Ever since Enrique Iglesias dropped out of an opening slot on Britney Spears' tour shortly after it was announced on Tuesday, rumors have been flying over who will take his spot. Though Billboard had reported that Iglesias was in negotiations to do the tour as planned, it looks like Spears is actively courting other big names for the joint tour.
Britney Spears: A Life in Photos
In an interview with MTV News, Spears mentioned that she wanted to tour with Usher because "he's really hot right now." This probably isn't the best indication of her actual touring plans. Since Usher can fill arenas on his own, it seems unrealistic that he would want to tour with Spears either as an opening act or co-headliner.
Contest: Choose the Cover of Rolling Stone
Right now it looks like Nicki Minaj is Spears' most likely touring partner. According to TMZ, Spears and Minaj's lawyers are in "serious talks" about the tour, and an agreement may be reached within the next few days.
To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here
CULTURE 14 Gonzo Masterpieces
Picks From Around the Web
blog comments powered by Disqus