Listen up, ladies! R. Kelly, a giant of modern bedroom R&B, wants to share his lascivious charms with the female population of Hampton Roads.
Promoters announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning singer will perform Dec. 9 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk. Tickets to his "Single Ladies" tour go on sale 10 a.m. Saturday from Ticketmaster.
Here's the news release about the show.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING, PLATINUM-SELLING R&B SUPERSTAR
THE SINGLE LADIES TOUR
Saturday, Dec. 9
November 7, 2012 – An evening with R. Kelly will bring its The Single Ladies Tour to Norfolk at the Chrysler Hall on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2012.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, Nov. 10th at 10 a.m. and will be available at www.ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets as well as the Scope/7 Venues Box Office in Norfolk. Tickets are $85, $65 and $45 plus applicable fees. The concert is presented by IMG and AC Entertainment.
No stranger to superstar success, R. Kelly has seen a year filled with tremendous achievements including release of the critically acclaimed album Write Me Back, a soulful memoir Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me, an extraordinary soundtrack producer role on Whitney Houston’s final film Sparkle, and production of the next installment of his cultural phenomenon Trapped In The Closet. On the heels of that it’s not surprising this R&B icon announced today a Fall tour that will travel through more than 20 cities. The Single Ladies Tour will feature R. Kelly hosting the ultimate girls (and guys) night out. The tour begins Oct. 13 in Columbia, SC and tickets go on sale beginning Sept. 7th, check local venues for ticketing information. For more details visit www.r-kelly.com.
One of the most successful R&B artists of all time, R. Kelly has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, has won three Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, six Billboard Awards, and eight Soul Train Awards. He has performed sold-out shows across the globe. His latest album Write Me Back is a follow-up to 2010’s Love Letter and follows the natural progression of R. Kelly’s musical time machine featuring the sultry and seductive sounds associated with legends like Barry White and Marvin Gaye.
The Single Ladies Tour itinerary:
October 13 - Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium
October 14 -Birmingham, AL - BJCC Concert Hall
October 18 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre
October 21 -Miami, FL - JL Knight Center
October 23 -Memphis, TN - Orpheum Theater
October 25 -Chicago, IL - Arie Crown Theatre
October 31 - Oakland, CA - Paramount Theatre
November 2 - Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Theatre LA Live
November 7 - Houston, TX - Jones Hall
November 8 - Dallas, TX - Verizon Theatre
November 10 - Milwaukee, WI - Milwaukee Theatre
November 11 - Cincinnati, OH - P&G Theatre: Aronoff
November 14 - Louisville, KY - Palace Theater
November 15 - St. Louis, MO - Fox Theatre
November 17 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
November 21 - New York, NY - MSG Theatre
November 24 - Washington, DC - Constitution Hall
November 27 - Baltimore, MD - Lyric Theatre
November 29 - Philadelphia, PA - Tower Theater
December 2 - Columbus, OH - Veterans Memorial
December 6 - Cleveland, OH - State Theater
December 7 - Merrillville, IN - Star Plaza
December 9 - Norfolk, VA - Chrysler Hall
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