The singer announced the first installment of her North American tour dates Wednesday via Twitter.
Gaga will launch the North American leg of the tour Jan. 11 in Vancouver, Canada. It includes 26 dates in the U.S. and Canada through March.
The dates include a Jan. 20 stop at Staples Center in L.A., and run through the middle of March (full North American schedule is below).
After last year's polarizing "Born This Way," the just as polarizing pop diva launched Her Born This Way tour in South Korea -- perhaps representative of a new global paradigm in pop (or maybe she just really digs K-pop). The tour continued through Asia, Australia and Europe.
Before coming to North America, Gaga will visit her "Little
The singer is already hard at work on her next album, "ARTPOP," which she announced by way of a new tattoo. She recently tweeted that she plans on channeling "stoned Disney princess" vibes for the album. We aren't totally sure what that means, but we will certainly be watching. "ARTPOP," with its ALL-CAPS title, is expected to hit stores sometime next year.
She's reportedly been working with more cutting-edge dance producers this time around, including the
More dates are expected to be announced. Gaga's last outing, the Monster Ball Tour, kept her on the road from 2009 to 2011 with three legs in North America. Fans can get a complete list of updated dates on the singer's social networking hub, Littlemonsters.com.
Jan. 11: Vancouver, Canada, at
Jan. 14: Tacoma, Wash., at the Tacoma Dome
Jan. 17: San Jose at
Jan. 20: Los Angeles at Staples Center
Jan. 23: Phoenix at
Jan. 25: Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Jan. 29: Dallas at the
Jan. 31: Houston at the
Feb. 2: St. Louis at the
Feb. 4: Kansas City, Mo., at the Sprint Center
Feb. 6: St. Paul, Minn., at the
Feb. 8: Toronto at
Feb. 11: Montreal at
Feb. 13: Chicago at
Feb. 16: Detroit at the
Feb. 19: Philadelphia at
Feb. 22: New York at
Feb. 25: Washington, D.C., at
Feb. 27: Boston at TD Garden
Mar. 2: Atlantic City, N.J. at the Boardwalk Hall
Mar. 6: Brooklyn, N.Y., at
Mar. 10: Nashville, Tenn., at Bridgestone Arena
Mar. 11: Atlanta at
Mar. 13: Tampa, Fla., at the
Mar. 15: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., at the
Mar. 16: Miami at