R. Kelly To Tour With Sunshine, Syleena
R&B mainstay R. Kelly will tour North America this summer with rising female acts Sunshine Anderson and Syleena Johnson. The trek, which comes in support of Kelly's latest Jive set "TP-2.Com," wilR&B mainstay R. Kelly will tour North America this summer with rising female acts Sunshine Anderson and Syleena Johnson. The trek, which comes in support of Kelly's latest Jive set "TP-2.Com," will get underway July 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and close Aug. 18 in Washington, D.C.
Kelly's new single, "Fiesta" featuring Jay-Z, is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart and No. 7 on The Billboard Hot 100 this week, earning him the ninth top-10 hit of his career.
Anderson will be on the road in support of her Soulife/Atlantic debut "Your Woman," which debuted at No. 5 on The Billboard 200 last month. The single "Heard It All Before" bowed at No. 9 on the U.K. singles chart this past weekend and stands at No. 27 on The Billboard Hot 100 this week.
Johnson's Jive debut "Chapter 1: Love, Pain and Forgiveness" debuted at the top of Billboard's Heatseekers chart last week and includes the single "I Am Your Woman," which was written by Kelly. The cut is No. 53 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart this week.
Here are R. Kelly/Sunshine Anderson/Syleena Johnson tour dates:
July 1: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Broward Center)
July 3: Atlanta (Fox Theatre)
July 6: Hampton, Va. (Hampton Coliseum)
July 7: Camden, N.J. (Tweeter Center)
July 8: Richmond, Va. (Landmark Theatre)
July 11: Minneapolis (Orpheum)
July 12: Milwaukee (Riverside Theatre)
July 13: St. Louis (Fox Theatre)
July 14: Detroit (Fox Theatre)
July 18: Boston (FleetBoston Pavilion)
July 19: Baltimore (Baltimore Arena)
July 20: Newark, N.J. (New Jersey Performing Arts Center)
July 21: New York (The Theatre @ Madison Square Garden)
July 27: Los Angeles (Greek Theatre)
July 28: Anaheim, Calif. (Anaheim Theatre @ Arrowhead Pond)
July 29: Concord, Calif. (Chronicle Pavilion)
Aug. 1: Dallas (Smirnoff Music Centre)
Aug. 2: Houston (Jones Hall)
Aug. 4: New Orleans (Municipal Auditorium)
Aug. 5: Birmingham, Ala. (Boutwell Auditorium)
Aug. 9: Cincinnati (Aronoff Center)
Aug. 10: Columbus, Ohio (Veterans Memorial Auditorium)
Aug. 11: Tinley Park, Ill. (Tweeter Center)
Aug. 13: Kansas City, Mo. (Starlight Amphitheater)
Aug. 15: Cleveland (State Theatre)
Aug. 17: Atlantic City, N.J. (Mark G. Etess Arena)
Aug. 18: Washington, D.C. (D.A.R. Constitution Hall)