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is calling out Nickelodeon.
The 18-year-old singer claimed on Tuesday night that Nickelodeon is preventing her from performing certain songs on her 37-citythat begins in January.
Nickelodeon did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment on Wednesday.
"I go out on tour in January. My movie musical was just released (with 6 new original songs)… Nickelodeon told me today that I'm not allowed to perform/add any of the songs from the film into my show," she, referring to the movie The J Team, which premiered exclusively on Paramount+ in July.
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Siwa added, "These are MY songs, MY voice, MY writing. Does this seem fair???"
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I go out on tour in January. My movie musical was just released (with 6 new original songs)… Nickelodeon told me today that I’m not allowed to perform/add any of the songs from the film into my show. These are MY songs, MY voice, MY writing. Does this seem fair???— JoJo Siwa!????❤️???? (@itsjojosiwa)
In a follow-up tweet, she, "There is no reason that this music should not be included."
"Working for a company as a real human being treated as only a brand is fun until it's not," thecontestant added.
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In addition to the tour, Siwa has been busy preparing for the upcoming DWTS season where sheas the first female celebrity paired with a female pro dancer.
"They asked, would I be more comfortable with a female or with a male and immediately I knew for myself I would be way more comfortable with a girl," Siwaduring an appearance on last week.
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"I have a chance right now to make history and to break down a barrier and there's nothing that I would rather do than that," she added of joining DWTS.
The Dance Moms alumearlier this year and has been open about her with girlfriend .
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