The multi-platinum performer partnered with Billboard to make a special announcement.

John Mayer is back … and he’s partnered with Billboard to share the great news.

Watch John’s Google+ Hangout, a live global event -- broadcast on March 21 from his Los Angeles studio -- where the Grammy-winning guitar virtuoso made a special tour announcement, gave one of his first live performances in more than two years and answered select questions from fans submitted to Billboard via twitter.

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Hosted by famed music producer Don Was, who worked with John on his chart-topping 2012 album ‘Born & Raised,’ the Google+ Hangout was also streamed at youtube.com/mayermusic. We know you’re as excited about John Mayer’s return as we are. Join us as we welcome him back and hear the exciting news he has to share with his legions of fans worldwide.