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Swift kicks off world tour today in Asia

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 – Taylor Swift kicked off her Speak Now World Tour today with a sold-out show at Singapore's Indoor Stadium. She is currently slated to play 90 shows in 19 countries spanning 4 continents.

Fans began arriving at the stadium more than 24 hours early for the show, which featured Swift performing two different stages, playing several different acoustic and electric guitars, and also piano and ukulele.

Swift played for more than 90 minutes.

Swift tweeted after the show (@taylorswift 13): "THAT SHOW RULED!! Thank you Singapore. My band and I love you. And your dancing and jumping and singing and screaming! Good times."

The tour continues with a show on Feb. 11 in Seoul, South Korea and visits several countries in Asia this month before heading to Europe in March. The North American leg of the tour kicks off in May.


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