Global and timeless singer, Sade will be hitting the road this year for her highly anticipated international tour. The 52 year-old singer-songwriter announced today that R&B singer, songwriter and pianist, John Legend will be joining her on every single date on her upcoming summer tour. The Live Nation produced tour will begin on June 16th in Baltimore, Maryland at the 1st Mariner’s Arena and will make 50 concert stops in top arenas across North America, with additional dates to be announced soon. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.
“I’m very excited to join Sade on her summer tour. She is an incomparable artist and I’m honored to share the stage with her,” said John Legend. “I know we’ll provide our fans with an experience to remember. I can’t wait to start the tour.” [ Source ]
MTV To Air First Live Interview With Lil Wayne
Later this week, MTV News’ Sway Calloway will be sitting down with rapper Lil Wayne for a no-holds-barred discussion about life after prison and his music. Following the interview, the Young Money executive will be answering fan questions live and premiering his new music video, “6 Foot 7 Foot”. Viewers will be taken behind-the-scenes of the Hype Williams directed music video and see a bit of footage from the set. You can catch the interview segment, ‘MTV First: Lil Wayne’ on Thursday, February 10th at 8pm ET on MTV or online at MTV.com. In the mean time, check out the little teaser clip from the interview.
Raphael Saadiq To Tour in Spring 2011
With his upcoming fifth studio album ‘Stone Rollin” on it’s way, former Tony! Toni! Toné! member Raphael Saadiq has decided to embark on a domestic tour this spring. The vocalist will be stopping through practically every major city in the United States, including Indio, CA for this year’s Coachella Music and Arts Festival. You can check out his official dates on his site, RafaelSaadiq.com.
Saadiq will also be performing at this year’s Grammy Awards for the ‘In Memoriam’ Tribute, where he and other artists/musicians will be paying homage to the late singer-songwriter, Solomon Burke. The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be airing live on Sunday, February 13 on CBS.