The E.N.D World Tour
|Tour by The Black Eyed Peas|
Promotional poster for the tour
|Associated album||The E.N.D|
|Start date||September 15, 2009|
|End date||November 13, 2010|
|Number of shows||6 in Asia
8 in Oceania
62 in North America
27 in Europe
12 in South America
|The Black Eyed Peas concert chronology|
The E.N.D World Tour was the third concert tour by American hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas, in support of their fifth studio album The E.N.D (2009). The tour began in Japan on September 15, 2009, with shows also performed in Australia and New Zealand in 2009. The group toured in North America starting in February 2010, with dates also planned for Europe starting in Dublin, Ireland in May. The group performed 2 shows in Paradise, Nevada at the end of 2009 as a warm up to their extensive North American tour. The tour was also expected to reach South America and more parts of Asia during 2010. It is the group's biggest tour production-wise to date, with the group's female vocalist Fergie stating that they are "trying to up [their] game" and the shows will "utilize a lot of the technology that's out there". The E.N.D World Tour is backed by presenting sponsor BlackBerry, and Bacardi as the official spirit of the tour.
- 1 Opening acts
- 2 Set list
- 3 Tour dates
- 4 Additional notes
- 5 Recordings
- 6 References
- LMFAO (Oceania and North America)
- Ludacris (North America)
- David Guetta (Barcelona, Washington D.C., New York City, Guadalajara, Mexico City & São Paulo)
- Prototype (selected North America Dates)
- Cheryl Cole (Europe)
- Jason Derülo (Canada Dates)
- B.o.B (selected North America Dates)
- T-Pain (selected North America Dates)
- K'naan (Quebec City)
- Down with Webster (Sarnia)
- Faithless (Athens)
- Timbalada (Salvador)
- Toni Garrido (Rio de Janeiro)
- Tomate (Belo Horizonte)
- Yolanda Be Cool (Argentina)
- Movimiento Original (Chile)
- DJ Leandro (Peru)
- Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
^ K This concert was a part of the Ceará Music Festival
Box office score data
|Venue||City||Tickets Sold / Available||Gross Revenue|
|Philips Arena||Atlanta||11,921 / 11,921 (100%)||$8 |
|American Airlines Arena||Miami||15,466 / 15,466 (100%)||$1,035,318|
|Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena||Jacksonville||100001,590 / 11,590 (100%)||$636,653|
|Sommet Center||Nashville||10,737 / 10,737 (100%)||$680,106|
|BJCC Arena||Birmingham||9,891 / 9,890 (100%)||$494,726|
|Value City Arena||Columbus||12,565 / 12,565 (100%)||$605,824|
|Rupp Arena||Lexington||12,501 / 12,501 (100%)||$652,155|
|RBC Center||Raleigh||12,675 / 12,675 (100%)||$786,751|
|Time Warner Cable Arena||Charlotte||14,477 / 14,477 (100%)||$784,820|
|Hampton Coliseum||Hampton||8,132 / 8,132 (100%)||$380,997|
|Verizon Center||Washington, D.C.||14,513 / 14,513 (100%)||$993,568|
|Madison Square Garden||New York City||45,595 / 45,595 (100%)||$3,099,335|
|TD Garden||Boston||13,312 / 13,312 (100%)||$912,823|
|Mohegan Sun Arena||Uncasville||7,844 / 7,844 (100%)||$577,590|
|Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum||Uniondale||14,237 / 14,237 (100%)||$960,511|
|Wachovia Center||Philadelphia||13,280 / 13,280 (100%)||$921,493|
|Mellon Arena||Pittsburgh||11,255 / 11,255 (100%)||$633,013|
|The Palace of Auburn Hills||Auburn Hills||14,800 / 14,800 (100%)||$793,560|
|Bradley Center||Milwaukee||11,161 / 11,161 (100%)||$636,771|
|United Center||Chicago||17,106 / 17,106 (100%)||$1,152,289|
|American Airlines Center||Dallas||15,726 / 15,726 (100%)||$952,087|
|BOK Center||Tulsa||13,310 / 13,310 (100%)||$832,529|
|Xcel Energy Center||Saint Paul||13,020 / 13,020 (100%)||$877,799|
