News Release

Meet Fergie on her Verizon VIP Tour in Chandler, Arizona

The Dutchess will give a short performance in Chandler store and sign autographs for fans

July 10, 2007

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com
480-763-6321Candice J. Yusim
Tribal Brands for Verizon Wireless
Candice@tribalbrands.com
323-935-3483

Hillary Siskind
Interscope Records for Fergie
hillary.siskind@umusic.com
212-841-8055

Chandler, AZ — WHO:
Grammy-award winning artist Fergie will give a short, live performance and sign autographs for fans.

WHAT:
The Fergie Verizon VIP Tour is in support of her multi-platinum selling debut, The Dutchess. This solo release launched three consecutive #1 singles: "London Bridge," "Fergalicious," and "Glamorous."

WHEN:
3 to 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 19, 2007

WHERE:
The Verizon Wireless Communications Store
2640 E. Germann Rd., Chandler, AZ 85249

WHY:
Fans can download Fergie hits anytime on their Verizon Wireless V CAST Music-capable handsets. The Fergie Verizon VIP Tour marks the first time in history that an artist incorporates wireless technology in just about every aspect of the tour — before, during and after every performance.

The Fergie Verizon VIP Tour concert will be held later that evening at the Dodge Theater in downtown Phoenix. No paper tickets will be sold for the Verizon VIP Tour. Instead, when fans enter the gates to the concert in Phoenix, they will flash their Picture Message tickets sent over-the-air directly to their Verizon Wireless handsets.

For more information on the Fergie Verizon VIP Tour, including how to receive tickets, fans can visit www.fergieperformances.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 60.7 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 66,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia

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