“The Allure of Taylor Swift” Onboard Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas
Courtesy of Royal Caribbean International.
While global audiences eagerly await Taylor Swift’s third album Speak Now, dedicated fans also can look forward to seeing Taylor Swift perform live onboard the world’s newest and largest ship. The four-time Grammy® award-winner Taylor Swift will perform onboard Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated Allure of the Seas in the ship’s signature AquaTheater, an amphitheater-style space with an ocean view, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. To date, the first single released from Speak Now, entitled “Mine,” has sold more than 1 million copies.
Debuting December 1, Allure of the Seas will share the title of the world’s largest and most revolutionary cruise ship with sister-ship Oasis of the Seas, and boast Royal Caribbean’s unique neighborhood concept – seven themed areas providing guests with the opportunity to seek out a variety of relevant experiences based on their personal styles, preferences or moods. The ship also will bring to life one-of-a-kind onboard entertainment, including a DreamWorks experience complete with parades, ice shows and a “Madagascar” themed AquaTheater show, in addition to the Broadway hit “Chicago: The Musical.”
Allure of the Seas shares the title of the world’s largest and most revolutionary cruise ship with sister-ship . With a cache of new distinct onboard activities and amenities,Allure of the Seas offers one-of-a-kind entertainment performances, culinary concepts, retail venues and technology innovations. An architectural marvel at sea, Allure’s neighborhoods are divided into seven distinct themed areas, which include Central Park, Boardwalk, the Royal Promenade, the Pool and Sports Zone, Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness Center, Entertainment Place and Youth Zone. Allure of the Seas alternates a Western Caribbean with an Eastern Caribbean seven-night itinerary from her home port of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Taylor Swift is a four-time GRAMMY winner, the top-selling digital artist in music history, has had singles top both the Country and Pop radio charts, and had the #1 best-selling album in any genre of music in 2009. This year, at the age of 20, she became the youngest artist in history to win the music industry’s highest honor, the GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year. Also at the 2010 GRAMMYs, she took home the awards for Country Album of the Year, Best Country Song, and Best Country Female Vocal Performance. Her 6x-Platinum FEARLESS album is the most awarded album in Country music history.
In 2009, she was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards, and also became the youngest artist in the 43-year history of the Country Music Association to be awarded country music’s top prize when she took home the CMA Award for Entertainer of the Year.
Taylor, whose career record sales now top 13 million albums and 25 million song downloads, just this month set a new Billboard record for the most Top 10 Hot 100 debuts in the chart’s history. She also holds the Billboard all-genre records for most first-week downloads by a female artist, for the longest charting album of this century and for most Top 20 debuts in a calendar year, as well as the Billboard record for the largest overall airplay audience for a country-based act.