|Jockey Club de Pernambuco||Recife||17,071 / 17,071 (100%)||$1,213,646|
|Parque de Exposições||Salvador||14,065 / 14,065 (100%)||$1,030,299|
|Estádio Mané Garrincha||Brasília||13,122 / 13,122 (100%)||$1,275,583|
|Praça da Apoteose||Rio de Janeiro||20,632 / 20,632 (100%)||$1,715,046|
|Mega Space||Belo Horizonte||14,490 / 14,490 (100%)||$ 789,880|
|FIERGS Parking Lot||Porto Alegre||12,056 / 12,056 (100%)||$767,819|
|Estádio Orlando Scarpelli||Florianópolis||20,656 / 20,656 (100%)||$1,139,635|
|Estádio do Morumbi||São Paulo||56,329 / 56,329 (100%)||$4,347,795|
|TOTAL||493,535 / 493,535||$32,538,040|
- February 12, 2010 in Nashville, during will.i.am's DJ set, his power was cut and he was lowered to the main stage. Stagehands gave him a new mic, however he made motions, indicating to the audience that the microphone was not working. After several chants and stomps from the audience, the show resumed with Now Generation about 3 minutes later. will.i.am apologized (pointing out the irony of "The Energy Never Dies" and how it did) throughout the remainder of the show.
- March 9, 2010 in Auburn Hills, after will.i.am's DJ set, Kid Rock performed "All Summer Long" with Fergie, Taboo, and apl.de.ap.
- March 13, 2010 in Chicago, after will.i.am's DJ set, Fergie and Slash rose to the stage to perform "Sweet Child O Mine" and "Beautiful Dangerous" together. They performed these two songs as well at their Los Angeles concerts on March 29 and 30.
- March 18, 2010 at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, they did not use their regular stage, but used the stage provided by the Rodeo. Also, they ended the concert with "I Gotta Feeling" and rode off in a Ford pickup truck.
- March 19, at the American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, LMFAO did not perform due to scheduling conflicts, instead DJ POET jammed a few songs for the first 30 minutes of the show.
- March 24, 2010 in Kansas City, while performing "Let's Get It Started" Fergie tripped on stage but continued singing.
- March 27, 2010 in Denver, Colorado, Ludacris did not come out to sing his verse in Glamorous. Fergie tried to sing what she could and later apologized for forgetting the words and mentioned that no one had told her that Ludacris was not going to come out. That same night after "Pump It" the audience sang Happy Birthday to Fergie. Additionally, Fergie did not come out in her usual opening silver outfit. Instead she came out in a black outfit and did her usual costume change before "Imma Be".
- On March 30, 2010, the performance of Missing You in Los Angeles was recorded and is the official video for the single in France. Also, Justin Bieber was in attendance and then jumped on stage to perform "Baby" with Ludacris.
- April 3, 2010 in San Diego, during the performance of "Pump It", Fergie's microphone was not on so none of her parts were heard by the audience.
- May 1, 2010 in Dublin, Ireland, after a performance of "Pump It", will.i.am told the crowd that The Black Eyed Peas were 'inspired' by the audience reaction and performed "Shut Up" and "Don't Lie" before continuing their set.
- May 2, 2010 in Dublin, Ireland, during the final performance of "I Gotta Feelin", Fergie took a fan's homemade poster on stage, waving it to the crowd, showing that she was particularly pleased by the poster. apl.de.ap and will.i.am then indicated to the fans who had made the poster that they also liked it.
- May 5, 2010 in London, during the performance of "Meet me Halfway", Fergie's microphone was not positioned near her mouth for the first few seconds of the song, so her voice was not heard by the audience until she moved it.
