and brilliant as 16-year-old wunderkind Lorde.

So when the New Zealand singer announced that she was bringing her brand of infectious, quirky electropop out on the road, the world rejoiced.

Added bonus points: she actually thinks it's cool when people refer to her bizarre and completely uninhibited on-stage persona as "Gollum."

Lorde kicks it all off in Austin on March 3.

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Miley Cyrus

SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 20: Miley Cyrus performs during Y 100 Jingle Ball at BB&T Center on December 20, 2013 in Sunrise, Flor
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Most people would argue that 2013 was the Year of Miley Cyrus. Love her or hate her, she was completely omnipresent—there was simply no escaping the foam-finger-filled antics of the former Disney star.

And then there was the release of Bangerz, an album that hit even the most discerning pop critics Best Of lists. 

So, Miley got the last laugh of 2013. But it doesn't end there:

The "Wrecking Ball" singer is hitting the road for her Bangerz tour (first stateside date is Tacoma, WA on Feb 16)!

And if this promo is any indication of the unbridled insanity Ms. Cyrus is bringing your way, you better snatch up some tix. QUICK.

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PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 30: Alana Haim, Danielle Haim and Este Haim from Haim perform at La Gaite Lyrique on November 30, 20
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All hail The Sisters Haim!

Three sisters from Cali took the music world hostage this year with their sweet, 90s-style jams. Seeing as the sisters' stage personas are almost as endlessly enjoyable as their music, we lost our collective minds when they announced a massive world tour.

The girls, who signed with Jay Z's Roc Nation, are set to start rocking in support of debut LP Days Are Gone in San Francisco on March 9.

Fingers crossed for a HOVA collabo!

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: Iain Cook and Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES perform at the private CHVRCHES Concert at The McKittri
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Another up and coming Fuse crush band that made major 2013 waves—and announced an impressive world tour—is the Scottish electropop trio Chvrches.

Lead singer Lauren Mayberry's fragile, honeyed vocals could sedate and charm a charging rhinoceros—and the infectious synth beats could make said pachyderm spontaneously dance.

So, yeah, we're pretty pumped about this one (they'll be hitting the US in April).

Fingers crossed their live show will feature some of their fabulous covers. Or maybe Chvrches and Haim's tours will cross and they can recreate this loveliness live with the girls themselves?!!!

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St. Vincent

MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 16: St. Vincent  performs with David Byrne onstage at Which Stage during day 4 of the 2013 Bonnaroo Mus
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The inimitable Annie Clark (AKA St. Vincent) just can't be stopped. Mere months after finishing up the European leg of her world tour with venerated Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, she's almost ready to hit the road again.

But this time it will be in support of her self-titled fourth studio LP and major label debut, which drops in February, and (check out this teaser!) will probably be jaw dropping—kinda like every other thing she's ever touched.

Annie explained in a press release what she was going for on her new album:

"I wanted to make a party record you could play at a funeral."

And if you've ever heard St. Vincent, then you probably completely understand what she means.

Clark's solo tour kicks off February 26in NYC and is sure to be more delightfully surreal than you could ever possibly imagine.

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Arcade Fire

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 08: Musician Win Butler of Arcade Fire performs onstage at the 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Ch
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The world was waiting with bated breath to find out what indie rockers Arcade Fire would do after their surprise Record of the Year Grammy for 2010's The Suburbs

So, (naturally) the band took it up a notch (or 10) with the release of Reflektor—a psychedelic, candied rock party produced by LCD Soundsystem's brilliant James Murphy.

But they didn't stop there: AF recently announced a hefty world tour in support of the album!  

And if the tour is anything like the LP, we have copious glitz and glam and sonic glory to look forward to in the New Year.

The gang is getting the party started in Louisville on March 6.

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Chris Brown

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JUNE 02: Chris Brown performs during HOT 97 Summer Jam XX at MetLife Stadium on June 2, 2013 in East Ru
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After a year filled with myriad legal setbacks for Chris Brown, it was not completely surprising when the "Fine China" singer announced his sixth studio album X would be delayed. 

But by the fourth pushback, accompanied by the release of five-track mixtape X Files, heads were cocking.

Also in question was the announced X 2014 world tour, which is still slated to begin in March. 

The tour was set to be pretty impressive, thus it still made our list. 

Just keep your eyes peeled!

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Kings of Leon

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 20: Caleb Followill of band Kings Of Leon perform live for fans at Enmore Theatre on November 20
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Kings of Leon, single-handedly took up the job of saving chart-friendly rock n' roll one song at a time via their latest LP Mechanical Bull.

The guys will be touring big time in 2014 for the album, starting with Phoenix on March 19.

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The Wanted

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 09: Singers Siva Kaneswaren (L) and Nathan Sykes of The Wanted perform at The Boulevard Pool at The Co
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The Wanted may not be as popular as their boy band brethren in One Direction--they recently cancelled the European leg of their 2014 tour--but the boys insist they'll still be hitting up North America.

