Paula Abdul Kicked Off the “Straight Up Paula” Tour in October
The title “Straight Up Paula” is perfectly suited to this performance. Indeed all of Paula’s hits, energy, pep and upbeat style are served in an undiluted fashion during this long-awaited tour.
Paula Julie Abdul is an American dancer, choreographer, singer, actress, and television personality. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 and later became the head choreographer for the Laker Girls, where she was discovered by The Jacksons. Her upbeat style is indeed synonymous with cheerleader’s energy, tempo and positive attitude that make this performance unequaled.
Her debut studio album Forever Your Girl (1988) became one of the most successful debut albums at that time, selling 7 million copies in the United States. Abdul was one of the original judges on the television series American Idol from 2002 to 2009 and has since appeared as a judge on The X Factor, Live to Dance, and So You Think You Can Dance.
Little known fact about one of her favorite inspirations: As an avid dancer, Abdul was inspired towards a show business career by Gene Kelly in the film Singin' in the Rain. STRAIGHT UP PAULA! Is her first solo outing in over 25 years. This performing dynamo kicked off the seven-week tour on October 3rd, 2018, stopping in 26 cities.
The singer/dancer/choreographer will be performing her most memorable hit songs including Straight Up, Forever Your Girl, Opposites Attract, Rush Rush and Cold Hearted – just to name a few. In her three-decade career, Paula has sold over 60 million records, had six number one songs, earned seven MTV Awards, a Grammy Award, and two Emmy Awards. This 2018 Paul Abdul tour celebrates 30 years as a pop and dance icon. The Paula Abdul concert will be a memorable one. Book concert tickets now. Paula Abdul simply rocks.