- On May 6, 8, 20, 23, 24 2010 in London, and June 1 in Birmingham, will.i.am joined Cheryl on stage for the performance of "3 Words". The May 6 concert was filmed, perhaps for a Tour DVD.
- May 24, 2010 in Manchester, Fergie got on one of the security guards shoulders and went down the side of the stage greeting the crowd.
- May 27, 2010 in London, Tom Cruise and Chris Rock were present at the concert. A live version of someday the soundtrack for Tom Cruise's new movie was played. Tom Cruise also joined The Peas on the stage for the final song – I Gotta Feeling.
- July 2, 2010 in Arras, "Don't Phunk with My Heart", "My Humps", "Missing You", "Glamorous" and the solo parts of Taboo and apl.de.ap were cut from the set-list. will.i.am Solo DJ Set was played after "Where Is the Love?". "Around the World" by Daft Punk was played instead "Heartbreaker" .During the David Guetta set The Peas joined him on the stage and collaborated on many improvisation
- July 3, 2010 in Barcelona, the stage and the tracklist changed. "Don't Phunk with My Heart", "My Humps", "Missing You", "Glamorous" and the solo parts of Taboo and apl.de.ap were not performed. will.i.am took a red neckerchief from a girl of the crowd.
- July 7, 2010 in Athens, one of the dancers' birthday was celebrated in the end of the show. Also will.i.am in his freestyle rap segment mentioned a girl named Maria from the crowd who was holding a big "Maria is Here" sign.
- July 10, 2010 at T in the Park, "Don't Phunk with My Heart", "My Humps", "Missing You", "Glamorous" and the solo parts of Taboo and apl.de.ap were not performed. "Shut Up" and "Don't Lie" were performed after will.i.am's freestyle. "Where Is the Love" was then performed after "Imma Be". will.i.am's DJ set was also changed and included a tribute to Cheryl Cole who was ill in hospital with malaria. He then performed Cheryl's song "3 Words" (on which he features). The medley was not performed and the encore consisted of "Pump It", "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling".
- July 16, 2010 in Quebec City, "Don't Phunk with My Heart", "My Humps", "Missing You", "Glamorous" and the solo parts of Taboo and apl.de.ap were not performed, and during "Where Is the Love" will.i.am Went to the screen behind the stage singing "I'm in the back" to the tune of "I'm in the house". Later The band celebrated Taboo's birthday during "I Got a Feeling".
- July 18, 2010 in Sarnia Ontario, at Bayfest just before the 'encore', will.i.am commented on the surprising differences between Detroit MI USA (only an hour away) and Sarnia Ontario Canada adding he hopes Sarnia could be used as a model to rebuild Detroit.
- July 24, 2010 in Halifax Nova Scotia, The Black Eyed Peas invited Rivers Cuomo of Weezer to come onstage during the finale to sing "I Gotta Feeling" with them after Fergie, apl.de.ap and Taboo had been spotted watching Weezer open for them earlier in the night. "We heard you do Gaga, why not do The Black Eyed Peas!", Fergie said to Rivers, referring to earlier in the night when Weezer did a cover of Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" while sporting a blonde wig.
- July 27, 2010 in Toronto, During "Fergalicious", "Glamorous", and "Big Girls Don't Cry", Fergie wore the outfit she wore for the World Cup Concert instead of the usual silver spiked dress.
- Aufust 11, 2010 in Buffalo, before singing "I Gotta Feeling" in their encore, the Peas introduced Dante Santiago (artist, Creative A&R for will.i.am Music, personal friend, unofficial "5th member of the BEP", featured in their song "Dum Diddly") and he came on stage for their last number.
- August 22, 2010 in Calgary, Taboo got on one of the security guards shoulders and went down the side of the stage greeting the crowd which was a Mexican school. He got a Mexican flag and went up on stage and rolled it around his neck. In her solo, Fergie wore a cheer-leader outfit instead of her regular silver spiked dress.