Singer and primary heartthrob Max George had to bow out of the tour for "family issues." Nevertheless, we're pretty pumped about catching goofball Jay, adorbs Nathan and the others hit the stage as a foursome.

They had to perform minus one before—when Nathan was out for a vocal chord injury—and they still gave it their all. As they told Fuse earlier this year, The Wanted are here to stay.

The North American leg of The Wanted's tour starts April 8 in Huntington, New York.

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Lady Gaga

BROOKLYN, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Lady Gaga performs in concert to present "artRave" at Brooklyn Navy Yard on November 10, 2013 in
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Naturally, we're pretty stoked about Lady Gaga's upcoming tour for ARTPOP (kicking off in Ft. Lauderdale on May 4). Seriously, when doesn't the girl put on the greatest show on earth?!

The "Do What U Want" singer herself called the upcoming extravaganza a "full on party combining music, fashion, & technology in one explosive performance."

Also, it's called ARTRAVE. Need we say more?!

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Robin Thicke, Jessie J

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Robin Thicke became a household name in 2013 with permanently-lodged-in-the-depths-of-your-brain single "Blurred Lines." It was arguably the Song of the Summer and rocketed the singer to fame after more than a decade in the industry.

If you've seen any of the very colorful (among other things) vids from the Blurred Lines LP, you prob have a very good idea of how crazytown Thicke's tour will be.

Plus, he's convinced the delightfullyeccentric British vocal powerhouse Jessie J to tag along! The falsetto fun starts in Atlanta on February 21.

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Demi Lovato

SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 20: Demi Lovato performs onstage during Y100's Jingle Ball 2013 Presented by Jam Audio Collection at B
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Demi Lovato's Neon Lights tour is the girl power extravaganza of 2014 and we're psyched.

Not only is our fav blue-haired beauty finally hitting the road to support her breakout LP, Demi, she's bringing two fabulous girl groups along for the ride: Brit cuties Little Mix and American X Factor alums Fifth Harmony!

The girls will start doing their thang stateside starting February 11 in San Jose. 

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2 Chainz, Pusha T

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While 2013 was ruled by impressive hip hop tours (Kanye, Kendrick, Danny, Jay), don't count 2014 completely out!

2 Chainz and Pusha T are teaming up for the "2 Good to Be T.R.U." tour—with a Boston kick-off on Febuary 4—and is there really any doubt that that will be pretty epic?

The tour is in support of Chainz' B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time and Pusha T's My Name Is My Name.

In a press release, 2 Chainz compared himself to, well, we'll let him speak for himself:

"The best way to describe my tour is to reference a quote from Niccolo Machiavelli, author of The Prince, who once said, 'Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.'"

OK, so maybe that left us completely confused. But with tracks like this, he's def got our money.

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One Direction

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Singers (L-R) Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan of One Dir
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Watch out! The boys of One Direction are bringing their sweet harmonies and exquisite coifs to an arena near you!

The WHERE WE ARE 2014 tour's first US date is in East Rutherford, NJ on August 2. That's right, the dog days of summer. But isn't getting all sweaty and sticky part of the fun?!

We're pretty sure Paul Rudd would agree!

But before the heartthrobs set fire to your most vital organ, be sure you're properly prepared by taking Fuse's Ultimate One Direction Trivia Quiz over and over until you make an A++!

Also: 1D Fan Fiction.

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One Republic

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic performs at The Greek Theatre on September 11, 2013 in Los Angeles
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One Republic are looking to take their new sound to an arena near you in 2014.

 First stop: May 28 in their native Denver.

The tour is in support of the band's latest effort, Native, which has been lighting up the charts—in fact, it's OR's highest-charting album yet.

If their live performance is on par with their chart performance, fans are in for one hell of a night!

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Broken Bells

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - DECEMBER 12: Danger Mouse aka Brian Burton and James Mercer of Broken Bells performs during day 2 of the
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In other reunion news, the James Mercer (of the Shins) and Danger Mouse collaborative project Broken Bells is back in action. 

Three years after their chart-topping electro-haze debut, the unlikely pair is not only making new music but preparing for a North American tour starting in Minneapolis on Feb 2. 

Can't wait till February? Just breathe in and out and listen to dreamy single "Holding On For Life" on repeat until then. It's going to be OK.

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Andre 3000 and Big Boi of Outkast during 2006 VH1 Hip Hop Honors - Show at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, New York, U
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It finally happened.

After six years apart, everyone's favorite zany, genre-bending hip hop duo, OutKast, are set to reunite and hit the road. Andre 3000 and Big Boi will be hitting up Coachella (the fest starts April 12) for their first public reveal as a twosome since 2004. 

They'll then disperse to a venue near you—which is hopefully significantly less bank-breaking than Coachella. 

Check out our gallery of the guys—in all their quirky glory—to get pumped. (Although, you prob more likely need to be calmed down.) 

Unfortunately, we can't help ya there...

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