Kylie Minogue to tour Japan in April

Kylie Minogue to tour Japan in April Kylie Minogue

TOKYO —

Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue, famous for late 1980s hits like “Locomotion,” will make tour Japan next year, She will perform April 23-24 in Chiba, followed by Osaka on April 25. Minogue, 42, is remembered in Japan for an all-star performance she gave here in March, 1991, using her sex appeal to beat out Japanese “idol” singers. She was known for wearing eye-catching costumes on her world tours, including cheerleading outfits and geisha getups.

She is embarking on this tour to promote her new album, “Aphrodite,” which will kick off in Europe.

Minogue underwent surgery for breast cancer in 2005, preventing her from touring until recently. Additionally, a later 2008 tour apparently became too expensive and Japan had to be cut from the schedule. She had also planned to meet with fans in 2007 on a trip to promote her perfume brand, but that visit also never came to fruition.

In a statement to Japanese media, she said, “This is going to be a fun, exciting show.”

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    Gurukun

    If she's 42 and still looks like that, niiiice!

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    Mark_McCracken

    Minogue, 42, is remembered in Japan for an all-star performance she gave here in March, 1991...

    How can one person give an "all-star" performance?

    ...using her sex appeal to beat out Japanese “idol” singers.

    Did she participate in a competition of some kind?

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    my2sense

    not exactly an obasan as Japanese women turn into- at 30....thats not me btw.

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    marcels

    I really don,t know how aware the japanese public are about kylie minogue,she,s really well known in UK and Australia,gambare!!

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    Canukle

    Ooh, I want to see her. I love Kylie!

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    goddog

    She has thunder legs. Playing a bit of rugby these days perhaps.

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    Debucho

    does not look like they cut too much from that area

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    Potsu

    Who is she ?

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    wanderlust

    That doesn't look like recent picture, maybe it's from that same 1991 performance? Check the UK tabloids for her current look...

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    JackDorff

    Would be nice if she could lose that...ahem... acquired accent prior to coming

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    Zenny11

    She might be better in SATC 3.

    Never was a fan of hers.

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    Ah_so

    With sophisticated lyrics like, "Ner-ner-ner, ner-ne-ne-ne-ner", she should prove a hit.

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    YongYang

    I just can't get you otta my head... come off it, referring to her 1980s hits? Kylie is alittle more than that. Do some research!

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    Psyops

    didnt know she was famous, i just remember her "cant get you out of my head" song from a commercial. I thought she was just a one hit wonder, guess I learned something new. :)

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    blunderbuss

    ****Minogue, 42, is remembered in Japan for an all-star performance she gave here**** in March, 1991, ****using her sex appeal to beat out Japanese “idol” singers.****

    I doubt very much whether she's remembered in Australia, let alone Japan. That was ****nineteen years ago****.

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    tokyokawasaki

    She was a natural stunner until her recent love affair with Botox. Now when she smiles, only her mouth moves her cheeks, nose and forehead appear to be artificial because they simple refuse to move. It is very sad and very unnatural. Seems like she copied Nicole Kidman.

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    skroknog

    I Should Be So Lucky, Lucky,Lucky,Lucky. ;)

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