- September 30, 2010 in Monterrey, Mexico they played the European setlist but they included the song Hey Mama performed as a mashup with their cover of Sérgio Mendes Mas Que Nada despite not being part of the official setlist. This happened right before their solo spots.
- October 2, 2010 in Mexico City, Mexico due to the audio difficulties at the beginning of David Guetta's set, Fergie sang "Gettin' Over You" after "I Gotta Feeling".
- October 19, 2010 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil will.i.am sang a snippet from "I Got It from My Mama" in your Rap Freestyle & Fergie sang a snippet from "Whip My Hair" before "I Gotta Feeling".
- October 22, 2010 in Brasília, Brazil will.i.am played the new single "The Time (Dirty Bit)" during your DJ Set, becoming the first city official to hear the performance of new music behind the group. Fergie was also attacked by a fan trying to hug her during the song I gotta feeling. She blew a kiss after the fan got taken away by security guards and continued singing casually.
- October 24, 2010 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Jorge Ben Jor performed the Brazilian song "Chove Chuva" (Raining Rain in English) with the Black Eyed Peas. After the song, the rain began to fall.
- October 30, 2010 in Porto Alegre, Brazil will.i.am did not perform his DJ Set because of technical problems, but he improvised some raps, and sang a bit of "I Got It From My Mama" and some verses of "The Time (Dirty Bit)". Fergie sang some verses of "Gettin' Over You" too when she finished her Solo Set.
- November 1, 2010 in Florianópolis, Brazil The audience asked will.i.am to play The Time (Dirty Bit) during his Solo Set and he played the song. One day after the performance, Fergie and Josh Duhamel went to Praia do Forte, in Florianópolis with the dancers and some securities.
- November 4, 2010 in São Paulo, Brazil during David Guetta's opening show, Fergie joined him to perform "Gettin' Over You" as the opening song. Later, Guetta was joined by Akon during "Sexy Bitch".
- November 11, 2010 in Santiago, Chile, during "Pump It", someone in the crowd launched an underpants to the stage.
- November 13, 2010 in Lima, Peru. Colombian-singer Juanes joined Taboo to perform "La Paga" on his solo set. In the Will i am BBme rap did not perform the messages as he did in other countries, and his dj set was short starting with thriller. "Don't lie" and "Shut up" were not performed
- The tour was scheduled to stop in Colombia but plans were cancelled after the promoter did not reach an agreement with the band.
The E.N.D. World Tour LIVE: Presented By Blackberry
The official website released a statement February 12 reading: NCM Fathom and AEG Live Team Up Again to Present an Exclusive One-Night Concert Performance with Behind-the-Scenes Footage Broadcast LIVE to Nearly 500 Select Movie Theaters... The Black Eyed Peas are getting the party started across the country on The E.N.D. World Tour, presented by BlackBerry and will rock the big screen as their concert performance from Los Angeles is transmitted LIVE nationwide on Tuesday, March 30. Broadcast from STAPLES Center to nearly 500 select movie theaters across America, The Black Eyed Peas: The E.N.D. World Tour LIVE Presented by BlackBerry event will feature a 30-minute exclusive program for movie theater audiences, including behind-the-scenes footage and band interviews.
Where Is the Love? (Reprise)
At every show there is a reprise to Where Is the Love?, in which the lights are cut and the audience gets to sing along to the song. This portion (sometimes the entire song and reprise) has been recorded and posted on Dipdive several times.
will.i.am's BBMe Freestyle
Missing You (Music Video)
Don't Stop the Party (music video)
The music video, which is directed by Ben Mor, features on stage and backstage footage of the group during their 'The E.N.D. World Tour' in Brazil, last year and was released to iTunes and YouTube/VEVO on May 10, 2011.
Beside live footage of the tour, music video also features panoramic shoots of Brazilian landscapes and city life. Closing section of the video documents a visit to a Brazilian record shop, during which close-ups of records by José Roberto Bertrami, Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force, Carlos Malcolm and Di Melo are shown.
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