Big Time Rush's 2022 tour opening act choice has left some fans confused

Amber Peake February 26, 2022
Big Time Rush's 2022 tour opening act choice has left some fans confused
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This week Big Time Rush confirmed they would perform alongside each other once more as the band revealed they would be going on tour this summer.

As well as announcing their reunion tour, the band also revealed the opening act who will join them at their shows.

Now fans are curious to know more about Big Time Rush’s opening act for the tour as the choice seem to have taken some by surprise.

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TikToker Dixie D’Amelio will join Big Time Rush on 2022 tour

Former Nickelodeon band Big Time Rush took to social media this week to announce they’ll be touring once again.

The band are set to take the stage this summer, with the tour kicking off in Washington DC on 23 June. They will perform 41 shows across the US before their final date in August in Concord, California.

In the announcement, Big Time Rush also confirmed TikToker turned singer Dixie D’Amelio will join them on tour as special guest.

You may be familiar with Dixie for her rise to fame on TikTok alongside sister Charli. Dixie, who is known for her lipsyncing and dance-style posts, has 57 million followers on the video-sharing platform.

Taking to TikTok on Friday (26 February), the band shared a video with Dixie to promote their upcoming tour, with the TikToker sharing a follow-up post expressing her excitement:

@dixiedamelio

13 year old me is screaming…WE ARE GOING ON TOUR!!! TICKETS LINK IN BIO

♬ JOEMAMA – Joewaud
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Fans don’t know how to take opening act choice for Big Time Rush tour

Following the announcement, Big Time Rush fans took to Twitter to share their surprise and confusion over Dixie being chosen as opening act:

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A look at Dixie D’Amelio’s music career

While she is famous for her presence on TikTok, Dixie D’Amelio released debut single Be Happy in 2020, which Billboard reports received more than three million streams in the first week of its release.

She has since released a number of singles, with her latest track, The Real Thing, having dropped in October 2021.

J-14 reports Dixie’s singles are leading to an album as the young star is currently working on the project.

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Amber is a freelance writer on The Focus who mainly covers anything celeb, music, and entertainment related. Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Journalism from Brunel University in 2020, she has spent the last two years reporting the latest celeb news and pop culture trends across leading and national publishers. Starting her career at Express.co.uk as a showbiz reporter, Amber began contributing on The Focus in 2021. As well as her work on the site, she has also written across other GRV Media publications, including both Reality Titbit and HITC. When she's not scrolling endlessly on TikTok, you'll find Amber wrapped up in yet another DIY crafting project.