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Tickets to the American Idol Live! Tour were released today, lighting up search traffic for seats, said Felina Martinez at This summer's 40-show cross-country trek opens in St. Louis, Missouri on June 29, 2013.

The top ten American Idol finalists, above, are set for a 40-show coast-to-coast trek this summer from New York to L.A. and Chicago to Miami.

Faithful fans have been following American Idol since the reality singing competition began airing in June of 2002. At the end of each season, the American Idol Tour hits the road to showcase the previous season’s top ten finalists.

This means that fans will get to see Season 12 finalists Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller, Burnell Taylor, Candice Glover, Curtis Finch Jr., Devin Velez, Janelle Arthur, Kree Harrison, Lazaro Arbos, Paul Jolley and Aubrey Cleland up close and personal as they travel the country this summer.

This year’s trek is scheduled for 40 shows across America, with stops in major cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami. The tour launches at the Chaifetz Center in in St. Louis, Missouri on June 29 and wraps at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on August 31, 2013.

“American Idol tickets were released today and are trending extremely high on our search queues,” said Felina Martinez at online ticket marketplace “Although many of the shows begin to sell out closer to show time, we always have a great inventory of tickets available.”

“In fact, we’re proud to be able to offer Idol fans the most complete and continuously updated selection of concert tickets, with a worry-free guarantee to protect their purchase,” said Martinez.

“To access the full listing of cheap American Idol tickets we now have available, customers can go to and search for American Idol – then select their tickets,” said Martinez.

The top ten finalists from the show (eleven in season ten) have toured at the end of every season. Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts sponsored the first seven tours, and Guitar Hero was added for the season seven tour. M&M's Pretzel Chocolate Candies was a sponsor of the season nine tour. The season five tour is currently rated as the most successful, with a gross of over $35 million. (Source: Billboard 2-24-2011)

Today, the show behind the tour has become one of the most successful programs in American TV history. For an unprecedented eight consecutive years, from the 2003–04 season through the 2010–11 season, either its performance or result show had been ranked number one in U.S. television ratings. (Source: TV Guide, June 1, 2011)

According to Billboard, in its first ten years, "Idol has spawned 345 Billboard chart-toppers and a platoon of pop idols, including Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Fantasia, Ruben Studdard, Jennifer Hudson, Clay Aiken, Adam Lambert and Jordin Sparks while remaining a TV ratings juggernaut.”

According to the latest total from the show’s website, the total of Number One Billboard hits by Idol alums is up to 384, led by Kelly Clarkson with 82, Carrie Underwood with 66, Daughtry with 39 and Fantasia with 32. The show has also spawned numerous knock-off shows from The Voice to Dancing With The Stars.

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