R. Kelly Brings Ne-Yo, Keyshia Cole and J. Holiday on Tour
R. Kelly aims mass of crowd when he launches a new U.S. tour this fall. The R&B singer - whose child pornography trial is suspended - has asked Ne-Yo, Keyshia Cole and new comer J. Holiday to accompany him on the road.
The jaunt will start November 14 at Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, G.A. and continue in other 38 dates before concluding January 12 at Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, V.A. This would be Kelly's first major U.S. tour since his joint tour with Jay-Z in 2004.
Ne-Yo and Holiday's supports are reported by Billboard.com while Cole's involvement was confirmed by a rep through MTV.
This tour will support the artists' relatively new releases. Kelly's album 'Double Up' was dropped in May and debuted at #1 in Billboard Hot 200. Ne-Yo's 'Because of You' also opened at #1 in April while Cole's September release 'Just Like You' has just been placed at #2 this week. Holiday's 'Back of My Lac' was released in on Tuesday, October 2, sporting the single 'Bed' that reached #5 in Hot 100 chart.
R. Kelly's U.S. Fall Tour dates:
- Nov. 14: Columbus, Ga. (Columbus Civic Center)
- Nov. 15: Atlanta (Phillips Arena)
- Nov. 16: Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)
- Nov. 17: Birmingham, Ala. (BJCC Arena)
- Nov. 18: Charlotte, N.C. (Bobcat Arena)
- Nov. 21: Philadelphia (Wachovia Center)
- Nov. 22: Newark, N.J. (Prudential Center)
- Nov. 23: Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)
- Nov. 24: Baltimore (1st Mariner Arena)
- Nov. 25: Washington D.C. (Verizon Center)
- Nov. 29: Little Rock, Ark. (Alltel Arena)
- Nov. 30: New Orleans (New Orleans Arena)
- Dec. 1: Dallas (American Airlines Arena)
- Dec. 2: Houston (Toyota Center)
- Dec. 6: Minneapolis (Target Center)
- Dec. 7: Kansas City, Mo. (Sprint Center)
- Dec. 8: Indianapolis (Conseco Fieldhouse)
- Dec. 9: Memphis, Tenn. (Fed Ex Forum)
- Dec. 13: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay)
- Dec. 14: Los Angeles (Staples Center)
- Dec. 15: Oakland, Calif. (Oakland Arena)
- Dec. 16: Sacramento, Calif. (Arco Arena)
- Dec. 19: Denver (Pepsi Center)
- Dec. 21: St. Louis (Scottrade Center)
- Dec. 22: Chicago (United Center)
- Dec. 23: Detroit (Joe Louis Arena)
- Dec. 27: Charleston, S.C. (North Charleston Coliseum)
- Dec. 28: Orlando, Fla. (TD Waterhouse Arena)
- Dec. 29: Columbia, S.C (Colonial Center)
- Dec. 30: Jacksonville, Fla. (Veteran Memorial Arena)
- Dec. 31: Miami (American Airlines Arena)
- Jan. 3: Louisville, Ky. (Kentucky Expo Center)
- Jan. 4: Cleveland (Wolstein Center)
- Jan. 5: Buffalo, N.Y. (HSBC Arena)
- Jan. 6: Dayton, Ohio (Nutter Center)
- Jan. 9: Savannah, Ga. (Civic Center)
- Jan. 10: Greenville, S.C. (Bi Lo Center)
- Jan. 11: Richmond, Va. (Richmond Coliseum)
- Jan. 12: Hampton, Va. (Hampton Coliseum)
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